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Plaid-shirted twentysomethings quaff cheap beer and bourbon under the kitschy glow of pink patio lanterns in a non-descript dive bar. The M train rattles in the distance. Plastic flamingos adorn the dive’s entrance and roller skates dangle from the ceiling.
NEW YORK — Not so long ago, Avery-Anne Gervais was flipping mobile home security cellphone applications as a door-to-door salesperson in Winnipeg. It was a far cry from the entrepreneur’s lifelong dream of being a contestant on Dragons’ Den.
In the upstate New York region of the Finger Lakes, the locals will tell you that Rieslings are like dandelions here — they’re everywhere.
SYRACUSE, N.Y.—New York State-brewmaster David Katleski drank a lot of tea on a recent trip to China.
Deep beneath the sleepy Albanian town of Gjirokastra, an abandoned military bunker — a damp, earthy and cavernous network of ghostly tunnels — greets tourists.
It is a haunting link to a communist past frozen in time.
NEW YORK–High above Manhattan, on a spring evening in 1999, David Checketts, stared down at New York City from the North Tower of the World Trade Center. Checketts, then-president of Madison Square Garden, the company that owns the New York Rangers and New York Knicks, was celebrating with Wayne Gretzky.