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Central Park

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Spring is here! Finally! And it started with a bang; out of a sudden it’s everywhere. You can’t miss it. Birds are singing, squirrels go nuts, buds are popping out of trees, which were already presumed dead. And people: they’re everywhere too, in the streets, in the bars, in the cafés. But most of all they’re in the parks. Continue reading Central Park

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Harlem

Walking into Harlem’s Cathedral of Saint John the Divine last weekend, Steffen and I became witnesses of a truly multicultural event: several ginormous dragons were hovering in the nave of the church, while down below Chinese drummers were welcoming the year of the horse. Meanwhile a Christian Harlem community was having a get-together after their Sunday service.

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Apparently, it’s not just me who likes Harlem a lot. In a recent New York Times feature, Harlem is shown from it’s promising side, with lots of Jazz, coffee and excellent food – but also with good neighborhood and a rich history.  It’s exceptionally colorful living here!