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Paul LaRosa/Here is New York · 5d ago

Surry down….

I never knew what "surry down" meant, never mind "sassafrass and moonshine" so, when I had...
Paul LaRosa/Here is New York · 2M ago

Best TV series and books of 2016, according to me….

I love end of the year lists and I have a lot of opinions and I have a blog so here is my 'Best of.." list for books and TV series in 2016. Feel free to disagree or tell me your favorites.
Paul LaRosa/Here is New York · 2M ago

Goodbye bodega…hello ‘caffe, ristorante’

The gentrification wave hit Park Slope a very long time ago. Gone are the people who gave ...
Paul LaRosa/Here is New York · 4M ago

Is paying too much attention to bad news harmful to your peace of mind?

I know, I know. You're sick of hearing the word 'wellness' or maybe it's the phrase 'wellness lifestyle' that makes you grind your teeth. But it's a real thing and, as I get older and perhaps wiser, I find myself trying to surround myself with more g...
Paul LaRosa/Here is New York · 6M ago

True confession: I was a Hamilton ticket scalper…

New York scalpers are making a nice living out of reselling tickets to the show. In fact, ...
Paul LaRosa/Here is New York · 7M ago

So what’s Bali like?

So what's Bali like? I've been asked that question a lot since I returned from a two-week vacation in Bali so let me try and put my thoughts in order. For openers, Bali is exotic, beautiful ...
Paul LaRosa/Here is New York · 8M ago

How the song “Different Drum” became a hit….

I was in a local Key Food supermarket the other day when the '60s classic "Different Drum"...
Paul LaRosa/Here is New York · 8M ago

The FBI missed Omar Mateen but, then again, this is the agency that investigated Lee Harvey Oswald….

If you're tempted to say "Wow, how can the FBI be so inept?" a history lesson is in order....
Paul LaRosa/Here is New York · 8M ago

We are all “soft targets” so what are we to do?

As security experts have gotten smarter and better at protecting government, corporate and...
Paul LaRosa/Here is New York · 8M ago

If you’re looking for a horror movie this summer, might I suggest “Weiner?”

The film documents Weiner's run to become mayor of New York City following his sexting/Twi...