Monthly Archives: May 2014

A Wang Grows in Brooklyn

My spies in Brooklyn tell me this new Korean fried chicken place in the borough’s Park Slope neighborhood is doomed, but where there’s a Wangs, there’s a way. I smell a guest restaurant review coming. Oy-y-y!

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A Boston Common Memorial Day Tradition

A flag is planted for every Massachusetts resident killed in America’s wars, from the American Revolution to today – 37,000 in all. Quite a view, isn’t it?

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Chairman Does Boston

The Chairman and Madame Chairwoman are visiting Beantown, comrades. We’ve passed through a few times, but never stayed long enough to enjoy the city. We have breweries to tour and many New Englanders to convert to Communism. Any suggestions for … Continue reading

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Truman’s Hump Day Song of the Week: You Should Be Dancing

In the middle of the NBA and NHL playoffs and risking permanent revocation of my Man Card, I watched an episode of “Dancing with the Stars” for the first time this week. Here are a few observations: It wouldn’t be … Continue reading

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How to Fix the VA in Four (Not-So-Easy) Steps

After leaving active duty, I applied for a Hill internship on a whim and found myself sitting at a desk in the front office, fielding weird phone calls and helping make sure the place was ready to go when the “adults” arrived at work. … Continue reading

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Truman’s Hump Day Song of the Week: Get Lucky

Stay up late enough and you’ll see some weird (or repulsive) stuff on TV. Is it my imagination or does V. Stiviano have an Adam’s apple? Dig around long enough on DOD computer networks and, apparently, you’ll find a contingency plan for … Continue reading

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Bourbon Trail of Tears

My trip to Kentucky during Derby weekend was like your typical episode of “24.” Except all out of order. There was a constant countdown ticking away the seconds to the next distillery, the next free drink (just 2-4 oz.), the next … Continue reading

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