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Why They Called it the Manhattan Project

I stumbled on this New York Times article that describes just how Manhattan centric the origins of the Manhattan Project actually were. Manhattan was central… because it had everything: lots of military units, piers for the import of precious ores, top physicists who had fled Europe and ranks of workers eager to aid the war effort. It… Continue reading Why They Called it the Manhattan Project

Don Draper at the Lenox Lounge

“When we meet Don Draper, he is sitting alone in an upholstered booth at a smoke-filled, Art Deco-appointed nightclub, sipping an old-fashioned from a rocks glass and scribbling ideas for the Lucky Strike cigarettes account on a cocktail napkin.” –Mad Men’s Manhattan: The Insider’s Guide The actual location is the Lenox Lounge, just up the street,… Continue reading Don Draper at the Lenox Lounge

Flowers on Park Avenue

Please enjoy this picture while I take some time off from blogging to do real work. These new flowers recently installed on Park Avenue contrast nicely with the snowy cityscape. Winter will end one of these days. Have faith!