July 31, 2004

Good to have you back, Dave.

July 28, 2004

ILX's C J just shared an an anecdote of her induction into the Mile High Club, so in the interest of travel-bug pervs everywhere, I had to go looking for more stories. Here are a few. No sex on the Mirror Project site, please, but they've started their own series of covert airborne self-portraits.

July 25, 2004

The man who bought the Wonder Wheel for his wife.

July 20, 2004

This looks cool: DiscoveryKids.com lets you make your own mummy (sample text: "Ramose's body has been washed in the waters of the Nile, shaved and brought here for embalmment. Your first task is to remove his brain using the right tool").

July 14, 2004

Happy anniversary to the very first New York World's Fair, held on this day in 1853 in what's now Bryant Park. Here, have a snuffbox.

July 02, 2004

One of my favorite things about New York life is the neighborhood street fair -- greasy food, greasy carnies, and an old-school feeling of community. During the summer these things pop up all over the place (with Little Italy's Feast of San Gennaro being the biggest and most famous). The S.S. Fun! visits the San Antonio Abate festival in Astoria, eats zeppole, and gets hassled by a dart-game proprietor.