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Posts Tagged ‘Breakfast at Tiffany’s’

Writer Thoroughly Commits to Matchmaking Service Story

TawkifyLogoWe were not familiar with the gilded matchmaking service Tawkify before reading Maggie Lange‘s fantastic first-person New York magazine narrative.

Lange agreed to give the company’s XY chromosome concierge-ing a whirl, and despite the failure of her chosen mate to identify himself by holding either a copy of the New York Times or New York Times Magazine, the date was headline-worthy. That’s because, to spice things up from the usual Starbucks drill, Lange and the guy went to Tiffany’s on their first date and pretended they were recently engaged!:

E. Jean [Carroll] is selling this Tiffany’s idea. She has given it an impressive title: “The Most Dangerous Date in New York.” It writes its own headline, she seems to indicate. Do I dare to shop dangerously at Tiffany’s with a man I’ve never met?…

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NYC Sightseers Can Now Take the TCM Classic Film Tour

Did that recent Anthony Weiner-New Yorker cover give you a hankering for more King Kong action? Do you pine to honor the arrival of Kim and Kanye’s baby with some Hitchockian flair?

Well, even if it’s just a matter of getting rid of out-of-town visitors for a few hours, there’s now the option of the TCM Classic Film Tour. It encompasses the Empire State Building, North by Northwest and more:

You’ll stop at the market showcased in Manhattan and You’ve Got Mail. You’ll see Holly Golightly’s brownstone from Breakfast at Tiffany’s… You’ll even have the chance to match Central Park filming locations to movie clips from various periods in the city’s history.

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