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For a second night I ventured into the Dead Zone.  I started at the Brooklyn Bridge and moved up past City Hall and into Soho.  The sky was a different story on Thursday night than it was on my adventure Wednesday night.  It was overcast and the lights from midtown and Brooklyn reflected off the clouds to provide an...

Hurricane Sandy got the best of me here in New York City.  I couldn't stand it anymore, I had to see what it was like at night.  It was a scene straight out of the movies.  Manhattan south of 39th st, that is.  Previously I said it reminded me of Gotham in Dark Knight Rises.  But I must amend...

My Friends, Not sure if you've heard but 39th street is the new Mason Dixon line.  Power south of 39th and east of 7th ave is out, and from my talks with some guys at ConEd it will likely be 2-3 days until it is restored.  Hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers without power for days?  Unthinkable.  This is much...

So now that the entire East Coast has the first half of the week off work (let's be honest, we're not going to work tomorrow) and we are ensconced in our respective domiciles what are we to do...  I for one just had my last supper at J.G. Melon and took home a few bowls of their legendary chili...

As you all may know, Indochino's traveling tailor is still in NYc at Grand Central, in fact, it is here through Monday.  There are still some spots open, take a look.  However, what you may not know is that Rotenier is having a sample sale tomorrow 10am-7pm.  The event is not open to the public, but Mr. Rotenier was...

what to wear on an airplane

Lately it seems the topic of what to wear on the airplane has come up a lot in conversation.  Especially with my beloved (and obviously flawless) mother.  John Tinseth says "not as good as it was.  Better than it will be"  The first part of his statement, I would reckon is correct regarding how men dress.  But everyday I...

We all know about the affinity for made to measure suits here at FYGblog.  So I felt it prudent to write the first of what will hopefully be many pieces for Business Insider on made to measure suits.  Give it a read here.  Thank you to Business Insider for having me write! Cheers, JLJ  

A few weeks back I was asked by Christian Chensvold of Ivy Style about my Rules Of Mens Dress.  The reason being he was writing a piece for the Huffington Post on rules and the breaking of said rules in mens dress.  A great article if I may say so myself, follow the link to hear Christian's, Alan Flusser's...

The Far Hills Hunt is a beautiful thing.  Beautiful girls, Barbours, beer and Bean boots abound.  Seriously, what else does a man need... This year's installment of the Far Hills Races (aka Far Hills Hunt or just The Hunt) was a glorious one.  Personally, I had a better time this year than the last two.  The day occupies a sacred...

The Far Hills Hunt?  Well, technically is the Far Hills Race, bbbuuutttt, I've never heard anyone call it that.  In these parts it's known solely as 'The Hunt.'  In short, it's what you get when you put a few thousand kids with half their weight in booze in a field surrounded by horse races.  Which, mind you, are far...

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