This is a little unhinged, and Foer is flatly dishonest.
I was curious enough to have a look at that passage in his book. He backs up his claims with reference to an article entitled "Fish welfare: Current issues in aquaculture," in Applied Animal Behaviour Science vol 104.
So I had a look at that article. It pretty much says the opposite of what he represents it as saying. One of the very first things it acknowledges is that many scientists assert that "fish lack essential brain regions or any functional equivalent, making it untenable that they can experience pain and fear."
So for him to assert "you never have to wonder if the fish on your plate had to suffer. It did." on the basis of that article is total BS.
St. Augustine's on Sterling and 6th Avenue is prettier than either of your Slope choices. St. Thomas Aquinas looks like a lesser version of St. Anthony of Padua on Manhattan Ave. I think I even prefer Old First Reformed.
Worthwhile list though.
I don't think they can ruin it, necessarily.
Your comment presumes that the Met instituted that policy out of the goodness of their hearts. Not so. They get millions of dollars a year from the city and the museum sits on public land, so free admission is part of a deal. Most of their money for operating expenses comes out of their monster endowment, so the admissions fees are a minor part of their finances anyway.
Pretty clear it was the internet and not Barclays, as both common sense and the owner herself tell us.
Number one is the best by a long shot. As long-time TOP COMMENTER I should get 20 votes at least. I realize I have fallen out of the top five but that is only because the Measure has been blowing recently. You know its true. Lacy Warner might be able to turn things around for you. And once again I am liking my own comment motherfuckers!
And this is the asshole who wants to *raise* the "defense" ie aggressive war budget, which is already orders of magnitude bigger than any and all rivals combined, to send the military multi-billion-dollar stuff they don't even want.
East River Seafood Palace? Do they serve tin cans and old tires? Seeing as a google search yields "No results found," I'm guessing you meant East Harbor Seafood Palace.
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