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David Pambianchi


David Pambianchi is a New York writer, who loves to tell stories about the city, the people, the entertainment, the sport and the businesses that catch his attention.

History, Exercise and a Cycling Adventure along the 1908 Vanderbilt Motor...

Many New Yorkers cycle or walk Greenway Trails to include the first 3 miles of the converted 1908 Vanderbilt Motor Parkway from Cunningham...

Need Bicycle Repair? Don’t Despair! Joyride Bikes of NYC

In a friendly, not pricey, atmosphere, Josh (by nature), puts in an effort to help customers. With someone who knows what they are doing...

Don’t Let Them Eat Cake

Since the courts uphold that government cannot suppress expression, likewise, is not the converse true? Can the government force creativity out of someone to...

Villa Erasmo Ristorante: Fresh, Elegant and Delicious

Roses, shrubs and trees, beautifully decorated, Restaurant Villa Erasmo rests along a century old railway rampart. Built as a route for steam engines around...

Saving New York City Horse Carriages

The real reason to send the horses off to the soap factory: Once the mayor's connections usurp the stables, they gain blocks of Hell's Kitchen property on 11th Avenue.

NYC Bicycle Lanes: No Yellow Brick Roads

When it comes to quality of life issues, including bike lanes, shelters, education etc., one harsh similarity confronts New Yorkers...

Jackfry’s Cafe Offers All Time Fave Food in Park Versailles

The family says, We have had school staff and students come back over the years so happy to remember us. We are proud to have served the neighborhood for so long.

Mel’s Locksmiths Inc. Keeps NY Bronx Community Safe For Decades

The little shop oozes nostalgia, history and expertise. With an assortment of archaic locks, keys and photos dating back 82 years, dozens of old NYC Locksmith Occupation License Plates are here-and-there wallpapered.

NYC Students Explore the Bronx River

A journey down the mostly hidden Bronx River, seldom observed even from above, offered a unique scenic perspective and learning opportunity.

Kayaking Makes a Spotlight Around The Big Apple

Coupled with the odyssey of paddling 30 miles under the stars, the endurance challenge offered a unique perspective of the New York City skyline.

New NYC Mayor: Out With The Vile, in With Hope

David Pambianchi looks at the new Mayor-elect, Bill De Blasio, and hoped he can undo the damage that he says Michael Bloomberg has done to teachers in the big apple.

Enjoy Delectable Food at Cafe Piu Bella

Of course, not to go unmentioned, the delicious Chicken Francese or Marsala along with creamy squash, spinach or broccoli soup help offset the winter chill.

Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival Lights Up New York

From across North America, serious dragon boat teams come to New York City to test their training and skills in both traditional wooden or fiberglass canoe-like crafts. But this Dragon Boat event is not just for the pros.

Tradition Lives on At The Iconic Pete’s Cafe

While Pete has been missed at the Annual 5th Avenue Greek Parade, his attitude lives on whether Greek, Hispanic, Italian and whatever your ethnicity. It is always about the bonds of friendship and 'people helping people' that makes an American com

The 86th Annual Daily News Golden Gloves: Final Day

For the first time, Brooklyn's magnificent Barclays Center hosted the traditional Daily News Golden Gloves Finals. To a cheering New York crowd, determined amateur boxers tested their courage, skills and endurance.

Teacher Evaluations: The Scam of the Decade

They are disturbed, but not because children will not get those funds. That money would never reach a classroom anyway. Our representatives are distressed because those dollars will not be available for Special Interest pockets.

Gourmet Bazaar: 13th Anniversary of Simple Pleasures

Packed with a mix of Middle Eastern and European 'everything,' and a bit for every culture, <b>Gourmet Bazaar is bound to have something you like and perhaps, have not been able to find elsewhere.

The Hugh Pool Experience @ Hill Country

You may have to fly to California to witness the sounding of the bells as the swallows return to Capistrano. You may want to make a pilgrimage to the Holy Land for that old-time religious experience.

Too Much to Spend $5,000 on NYC Youth?

Youth can go to local private boxing gyms.

Music for The Heart

On a crisp, cool, autumn night, the Society Cafe presented a unique evening of musical bliss. Moving, poetic, lyrical Cat Stevens-like Freddie Stevenson played songs for the heart.