Author Archives: Sherrina Navani

Pushed on the Path

For many commuters from North East New Jersey, taking a short Path ride to get to work every morning is both economical and easy. But when taking a ride on the train includes almost being trampled or pushed into a … Continue reading

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Where to go and what to do, with a stroller in tow.

It’s the holiday season in New York City. A time to enjoy all the sights and sounds this beautiful city has to offer. From the magical Macy’s holiday window display to the tree at Rockefeller Center, New York is home … Continue reading

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For second and third generations, losing old world customs can be a real pest.

It was one week ago today that Hindus around the world celebrated one of the holiest days in their entire calendar, Diwali, also known as the Festival of Lights, also known as Hindu New Year. As a first generation Hindu … Continue reading

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One Less Hour of Sunlight A Pest to Night Owls

Daylight savings time, a practice that dates back to 1883, was developed as a way to standardize time zones for the railway system. Since then the date on which we spring forward or fall back has shifted with the latest … Continue reading

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Second Avenue Sound Off

It is no secret that the creation of the Second Avenue Subway  line has caused local businesses to loose many customers, thanks in part to the unsightly mess and blocked sidewalks construction has caused. Many of the businesses that line … Continue reading

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A Pest to Businesses-The Second Avenue Subway

As the MTA digs deeper into the earth, to complete phase 1 of the Second Avenue Subway, business owner’s on second avenue are digging deep into their pockets to keep their businesses afloat. Frustrations regarding new business expenses, due to … Continue reading

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So pests can be pretty cute…

About a week ago, I asked a perplexing question, can pests make great pets? Well I guess so, as long as they are given cute names or stay far away… Check out these responses… What qualifies a rodent to cross … Continue reading

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The Two Sides of the Lower East Side

The Lower East Side, LES, of New York City has traditionally been know as a eccentric neighborhood, where the streets are named, not numbered, and the people are young, hip and cool. But recently, due to the onset of the … Continue reading

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When Pests Become Pets

On a recent trip to our local toys store, I was stopped short by a creepy, eerily life like toy, called Zhu Zhu Pets. The $19.99 battery operated mechanical toy was created to resemble some of our most hated pests, … Continue reading

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Gaggleing Geese are Gross

Gaggling Geese are Gross! Sherrina Navani During a recent trip to the Children’s Carousel in Staten Island, my daughter Milanya and I encountered a very disgusting obstacle course of goose feceses. It took us nearly 10 minutes to walk the … Continue reading

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