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Thousands of demonstrators across U.S. say ‘Not My President’

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Thousands of demonstrators turned out Monday across the U.S. to challenge Donald Trump in a Presidents Day protest dubbed Not My President’s Day. The events on the federal holiday didn’t draw nearly as many people as the million-plus who thronged the streets following the Republican president’s inauguration a month earlier, but the message was similar. Thousands of flag-waving protesters lined up outside Central Park in Manhattan. Many in the crowd chanted “No ban, no wall. The Trump regime has got…

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Trademarked: Donald Trump makes money off name “Central Park”

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Donald Trump is arguably New York City’s most famous resident, and he’s made some of his money off the name of one of the city’s most famous public landmarks: Central Park. The leading Republican presidential candidate first applied for a trademark to use the words “Central Park” on merchandise more than two decades ago, when the park had a far less glamorous reputation than it does today. Since then, Trump has used the nonexclusive trademark to brand furniture, chandeliers, pillows…

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A waterfall in New York City

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Sherwin was in town for a conference this week and so I actually was able to show off the city to someone, rather than the usual other way around. Along with his cousin M-Rod, he and I went to lunch at Momofuku Noodle Bar, GQ Chef of the Year David Chang’s ode to the Ramen. From there, we taxied back to the Grand Cnetral Hyatt. I snapped the photo to the right of the NYC Waterfall at the Brooklyn Bridge. New…

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