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A COVER REVEAL FOR MY NOVEL “PUSHING WATER”

August 22, 2016
A COVER REVEAL FOR MY NOVEL “PUSHING WATER”

By MARGARET MENDEL Well, today I got the final version of the cover for PUSHING WATER my novel due to be published later this year. There is still the publisher’s galley to read. I’ll use that time to edit a few things that have slipped by unnoticed. But the major work is done. The novel...

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ARTHUR AVENUE IN THE BRONX

August 19, 2016
ARTHUR AVENUE IN THE BRONX

By MARGARET MENDEL One of my favorite places to visit in The Bronx is Arthur Avenue, sometimes known as the other Little Italy of New York City. Last week my friend, Susan, and I hopped on a subway and headed uptown to do a bit of shopping...

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AN APOLOGY TO MY READERS!!

August 12, 2016

By MARGARET MENDEL   IT WAS ALEXANDER HAMILTON WHO WAS SHOT AND KILLED IN THE DUEL WITH AARON BURR!! SORRY FOR THE MISPRINT!! THANKS TRISS STEIN FOR POINTING THIS OUT TO ME. TRISS STEIN IS A FANTASTIC MYSTERY AUTHOR WITH A NUMBER OF NOVELS...

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THE GREEN-WOOD CEMETERY

August 11, 2016
THE GREEN-WOOD CEMETERY

By MARGARET MENDEL Cemeteries are filled with history. I did not go to The Green-Wood Cemetery for a history lesson. I went to see the monk parakeets that have been nesting in the spires of the cemetery’s gatehouse since the 1960s. I wanted to...

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IN THE MIDDLE OF SUMMER

August 1, 2016
IN THE MIDDLE OF SUMMER

By MARGARET MENDEL It’s smack-dab in the middle of summer. New York City is miserably hot and sticky. And lately I’ve been writing so much my brain has gone numb. Even though my latest projects have been exciting and fun, enough is enough. Right now...

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ONE PILLAR PAGODA

July 11, 2016
ONE PILLAR PAGODA

THIS BLOG POST APPEARED IN MARCH 2016. HOWEVER SOMETHING WENT TERRIBLY WRONG WITH THIS WEBSITE, IT CRASHED AND THREE OR FOUR POSTS WERE DELETED. I’M REPOSTING THIS ONE AGAIN. THE OTHERS THAT WERE DELETED WILL SOON ALSO BE REPOSTED. BY MARGARET MENDEL These days...

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THE WHITEHORSE TAVERN AND A CLASSIC DIVE BAR IN NYC

July 4, 2016
THE WHITEHORSE TAVERN AND A CLASSIC DIVE BAR IN NYC

By Margaret Mendel Just for the fun of it, a friend, Susan, and I decided to head over to the Whitehorse Tavern to see if we could pick up on the haunted vibes that were supposed to be hanging around this place. Neither one...

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