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Springsteen Subs for Bono in Times Square

Written by Pats Papers | Tuesday, 2 December 2014 9:32 AM

Springsteen Subs for Bono in Times Square

With U2’s Bono still recovering from his Central Park bicycle crash, Bruce Springsteen and Chris Martin filled in at the World AIDS Day concert in Times Square.

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Eleven Subway Performers Team Up, And You Won’t Believe What Happened Next

Written by Pats Papers | Friday, 24 October 2014 5:35 AM

Eleven Subway Performers Team Up, And You Won’t Believe What Happened Next

Actually, you will believe it. I just wanted to write one of those ridiculous click-bait headlines.

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Everybody Paid Attention for O Canada After Ottawa Shooting

Written by Pats Papers | Thursday, 23 October 2014 8:33 AM

Everybody Paid Attention for O Canada After Ottawa Shooting

The Edmonton Oilers hosted Canada’s only NHL game on the night of the shooting at Canada’s Parliament. So the normally routine singing of the national anthem took on special significance.

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Pat’s Winter-Themed Trivia Night at Bell House

Written by Pat Papers | Friday, 17 October 2014 9:37 AM

Pat’s Winter-Themed Trivia Night at Bell House

Bundle up and get ready for my winter-themed trivia night at Bell House in Gowanus, Brooklyn. Come test your knowledge of winter-themed TV & movie scenes, cold weather sports & activities, happenings around NYC, food, beverage and much more! Don’t miss out - it’s my final trivia event of 2014. Check out TrivWorks for more information. You can buy your tickets here.

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Derek Jeter Farewell Tour of the Bronx

Written by Pats Papers | Thursday, 18 September 2014 8:40 AM

Derek Jeter Farewell Tour of the Bronx

A well-executed Gatorade ad released today has Derek Jeter on a farewell walk through the Bronx.

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Starbucks Name Mystery Solved?

Written by Pat Papers | Wednesday, 10 September 2014 7:50 AM

Starbucks Name Mystery Solved?

Over the years, we’ve documented many humorous name misspellings at the hands of Starbucks baristas. Now we may finally know the truth behind why even the simplest names get bungled.

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Outrage, Surprise at “No Selfie Zone” Enforcement

Written by Pats Papers | Monday, 11 August 2014 2:39 PM

Outrage, Surprise at “No Selfie Zone” Enforcement

Comedian Jena Kingsley informs Central Park visitors that they’ve stepped into a “No Selfie” zone.

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PatsPapers.com Site Changes Ahead

Written by Pats Papers | Monday, 11 August 2014 4:52 AM

We’re making some changes to the site this month to become more friendly to mobile browsers. In the meantime, PatsPicks.com for Pat’s favorite stories.

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Conversation and a Haircut at the GQ Barbershop

Written by Pats Papers | Thursday, 10 July 2014 8:46 AM

Conversation and a Haircut at the GQ Barbershop

GQ has a barbershop in Barclay’s Center. They asked Pat to get his hair cut. And talk.

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Happy Canada Day!

Written by Pats Papers | Tuesday, 1 July 2014 8:36 AM

Happy Canada Day!

Before the 4th of July comes the 1st of July. Happy Canada Day! Click to see Pat’s list of ideas for New Yorkers to celebrate Canada’s birthday.

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