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About sustainableatheart

From Europe to America and back to Europe, telling stories about how people build better lives here and there, to learn and inspire. Only personal perspectives presented.

Beautiful Brooklyn

Already in the 19th century, New Yorkers were not sure they wanted to live in the hustle of Wall street. Just across the East river, there was this beautiful place, close and far enough to offer peaceful and luxurious living, … Continue reading

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Roosevelt Island

In the middle of East River, by the Queensboro bridge, lies the hidden side of NYC. It is a very thin stretch of land, 240 m large and 3 km long, facing Midtown, and having somehow reflected New York City’s … Continue reading

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Ale power

In the days of old, New York used to be called New Amsterdam, and it was a crazy trading port where all adventurers discovering the new world unleashed their energies and found solace in one of the first breweries in … Continue reading

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The Village belt

Nestled between Midtown and the Financial district, lies one of the best parts of New York: the West, Greenwich and East Village, stretching from the Hudson to the East River. Low and old buildings with tree lined streets have attracted … Continue reading

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Le match

Twenty years in Paris leave a deep mark, and make you judge all things foreign with a solid dose of Parisianism. This is what happened to NYC when I arrived. Comparing, weighing, contrasting everything with the us et coutumes inside … Continue reading

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Hello New York

After 20 years in the most beautiful city in the world, time to discover something new, something different, exciting and challenging – full of surprises, New York City. This blog is a “passe-temps”, dedicated to the genuine discovery and enjoyment … Continue reading

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