Author's notes Oleg B.

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Charming beaches, disgusting service and Kashpirovsky: what is it - real Brighton Beach

«На Дерибасовской хорошая погода, или На Брайтон-Бич опять идут дожди» — этот фильм впервые я смотрел в конце прошлого века. Тогда Америка для меня была совершенно другим миром, и в каждом кинокадре я вглядывался во все детали жизни и быта…


The first time I visited a basketball game in the USA: the experience of an immigrant

“The NBA in action is just fantastic!” - a replica of one often shown television ad was recalled from my childhood. Then the abbreviation "NBA" for me really was something from the realm of fantasy. We exchanged chewing gum inserts with the image of famous ...


Opinion: why raising the minimum wage in New York will not improve the well-being of residents

Like any significant socio-economic phenomenon, raising the minimum wage raises a lot of discussion. In New York, although competing with London for the title of “capital of the world,” the incomes of a significant part of the population are still balanced at the subsistence level, millions of people continue to get paid ...


What surprised me about English courses in New York?

In my native country, Ukraine, I studied a lot. I heard different opinions about the system of education in the USA, and often contradictory, therefore, when I arrived in New York, I almost immediately signed up for English courses at a local college. I was…

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