CAFÉ ANNE is a weekly newsletter with a focus on New York City that takes a fresh look at the everyday, delights in the absurd and profiles unusual folks who do things their way.
It is created and written by Brooklyn journalist Anne Kadet, NYC startups columnist for Crain’s New York Business and former NYC business columnist for the Wall Street Journal.
What Others Are Saying…
“A former Wall Street Journal columnist traipses around NYC interviewing random senior citizens and investigating weird trash piles ... what's not to love?”
—Mason Curry, author, “Daily Rituals” and Subtle Maneuvers
“An exceedingly charming collection of NYC-based ruminations and observations.”
—Eric Hoel, author, “The Revelations,” “The World Behind the World” and The Intrinsic Perspective
“Anne takes you on a tour of the hidden, funny, quirky, human sides of the Big Apple every week.”
—Amran Gowani, Field Research
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Regular features include:
Weird Trash Heap
An analysis of a strange sidewalk trash pile based on photos submitted by readers.
Eric Adams Watch
Regular updates on the weird doing of the most idiosyncratic mayor in NYC history.
Senior Citizen Roulette
In which random senior citizens found on NYC streets answer random questions submitted by readers.
Pigeon of the Month
Q&A-style interviews with the city’s most compelling and opinionated birds.
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