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About amyontheotherside

I've always been attentive to the public restrooms I've used...the good, the bad and the ugly! They all have their uniqueness and charms. I explore these on my blog, "From in the Can". In the rest of my life (outside of the bathroom) I have just moved from NYC to Virginia and am chronicling the experience in the "Experiment in a New Life" blog.

World Toilet Day!

Thanks to the POOP Project for sharing… @Poop_Project

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Gringo Jack’s, Manchester, VT

Gringo Jack’s has amazing food – succulent yet light – and a huge drink menu.  Not only that, but up some well-worn stairs they offer the most relaxing, welcoming, sociable women’s room I’ve ever seen. They have three stalls so … Continue reading

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Bath-rooms with a view!

Click the link below to see some incredible toilets-with-a-view.  Some are very, very public! Thank you LifeBuzz!

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Public toilets in NYC – in the news again

Going to show what an urgent issue this is! Click here for the NY Times article about the current state of public bathroom availability.   And they mention the public toilet in Corona that I posted about five years ago! … Continue reading

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Bartaco in West Hartford, CT

Really good small-plate tacos.  The bathroom is nice – love the wood treatment, and has potential for renovation into an even more upscale restroom. This one is for my Western Mass girls – we love each other’s company, and a … Continue reading

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Dream Away Lodge, The Berkshires

The Dream Away Lodge is a restaurant, a bar, a music venue, a house with a porch and yard, just a lovely down-home, comfortable place to pass some time with friends. And…they have a unique bathroom, in that it doubles … Continue reading

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Barrington Stage Company, Pittsfield MA

BSC put on a great production, and offered a great restroom experience. The layout would be a little awkward when the room is filled up with a line of patrons peering around the corner looking for an available stall, but … Continue reading

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