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MWA President Sara Paretsky: Making Crime Pay and Paving the Way for Others

Wednesday, May 27th, 2015
by on Woman Around Town

In the mid 1980s, Sara Paretsky was fast becoming a best-selling mystery writer when she was nearly arrested in Chicago. Police apprehended a mobster on

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Annual Summer Kids At Play Recommendations

Tuesday, May 26th, 2015
by on Shopping Around

Yes, they’re home from school, around the apartment/house, summer home, resort, grandma’s or perhaps, at camp. Nothing like new diversions to keep kids busy, stimulate

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LIONESS: Feature Length Documentary
About Female Combat Veterans

Monday, May 25th, 2015
by on Playing Around

LIONESS, directed by Daria Sommers and Meg McLagan, tells the story of a group of female support soldiers who, in 2004, were part of the

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The Painted Rocks At Revolver Creek
Looking Without Seeing – Marvelous!

Sunday, May 24th, 2015
by on Playing Around

Every Sunday since he came to work on the farm of white Afrikaners a poor, barefoot, young man, Tata -aka Nukian (Leon Addison Brown), has

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Poet’s Corner: “Then and Now” – Manisha Bhati

Sunday, May 24th, 2015
by on Reading Around

Then… How many times I said ‘I love you’ and you looked away… How many times I wanted to be with you and you did

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The Woes and Wows of Summer Hair

Saturday, May 23rd, 2015
by on Living Around

It’s always something, isn’it? We bemoan flyaway hair during the dry winter months and unruly hair during the summer. Pools across the nation will open

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Ponty Bistro: French-African Restaurant
Worth a Visit

Saturday, May 23rd, 2015
by on Dining Around

If you love French food – with imaginative, African spices – then it’s definitely worth seeking out Ponty Bistro, in the Gramercy Park area. The

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Tomorrowland: The Anti-Dystopian Sci Fi Movie

Friday, May 22nd, 2015
by on Playing Around

I get that things are bad.  But what can we do to fix them? So says Tomorrowland’s spunky heroine Casey Newton (Britt Robertson of The

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