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Susan Fisher Sterling – Cracking the Painted Ceiling

Monday, March 2nd, 2015
by on Woman Around Town

The National Museum of Women in the Arts is the only – only – major museum in the world dedicated to celebrating the achievements of

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Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem:
Or Why America Has No-Fault Divorce

Monday, March 2nd, 2015
by on Playing Around

So what are the grounds for divorce? She doesn’t love him anymore. No grounds for divorce. They don’t live together anymore! For the first few

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What’s In a Name?
Paul Rand’s Graphic Design

Monday, March 2nd, 2015
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“Everything is Design,” the title of a lively exhibition at the Museum of the City New York, is a play on a quote by the

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Bachelor of the Month: Ryan LaRoche – Executive Chef, Blue Duck Tavern

Sunday, March 1st, 2015
by on Living Around

Chicago’s loss is D.C.’s gain. In September, 2014, Ryan LaRoche was appointed executive chef of Park Hyatt Washington, a 216-room luxury hotel with its landmark

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Checks Are Not Just for Lumberjacks

Saturday, February 28th, 2015
by on Shopping Around

It’s almost as if winter plaids untangle themselves to become spring checks. The first are predominantly black and white, from gingham to windowpane (add bright

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Captain Linnaeus Tripe:
Photographs of India and Burma From the 1850s

Friday, February 27th, 2015
by on Playing Around

It’s exceedingly rare to come across a new – and virtually unknown – master photographer who, when photography was in its infancy, produced an outstanding

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Diane Sawyer Goes Behind Bars
To Look at Women in Prison

Friday, February 27th, 2015
by on Playing Around

Orange is the New Black has turned women’s lives behind bars into a hit show on Netflix. But for the women who are incarcerated, there’s

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The Dowager’s Diary: New York City’s Downton Abbey – Week Three

Thursday, February 26th, 2015
by on Living Around

While at her weekend farm known as “Merdlemouth,” in Hightstown, New Jersey and dealing with a chamber-maid’s abrupt quitting, going to the Motor Vehicle Department

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