New York: Latest Stories

Rice

Condoleezza Rice for NFL Commissioner

Monday, September 15th, 2014
by on Living Around

In a 2002 New York Times interview, Condoleezza Rice said that her “dream job” would be serving as commissioner of the National Football League. If the NFL

CONTINUE READING »

midi opening

Midi Skirts Are Back

Monday, September 15th, 2014
by on Shopping Around

A midi skirt by definition falls between the knee and ankle not, as shopping sites would indicate in an effort to sell, sell, sell- just

CONTINUE READING »

Dennis

NYC Independent Film Festival’s Dennis Cieri:
Celebrating the Entrepreneurial Spirit in Movies

Monday, September 15th, 2014
by on Playing Around

Dennis Cieri had always enjoyed going to film festivals, so he seemed destined to one day run his own. In 2010, he launched the Astoria

CONTINUE READING »

Bittersweet audio

Bittersweet: Introducing the Latimer Twins

Monday, September 15th, 2014
by on Reading Around

Neither pair of twins was quite identical, which led to fierce debates as to what exactly constituted “identical” in twins. Best-selling Australian author Colleen McCullough

CONTINUE READING »

Metallic Taste

Exploring Drug Addiction at the
NYC Independent Film Festival

Sunday, September 14th, 2014
by on Playing Around

Among the contenders of this year’s NYC Independent Film Festival, two European directors focus on drug addiction in their films and come up with vastly

CONTINUE READING »

stepping stones

Poet’s Corner: “Stone Love” – Joanna Clapps Herman

Sunday, September 14th, 2014
by on Reading Around

  I search the river bed Feeling for stones Use only my toes   Curl my distal digits around Pick them up with these unhands

CONTINUE READING »

braiding hair

Portraiture Now: Staging the Self
At the National Portrait Gallery

Saturday, September 13th, 2014
by on Playing Around

Touching on the 1994 report that accused the Smithsonian Institution of “willful neglect” of the country’s thriving Hispanic population, National Portrait Gallery Director Kim Sajet

CONTINUE READING »

Healthy Menu

My Top 5 Recommendations for Eating Out Healthfully

Saturday, September 13th, 2014
by on Dining Around

5. Order a vegetable side dish. Restaurants usually offer some type of green vegetable as a side. Other good choices include Brussels sprouts, cauliflower, sweet

CONTINUE READING »

Find out why every womanwants to be a woman around town.

Sign up for our Free E-mails and receive news about upcoming events and promotions