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Charla Muller’s Pretty Takes Practice:
The Unending – And Damaging – Struggle For Perfection

Thursday, August 28th, 2014
by on Reading Around

Beauty is an odd thing. Considering that it’s supposed to be all in the eyes of the beholder, we sure do throw a lot of

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What Did You Do With Your Sunday Evening?
NYC Cabaret Festival II

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014
by on Playing Around

Another loose ends August Sunday evening, another 25 vocalists (two shows). Who says Manhattan’s sleepy at the end of a weekend? 54Below Director of Original

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Princess and the Pea

Mad Ads: Choosing a Mattress? Sleep on It

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014
by on Playing Around

Sleep experts (mostly those connected with a mattress company) advise us to change our mattress every five to seven years. But if you’re like most

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The Partner Track – When Winning the Race
Means Dodging All the Obstacles

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014
by on Reading Around

Each year around this time, law school graduates stream into Manhattan, taking jobs at prestigious law firms with one goal in mind – making partner.

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Early Season Plaids

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014
by on Shopping Around

Dresses (Yes, women still wear them) Left: Jones New York Collection Houndstooth Plaid Dress- A practical office staple, ladylike, a bit necessarily? conservative; eminently appropriate.

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Barreling from Chinatown to Chinatown by Bus

Monday, August 25th, 2014
by on Living Around

A balmy, persistent breeze in Manhattan blurred the July evening into an autumnal memory. I could’ve very well been in that same spot on Grand

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How To Fake Being A Sommelier

Monday, August 25th, 2014
by on Dining Around

I have a confession to make, and a lot of guys who have dated me won’t like it. I fake it. I fake it a

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Poet’s Corner: “St. Christina” – Robin Clark

Sunday, August 24th, 2014
by on Reading Around

Her face might pale lunation; While being sweetened in its light. Her tress spun from the stardust, Flowing out across the night. She watches over

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