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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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Strings Attached: A Beloved Violin Teacher
and the Students He Inspired

Sunday, August 24th, 2014
by on Reading Around

The New York Times book review of Strings Attached, about the beloved music teacher, Jerry Kupchynsky, caught my eye and I read it with great

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Driving Cross Country, Three’s a Crowd

Saturday, August 23rd, 2014
by on Playing Around

Lily broke up with Tom right before their wedding. A year later, he receives an invitation to her upcoming nuptials. Scrawled across the invitation are

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