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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

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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

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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

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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

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Table of Silence 9/11: A Ceremony for Peace

Friday, September 12th, 2014
by on Living Around

The Upper West Side is normally a hub of activity on weekday mornings, but for a little more than 30 minutes, a crowd gathered quietly

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Success

Why Everyone Should Get a Part-Time Job

Friday, September 12th, 2014
by on Living Around

Whether you have a dream and want to pursue it or you’re lost and have no idea what to do the answer is to get

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Autumn Trend: Sssssnakeskin Real and Printed

Thursday, September 11th, 2014
by on Shopping Around

With Autumn comes texture. Mix flat merino wool, cashmere, nubbly boucle, tweed, satin, velvet, corduroy, fur, leather, vinyl, snakeskin…As effective and more subtle than combining

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Mary Pat Robertson: Dedicated Director
Princeton Ballet School

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014
by on Woman Around Town

It’s “back to school” season. For many, it means returning to special interest classes and discovering new cultural opportunities including the art of dance. We

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