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Wilderness 50 at the Smithsonian

Wednesday, April 29th, 2015
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In 1964, Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Landmark legislating, giving immediate protection to 54 areas across the nation totaling just over nine million acres. Today

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Press Awards

Woman Around Town Wins Three Awards for
Journalism Excellence from the New York Press Club

Tuesday, April 28th, 2015
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For the sixth year in a row, Woman Around Town has been recognized for journalism excellence by the New York Press Club. The site has

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The Apple Watch – More Than a Two-Way Wrist Radio

Monday, April 27th, 2015
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Back in 1946, the comic strip artist Chester Gould saw the future. That’s when Dick Tracy, Gould’s intelligent police detective, first sported his two-way wrist

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Dress? Check! Tux? Check! Now the Tough Talk
Preparing Your Child to Enjoy and Survive Prom

Sunday, April 26th, 2015
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It’s a coming of age ritual – prom. High schoolers – both girls and boys – will spend hours agonizing over and prepping for this

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Avon Walk

Winnie Walks: The Home Stretch

Saturday, April 25th, 2015
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Last week, I participated in a four mile ‘preview walk’ with a number of my fellow AVON 39’ers. We all met up outside the Barnes

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2015 ArtExpo at Pier 94

Saturday, April 25th, 2015
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ArtExpo returned to New York at Pier 94 at the foot of 54th Street on Manhattan’s West Side continuing through April 26. This is a

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1. photo, kate shippen roosevelt, mrs. jacob wendell, nyhistorical society, 1888, oil on canvas, john singer sargent

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

Thursday, April 23rd, 2015
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Just two days to Christmas, but before she could begin celebrating, Kate Roosevelt had a funeral to attend. Her diary entry for December 23, 1912

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Erica from America: Afterthoughts

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015
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Looking back on it all, I don’t know what I was thinking. That I would go to a country of some 50 million people, with

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