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Documentaries Examine Government’s Power

Monday, June 23rd, 2014
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Washington D.C.’s AFI DOCS, a film festival in the nation’s capital, puts a spotlight on documentary films that do more than entertain – they educate,

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Garbage In, Garbage Out: Misguided Reasons
For a Dump on the Upper East Side

Wednesday, November 20th, 2013
by on Living Around

No one, it seems, wants to live next to a garbage dump, not even New York City’s newly elected mayor, Bill de Blasio. A longtime

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My Career Choice: Jordan Hopcus
Traveling the World as a Flight Attendant

Monday, November 11th, 2013
by on Woman Around Town

Jordan Hopcus always wanted to be a flight attendant and, with just a few career diversions, was able to realize her dream.  She has worked

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Go Boston!

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013
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I’m a diehard Yankee fan, but this year I’m rooting for the Red Sox. I’m happy they have made it to the World Series and

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Stories from Judith Sloan’s Yo Miss!
Teaching Inside the Cultural Divide

Friday, September 27th, 2013
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“Miss, yo Miss, remember me? You came to my fourth grade class…Ya. I’m in high school. Om gone be like 15 in 5 ½ months…”

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Woman Around Town: Anita Gillette—
After All, a Working Actress

Monday, September 17th, 2012
by on Woman Around Town

At 18, Anita Luebben had a GS4 Government rating with security clearance. She was a medical stenographer. If you had suggested that three years later,

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Tribeca Film Festival Brings Together
Blockbusters and Small Gems

Friday, May 4th, 2012
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One of Manhattan’s best cultural offerings, the Tribeca Film Festival, finished up its 11th annual showings last week. In 2002, as a reaction to the

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Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close:
Seeking to Explain the Unfathomable

Tuesday, February 21st, 2012
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No matter how much time has gone by, it’s never easy to watch images from 9/11. Many New Yorkers still avoid the media every anniversary

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