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Marco Polo: Fine Italian Dining In Carroll Gardens

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013
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Carroll Gardens has always been one of my favorite (and frequently overlooked) spots for great food in North Brooklyn, offering a wide assortment of cuisines

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The Rolling Stones Rock & Roll Circus:
The Opening Acts under the Big Top

Monday, December 24th, 2012
by on Playing Around

Some moments in the history of rock and roll defy the imagination, and The Rolling Stones’ Rock & Roll Circus is certainly one of them.

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PizzArte Raises Pizza to an Art Form

Thursday, December 20th, 2012
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by Alex DiBlasi and Alexa Altman Just a stone’s throw between the Plaza Hotel and the Museum of Modern Art, PizzArte is one of the

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Woman Around Town: E. Faye Butler – Pulling No Punches
In Arena Stage’s Pullman Porter Blues

Thursday, December 6th, 2012
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When people ask me why I enjoy writing so much, the big reason that always springs to my mind first is that I get to

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Pullman Porter Blues: Three Generations of Rail Men

Sunday, December 2nd, 2012
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I have written a number of theater reviews, and have attended even more live shows, but I have never before been to an opening night

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Woman Around Town: Emily Chisholm – Leaving Seattle To Ride a Train and Play the Harmonica at Arena Stage

Thursday, November 29th, 2012
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Following a successful run at the Seattle Repertory Theatre, Cheryl L. West’s hit play Pullman Porter Blues is rolling into DC’s Kreeger Theater at Arena

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The Silver Linings Playbook – Trying to Save A Marriage

Friday, November 16th, 2012
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Mental illness has always proven to be a fascinating topic in film, with different portrayals of it manifesting in different periods. In The Silver Linings

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Lincoln – Fighting to Abolish Slavery and Save the Union

Friday, November 9th, 2012
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We all know that Abraham Lincoln served as President during the most tumultuous period in American history, and we all know that Lincoln was a

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