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

Thursday, April 30th, 2015
by on Living Around

Kate Roosevelt and her diary were about to wrap-up the year 1912 and as I read her entry for December 28th, I was beginning to

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John Feffer Hopes His Interrogation
Will Jolt Us Out of Our Complacency

Wednesday, July 9th, 2014
by on Playing Around

John Feffer began working on his new play, Interrogation, shortly before Edward J. Snowden began making headlines for leaking information about U.S. surveillance. Feffer’s inspiration

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WAT’s Proust Questionnaire: Violeta Edelman –
The Sweet Story of Dolcezza’s Gelati and Sorbetti

Friday, August 16th, 2013
by on Woman Around Town

Georgia-native Robb Duncan met his Argentine wife, Violeta Edelman, while sailing down the Amazon. As one romance bloomed in South America, another emerged from a

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How to Throw an Olympics Party

Thursday, July 19th, 2012
by on Living Around

I don’t know about you, but I’m starting to get bitten by the bug; the Olympics bug that is….BIG TIME! Maybe it’s the fact that

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Amy Greeson—Pharmacist and Healer

Monday, March 5th, 2012
by on Woman Around Town

In Western cultures, people go to a pharmacy for medicine. But in far flung places around the world—the Amazon, Belize, Ecuador, Peru, Mexico, Madagascar, Papua

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e-Reading and More with the New York Public Library

Tuesday, August 9th, 2011
by on Reading Around

While reading on-the-go has always been popular, especially in cities like New York, where most people are catching up on magazine subscriptions, newspapers, and the

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Paula West: She Doesn’t Vocalize?!

Thursday, November 18th, 2010
by on Woman Around Town

Paula West is a natural. That’s easy to write, but difficult to write truthfully. She may have had a total of a year’s vocal training

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Woman Around Town: Jan Aronson—Inspired by Nature

Sunday, May 30th, 2010
by on Woman Around Town

Upon meeting Jan Aronson, the first thing one notices is her total lack of pretension. She answers her own telephone, extends an immediate invitation to

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