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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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America’s Complicated Relationship with Religion:
Can a New Pope and a Bible Series Rekindle Interest?

Thursday, March 14th, 2013
by on Living Around

According to a 2012 survey conducted by the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life, nearly 20 percent of Americans do not identify with any

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Oficina Latina Restaurant:
Pan American Culinary Highway

Saturday, February 9th, 2013
by on Dining Around

Cozy, funky and mellow are how I would describe Oficina Latina, a surprising Nolita bistro, whose outstanding food at affordable prices reflects the best of

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Theatre Uncut Strips Away the Pretense,
Leaves A Shining Truth

Friday, February 1st, 2013
by on Playing Around

“Art is not a mirror held up to reality, but a hammer with which to shape it.” – Bertold Brecht, A Decade of Protest Bertold

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Love, Loss, and What I Wore Calls It a Wrap

Friday, February 17th, 2012
by on Playing Around

One hundred and twenty actresses—from Jenny Allen to Kim Zimmer—have appeared in the Off Broadway hit, Love, Loss and What I Wore, which opened at

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Blue Duck Tavern—American Food in an Elegant Setting

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012
by on Dining Around

The Blue Duck Tavern looks nothing like a traditional tavern. Not surprising since Tony Chi, the master of “invisible design,” created the look for one

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Patricia Grace Stevens and Elena Agostinis:
Peoria Emporium—A Creative Collaboration

Wednesday, December 29th, 2010
by on Woman Around Town

The multi-faceted Patricia Grace Stevens (above, left) studied at Indiana University where she majored in nursing, but found time to take jewelry design. She became

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Scarpina Bar & Grill: Latin Flavors
Flirt With the Mediterranean

Wednesday, December 22nd, 2010
by on Dining Around

Born in El Salvador and raised in the East Village, chef Ricardo Cardona (of Sazon, Sofrito and Gabbana) has been developing Manhattan’s Nuevo Latino cuisine

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