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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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Woman Around Town Wins Three Awards
From the New York Press Club

Monday, May 20th, 2013
by on Living Around

For the fourth year in a row, Woman Around Town has been honored for journalism excellence with three awards from the New York Press Club.

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Lia Neal’s Olympic Victory Honors
Two Swimmers Who Died on 9/11

Wednesday, August 1st, 2012
by on Living Around

Lia Neal was eight years-old when she was awarded a Swim for the Future scholarship, making it possible for her to join Asphalt Green’s competitive

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Woman Around Town: Rachel Stratton-Mills—
The Coach Behind the Olympic Swimmer

Wednesday, July 11th, 2012
by on Woman Around Town

Brooklynite Lia Neal, 17, has made the 2012 Olympic team and will compete in the 400-meter free relay in London. Neal, a rising senior at

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Lia Neal and Other Asphalt Green Swimmers
Get Ready For Olympic Trials in Omaha

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012
by on Living Around

The 2012 Ultra Swim in Charlotte, North Carolina on May 13, was a first look at which swimmers could make the United States Olympic Team.

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The Best Gift—Giving to Others

Sunday, November 28th, 2010
by on Living Around

Recently, I saw a college production of Swimming in the Shallows, Adam Bock’s smart, thought-provoking play about three couples who encounter obstacles on the way

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Woman Around Town: Carol Tweedy–Making People Strong

Sunday, March 21st, 2010
by on Woman Around Town

Carol Tweedy is a slim, active, high-energy person, as befits the Executive Director of Asphalt Green (AG), New York’s unique not-for-profit sports and fitness center

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Asphalt Green—An Oasis in Manhattan

Sunday, March 21st, 2010
by on Living Around

The Asphalt Green complex—two buildings linked by a green Super Turf athletic field—is a low-rise oasis amidst the Upper East Side’s high-rise apartment towers. Rimmed

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