I love Pohang

Erica from America: In Pohang, A Baby Girl Was Born

Wednesday, March 4th, 2015
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All my life, I thought I had been born in Seoul. But once I started talking to Sally, a friend who had lived in Korea


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

Wednesday, November 20th, 2013
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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


Press Awards

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

Monday, May 20th, 2013
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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.



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

Wednesday, August 1st, 2012
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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
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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
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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.



The Best Gift—Giving to Others

Sunday, November 28th, 2010
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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



Woman Around Town: Carol Tweedy–Making People Strong

Sunday, March 21st, 2010
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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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