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Boss

Boss Shepherd’s – Come for the Fried Chicken

Thursday, December 18th, 2014
by on Dining Around

Alexander Robey Shepherd (January 30, 1835 – September 12, 1902), better known as Boss Shepherd, was one of the most controversial and influential civic leaders

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Teen

“Not My Kid” – Linda Lajterman Tells Why
Ignoring Possible Drug Use Is a Mistake

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014
by on Living Around

Linda Lajterman always resisted the idea that her youngest son, Danny, might be using drugs. While she never actually voiced the phrase, “Not My Kid,”

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Bree

All Dogs – And Cats – Go to Heaven

Sunday, December 14th, 2014
by on Living Around

Two popes have now floated the idea that humans may share heaven with animals. Pope Paul VI once told a distraught boy who lost his

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Elisabetta Sirani

Picturing Mary: Woman, Mother, Idea

Saturday, December 13th, 2014
by on Playing Around

Until the eighteenth century, the Virgin Mary, mother of Jesus, was the most frequently depicted woman in Western art, showing up in paintings and sculptures

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Amber

Amber Sabathia Talks About PitCCh In, CCandy,
The New York City Marathon and, Oh, Yes – the Yankees

Wednesday, December 10th, 2014
by on Woman Around Town

Amber Sabathia ran the 2014 New York City Marathon, but even training for the 26.2 mile race was not going to slow down her other

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Wild

Reese Witherspoon Walks the Walk in Wild

Friday, December 5th, 2014
by on Playing Around

Anyone who has ever gone on a long hike will immediately connect with Reese Witherspoon’s character in the opening scene of Wild. In the middle

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Peter Pan

Peter Pan Still Captivates Kids
Who Never Want to Grow Up

Thursday, December 4th, 2014
by on Playing Around

When I was a child, I loved the TV broadcast of Peter Pan starring Mary Martin. Decades later when the musical was given another life

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Holiday Books

Books We Love – Something
For Everyone on Your Gift List

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014
by on Reading Around

Books make wonderful gifts. Woman Around Town’s writers love to read and we asked them to share with you some of their favorites. Some are

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