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Hitch and Mirren

Hitchcock – The Frightening Man Behind the Horror Films

Friday, November 23rd, 2012
by on Playing Around

Generally, when a movie watcher is asked “but what’s it all about?” it’s easy to come up with a fast summary statement. In the case

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Mingmei Yip’s Skeleton Women
Gripping Tale of a Courtesan and Spy

Thursday, July 5th, 2012
by on Reading Around

Skeleton Women, by multitalented musician, artist, and author Mingmei Yip, prompts a number of associations and comparisons. The title refers to Chinese courtesans in Shanghai in

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Amy

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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Gail Green—Attention to Detail

Monday, July 26th, 2010
by on Woman Around Town

Interior designer and architect Gail Green’s iridescent, sparkling prose is in striking contrast with her understated personal style, but is totally in keeping with her

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Sole-Out

Inwood’s Il Sole—For Brunch or Anytime

Sunday, May 16th, 2010
by on Dining Around

Since Inwood is going through brunch wars, (a sure sign of gentrification) and since we hadn’t been to Il Sole for some time, a recent

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