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Captain Linnaeus Tripe:
Photographs of India and Burma From the 1850s

Friday, February 27th, 2015
by on Playing Around

It’s exceedingly rare to come across a new – and virtually unknown – master photographer who, when photography was in its infancy, produced an outstanding

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Hebrew Illumination For Our Time:
The Art of Barbara Wolff

Monday, February 16th, 2015
by on Playing Around

You Renew the Face of the Earth from Psalm 104. The Morgan Library and Museum, well known for its collection of medieval and Renaissance manuscripts,

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Le Village: French Petit Bistro

Tuesday, January 6th, 2015
by on Dining Around

Restaurants change with the times. Table Verte, which I enthusiastically reviewed when it first opened as a French Vegetarian Bistro about a year ago  (see

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Mr. Turner – The Beauty of Art
Juxtaposed with the Reality of Life

Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014
by on Playing Around

If you want to see a film whose every frame is as beautifully composed as a painting, go see British Director Mike Leigh’s Mr. Turner.

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From Dresner’s to Flight

Friday, December 19th, 2014
by on Dining Around

As neighborhoods change, so do neighborhood restaurants. A recent example in my neighborhood has been the closing of Dresner’s, a beloved UES establishment whose low

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Cooper Hewitt Museum Reopens

Friday, December 12th, 2014
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Cooper Hewitt is back and New Yorkers will be thrilled with the results. Closed for three years, while its East 91st Street Carnegie Mansion home

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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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Asymmetric: A Morality Tale Wrapped in a Spy Thriller

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014
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If you love Homeland, then you will love Asymmetric. In this play, we are plunked down in the midst of a fast-paced drama about four

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