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Charles James: Beyond Fashion at the Met

Wednesday, May 7th, 2014
by on Playing Around

After a ribbon cutting by Michelle Obama to open the renovated Costume Institute, now named the Anna Wintour Costume Center, a none-too-happy press corps, unaccustomed

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Roof Garden “Pavilion” at the Met

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014
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This year’s site-specific rooftop installation is a graceful structure – curved steel and two-way mirrored glass – that is both transparent and also reflects visitors

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Da Marcella – Affordable Taverna in Greenwich Village

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014
by on Dining Around

The place is tiny (46 people), the food delicious, the location midway between my two favorite downtown art movie houses (Film Forum and Angelika), and

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Postcards from Central Park

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014
by on Living Around

New Yorkers, and visitors from around the world, swarmed Central Park this weekend, finally released from winter coats and indoor pursuits. Nature, a bit late this

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The AIPAD Photography Show, New York

Friday, April 11th, 2014
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For collectors, students, museum goers, and lovers of photography, the annual AIPAD show, at the Park Avenue Armory for the next four days, is always

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The Math Museum Is Fun!

Thursday, April 10th, 2014
by on Playing Around

I never liked math; I’ve never been good at math, but I love New York’s year-old National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath). I’ve been there twice

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Macy’s Secret Garden

Monday, April 7th, 2014
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For two weeks in the spring, Macy’s ground floor is turned into a flower show attracting flower lovers from near and far. Although the show

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Spring Break in Rural Texas? Yes, Texas!

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014
by on Living Around

Part II Brenham, heart of the Bluebonnet region and County Seat, is the best place to start your tour of the area, whether it’s picking

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