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Rooms with a View at the Metropolitan Museum

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011
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In 1806, Caspar David Friedrich, perhaps the greatest German artist of his generation, inaugurated a motif that sparked an artistic trend. Working in the challenging

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Behind the Scenes at The New Victory Theater

Friday, January 28th, 2011
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Where, besides your imagination, can you find Chamber Opera, Puppets, Circus, Vaudeville, Plays, Musicals, Dance, Concerts and Mime performed in one venue…over the course of

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Sel et Poivre—Left Bank on the East Side

Wednesday, November 10th, 2010
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My favorite part of France is Provence, in part because of its wonderful food. Among my fondest memories is devouring a delicious fish soup in

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La Maison du Chocolat for Easter Bunnies

Monday, March 29th, 2010
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Finally, it is getting warmer—the trees are greener, people are happier, and Central Park looks like a place of worship. It’s that time of year

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Pat Saunders—Supporting Athletes

Sunday, September 20th, 2009
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By Charlene Giannetti Anyone who has an athletic child knows the commitment involved. It takes a special person, however, to make a commitment to help

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Marni Galison—From Law to Love

Sunday, August 16th, 2009
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By Robin Weaver How often have we heard: Follow your dream? For Marni Galison, the decision to do just that started on a trip to

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Julie & Julia: A Feast for the Eyes

Wednesday, August 5th, 2009
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Early in the film, Julie & Julia, Julia Child (played with delicious enthusiasm by Meryl Streep) arrives in France where her husband, Paul (Stanley Tucci),

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Liz MacDonald: Working on the Financial Frontline

Monday, May 4th, 2009
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Elizabeth MacDonald, Stock Market Editor at Fox Business Network (FBN), is no talking head. With a solid background in business news (she worked at both

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