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Garbage In, Garbage Out: Misguided Reasons
For a Dump on the Upper East Side

Wednesday, November 20th, 2013
by on Living Around

No one, it seems, wants to live next to a garbage dump, not even New York City’s newly elected mayor, Bill de Blasio. A longtime

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WAT’s Proust Questionnaire: Tessa Souter –
A Jazz Singer with Soul and So Much More

Friday, July 19th, 2013
by on Woman Around Town

Tessa Souter is a jazz vocalist who truly embraces her audience. Come to hear her beautiful voice at Bar 55 in Greenwich Village, or in

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Hey Hey the Magic Bus

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011
by on Playing Around

“When did the 60s begin? That might seem obvious…but really it was a very black and white world…” Thus begins Magic Trip: Ken Kesey’s Search

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Vicki Abelson: Move Over Gertrude Stein

Friday, December 31st, 2010
by on Woman Around Town

Distracted and wet, uncombed hair dripping onto her hastily tied robe, Vicki Abelson opened the front door expecting a package delivery or the like. Standing

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Overexposed: A Tale of Trading Places

Monday, August 16th, 2010
by on Reading Around

Freaky Friday, Trading Places, and the old classic Prince and Pauper get a make-over in Susan Shapiro’s Overexposed. Rachel Solomon, an aspiring shutterbug from a

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Woman Around Town: Vicky Ward—The Devil’s Casino

Sunday, April 25th, 2010
by on Woman Around Town

Vicky Ward’s, The Devil’s Casino, an inside story of the collapse of Lehman, teems with tell-all anecdotes about the players-that-be who presided over the largest

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New York Childhood in the Olden Days: Nostalgic Look Back

Thursday, April 8th, 2010
by on Living Around

“The Olden Days,” a phrase that my daughters used when they were young, amalgamates wildly different times in the past. In New York City’s Olden

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Woman Around Town: Nan Bauer-Maglin—Advocate

Sunday, April 4th, 2010
by on Woman Around Town

Nan Bauer-Maglin, professor emerita of the City University of New York, has been on the forefront of the feminist movement since her days at Sarah

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