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Planning a Hamptons Getaway
Where to Stay & What to Pack

Friday, August 23rd, 2013
by on Living Around

For anyone looking to enjoy an upscale vacation in a posh, yet naturally beautiful setting, the Hamptons seems a logical choice, and is generally one

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Blue Jasmine – Woody Allen Goes Back To Being Dark

Friday, August 2nd, 2013
by on Playing Around

She’s not just broke-she’s all screwed up. This observation by sister Ginger (Sally Hawkins) admirably sums up Jasmine (Cate Blanchett) the titular anti-heroine of Blue

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The Great Road—Heading West of the Hudson

Monday, September 3rd, 2012
by on Living Around

There’s no place like New York City, except in July. Besides the heat, humidity and crowds of tourists on Fifth Avenue, most of my friends

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La Bella Luce—Seven Military Wives
Bring Italian Decor Within Reach

Thursday, July 26th, 2012
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Clifton, Virginia, population, 282, isn’t what some might consider an antique lover’s destination. The town’s Main Street runs a few blocks lined with attractive historic

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The Songs That Mabel Sang—
A Birthday Anniversary Concert Celebrating Mabel Mercer

Monday, February 6th, 2012
by on Playing Around

No one could put a song across like the great Mabel Mercer. The likes of Frank Sinatra, Lena Horne and Peggy Lee attributed her with teaching

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Living a Good Life Is Still the Best Revenge

Thursday, December 1st, 2011
by on Playing Around

ABC-TV’s Revenge has become the surprise hit of the fall season. Said to be an updated version of The Count of Monte Cristo, this nighttime

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Woman at Liberty: Susan Mitchell—
An Artist Turns the Page

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011
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When you walk into a bookstore, how do you decide which book to buy? Perhaps you are seeking something on the bestsellers list. But if

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The Star of the Fall TV Season—New York!

Saturday, October 15th, 2011
by on Playing Around

The stars have come out for the fall television season. The real star, however, is New York. More than 23 shows are now being filmed

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