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Othello at the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival

Sunday, July 27th, 2014
by on Playing Around

A remarkable production of Shakespeare’s Othello is taking place on the estate of Boscobel, overlooking the Hudson River. Under the big white tent, the Hudson

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The Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival –
Back for Its 28th Season: The Liar

Thursday, July 10th, 2014
by on Playing Around

It’s a bit buggy, a bit humid, but the laughs come easy at the presentation of The Liar, one of three offerings in this, the

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Van Cortlandt Manor is the BLAZE to be…

Wednesday, October 17th, 2012
by on Living Around

Mix a stunning estate with dramatic architecture and about 5,000 hand cut and lit pumpkins, and you have the fanstastical Halloween treat known as the

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Rita McMahon and The Wild Bird Fund

Monday, March 19th, 2012
by on Woman Around Town

I’m sitting in a cozy, art, and oriental carpet filled Upper West Side apartment with perhaps twenty birds in various sized cat carriers, several free

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The Cloisters—Medieval Tranquility on a Hill

Friday, June 17th, 2011
by on Playing Around

From a distance, The Cloisters resembles the mysterious, medieval marvel it was intended to resemble. Opened in 1938, this architectural wonder, a branch of the

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Alicia Rountree—From the Boss’s Daughter to the Boss

Monday, November 1st, 2010
by on Woman Around Town

“If you get something you want straight away, it probably won’t last,” Alicia Rountree offers as words of wisdom. The multilingual 24 year-old has a

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Woman Around Town: Lexi Lawson—Hitting the Heights

Monday, August 2nd, 2010
by on Woman Around Town

Whether it’s in a home studio in the Bronx, or center stage of a nationwide theater tour, rising actress/singer Lexi Lawson is making 2010 her

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Woman Around Town: Mara Lyon—A Real Life Haunting

Sunday, July 11th, 2010
by on Woman Around Town

Remember the name, Mara Lyon. She’s the Newburgh resident and director of the upcoming Erie Hall, the Indie film about the real-life haunting of a

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