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e-Reading and More with the New York Public Library

Tuesday, August 9th, 2011
by on Reading Around

While reading on-the-go has always been popular, especially in cities like New York, where most people are catching up on magazine subscriptions, newspapers, and the

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Father’s Day Gifts for the First Man in Your Life

Thursday, June 2nd, 2011
by on Shopping Around

It’s time again to let him know he matters. Think of it as an excuse to give a present to the man you keep forgetting

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Connecting with Teens in a Small Screen World

Sunday, April 17th, 2011
by on Living Around

We are on vacation in Florida with another family. Three young teenagers are on board, my 13-year-old included. A number of times over the past

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Cast Party—An Embarrassment of Riches

Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011
by on Playing Around

Jim Caruso threw a party and everyone came. What can you say about a program that opens with Chita Rivera and ends with Liza Minelli?

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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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It’s Better the Secondi Time Around

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010
by on Shopping Around

If your favorite words are Louis, Prada, Chanel and Manolo, then there’s one spot in town you must visit frequently: Secondi Consignment. The upstairs neighbor

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7 Ways to Inspire Innovation

Sunday, March 14th, 2010
by on Living Around

By Robert F. Brands The recently introduced Apple iPad is the latest wowing of the world by the pioneering computer company. Taken in totality, with

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Technophobe 2.0—Resisting the Pings and the Pokes

Sunday, March 14th, 2010
by on Living Around

I received the text from my sister at around 8:30 on Valentine’s Day: “Michelle’s in labor.” I called her back immediately and asked, “How’s she

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