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Costume Designer Ann Hould-Ward
Goes Back to Medieval Times for Henry IV

Friday, May 2nd, 2014
by on Woman Around Town

Ann Hould-Ward remembers the exact moment she thought about becoming a costume designer, although, at age four, she did not yet have a title for

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ArtExpo 2014

Saturday, April 5th, 2014
by on Playing Around

For 35 years ArtExpo’s juried NYC exposition has brought together publishers, galleries and art collectors with established and emerging artists. This year, over 400 far-flung

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Riding the Midnight Express* with Billy Hayes
Scheherazade in Pants

Sunday, February 2nd, 2014
by on Playing Around

“I was arrested at the Istanbul airport in 1970. When I look back now, the idiocy of that move is hard to believe, but it

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A Passage to Istanbul

Thursday, December 26th, 2013
by on Living Around

What are the odds for sitting on an international flight by Turkish Airlines with fantastic food of mixed east-west aroma flanked by one Iraqi gentleman

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Piper Perabo as CIA Agent Annie Walker

Tuesday, July 16th, 2013
by on Playing Around

Americans have a love-hate relationship with the CIA: we abhor the idea of an agency that must resort to spying to keep us safe, but

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Coming Home

Sunday, July 31st, 2011
by on Living Around

It is the afternoon of June 29, 2011 and I’m standing in my vacant German flat. The movers left just minutes earlier with our countless

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West Village Date: Express from Paris to Constantinople

Wednesday, November 3rd, 2010
by on Dining Around

Turning down certain West Village blocks in the nighttime always has a transportive effect, especially when that night is the first bestowed with the crispness

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Istanbul—An Elegant City of Contrasts

Monday, September 6th, 2010
by on Living Around

Text and Photos by Kelley Grover Istanbul is a beautiful, exotic, crowded city with elegant, classic antiquity mixed with cultural roots. The city embodies the

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