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The Emperor’s Private Paradise:
Treasures From The Forbidden City

Thursday, February 3rd, 2011
by on Playing Around

Plum Blossom Panel When I visited The Forbidden City, over 20 years ago, large sections of the grounds were out-of-bounds because, due to civil war

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Even Adults Love Stocking Stuffers

Thursday, November 18th, 2010
by on Shopping Around

Whether you celebrate Christmas or Chanukah, you probably need a small gift for your sweetheart, a good friend or visiting relative, or perhaps for the office

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Lynn Jawitz—Floral Artisan in New York

Sunday, June 6th, 2010
by on Living Around

Florisan, the event planning and floral design business owned by Lynn Jawitz, is a name that combines “floral” and “artisan,” which together describe Jawitz’s unique

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Museum Quality Gifts from a Quality Museum

Sunday, December 13th, 2009
by on Shopping Around

There are few places in New York that produce truly unique gifts that are treasured by the recipients from day one and forever. Tiffany’s of

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Tea Box Café—A Calming Presence on Fifth Avenue

Sunday, December 13th, 2009
by on Dining Around

The Takashimaya department store is one New York mega shop that has managed to fly under our collective radars. It’s not as iconic as Macy’s

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World Renowned Woodbury Common Outlets

Sunday, November 1st, 2009
by on Shopping Around

It’s become almost a global phenomenon. Woodbury Common Premium Outlets in Central Valley, New York. Count them—220 outlet stores featuring brand names, leading designers, and

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Eat Your Sea Vegetables for Optimum Health

Thursday, March 5th, 2009
by on Living Around

By Carol Anne Wasserman Sea vegetables, commonly referred to as seaweed, grow in the ocean, and are one of the most nutritious foods on the

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