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The Dowager’s Diary: New York City’s Downton Abbey – Week Eleven

Thursday, April 23rd, 2015
by on Living Around

Just two days to Christmas, but before she could begin celebrating, Kate Roosevelt had a funeral to attend. Her diary entry for December 23, 1912

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Escaping the Cold – A Guide to Wintering in Florida

Monday, February 23rd, 2015
by on Living Around

It was exactly this time last year, when we were knee deep in snow and no amount of fleecy layers could keep us warm, that

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Flowers, Sake, Festivals – Cherry Blossom Festival 2014

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014
by on Living Around

The 102nd National Cherry Blossom Festival (NCBF) came to a close April 13th, 2014 and during those 24 days there were enough festivities to make

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Best and Worst Holiday Commercials, 2013

Sunday, December 22nd, 2013
by on Playing Around

With the end of elections in November, we thought it was safe to stop hitting that forward button on our remote. Then came the holiday

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Woman Around Town: NBC’s Andrea Joyce –
Breaking the Ice for Women Covering Sports

Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013
by on Woman Around Town

Andrea Joyce has spent most of her career on the sidelines and, from that vantage point, has influenced television and sports. Growing up in an

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QVC’s Fashionista Amy Stran –
Inspired Style Is Just a Click Away

Tuesday, January 8th, 2013
by on Shopping Around

When you talk about style, shopping and entertainment all in one sentence, QVC, the cable-shopping channel, may not come immediately to mind. However, in the

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Peter Valcarcel—A Life in Style

Monday, January 2nd, 2012
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Stylist and decorator extraordinaire Peter Valcarcel has spent the majority of his life making people and places look beautiful. His journey as an artist has

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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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