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Spring Fling – Art Takes to the Streets in Manhattan

Saturday, March 29th, 2014
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Spring is in the air, and so is art. New York City is making a good case for being the best city on earth for

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If You Love Pretty Things, These Books Are For You

Friday, October 4th, 2013
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Many people these days profess that they do not value material things. They will tell you that owning stuff will not make you happy. They

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Andrews McMeel’s Comfort Food Cookbooks
Can Warm Up The Winter

Saturday, January 26th, 2013
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The freezing days we’ve had this winter have made me rethink the “just a salad, please” meals of summer. A little comfort food is in

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Top 5 Gadgets Your Kitchen Shouldn’t Be Without

Monday, April 9th, 2012
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Step into any kitchen across the country, from that of a professional chef to the modest surroundings in a bachelor’s studio apartment, and you’ll likely

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Someone’s In The Kitchen With Ina

Tuesday, August 9th, 2011
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A few years ago, my stove was dying and my family had made other plans for Thanksgiving. Not one to ever slight a holiday, I

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An All-American Celebration at Boscobel

Friday, July 1st, 2011
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Nothing says July 4th in America better than a picnic, hot dogs, live music and fireworks.You’ll find all of those 4th of July essentials at

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Bottle That Brio: Mark Nadler’s Crazy 1961

Wednesday, June 1st, 2011
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When Mark Nadler takes a stage, the word becomes possessive. His natural authority, urbane charisma and complete focus is magnetic. Voices still, heads rivet, people

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The Duke Redux—True Grit, Coen Style

Thursday, December 23rd, 2010
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On the same day, December 22, that the Coen Brothers’ production of True Grit opened in theaters, Turner Classic Movies (TCM) featured the 1969 version

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