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Vapiano: A Great Place to Celebrate National Pizza Day

Thursday, May 15th, 2014
by on Dining Around

If you’ve never had pizza from Italy, don’t worry because there are definitely places stateside that do an excellent job. Now you may be biased

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Arena Stage Hosts 60 Years of Italian Style

Wednesday, November 20th, 2013
by on Playing Around

Actor and dancer Gregory Hines was an icon of American style and, like his brother, Maurice, a great admirer of Italian fashion. So it seems

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New American Cuisine in a Landmarked Townhouse

Monday, November 19th, 2012
by on Dining Around

De Santos restaurant is housed in a charming, Landmarked, mid-19th Century West Village townhouse with a rakish history. The building has always been a gathering place

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Woman Around Town: Neeta Helms –
The Class Act Behind Classical Movements

Wednesday, September 26th, 2012
by on Woman Around Town

We’ve all heard that old joke: “How do you get to Carnegie Hall? Practice, practice, practice.” But how do you get a world renowned orchestra—with

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Móle Cantina: Mexican Family Recipes

Friday, June 22nd, 2012
by on Dining Around

Móle opened on the Upper East Side in March and on each of my three visits it has been packed. It’s easy to see why.

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The “New Cuisine” of Mexico:
Part I – Mexico City and Queretero

Monday, October 31st, 2011
by on Living Around

Forget everything you think you know about Mexican food – it’s heavy, it’s fried, it’s fattening – and come with me to discover new, sophisticated

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Ovando: The Art of Floral Design

Friday, March 25th, 2011
by on Shopping Around

On the first day of spring at a New York florist, amidst the wet snow and chill you might expect to see clouds of bright

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Patricia Grace Stevens and Elena Agostinis:
Peoria Emporium—A Creative Collaboration

Wednesday, December 29th, 2010
by on Woman Around Town

The multi-faceted Patricia Grace Stevens (above, left) studied at Indiana University where she majored in nursing, but found time to take jewelry design. She became

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