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Camp David – Habemus pacem – We have peace

Saturday, April 5th, 2014
by on Playing Around

The images projected on the screen show familiar scenes of religious division and violence in the Middle East. We see minarets rising above a mosque

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Three Supremes

Truth or Dare? The Justices Decide

Wednesday, May 15th, 2013
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Coriolanus, aka Caius Martius, was a complex character, a soldier who fought for Rome against neighboring Volsci and was declared a hero. His disdain for

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We Have Met the Enemy and He Is Us

Tuesday, August 14th, 2012
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Oh, how we long for the early days of 007, when James Bond battled Communists. Remember Lotte Lenya as the SPECTRE agent Rosa Klebbe who

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kidnapped young woman

Robert Crais Tackles Human Trafficking in Taken

Sunday, February 26th, 2012
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Human trafficking has been identified as the fastest growing criminal industry in the world. It’s easy to see why. Trading vulnerable human beings for the

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Pierre Loti Revisited: Chelsea

Wednesday, September 7th, 2011
by on Dining Around

The two Pierre Loti locations in lower Midtown seem worlds apart, with Union Square serving as the barrier separating the laid-back vibe of Gramercy (which

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Calling All Foodies! Great Places to Put on Your List

Tuesday, July 26th, 2011
by on Dining Around

I love to eat, and New York is one of the best cities in the world for locals and tourists alike to enjoy the infinite

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Johnny “Poppy Sunshine” Rodgers—BACK July 12!

Tuesday, July 5th, 2011
by on Playing Around

Remember the first time you heard Carly Simon’s Anticipation, Billy Joel’s Summer, Highland Falls, James Taylor’s You’ve Got a Friend? That music, those performers, take

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Robin-and-Osama

Woman Around Town: Robin Wright—Fearless Historian

Monday, June 27th, 2011
by on Woman Around Town

Robin Wright has reported from more than a 140 countries on six continents for such prestigious publications as the Los Angeles Times, The Sunday Times

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