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e-Reading and More with the New York Public Library

Tuesday, August 9th, 2011
by on Reading Around

While reading on-the-go has always been popular, especially in cities like New York, where most people are catching up on magazine subscriptions, newspapers, and the

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Summer Fun—Watching Films Outdoors

Saturday, June 4th, 2011
by on Playing Around

The drive-in is long gone, but we can still enjoy outdoor movies in the summertime. Bring a blanket, pack a picnic supper, gather a group

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Recessionary Summer Reading

Saturday, June 26th, 2010
by on Living Around

Summertime fun remains hampered by an uncertain economy. While word is out that jobs are slowly becoming available, the unemployed/newly re-employed/semi-employed continue to deal with

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Woman Around Town: Linda Fairstein—Trail Blazer

Sunday, January 3rd, 2010
by on Woman Around Town

It’s hard to imagine but when Linda Fairstein joined the Manhattan District Attorney’s (“D.A.’s”) office in 1972, she was the only woman in a class

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Lethal Legacy—Behind the Scenes at the Public Library

Sunday, January 3rd, 2010
by on Reading Around

Linda Fairstein’s mysteries also serve as tour guides into some of New York’s storied landmarks. In Lethal Legacy, her eleventh, we go behind the scenes

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Let the Wild Rumpus Start!
The Morgan Celebrates Sendak

Monday, October 12th, 2009
by on Playing Around

The East Room of The Pierpont Morgan Library is home to thousands of volumes from J. Pierpont Morgan’s personal library and numerous additions to the

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Library Way—Reading Your Way Across 41st Street

Wednesday, April 15th, 2009
by on Living Around

If you are a true New Yorker, you rarely walk down a street with your head held high. The risk is too great you will

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