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New York Landmarks, Past and Present

Saturday, April 25th, 2015
by on Playing Around

New York City has gone through convulsions of building construction and destruction since it’s earliest days as an American seaport and commercial capital. Even Walt

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Scatter My Ashes at Bergdorf’s

Friday, May 17th, 2013
by on Playing Around

The title comes from a New Yorker cartoon by Victoria Roberts. Two women sit having tea, one telling the other, “I want my ashes scattered

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Woman Around Town: Amity Shlaes
Pays Homage to a “Forgotten” President

Monday, March 4th, 2013
by on Woman Around Town

Until recently, Amity Shlaes, the author and columnist, was probably best known for her 2007 book, The Forgotten Man: A New History of the Great

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Susan Solomon—
Passion for a Cause

Sunday, October 25th, 2009
by on Woman Around Town

There’s nothing like a personal experience to instill passion and a sense of purpose. Susan Solomon, the CEO of the New York Stem Cell Foundation,

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Marina Franklin—Funny Lady

Sunday, October 11th, 2009
by on Woman Around Town

Marina Franklin is a rising star in the world of comedy. She’s not an overnight star. She’s been through all the preliminary steps that so

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