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Woman Around Town Celebrates
Five New York Press Club Awards

Wednesday, June 15th, 2011
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The New York Press Club gathered on June 13 at the Water Club to honor great writing and Woman Around Town was among those singled

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Orlando Bloom on Dyslexia

Sunday, October 3rd, 2010
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The actor Orlando Bloom has starred in four of the ten top-grossing movies of the past decade, which include films in The Lord of the

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Become a Parent in Action

Sunday, May 30th, 2010
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How does a parent prevent a child from trying alcohol and drugs? It’s tough in an environment where peer pressure and cultural influences seem overwhelming.

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Flight 33 Is Still Circling

Sunday, May 23rd, 2010
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I first thought about time travel in 1961, when I saw a Twilight Zone episode called “The Odyssey of Flight 33,” in which a plane

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College Life in an Era of Disconnection and Excess

Monday, May 17th, 2010
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Whoever thought that Animal House would seem quaint and innocent? Toga parties, beer kegs, food fights— the 1978 film’s depiction of life on campus is

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Mean Girls: The Evolution

Sunday, January 24th, 2010
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For one year, a few decades ago, I was a very mean girl. I stopped speaking to my best friend, Sandy; I turned away when

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Goodbye, School Days! (Hello? Did Anyone Hear Us?)

Sunday, November 1st, 2009
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Last year, when my younger daughter graduated from high school, our family wrapped up fifteen years as participants at three different schools. We left with

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Uncovering the Private World of Teens

Monday, February 2nd, 2009
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By Pamela Weinberg Do you know where your teen goes on Saturday night? Is binge drinking something that high schoolers do here in the city?

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