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The Road Less Taken: Lessons from a Life Spent Cycling

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014
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Kathryn Bertine’s journey as a professional cyclist hoping to make it to the Olympics fell shy—but she’s neither shy nor reticent about the stumbles she


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Garbage In, Garbage Out: Misguided Reasons
For a Dump on the Upper East Side

Wednesday, November 20th, 2013
by on Living Around

No one, it seems, wants to live next to a garbage dump, not even New York City’s newly elected mayor, Bill de Blasio. A longtime


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WAT’s Proust Questionnaire: Dyllan McGee –
Collecting Women’s Stories on

Friday, August 30th, 2013
by on Woman Around Town

Dyllan McGee is on a mission: to create a “living library,” videotaping groundbreaking women and presenting their stories on the website, Along with her



Ellen Crosby’s Multiple Exposure
Launches an Intriguing New Series

Thursday, August 15th, 2013
by on Reading Around

Photographer Sophie Medina is no stranger to danger. Her assignments often take her to war zones while her husband, Nick, works for the CIA. Returning



Independence Day in Our Nation’s Capital

Saturday, June 29th, 2013
by on Living Around

Looking for ways to spend your 4th of July weekend? Here are a few suggestions. America’s National Independence Day Parade Always a show-stopper this parade


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Woman Around Town: NBC’s Andrea Joyce –
Breaking the Ice for Women Covering Sports

Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013
by on Woman Around Town

Andrea Joyce has spent most of her career on the sidelines and, from that vantage point, has influenced television and sports. Growing up in an



There’s A Lot To Cheer About In Bring It On: The Musical

Tuesday, August 21st, 2012
by on Playing Around

How delightful to experience a Broadway show that’s family friendly, and great fun for adults, too. As soon as I got home from seeing Bring


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Lessons from Parents at the Olympic Games

Friday, August 10th, 2012
by on Living Around

Any parent who has ever sat on the sidelines at a school sports match can identify with the parents of Olympic athletes. Most parents know


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