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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
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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
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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


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

Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013
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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


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How I Became the Adopted Parent of an African Elephant
And Why You Should, Too

Monday, July 30th, 2012
by on Living Around

Last night I saw a TV commercial about spaying our dogs and cats. There’s way too many abandoned animals in our crowded shelters, and this


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How to Throw an Olympics Party

Thursday, July 19th, 2012
by on Living Around

I don’t know about you, but I’m starting to get bitten by the bug; the Olympics bug that is….BIG TIME! Maybe it’s the fact that


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Woman Around Town: Rachel Stratton-Mills—
The Coach Behind the Olympic Swimmer

Wednesday, July 11th, 2012
by on Woman Around Town

Brooklynite Lia Neal, 17, has made the 2012 Olympic team and will compete in the 400-meter free relay in London. Neal, a rising senior at