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Cactus Flower—A Reblossoming From Decades Past

Thursday, March 10th, 2011
by on Playing Around

Cactus Flower, the farce written by Abe Burrows, blossomed in the 1960s. With Lauren Bacall in its original cast, the play had a successful run

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Woman Around Town: Karen Altfest: Money Management

Sunday, January 31st, 2010
by on Woman Around Town

“One of the tough things for women is that they don’t have role models for handling their money,” says Karen Altfest, Principal Advisor and Executive

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Surviving Job Loss

Sunday, November 15th, 2009
by on Living Around

This isn’t another one of those “revamp your resume, network, be ready with good interview questions” diatribes written and published on the job boards. Rather,

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Sleeping with the Enemy

Friday, August 28th, 2009
by on Living Around

About one year ago I separated from my husband, changed careers and took a pay cut. I was stressed paying a mortgage and maintenance on

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Outfitting College Dorm Rooms for Deserving Students

Tuesday, August 4th, 2009
by on Living Around

In a few weeks, moms and dads will load up the family SUV, drive miles away to various college campuses to help sons and daughters

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New York As Seen By Dutch Photographers

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2009
by on Playing Around

Four hundred years ago, the Dutch arrived in Manhattan. What would those early settlers think if they arrived in our city today? We can’t know,

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Women Around Town: Bert and Dana Freed – Classy Beads

Sunday, July 5th, 2009
by on Woman Around Town

Bert Freed and her daughter, Dana, have always loved beads. That love grew into a passion to teach beading while also creating and selling their

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Woman Around Town: Barbara McLaughlin –
Tulips on Park

Sunday, April 26th, 2009
by on Woman Around Town

Tulips blooming on Park Avenue are a sure sign of spring. While this color explosion seems magical, the work of some benevolent spirit waving a

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