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Patricia Palermino’s American Folk Art
Focuses on Two Cities She Loves

Friday, November 29th, 2013
by on Shopping Around

If you have yet to discover Patricia Palermino’s American Folk Art, this is the perfect time. Her paintings turn familiar landmarks in two of her

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Lunch Atop a Skyscraoper

Men at Lunch – The Story Behind Eleven Workmen
Perched on a Girder 850 Feet in the Air

Tuesday, October 15th, 2013
by on Playing Around

The American Film Institute (AFI) was created by a presidential mandate announced in the Rose Garden of the White House by Lyndon B. Johnson in

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Sofia Exterior

Sofia Wine Bar—Come to Decompress, Enjoy Italian Food,
And Perhaps See A Star from SNL

Friday, September 14th, 2012
by on Dining Around

At 7 p.m. on a splendid Monday evening there were literally dozens of half empty restaurants between 50th and 51st Street on Second Avenue. But

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Tower from Bottom

The George Washington Masonic Memorial—
Imposing, Intriguing, and Slightly Mysterious

Monday, April 16th, 2012
by on Living Around

It looms over the city of Alexandria, Virginia, a 333-foot tall memorial to George Washington, the nation’s first president and a freemason. Tourists who exit

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Diego Rivera Murals for The Museum of Modern Art

Thursday, November 10th, 2011
by on Playing Around

What could be more timely in New York City, as the Occupy Wall Street movement grows and expands, than an exhibition of the murals of

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Sidewalk

A Unique NYC Sightseeing Experience Onboard THE RIDE

Saturday, April 30th, 2011
by on Playing Around

Looking up at the giant futuristic bus, I did not know what to expect as I boarded THE RIDE and became a tourist in my

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Pavlick

Woman Around Town: Dr. Anna Pavlick—On A Mission

Sunday, May 2nd, 2010
by on Living Around, Woman Around Town

“I always knew I wanted to be a doctor and specialize in oncology,” says, Dr. Anna Pavlick of the NYU Cancer Institute. “Growing up in

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Rockefeller Center Is Christmas in New York

Sunday, December 20th, 2009
by on Living Around

Photos by Carol Toscano It’s the most famous Christmas tree in New York and has been lit every year since 1931. This year’s tree, the

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