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Is All That Glitters Really Gold?

Monday, December 30th, 2013
by on Living Around

Gold glitters, and especially so this time of year. But those who hold it in portfolios are seeing some tarnish on a commodity that historically

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WAT’S Proust Questionnaire: Anita Campbell –
CEO of Small Business Trends

Friday, November 22nd, 2013
by on Woman Around Town

Anita Campbell is founder, publisher and CEO of Small Business Trends, which provides news, resource and advice for small businesses. She also is CEO of

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Woman Around Town: Wendy Long—
In a New York State of Mind

Monday, July 23rd, 2012
by on Woman Around Town

Still fresh from her June 26 Republican primary victory, Wendy Long greets me at the door of her Carnegie Hill apartment. Along with Rosie, her

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Bob Smith: Playing for the Presidents

Wednesday, April 11th, 2012
by on Living Around

Serving six presidents as the official White House pianist, Bob Smith played during many special gatherings. But one VIP night during the Reagan Administration stands

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Washington National Cathedral—
The Nation’s House of Prayer

Thursday, April 5th, 2012
by on Living Around

On August 23, 2011, at 1:51 p.m., an earthquake that measured 5.8 on the Richter Magnitude Scale was felt all along the East Coast into

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Kiss Me, I’m An Irish Author

Thursday, March 15th, 2012
by on Reading Around

There’s a great tradition of storytelling in Irish culture. In the old days, bards were well- respected in Hibernian society. They were part of the

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Raunchy Burlesque #%!@s Passion Play

Friday, March 9th, 2012
by on Playing Around

Hot Lunch Apostles is not for the faint of heart. Brave, shameless, and immensely inventive it lurches back and forth between gross-out burlesque and fervent

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1911- It Was a Very Good Year- a Centenary Celebration

Monday, November 14th, 2011
by on Playing Around

When KT Sullivan throws a party, it’s standing room only. Friday night, the Metropolitan Room is abuzz with friends, family, and avid devotees-many in the

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