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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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Fashion’s Night Out NY Style

Tuesday, September 11th, 2012
by on Living Around

Fashion’s Night Out. One of the most chaotic nights of one of the most chaotic weeks of the New York City calendar. This year did

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The Battle of the Bands “A Capella Style”

Wednesday, June 27th, 2012
by on Playing Around

Often, when one hears about a battle of the bands, “a capella choral group” isn’t the first thing that comes to mind. But at this

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Woman Around Town: Dana Perino—
Networking by the “Minute”

Monday, June 11th, 2012
by on Woman Around Town

It’s six p.m. on a spring evening in New York and Dana Perino, political commentator and co-host of the FOX News Program, The Five, enters

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Betsey Johnson Loses Her Stores But Not Her Fans

Tuesday, May 29th, 2012
by on Shopping Around

Betsey Johnson will turn 70 on August 10 and by anyone’s measure, her fashion business has had an incredible run. Generations of young girls squealed

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In The Trenches With A Fashion Hunter:
Interview With Tara Muscarella

Friday, November 4th, 2011
by on Playing Around

I spoke with Tara Muscarella (above left), manager of the Soho consignment shop Second Time Around and one of the fashionistas featured in the new

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Alexander McQueen—Savage Beauty at the Met

Saturday, August 6th, 2011
by on Playing Around

The Met’s Alexander McQueen show closes at midnight, Sunday, August 7. People have been waiting up to four hours to get in. Here is Charlene

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Serendipitous—My Missed-Out Moment for Romance

Thursday, July 14th, 2011
by on Living Around

A few months ago, I was working as a long-term substitute teacher at a school in upper Manhattan. Although I had no background in the

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