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6- Viennese & Spanish Guitars Side by Side

Two Diverse Exhibitions Open at the Met

Wednesday, January 15th, 2014
by on Playing Around

Early American Guitars: The Instruments of C.F. Martin Eric Clapton playing his 1939, 14-Fret 000-42 Martin Guitar The Met, known the world over for its

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La Promenade des Anglais:
A Taste of Southern France in Chelsea

Tuesday, May 29th, 2012
by on Dining Around

The Environment La Promenade des Anglais is a chic, but unpretentious restaurant marrying tribute to Nice’s main thoroughfare, its flaneurs* and a kind of low

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Robert Crais Tackles Human Trafficking in Taken

Sunday, February 26th, 2012
by on Reading Around

Human trafficking has been identified as the fastest growing criminal industry in the world. It’s easy to see why. Trading vulnerable human beings for the

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Hank’s Oyster Bar: A Taste of the Sea in Downtown DC

Wednesday, October 27th, 2010
by on Dining Around

Growing up in Warwick, Rhode Island, I was accustomed to the feel and smell of the ocean. No matter where you went, the cool, crisp

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El Porrón—Summer Tapas and Playful Elegance

Monday, July 19th, 2010
by on Dining Around

Perhaps I’ve done less appropriate things in a crowded, fine dining establishment than pour wine into my mouth from a pitcher. But doing so, at

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Leslie Tcheyan—A True Gem

Sunday, January 10th, 2010
by on Woman Around Town

“I really do describe my career basically as survival,” says Leslie Tcheyan, affectionately called “che” by those who know her. “It’s really the obstacles that

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Margaret Hoover–Cherished Legacy

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

Margaret Hoover has a last name with significant historical connotations—sometimes negative.  Nonetheless, it is a last name she is unequivocally proud to share. Her paternal

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