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Shhh! Prohibition Party at the Woodrow Wilson Home

Monday, February 24th, 2014
by on Living Around

Have you had a Manhattan and a slice of pecan pie together? I hadn’t, but at a Speakeasy, it seems like the two are effortlessly

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2013 – We Survive A Year of Computer Meltdowns,
Government Shutdowns, and Embrace A New Pope

Friday, January 17th, 2014
by on Living Around

Depending upon your point of view, the number 13 signals bad luck or good luck. There was plenty of both in 2013. Washington was responsible

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White House Down – The Oval Office Goes Die Hard

Friday, June 28th, 2013
by on Playing Around

I take my personal security very seriously. So says President Sawyer (Jamie Foxx). Of course, he hasn’t been careful enough as he left his security

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Jay Gatsby’s Name Could Have Been Mud

Monday, May 13th, 2013
by on Playing Around

There are two films now in theaters that have a lot in common – The Great Gatsby and Mud. Comparing a movie based on a

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Fashion Takes Flight

Wednesday, February 6th, 2013
by on Shopping Around

As surely as the spring, feathers are coming, floating back into designer awareness perhaps inspired by their appearance on Downton Abbey, perhaps in anticipation of

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Newport: Glorious in History and Times Gone By
But Fresh with New Music, Cuisine and Vitality

Friday, August 3rd, 2012
by on Living Around

Did you know The Great Gatsby, True Lies, Amistad, Dan in Real Life, Evening and 27 Dresses are just some of the films shot locally

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Trendspotting: Brogues

Sunday, April 22nd, 2012
by on Shopping Around

Go figure. On the one end of fashion, we have towering high heels sometimes aided and abetted by platforms. On the other, the emergence of

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The Select (The Sun Also Rises)

Wednesday, September 14th, 2011
by on Playing Around

Last year, Elevator Repair Service (ERS) stunned New York theatergoers with a six-hour production, Gatz, a word-for-word dramatization of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby.

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