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Nora Ephron—The Voice of a Generation

Wednesday, June 27th, 2012
by on Living Around

My guy friends would often kid me about buying a men’s magazine. I couldn’t resist. Nora Ephron was a columnist for Esquire and as a

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Newseum: Celebrating Freedom of the Press

Sunday, April 8th, 2012
by on Playing Around

If we had to choose what freedoms set America apart from other nations around the globe, freedom of the press would be at the top

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Fear And Loathing: On The Campaign Trail ’72

Tuesday, April 5th, 2011
by on Reading Around

The best writers of fiction and nonfiction narratives alike are the ones whose words are capable of taking the reader away to another time and

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Dr. Rachel Brem—Breast Cancer Detective

Wednesday, October 27th, 2010
by on Woman Around Town

Rachel Brem was 12 years old when her mother was diagnosed with breast cancer. “I just decided that I would do everything I could to

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Lethal Legacy—Behind the Scenes at the Public Library

Sunday, January 3rd, 2010
by on Reading Around

Linda Fairstein’s mysteries also serve as tour guides into some of New York’s storied landmarks. In Lethal Legacy, her eleventh, we go behind the scenes

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The Pictures Generation: The Medium Was the Message

Friday, April 24th, 2009
by on Playing Around

Walking through the Metropolitan Museum’s new exhibit, The Pictures Generation, 1974-84, is like entering a time capsule. As a Baby Boomer growing up in this

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The Ultimate One-on-One, Frost vs. Nixon

Monday, January 26th, 2009
by on Playing Around

Ten minutes into watching the absorbing Frost/Nixon, it’s easy to forget you are watching an actor portray Richard Nixon. Frank Langella transforms himself into the

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