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American Weirdness: San Antonio, TX

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014
by on Living Around

I’m not going to lie: I was dreading Texas. So was Alexa. We had our own preconceived notions of oil-drilling, Ted Cruz-supporting, bolo tie-wearers with

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El Maguey Y La Tuna –
Mexican Food on the Far Lower East Side

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014
by on Dining Around

Should you find yourself on the far Lower East Side – say, for a visit to the Tenement Museum – with a hankering for unpretentious

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New York, Baby! A Small Town Girl Moves to the City

Friday, October 11th, 2013
by on Living Around

“Honey go wash your hands, this city is dirty.” “If someone asks you the time, you don’t know it; if you pull out your phone,

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Laura Dave’s The First Husband:
Sometimes Love Gets Messy

Monday, May 21st, 2012
by on Reading Around

Annie Adams loves the film Roman Holiday. “It was my comfort movie,” she says. “It was, quite simply, my comfort.” Unfortunately for Annie, every viewing

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G.I. Joe Jared, Based On One Really Bad Date

Friday, July 15th, 2011
by on Playing Around

Julie (Kerry Fitzgibbons) and Susan (Tiffany May McRae) are best friends in their twenties who have fallen out of touch. This slight, quirky, play takes

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Arts Across the River

Thursday, May 19th, 2011
by on Playing Around

It’s about time Queens debunks its reputation as the “sleeping” borough. In fact, Long Island City, the new artsy enclave where the city’s creative minds

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Mole Mexican Restaurant—For Cinco de Mayo or Anytime

Thursday, May 5th, 2011
by on Dining Around

Away from the bustle of the city in a beautiful pocket of Williamsburg overlooking the East River is the fourth location of Mole, headed by

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Aurora—Delicious Old World Menu in Brooklyn

Sunday, June 20th, 2010
by on Dining Around

We’re girls who know what we want. Especially when it comes to dining. But Aurora’s Damien Graef, general manager and impassioned wine maestro, was likably

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