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Phantom In The Church

Posted on 12. Nov, 2009 by .

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On a rainy Halloween night the congregation wore costumes to church. A nun welcomed parishioners at the door, and a woman dressed as 60s activist Angela Davis, with a big Afro and African print shirt sat in the last row. Two men dressed as monks with long brown robes with hoods put the final touches […]

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Winning really is everything

Posted on 07. Nov, 2009 by .

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When the 2009 baseball season started, Alex Rodriguez was in the middle of a PR nightmare after admitting he used steroids. But yesterday, as the baseball season officially ended with the Yankees celebrating their 27th World Series championship, A-Rod got a key to the City from Mayor Michael Bloomberg. A-Rod made his way through the canyon […]

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The value of cash

Posted on 01. Nov, 2009 by .

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Today I had the unfortunate luck of  having no cash in my wallet on my way to getting a pedicure. I really needed some pamper me time, after another long week at school. I think that to keep my sanity, I really need to make an effort to do something for me, not related to […]

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Cell phone etiquette

Posted on 28. Oct, 2009 by .

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I miss the days when you could quietly read, close your eyes, or think, while you rode the subway or took the bus. Grant it, I know New York City is loud, but once you are used to it, subway noises become background noise.  All that has officially ended thanks to the ubiquitous cell phone. […]

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Powerful married men and cheating

Posted on 25. Oct, 2009 by .

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When news of Steve Phillips‘ latest office indiscretion hit the tabloids earlier in the week, it got me thinking about the long list of powerful married men who cheat on their wives. Why do they think it’s ever a good idea? Do they really think they will be the first not to get caught? Whether […]

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The simplest thing, sometimes are the hardest

Posted on 22. Oct, 2009 by .

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For some kids playing well with other comes naturally. But for others, interacting with other children can be a challenging experience.  Particularly, if by the time you are 3 years old, you have experienced some traumatic event, or where born with an illness, that leads you to be diagnosed as emotionaly disturbed. That’s how some […]

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Talking hair at the shop

Posted on 20. Oct, 2009 by .

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Finding your passion is the key to enjoying life. And when that passion leads you to a profession where you make people feel better about themselves, it’s even better. As a hairstylist, Courtney Matthews knows a thing or two about beauty. But the best part about his job, is the fact that as a business […]

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In New York, Everybody is Welcomed

Posted on 11. Oct, 2009 by .

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In a city of 8 million people, you can’t go a week without  a group celebrating their heritage. While the rest of the world likes to think of New York as a great melting pot, I think the term great salad bowl fits best. New York doesn’t want you to forget where you came from, […]

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Brooklyn's got art

Posted on 27. Sep, 2009 by .

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What would have been a day of paint, laughter and community building, was washed away by the rain. On Sunday, Move About Brooklyn, South of Navy Yard Artists, and the Myrtle Avenue Revitalization Project were scheduled to host a street fair and put the final strokes on a mural on Myrtle Avenue. Unfortunately Mother Nature […]

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