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Ten Feet Deep

Posted on 18. Dec, 2009 by .

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With the 00’s coming to an end on December 31, we can look back at this decade as the one that changed it all. From the 9/11 attacks to the crumbling economy, the 00’s turned our world upside down and shook to the core age old institutions, leaving most of them to scramble and try […]

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Dear Santa

Posted on 18. Dec, 2009 by .

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Most of the letters are handwritten, while some are typed. They don’t  ask for the same things, although there are recurring themes. Some are funny, some a little obnoxious, and some are very sad. But all of them start the exact same way: “Dear Santa.” After all, there is no other way to start a […]

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Art After Dark

Posted on 08. Dec, 2009 by .

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The line was over 200 people long on E. 89th St. at the corner of Fifth Ave. last Friday night. The doors were supposed to open at 9 p.m. but 20 minutes later the fancy looking crowd was still patiently waiting outside in the cold. Most of them had started lining up over an hour […]

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The holidays at Bryant Park

Posted on 05. Dec, 2009 by .

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Last night was the Bryant Park Christmas tree lighting ceremony, and the Bryant Park Corporation spared no expenses for the festivities. The fun started around 7 p.m. when an announcer explained the schedule for the night, which featured ice skating and singing before actually lighting the 30,000 lights on the 50 ft. Christmas tree. The […]

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Female soldiers find a voice

Posted on 24. Nov, 2009 by .

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Genevieve Chase,32, created the American Women Veterans (AWV) last year because she wanted to have a space for female veterans that would focus on women’s issues, and a group that would accommodate all generations, all eras, and all branches of service. Never did she dream that a few months later she would be marching the […]

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Welcome to Pumpkintown

Posted on 04. Nov, 2009 by .

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Thanksgiving is coming up soon, which means fun fall activities are going on all around New York.  The trees have turned yellow, the weather is crisp and cool, and pumpkins have made their yearly appearance once again. I recently visited Hank’s Pumpkintown in Watermill, Long Island. After purchasing a 10$ wristband, visitors are free to […]

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Oh, Canada

Posted on 27. Oct, 2009 by .

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As a proud Canadian, Tim Hortons is the place to go to back home when I am craving Timbits and coffee. But Timmy’s is also the great sandwich and soup place where we stop at on our drive to the countryside, a much wiser choice then the greasy meals at a dirty Harvey’s or McDonald’s. […]

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