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New York Holiday Windows

During the holiday season, New York offers lot of diversions for tourists and natives alike. You can choose from the traditional, the offbeat and those that fall somewhere in the middle. But one thing that can be easily agreed upon … Continue reading

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UES Xmas 101: Where to find a Christmas tree in Yorkville

With t-minus 10 days until Christmas, there’s not much time to find a tree to accompany the stockings and yule logs adorning your Upper East Side apartment. If you’re in need of a tree — or just enjoy large plants … Continue reading

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This Holiday Season, Many New York Parents Choose Reason for Their Kids

It’s winter and the holiday season is fast approaching. It’s a time when many of us feel nostalgic for childhood – a time of innocence, when we believed that anything was possible. But just as many parents around New York … Continue reading

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How Does New York Influence Fashion?

My second assignment for Sunglass Hut’s “Full Time Fabulous” competition asked an important but extremely broad question: How does New York inspire fashion? Thee are many directions in which I think I could have taken this project, but I really … Continue reading

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Wearable Collections Helps New Yorkers Recycle

Adam Baruchowitz is the CEO of an innovative New York company called Wearable Collections, which aims to make recycling clothing “as easy as recycling bottles, cans or newspapers.” Baruchowitz started the company with an idea on how to eliminate waste, … Continue reading

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Graffiti, Inc.

Bio, an artist from the Bronx, is one of five graffiti gurus who make up Tat’s Cru, Inc., or Top Artistic Talents, a company of street artists-turned-professional muralists. Known as “The Mural Kings,” these innovators of urban advertising have been … Continue reading

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Sights and Sounds of Central Park

Urban Ranger Rob Mastrianni has been introducing people to the wonders of New York City parks for five years, from the wild reaches of Northern Manhattan’s Inwood Hill Park, which boasts deer that arrive from Westchester county and coyotes, who … Continue reading

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My friend Emily Wallace, 23, has been sick for over a year without a solid diagnosis. One doctor said it might be Lyme Disease, but the qualifiers for Lyme differ from state to state. She is from Connecticut, but moved … Continue reading

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Community in a Bad Economy: Queen of All Saints Church, Brooklyn

Two of Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s largest catholic churches just emerged from a year of tough financial scrutiny. Bishop Nicholas Dimarzio launched an initiative to shore up the stability of the 197 Catholic churches in Brooklyn and Queens and … Continue reading

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A Family Affair: The Oriental Pastry Shop in Brooklyn

On a stretch of Atlantic Avenue in a well-to-do part of Brooklyn, a number of Syrian and Yemeni restaurants and shops pepper the street. Next to a mammoth Urban Outfitters and across from a large grocery chain store is a … Continue reading

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