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SCHNEIDERMAN PICKS UP EAST SIDE ENDORSEMENT

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By Dan Rivoli East Side Assembly Member Micah Kellner endorsed his fellow legislator from across the park, State Sen. Eric Schneiderman, for attorney general. Kellner bucked his East Side colleagues in the Assembly by choosing Schneiderman over Richard Brodsky, a fellow member of the Assembly who represents Westchester. East Side Assembly members Jonathan Bing and [&hellip
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MAY FLOWERS

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By Charlotte Eichna Dante Park is getting a flower market, thanks to the Lincoln Square Business Improvement District and the group GrowNYC. Visitors can choose from hundreds of local plants and flowers, including annuals, assorted pots, bulbs, herbs, perennials, cut flowers and vegetable plants. Folk duo Dagmar and cellist Sean Grissom are scheduled to perform [&hellip
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CITY COLLEGE’S NEW PREZ

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By Megan Finnegan The City University of New York will induct Dr. Lisa Staiano-Coico, former provost and executive vice-president of academic affairs at Temple University, as its new president Aug. 18. Staiano-Coico, an educator and researcher in microbiology and immunology, will become the university’s 12th president, succeeding interim president Dr. Robert Paaswell. A graduate of [&hellip
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Skin Deep

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Preparing for a long-awaited summer glow. By Ashna Ali After the long spell of seasonal confusion, we’re all counting the days until we can face a full sun—no peek-a-boo. Since winter has beaten our faces dry, it will be essential to give our skin some TLC for the summer. Here are some tips for the [&hellip
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‘Oaky’ Is Not a Four-Letter Word

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Don’t hate Chardonnays just because you’re supposed to By Josh Perilo Sometimes I don’t even realize I’m doing it until I’m standing in the middle of the supermarket, my voice rising incrementally and bleating: “I don’t care how many viewers it has, I think Family Guy is the un-funniest show that has ever aired on [&hellip
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Every Man for Himself

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Russell Crowe plays Ridley Scott’s everyman again—this time with arrows By Armond White At a reported cost of over $200 million, according to the London Telegraph, Ridley Scott’s Robin Hood refutes the old altruistic axiom “rob from the rich and give to the poor.” All the charm and meaning has been taken out of this [&hellip
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City Week: May 14–May 20

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A Selective Listing of Recommended Cultural & Community Events Compiled by Samuel Chamberlain Friday, May 14 Ballet Signatures—The New York Theatre Ballet recreates classic ballets by choreographers Antony Tudor, Frederick Ashton and Jose Limón as part of its “Signatures 10” show. An informal discussion follows the performances, which include Tudor’s experimental work “Trio Con Brio,” [&hellip
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DIY at the NYPL

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By Lydie Raschka Gathering to make crafts may seem more suited to the Midwest than to our steel and concrete city. But tell that to the dozens of henna-haired hipsters, Starbucks moms, silver tops and Michelle Obama look-alikes (and a few men) who showed up April 17 at the New York Public Library’s main branch [&hellip
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