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This Brat Pack Member Is Always Packing

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ws_andrewmccarthy_headshot.tiff ACTOR AND TRAVEL WRITER ANDREW MCCARTHY ON ‘PRETTY IN PINK,’ and HIS NEW BOOK By Angela Barbuti Andrew McCarthy will forever be part of the iconic group of teenage actors from the ’80s known as the Brat Pack. And to this day, people still talk to him about it. After an audition on the Upper [&hellip
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Live Auction with CK Swett for Colon Cancer

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Gloria Borges at her "Cancer Victory Party" If you or a loved one has been affected by colon cancer, let Gloria Borges’ story serve as an inspiration.   Almost two years ago, 28-year-old Borges was diagnosed with Stage IV colon cancer. The diagnosis came in the midst of personal success. A graduate of Duke University and Stanford Law School, Borges was an [&hellip
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Pick of the Litter: Cutest (and Most Adoptable) Pet of the Week

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attachment One night in May, a couple was driving back to NYC from upstate, when they suddenly saw one little kitten all by herself in the middle of the road. They stopped the car, rescued her, and brought her to Bideawee! Zelda was rushed to our veterinary hospital where she needed fluids immediately for dehydration. Now [&hellip
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Our Endorsements for Senate, Surrogate Court and Civil Court

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Olga Statz We Endorse… With the race for president dominating the airwaves these days, it’s sometimes difficult to remember that New York City has its own primary on Sept. 13, which includes several key state Senate seats as well as the two newest justices for Civil Court and Surrogate Court, important positions that seldom receive as much [&hellip
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Yoga Pro Dishes Relaxation Tips

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Dana Slamp_king pidgeon By Sharon Feiereisen With summer coming to a close and workloads amping up we spoke with yoga pro Dana Slamp, one of Pure Yoga’s most popular instructors, about what we can do to ease tensions, anxiety, and stress. Do you have a good breathing exercise to alleviate anxiety?  For anxiety, sit in a quiet place [&hellip
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Party’s Over: How the Fall of Vito Lopez is Weakening Speaker Silver

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VitoLopez Less than two weeks ago, Assemblyman Vito Lopez and Speaker Sheldon Silver were among the two most powerful men in New York state politics. Now, a sexual harassment scandal that has dethroned the Brooklyn Democratic boss is weakening Silver, who has been untouchable in the Capitol for more than a decade. To read the full [&hellip
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Lights On… In Lower Manhattan: What’s Opening and Closing

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downtownalliancelogo Downtown Alliance’s Kelly Rush lets us know what’s opening and closing I’m holding on to summer like a screaming toddler holds on to the bag of candy mom just bought at the sweet shop. I’m going to put my fingers in my ears and tell fall to take a hike while I sip a cucumber [&hellip
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