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I’d Know That Butt Anywhere

Written by Jane Warshaw on . Posted in Arts & Film, Posts

With the Cat Butts magnetic mini kit ($6.95, www.runningpress.com), you’ll never mistake one breed of feline for another again. The extremely detailed illustrations on these handy die-cut magnets make it easy to distinguish the subtle differences between various cat asses. As a bonus for those of you unsure how to identify that which spews forth [&hellip
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Blood-Free Mess

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The city’s hospitals are running dry, as New York is currently experiencing its worst blood shortage in almost a decade. “It’s the most critical situation I’ve seen in the last 10 years—really touch and go,” says Dr. Carl. F. Wolf, director of the blood bank and transfusion services at the New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center. [&hellip
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Cats In Heat, Literally

Written by Jane Warshaw on . Posted in Arts & Film, Posts

Imagine being evicted into this hot summer heat with nowhere to go. Now imagine doing it in a fur coat. It’s kitty season, and New York City’s animal shelters are overflowing with cats and dogs. While man’s best friend have made themselves virtually indispensable catching Frisbees and swimming alongside their masters during the warmer months, [&hellip
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June, Jazz and Cognac At Hughes House

Written by Jane Warshaw on . Posted in Music, Posts

Langston Hughes would be happy to know evenings of great jazz take place at his house in Harlem. Lynne Arriale, a remarkable pianist, was just there playing material that moved easily from the upbeat to the contemplative. JAZZIZ magazine described her music as “the synaptic intersection where brain meets heart, where body meets soul.” That [&hellip
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Green-print For City Parks

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Parks in better neighborhoods are, well, better. Shocking, we know. So a study by the Citizen’s Budget Committee (CBC) and New Yorkers for Parks (a park advocacy organization) came up with a plan to improve New York City’s Public Parks—“Recommendation: Bring all parks to an acceptable condition,” the report states. Brilliant! Currently, the city gets [&hellip
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A Supreme Evening

Written by Jane Warshaw on . Posted in Music, Posts

Mary Wilson looks great. It’s hard to believe she’s 63. But as she once told a reporter from the San Francisco Chronicle who asked what her beauty secrets were, “Black don’t crack.” That may be the secret to her life. She’s certainly had a lot of provocations and difficult times. But she’s still as strong [&hellip
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