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Classes Offer City Seniors Knowledge and Friendship

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By Laura Shin After a successful 30-year career at the United Nations, Upper East Side resident Gail Winograd is now a student. On a recent Thursday morning, she treks out in frigid weather to attend a literature course on Somerset Maugham. During lunch, Winograd and her friend discuss the novel they are reading for the [&hellip
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Neighborhood Chatter: Nadler Ranks, Hoylman Backs Lappin, ‘My Micro NY’ Wins Bid

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Jessica_Lappin_2006_CROPPED ‘My Micro NY’ Wins Bid The results are in: Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Deputy Mayor for Economic Development Robert Steel and Development Commissioner Mathew Wambua announced the winners of the adAPT NYC Competition last week. Among the 33 proposals submitted, the winning proposal, “My Micro NY,” came from a development team made up of Actors Fund [&hellip
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Subway Tragedies Spark Outrage from Politicians

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Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer wants answers after a recent spike in deaths, injuries By Caroline Lewis A man jumped onto the subway tracks as an R train came hurtling toward the platform at the Fourth Avenue-Ninth Street Station in Park Slope on Sunday morning. The man was taken to the hospital and remained in [&hellip
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The Rise of the Book Trailer

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Picture 2 Will trailers replace literary reviews any time soon? If the book and movie industries have their way, they just might. By Ben Crompton A gangster is shot down by his best friend, bullets fly, and liters of animated blood spill on the pavement. Movie trailer? Nope. Video game? Guess again. At the end of the [&hellip
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The Best I’ve Ever Had: Panna Cotta

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Bar Pitti's Panna Cotta Our resident snacker takes on the venerable Italian dessert By Elian Zach I’ve said it once and I’ll say it again: I’m not a winter person. I much prefer my shorts-and-tank look to my Uggs-and-ushanka one, but if anything, spending eight winters in NYC has taught me that there is no such thing as a [&hellip
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Pick of the Litter: The Cutest (And Most Adoptable) Pet of the Week

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attachment Tina is one of two adorable, four-year-old Beagle/ Shih Tzu mixes (her brother Toby is also available for adoption!). Tina and Toby are very bonded to each other and would love to go home together! They are also affectionate with people: Tina likes to snuggle under your chin and Toby loves belly rubs! Tina is [&hellip
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