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Friday, September 13 Art Exhibition – Notched Bodies: Insects In Contemporary Art Arsenal, 830 5th Ave., 9 AM – 5 PM, free An exhibition of eleven contemporary artists who offer probing personal interpretations on the importance of insects through a variety of media. Contact info: 212-360-8163 Introduction to Novel Writing Workshop 2013 (1 session) African [&hellip
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A Farmer Speaks

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In 1987, when I left Manhattan’s Upper West Side and corporate employment to try my hand at organic farming in upstate New York, almost everyone who knew me thought I was suffering a severe lapse of judgment. The un-spoken assumption was that after a year or two I’d be back in town, a chastened and [&hellip
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“Record-Setting” Driving Lap Around Manhattan Leads to Arrest

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A driver who allegedly posted an Internet video of himself speeding around Manhattan in just over 24 minutes is facing charges of reckless driving, authorities said Friday. According to a criminal complaint charging Adam Tang with reckless driving, Tang claimed he never went over 100 mph and ran only one red light at a pedestrian [&hellip
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Local Finalists Announced for NYC Neighborhood Library Awards

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The Charles H. Revson Foundation announced last week the 10 finalists for the first annual NYC Neighborhood Library Awards, which celebrate the crucial role of local libraries in serving the city’s diverse communities. The Awards – the first of their kind to honor individual branch libraries – generated 4,310 nominations from New Yorkers.  “These nominations [&hellip
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Your Candidates for District 6

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We asked the seven people running to replace current Council Member Gale Brewer in the district that covers the Upper West Side why they should get your vote.   Ken Biberaj Democrat Vice President of The Russian Tea Room Your number one priority on your first day in office: I want to bring new ideas [&hellip
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