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Nashville Comes to New York

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Nashville star Jonathan Jackson will rock B.B. King’s By Angela Barbuti Jonathan Jackson recently landed another dream job. On ABC’s new series Nashville, he gets to combine two of his talents — acting and singing. “It’s a dream come true. I never thought a role like this would come along,” the thirty-one-year old said about [&hellip
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Residents Furious Over Photos

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People living in the Zinc Building became unwitting subjects of photographs now for sale in a Chelsea gallery By Jake Pearson In one photo, a woman is on all fours, presumably picking something up, her posterior pressed against a glass window. Another photo shows a couple in bathrobes, their feet touching beneath a table. And [&hellip
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Aid Honored for Service During Sandy

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Home health aid Vietta Horton stayed by the side of her 92-year-old client for a week straight when the storm hit By Helaina Hovitz Lower East Side resident Connie Moscarella, 92, was afraid to fall asleep during Hurricane Sandy. Fortunately, she was with her home health aide of nearly seven years, Vietta Horton, 61, who [&hellip
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End of Life Care for a Generation that Boomed

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New ways of thinking about eldercare could help our aging population thrive By Adam Janos Jewish Home Lifecare and Himan Brown Charitable Trust hosted a Health Policy Symposium at the Alexandria Center on East 29th Street earlier this month to address growing long-term health care needs that stand to confront the baby boomer generation of [&hellip
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A Fun Brunch With My Mom, On The DL

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Dinner on Ludlow extends their menu to brunch, with a nightclub vibe By Helaina Hovitz Unfortunately for my mother, the dancing queen of her day, my dad is not a dancer. And, just her luck, dancing was not yet on the menu when we had brunch at Dinner on Ludlow (95 Delancey Street). The popular [&hellip
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Eye-Catching Specs

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Jeffrey’s Manhattan Eyeland beats generic chain shops By Laura Shanahan Let’s play a little game, you and me. I’m going to give you clues, and you guess what type of venue we’re visiting today, OK? In the storefront window is a lineup of an artfully wrought painted plaster zebra, tiger and antelope, and an avant-garde [&hellip
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Magnetic Musicianship

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Terrence Blanchard brings jazz to opera By Valerie Gladstone Terrence Blanchard takes big risks. Ever since his early years with drummer Art Blakeley’s legendary Jazz Messengers, the 51-year -old trumpeter has stepped out to try new things, winning five Grammy’s along the way, most recently for the heartrending song cycle A Tale of God’s Will [&hellip
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Local Legislators Lead The Charge for Women’s Equality

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State Senator Liz Krueger and others trying to push Equality Act onto Senate floor By Joanna Fantozzi Last week, Senator Liz Krueger and other legislators, including City Councilmembers Jessica Lappin and Gale Brewer, forming a Women’s Equality Coalition, held a press conference to call attention to Governor Cuomo’s 10-point Women’s Equality Act. New York gender [&hellip
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Subway Prepping for Next Big Storm

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After recovering from extensive damage from Hurricane Sandy, the MTA is gearing up for the next giant weather event By Karen Matthews Removable panels and inflatable plugs are among the ideas New York City’s transit officials are considering to stop the next big storm from flooding the subway system the way Superstorm Sandy did, officials [&hellip
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