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Suspending Reality

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Burning Man collaborative art comes to Wan-Der-Lust By Elena Oumano The six artists behind “Wan-Der-Lust,” a month-long, (now through May 15), mixed-media pop-up exhibit on the ground floor of 72 Wooster Street, announces its mission in a black painted scrawl over the entrance: “Wanderlust is about the primal impulse for exploration. The work assembled expresses [&hellip
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More Than Antiques

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More & More Antiques offers surprisingly charming finds at low prices By Laura Shanahan Saints preserve us! Specifically, miniaturized versions of saints that appear to be hand-carved of an especially soothing-green translucent jade, (but are in fact “plastique”), accented with metallic gold touches. Find these approximately two-inch high Peruvian religious and cultural totems at More [&hellip
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Op Ed: City Getting Greener

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Whole-Foods-NYC-Green-bag2 There are exciting new ways that NYC is becoming more environmentally friendly – and still more we can all do. By Dan Garodnick In my tenure in the City Council, I have worked hard to push the envelope on ways to protect the environment — from authoring the City’s Green Energy Code, to requiring new [&hellip
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Friendly Competition

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Upper East Side author Meg Wolizter explores friendship and jealousy in her novel set in NYC By Beth Mellow What if your childhood best friend grew up to be way more successful than you are? Would you be able to stay friends or would you let your envy destroy the relationship? It is that exact [&hellip
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Nannies Under Suspicion

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Nanny After an Upper West Side nanny allegedly murdered two young children last year, parents and nannies navigate the lingering fears and tensions By Amy Eley Kyrie Vickers, 25, spends weekday afternoons playing with the 1-year-old boy she cares for in an Upper West Side apartment. Vickers and the boy play only blocks away from the [&hellip
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Forger Foiled

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By Jerry Danzig A member of the security staff at a Madison Avenue department store reported on Saturday, April 27, that he had stopped a man using a forged credit card to make a purchase of $505. Six credit cards were recovered from the man, all forged with his name on the front of the [&hellip
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