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UPPER EAST SIDE Easter SERVICES

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St. Jean Baptiste Catholic Church 184 East 76th Street between Lexington and Park Avenue Good Friday 12:00 p.m. Stations of the Cross 3:00 p.m. Choral Liturgy of the Lord’s Passion and Death 7:30 p.m. Choral Service of Tenebrae Holy Saturday 9:00 a.m. Simple Service of Tenebrae 7:30 p.m. The Great Vigil of Easter, Choral Liturgy [&hellip
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Ten ways to a good night’s sleep

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Getting enough sleep is an important part of maintaining overall health Healthy sleep habits can make a big difference in your quality of life. Having healthy sleep habits is often referred to as having good “sleep hygiene.” Try to keep the following sleep practices on a consistent basis: Stick to the same bedtime and wake [&hellip
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Boro Prez and others call for landmarks law reform

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West Side Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer and representatives from the New York Landmarks Conservancy and the Historic Districts Council are calling for reforms to the city’s landmarking process. The appeal comes on the heels of the of the Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) declining to consider landmark status for the Rizzoli bookstore building at 31 [&hellip
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Out & About

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April 11 AARP-Tax Aide: Free Tax Return Preparation Service 67th Street Library, 328 East 67th Street 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Free AARP volunteers, who are certified by the IRS, prepare all returns. There is no cost to you for preparation and no cost to you for electronic filing (e-file). Certain returns with voluminous data [&hellip
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Art To The Masses

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Before he was accustomed to wearing a suit every day, Ian Wardropper fondly remembers spending hours studying at the Frick Art Reference Library during his earliest years as an art history graduate student at the Institute of Fine Arts in New York. Since being appointed museum director in of the Frick Museum in 2011, Wardropper [&hellip
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New York Love Story

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Police Commissioner Bill Bratton and his wife Rikki Klieman had read about one another for years in Boston before meeting when she surrendered a fugitive to him in 1990. They joined forced while he was making a name for himself as a prominent cop on the rise, and Klieman was doing the same as a [&hellip
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Good Ethics In Real Estate

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Real estate mogul Fred Peters has enjoyed rediscovering New York City throughout his career for the past thirty years. After working as Sales Director at Albert B. Ashforth, he worked to acquire the 95-year old business, renaming it Warburg Realty in 1991. Peters has since doubled the size of his company, become co-chair of The [&hellip
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Fighting For Diversity

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Since his time as a student attending Stuyvesant High School on East 15th street, Dr. Gary Butts has always worked to prove stereotypes wrong. Born in New York he has seen the city at its worst, and focused his career on improving the quality of healthcare offered to children in all five boroughs for the [&hellip
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Helping Kids Stay Fit

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After being approached by members of the executive board at Asphalt Green in 1994, Carol Tweedy could not picture herself shifting her career in social services to one involved with physical fitness. Once she saw the facilities being built on East 90th Street she realized that improving people’s health was another way for her to [&hellip
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