A Poster Couple a Year Later

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Farid Ali Lancheros and George Constantinou with their son and daughter, Milena and Gustavo, at their restaurant Bogota Latin Bistro. Photo by Jonathan Springer. By David Gibbons Freedom to Marry (FTM) sparked its campaign to win the right to same-sex marriage in New York State last year with a series of short videos featuring charming, engaging gay couples–not least among them George Constantinou and Farid Ali Lancheros–that put a human face on the issue and helped insure the movement’s [&hellip
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Bryant Park Film Fest’s First Day a Delight

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Great movies and atmosphere deliver a huge, friendly picnic Bryant Park was bustling once again, as a mass picnic of many-a-film-fan pitched its blankets on the park’s large lawn for the first Monday of the summer-long Bryant Park Film Festival. “I’ve come out every year for the past four years,” said one girl and her [&hellip
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Remembering Dad: A Mother Reflects on Her Father, The Overlooked Warrior

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blog2990nal By Debra Flashenberg Growing up, my mother was always the main caregiver. She was the one that schlepped me to Hebrew school, ballet, and voice lessons. My father, on the other hand, worked. I remember my dad’s presence mostly at dinner and on the weekends. After he came home from work, he would tuck himself [&hellip
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