Two Tropical Soirees, Downtown Style

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Rainforest Last month saw a lot of green in the downtown scene By Helaina Hovitz April was a big month for downtown, especially in the green department—which also happens to be the color of money, which is usually heavily involved. At the Bowery Hotel on April 23rd, the African Rainforest Conservancy hosted its 22nd Annual Artists for Africa [&hellip
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Capital Grille Brings Charity and Class to the Steakhouse Scene

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3 NYC Locations: 
155 E 42nd Street - (212) 953-2000
120 W 51st Street - (212) 246-0154
120 Broadway - (212) 374-1811
Serving lunch and dinner. The steak joint offers a special wine to fight hunger By Helaina Hovitz My dad always liked to feel special at a steakhouse. He had the (perhaps slightly unrealistic) expectation that everyone would begin to fuss as soon as we arrived, shouting, “Oh, my god, they’re here!” To be fair, I think that anyone dropping [&hellip
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Unofficial Parade Lights Up Dark Downtown

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Photo by Emily Johnson By Emily Johnson The theme of the annual Village Halloween parade this year was to have been a 2012 Mayan countdown. With the streets of downtown Manhattan already dark and apocalyptic in the aftermath of superstorm Sandy, the parade was cancelled for the first time in its venerated 39-year history. But on Wednesday night, more [&hellip
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New Survey Shows Queens Residents Most Optimistic about City

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Image courtesy of Wiki Commons. by Nora Bosworth While New Yorkers are famously loyal to their own boroughs– Brooklynites could never imagine living in the chaos of Manhattan, Manhattanites could never imagine not living in the chaos of Manhattan–it seems that a less mainstream region of the city is filled with its most optimistic campers: Queens. A new study by [&hellip
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Mind-Body Training for Positive Thinking

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Nika Dearing   By Nika Dearing When we think of training, we might envision world-class athletes dedicating hours to perfecting their craft. We could look at it as a form of learning and re-learning until every aspect is understood and mastered. This is very much like the mind-body training we do during self-reflection and development. We must [&hellip
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