Urologist Says PSA is Still Important for Prostate Screening

Written by Dr. Cynthia Paulis on . Posted in Healthy Manhattan, Lifestyle, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, Special Sections, West Side Spirit

If you ask my cousin Sonny, the only reason he is alive today is because of free bagels and a PSA test. “Our local hospital was offering a free men’s prostate screening test, and afterward they served free coffee, bagels and donuts,” he said. “My friends and I would hang around, compare our numbers and [&hellip
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Get a Room: The Hotel Americano is so delightful you may not want to leave

Written by Regan Hofmann on . Posted in Arts Our Town Downtown, Dining Our Town, Dining West Side Spirit, Eat & Drink, Lifestyle, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, West Side Spirit

The Americano is so delightful you may not want to leave   The words West Chelsea and Beautiful People are enough to strike fear into the hearts of most of us mere mortals—not just those of average self-esteem, but also the pretension averse, the perfume allergic and the food lovers. These are not places you [&hellip
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Grappa 101

Written by Josh Perilo on . Posted in Dining Our Town, Dining West Side Spirit, Eat & Drink, Lifestyle, Our Town, The Penniless Epicure, West Side Spirit

Obsessing over the uniquely Italian wine It goes without saying that Italy is a wine-obsessed country. It makes perfect sense that they are; every area of Italy is a wine-producing region. Every single one. And it’s all, for the most part, really great. In addition to the culture being centered around wine, there is a [&hellip
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Rachael Ray’s NYC Book Signing: Burgers, Buns and the Culinary Star’s Rabid Fans

Written by Alissa Fleck on . Posted in Arts Our Town Downtown, Lifestyle, NY Press Exclusive, Our Town Downtown

Famously perky chef and TV personality Rachael Ray made an appearance at a Barnes & Noble in Union Square last night to speak and sign copies of her 20th cookbook, The Book of Burger, named for the musical Book of Mormon (coupled with a love of burgers), which reportedly “made [her] fall off [her] seat [&hellip
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Is the Euro 2012 Cup Plagued by Fears of Racism?

Written by NYPress on . Posted in NY Press Exclusive, Sports, Uncategorized

Euro 2012 host countries Poland and Ukraine find themselves under close scrutiny as racism accusations intensify. The Union of European Football Association (UEFA) has already opened several investigations as we approach the second week of the competition.   The controversy was sparked last month with BBC’s “Stadiums of Hate,” a documentary denouncing the presence of [&hellip
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Designer Boutique DwellStudio Opens in Soho

Written by New York Family on . Posted in Lifestyle

Dwell, dwell, dwell, look who has opened a flagship store in SoHo. In case you haven’t picked up on it yet–it’s DwellStudio. Founder and Creative Director Christiane Lemieux recently opened her 2,700-square-foot space on Wooster Street. And with one look, you know you’re in a well-curated design studio. Inspired by travel and design, Lemieux brings [&hellip
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Steve Nash’s Soccer Showdown Returns to Chinatown

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Lifestyle, News Our Town Downtown, NY Press Exclusive, Our Town Downtown

Nash’s Showdown  Back Again   Don’t feel left out because the USA isn’t part of Euro Cup ’12. It’s a bit upsetting that instead of showdowns vs. European power-houses, the US is playing unexciting World Cup qualifiers vs. Antigua and Barbuda, but that doesn’t mean there’s no soccer going on here on our home turf. In [&hellip
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Ritz-Carlton Makes Its Way to Israel

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Lifestyle, Travel

New luxury accommodations to open on Mediterranean waterfront From Boston to Paris to London, the New York mainstay, The Ritz-Carlton, keeps expanding outward and moving forward. The company, whose establishments in Battery Park and Central Park seem to be monuments, will look to Israel for its latest endeavor. Next month they’ll be opening The Residences at [&hellip
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Kelly Killoren Bensimon Can Make You HOT!: Mother and writer on her new “Supermodel Diet” book

Written by New York Family on . Posted in Lifestyle

Model, mother, writer and realty tv show star Kelly Killoren Bensimon on learning to eat healthy  Aside from running around the city (in more ways than one), what is perhaps most exciting in Kelly Killoren Bensimon’s life right now is her latest publishing venture. She has just released her fourth book, I Can Make You [&hellip
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A Guide to Living in the Now

Written by Ashley Welch on . Posted in Lifestyle

Author offers techniques for reducing stress by staying in the present Whether worrying about the future or rehashing the past, it may always seem difficult to focus on the present. However, Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D, makes the case in his new book, The Now Effect: How This Moment Can Change the Rest of Your Life, that [&hellip
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