City Flirt

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Former NYU classmates turned co-authors flirt their way onto bookshelves By Angela Barbuti Although we may not always give it much thought, there is a certain art to capturing a man’s attention. After spending seven years exploring what makes men fall in love with them, friends Ariel Kiley, 32, and Simone Kornfeld, 31, released Smitten: [&hellip
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New Autism Camp More Than Summer Play

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Watch Me Grow, with locations downtown and on the Upper West Side, employs occupational therapists to work with autistic campers By Helaina Hovitz This summer, Watch Me Grow, a 4,000-square-foot space located at 361 E. 19th St, is offering a special six-week program for kids ages 3 to 5 years old. The studio, which has [&hellip
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Pride Week 2013

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The best events to celebrate LGBT pride this week If you want family-friendly fun FREE: The Rally Friday, June 28th, Hudson River Park’s Pier 26, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. You have to come to the official kick-off of NYC Pride! Motivational speakers will get you excited and surged up for the week ahead. The [&hellip
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Remembering the Real Story

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bloody-mary-cocktail-290x290 How our minds can trick us By Kristine Keller “I really like him,” is how a conversation began with a friend this past weekend over Bloody Mary’s at La Esquina. She sat in front of me twisting her celery stick and allowing the red froth to soak the giant ice cubes while recounting details of [&hellip
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Meet Seaport City: Mayor Bloomberg’s Last Pet Project

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Seaport City The mayor proposes constructing a giant new neighborhood off the coast of the Lower East Side By Adam Janos Mayor Bloomberg rolled out a $20 billion plan Tuesday called “A Stronger, More Resilient New York” in which the administration mapped out ideas for infrastructural changes that would protect the city from the threat of climate [&hellip
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Chin Picks Up Labor Endorsements

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Several prominent labor unions announced their support for Council Member Margaret Chin’s re-election last week. 1199 SEIU United Healthcare Workers East, New York Hotel and Motel Trades Council, 32 BJ and District Council 37 all issued endorsements for Chin. “The 220,000 nurses and caregivers of 1199 SEIU in New York City strongly endorse Council Member [&hellip
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New Athletic Facility in Battery Park

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Asphalt Green, a non-for-profit organization dedicated to promoting health through activity, sport and fitness, will open the doors of its new downtown location on June 15, leading to the launch of its summertime program offerings on June 24 and a Summer Day Camp program on June 27. The new 52,000 square-foot Asphalt Green Battery Park [&hellip
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