Posts Tagged ‘Manhattan Memoir’

Summer Guide 2009

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Beth Ostrosky Stern is a “born animal lover.” She jokes that when her parents brought her home from the hospital, she had to get approval from the dog, a rescued mutt, before she was welcomed into the family. Ostrosky Stern inherited that passion  and has been working with the North Shore Animal League America for [&hellip
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Summer Guide 2009: Food and Drink

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Backyard-starved New Yorkers like nothing more than to eat and imbibe al fresco during warmer months. We’ve rounded up some of our favorite bars and restaurants that offer outdoor seating—be it on a patio, deck, sidewalk or rooftop. As summer is a good time to explore other neighborhoods, our selections extend far beyond the Upper [&hellip
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Summer Guide 2009: Theater

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Marathon 2009 After 31 years, Ensemble Studio Theatre’s one-act play festival is still going strong, with options ranging from the economy to a showdown between a nun and her most rebellious student. If unproven talent gets you down, the E.S.T. Festival is for you during the summer months. (May 22 to June 27, E.S.T., 549 [&hellip
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Summer Guide 2009: Books

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KGB’s Fantastic Fiction Enjoy the kind of speculation that won’t end with you losing all your money. A mix of veteran and up-and-coming writers of speculative fiction (science fiction, fantasy and horror) read excerpts and short stories once every month for this free event. This summer, highlights include critically acclaimed writer Brian Francis Slattery on [&hellip
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Summer Guide 2009: Comedy

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This is New York Strapped for cash but still want to see comedy on a Saturday night? Get some nachos and a can of Tecate as Derrick Comedy Presents a free stand-up and variety show every Saturday at Long Island City’s new comedy club. May through June, The Creek, 10-93 Jackson Ave. (at 11th St.), [&hellip
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