Posts Tagged ‘Angela Barbuti’

A Sweet Night at the Y

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chocolate-show-2011-8 Chocolate Fest returns to the 92 Y on April 21st By Angela Barbuti “There’s nothing better than a good friend, except a good friend with chocolate,” is a well-known quote from Linda Grayson. On Sunday, the 92 Y will celebrate this statement with their annual Chocolate Fest. Guests befriend chocolatiers and learn everything they ever [&hellip
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Tour de France

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Celeb 3_Photo by Alison Harris Writer David Downie regales New York City with tales of the French countryside By Angela Barbuti David Downie embarked on a journey most would only dream about — he walked across France, and wrote a book about it. Downie and his wife, photographer Alison Harris, took the 750-mile walk together, Downie armed with a notebook [&hellip
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The World of Jenks is Close to Home

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Celeb Profile_Andrew Jenks Filmmaker Andrew Jenks on his documentary series that is transforming MTV By Angela Barbuti Andrew Jenks is changing the world. In a recent episode of his MTV documentary series World of Jenks, he paraphrases a famous quote when he says, “Never believe a small group of people can’t change the world, because that’s the only [&hellip
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Maura Tierney is a Lucky Girl

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Celeb_Maura Tierney (c) Starla Fortunado The actress talks about Margaret Thatcher, Hudson River Park, and Tom Hanks By Angela Barbuti Maura Tierney has a lot to feel lucky about. Not only has she moved back to NYC, but she won a leading role in Nora Ephron’s Lucky Guy, where she gets to work alongside Tom Hanks every night. The 48-year-old, [&hellip
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Fire and Forget: Local Vets Publish Short Stories of War

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Book A group of veterans publishes an anthology of fictional tales of war By Angela Barbuti In the fall of 2008, at the Creative Writers House at NYU, a group of writers was brought together by their shared life-altering experience–they had all served in the military. What they didn’t realize at the time was that their [&hellip
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A Bachelor on Valentine’s Day

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Sean Lowe, star of ABC’s ‘The Bachelor,’ weighs in on everything from the ideal date to mistakes women make in their search for the perfect mate. By Angela Barbuti Sean Lowe will be alone this Valentine’s Day—but don’t feel bad for him just yet. The 29-year-old recently finished taping a season of ABC’s The Bachelor, [&hellip
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New York Gives Val a Perfect Score

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‘Dancing with the Stars’ heartthrob on learning English from Steve Urkel, Sheepshead Bay and hip-hop By Angela Barbuti Now that the season of Dancing with the Stars is over, New Yorkers get to have Val Chmerkovskiy all to themselves for a while. When the 26-year-old came back home to New York after placing third in [&hellip
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Cantone Just Can’t Say No

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Mario_HeadOn The comedian and actor reveals his love for Liza and pizza By Angela Barbuti Mario Cantone will poll the audience demographic at his show at Gotham Comedy Club this weekend—but he already knows what to expect. “Older, younger, black, white, some gay, mostly straight,” said the 53-year-old comic, who celebrated his birthday this past Sunday. [&hellip
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Carla’s Hall of Fame

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‘THE CHEW’ CO-HOST DISHES ON LED ZEPPELIN, TAKE-OUT MENUS AND HER SIGNATURE MAC AND CHEESE BUNDLES By Angela Barbuti If you turn on The Chew each weekday afternoon, you will see Carla Hall’s warm personality, which she can’t help but blend into all that she cooks. Therefore, it is not surprising that the name of [&hellip
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A Not-So-Typical Day for Rachael Ray

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THE FOODIE TALKS ABOUT CELEBRITY CHEFS SETTING HER KITCHEN ON FIRE, HER APPLE-ONION THANKSGIVING STUFFING AND MICHAEL J. FOX By Angela Barbuti Rachael Ray is an inspiration to home cooks everywhere, but the fact that she lives downtown gives New Yorkers a definite advantage. Neighbors go so far as to ask her what she’s cooking [&hellip
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