Posts Tagged ‘Ashley Welch’

Museum Director Brings Her Historical Expertise Downtown

Written by NY Press on . Posted in Downtown OTTY Awards, Special Sections

Susan Henshaw Jones has revitalized the South Street Seaport Museum By Ashley Welch Susan Henshaw Jones had her work cut out for her when she became the president of the South Street Seaport Museum in the fall of 2011. Earlier that year, financial struggles forced the maritime museum to lay off most of its staff [&hellip
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The ABCs of Men and Vitamins

Written by Ashley Welch on . Posted in Healthy Manhattan, Lifestyle, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, Special Sections, West Side Spirit

When it comes to vitamins and minerals, many men are not getting enough nourishment. According to the USDA, men ages 31 to 50 need to eat 350 percent more dark green vegetables and 150 percent more fruit per day than they currently do in order to meet federal dietary guidelines. Ideally, more fruits and veggies [&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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From Black Panther to Columbia Lion

Written by Our Town on . Posted in Arts & Film, Arts Our Town, Arts West Side Spirit, Books, News Our Town, News West Side Spirit, Our Town, West Side Spirit

Black History-Jamal Joseph Jamal Joseph attended a protest in Harlem the night Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated. Though the protest was mostly peaceful, looting and rioting broke out. Cops began clubbing and shooting at the protesters, making no differentiation between looters and those simply shouting phrases like “The King is dead.” The police chased Joseph, a [&hellip
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