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Webby Awards Honor Best on the Internet

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Ben Stiller, Ken Marino and Erica Oyama speak onstage at the 17th Annual Webby Awards at Cipriani Wall Street on May 21, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for The Webby Awards) The downtown ceremony, in its 17th year, highlighted those who have used the web for social good By Helaina Hovitz On Tuesday night, hundreds gathered for the 17th Annual Webby Awards at Cipriani (55 Wall Street) in a ceremony that honored excellence on the Internet. One of the first to arrive on the red carpet [&hellip
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The Man With All the Answers

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Mark (5 of 10) A downtown philosophy guru helps people tackle the big questions in life in a practical way By Helaina Hovitz Three weekends ago, as spring finally began to blossom, I saw oodles of couples strolling through Washington Square Park, gearing up for summer love that they undoubtedly hoped would stick around through the fall. “Hey guys!” [&hellip
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Capital Grille Brings Charity and Class to the Steakhouse Scene

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3 NYC Locations: 
155 E 42nd Street - (212) 953-2000
120 W 51st Street - (212) 246-0154
120 Broadway - (212) 374-1811
Serving lunch and dinner. The steak joint offers a special wine to fight hunger By Helaina Hovitz My dad always liked to feel special at a steakhouse. He had the (perhaps slightly unrealistic) expectation that everyone would begin to fuss as soon as we arrived, shouting, “Oh, my god, they’re here!” To be fair, I think that anyone dropping [&hellip
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Point Foundation Gala Commences, Despite News in Boston

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Neil Patrick Harris attended with finance David Burtka. Photo by A.Sussman/Invision Nigel Barker and The Estée Lauder Companies honored at event for prestigious national scholarship  By Helaina Hovitz  The annual Point Foundation Honors Gala went on as planned at Chelsea Piers last night, with over 450 guests in attendance despite the disturbing news that broke just hours earlier. According to event staff, an NYPD patrol boat carefully cruised alongside the edges [&hellip
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Theater Brings Possibility to Local Teens

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Photo by Christopher Smith With NYC afterschool programs continuously cut , the Possibility Project brings relief to struggling students through the performing arts By Helaina Hovitz It’s a brisk Saturday morning in April, and a group of inner city students are rehearsing a musical of their own making at East Side Community High School on 12th Street and 1st [&hellip
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From Wreck to Ritzy

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45W67-15ABC_TRRC1_WEB The Upper East Side has the highest number of run-down real estate properties in the city, but that’s creating an opportunity for renovation-happy buyers By Helaina Hovitz If you’re movin’ on up to the East Side, you’d better bring a contractor with you. According to real estate listing site Point2Homes, the Upper East Side has [&hellip
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Internet Week Kicks Off in Soho

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Internet The event’s preview party showcased some of the out-of-the-box thinking that’s in store By Helaina Hovitz Last Thursday, April 4, an Internet Week New York preview party was held at Design Within Reach’s newly renovated Soho Studio at 110 Greene Street. Eventually, 400 guests mingled easily as they sipped on ginger-flavored cocktails and Saporo beer, [&hellip
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DVF Awards Honor Courageous Women

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BFA_5837_666360 The fourth annual Diane von Furstenberg Awards celebrated outstanding women for their leadership, strength and courage in their fields By Helaina Hovitz Despite an injured host’s broken arm—a casualty of skiing in Aspen—the fourth annual Diane von Furstenberg Awards went ahead last Friday, honoring women who have demonstrated leadership, strength, and courage in their respective fields, [&hellip
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