Posts Tagged ‘Lifestyle’

NY Family: Sam I Am

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newyorkfamily   Samantha Bee has made me laugh so hard I’ve hiccupped for 23 minutes straight as I watched her flex her funny bone on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. She has made me cackle to the point where I’ve forgotten what time it was as I devour the essays in her book I Know I Am, [&hellip
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Lights On…in Lower Manhattan

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Downtown Alliance’s Kelly Rush lets us know what’s opening and closing Without vision, a people perish. Or, in my version of this proverb for the column: Without glasses from the right eyewear shop, one might not be able to find one’s way to the spa…or to the restaurant for ribs. In this week’s edition, pamper [&hellip
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Valentine’s Gift Guide (That Won’t Break the Bank)

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The best easy-on-the-wallet gifts There is no doubt that Valentine’s Day is met with anxiety and trepidation by New Yorkers hoping to do the night justice. For those budget-conscious romantics or for those of us who need a bit of inspiration, below is a list of some of the best Valentine’s Day buys, promotions and [&hellip
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Valentine's Day Events

Written by Our Town Downtown on . Posted in Eat & Drink, Lifestyle, Our Town Downtown

youvegotmail From readings in the buff to a cocoa-themed Shabbat dinner, we present the best in V-Day happenings for you and your loved one. Top Pick Wednesday, Feb. 15 FREE We’ve Got Mail Housing Works Bookstore Café, 126 Crosby St. (betw. E. Houston & Prince Sts.); housingworks.org; 7 p.m., $5. An evening like never before for [&hellip
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Wine Consumers’ Grape Expectations

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Imagine if your state legislature, in a bid to protect mom-and-pop bookstores, barred Amazon.com from shipping into your state. Or if a local town council, worried about local dairy farmers, prohibited grocers from selling milk. Or if lawmakers banned the sale of potato chips and candy bars on Sundays in an effort to shrink our [&hellip
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NY Family: J&R's New Baby

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j&r The famous 40-year-old family-run business opens a megastore for parents this month.  It’s a brisk day in early January at J&R Jr. and Jason Friedman is showing his wife and kids what has kept him so busy for the past six months. The space isn’t quite finished, shelves are only partially stocked and luggage still [&hellip
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NY Family: My Body Belongs to Me

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abuse How to talk to your Child about Sexual Abuse.  A few years ago, Jill Starishevsky, a prosecutor of child abuse and sex crimes in NYC, handled a case where a little girl was being regularly molested by her stepfather from the time she was 6-years-old until she was nine. After three years of being abused [&hellip
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The Cure For the Common Hospital

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hospital Beth Israel Medical Center The Comprehensive Epilepsy Center Steven Wolf, MD, Director; & Patricia McGoldrick, NP, MPA,MSN What inspired you to create The Comprehensive EpilepsyCenter at Beth Israel? The need to have a family- and child-friendly center where care is coordinated between disciplines, where patients have access to their providers and where there is continuity of care from [&hellip
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Valentine's Day Events

Written by Our Town Downtown on . Posted in Eat & Drink, Lifestyle, Our Town Downtown

youvegotmail From readings in the buff to a cocoa-themed Shabbat dinner, we present the best in V-Day happenings for you and your loved one. —Compiled by Staff Top Pick Wednesday, Feb. 15 FREE We’ve Got Mail Housing Works Bookstore Café, 126 Crosby St. (betw. E. Houston & Prince Sts.); housingworks.org; 7 p.m., $5. An evening like [&hellip
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