Posts Tagged ‘NYU’

Stumbling to the Altar: Meet Mr. ‘I Would’

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FW-DEV1 Devan Sipher’s ‘The Wedding Beat’ By Leonora Desar Devan Sipher made his living for more than five years writing about some of New York’s most lavish weddings for the New York Times’ Vows column, even though he’s a forty-something single Jewish guy who spends Saturday nights alone in his Chelsea studio. Sipher’s debut novel The [&hellip
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Keyholes: Inside the literary leaning abode of writer Sue Shapiro

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When you’re the author of over nine books and an NYU/New School Journalism professor, and your husband is a successful television and film writer, your profession is bound to rub off on your home. Such is the case for Greenwich Village-based writer Sue Shapiro and her husband, Charles Rubin. Their fifth-floor apartment, located off Broadway [&hellip
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Haunted Ground

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The superlative ghostly hangouts of Downtown Manhattan By Annie Lubin Most (Proven) Haunted Place: Merchant’s House Museum The Merchant’s House Museum is the oldest New York City home to have survived virtually intact. Built in 1832 and occupied by the same family for 100 years, the house would be interesting if only because it’s a [&hellip
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Notable New Yorkers Reveal Their Sacred City Spots

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By Emily Thomas “Curiouser and curiouser!” cried Alice in the classic children’s story by Lewis Carroll. The well-known phrase became an adage for 9-year-old Jeryl Brunner when she wandered into Central Park and discovered the sculpture of Alice atop a bronze mushroom reaching for the White Rabbit’s pocketwatch. “I remember looking at the statue and [&hellip
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Movie Man

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The cinematic life of William Wolf By Allen Houston William Wolf is a walking encyclopedia of film theory and history. Whether interviewing Ingmar Bergman, Charlie Chaplin or screening the latest indie flick, Wolf, a famed film critic, president of the Drama Desk and NYU professor, has been documenting the highs and lows of the New [&hellip
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