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Reminiscent of artists like Florence and the Machine, Cat Power and Yo La Tengo, The Meaning of Life creates dreamy, ethereal, psych-rock sound from singer/bassist Marta DeLeon and guitarist Christian Gallardo. Following the November release of the band’s new single, “I Want To Do With You What Spring Does With The Cherry Trees,” The Meaning… Read more »

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Do you know New York City has an extraordinary and diverse storytelling community? It’s all over the five boroughs, every night. And many of the events are free. All you need to do is check out newspapers and magazines and online sites like Time Out New York and NYC Storytelling. I’ve been part of this… Read more »

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AANY’s New Yorker of the Moment for November is Lucia Kaiser. Kaiser’s list of accomplishments is interminable. To start she is a two-time Emmy Award-Winning Producer who got her start as publicist & talent coordinator for the Johnny Carson Show. She also has a wonderful reputation for opening doors previously closed to women Kaiser was… Read more »

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Love Letters continues its run at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre with Alan Alda taking over for Brian Dennehy in the role of Andrew Makepeace Lad III and Candice Bergen following up Carol Burnett as Melissa Gardner. Under the direction of Gregory Mosher the two will continue these roles until December 18th. A star filled lineup… Read more »

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Halloween is a fun time in New York, with a big Halloween parade, haunted house tours and other enjoyable events. There’s the Halloween Parade through Greenwich Village, cemetery visits, or a ghost and murder walking tour. Allow me to add one more suggested activity for you: go see my Misfits cover band Green Hell. FULL… Read more »

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Friday night The Replacements took over Forest Hills with a long-awaited concert at the historic Forest Hills Stadium. Though the band’s current tour began in 2013 this show marked the first time in over 20 years that the band played in New York. That time away seems to have improved the group’s live act taking… Read more »

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Summer is when many New Yorkers plot when and how they are going to leave the city for as long as possible. Although this has been a relatively mild summer so far (we still have to get through the rest of August), New York summers can be a cauldron of oppressively humid heat and sweaty… Read more »

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If Experimental got a mod Gallic facelift, traded craft cocktail whizzes for jaunty sommeliers, and perfected the art of in-house pickling and charcuterie-ing, let’s just say it’d be a force to be reckoned with. It happened. On Centre Street. And you should go. The folks at ECC have gotten themselves a one-way ticket on the… Read more »

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1. Brunch at The Bailey: When walking through the Financial District early on Sunday morning, you’ll spot a tour group or two, standing around taking pictures of the New York Stock Exchange – but will be surprised by just how barren downtown can be. Practically alone in this concrete wasteland, you’ll walk down Wall Street,… Read more »