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The beach bum and boating life are usually the providence of Florida or California. We don’t normally think of the metropolises of the Northeast to be home to the sun culture of people who live on boats or spend all of their time on beaches. But you can find some interesting seaside life right here… Read more »

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There are as many ways to see reading as there are books to read. Reading can be an escape. Reading can be a concentrated investigation. It can be didactic enrichment. It can be sensational entertainment. Without question though, the print in every book guides the reader’s eyes along paths of discovery lined with information that… Read more »

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The heart of Robert Kobayashi’s new exhibit is three pointillist paintings from the 1980’s: Prince Street, Door to Balcony and Cat and the Fiddle. The pointillist technique makes the figures and images shimmer with life. The meticulous touch of the tip of the brush directs the eye from the particular to the whole. Through this,… 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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I wish I had a dollar for each time my father asked me, “What were you thinking?” I spent more time in silence after this question than the collective moments of quiet I grudgingly accumulated in church. Answering your father’s “What were you thinking?” inquiry, well, you may as well throw a live grenade straight… Read more »

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Just when you thought “classy” and “bacon tater tots” didn’t belong in the same sentence, The Eddy popped up on East 6th and proved us all wrong. Wallflower duo Jason Soloway and Chef Brendan McHale, along with their uncanny talent for hand selecting a ridiculously perfect staff, have made their mark on Curry Row with… Read more »