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New York’s Changing Retail Scene

All those vacancies? Are they part of a paradigm shift? (Yes.) Will mom-and-pop shops survive…


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Six Books to Read in February

An American Odyssey goes Greyhound, a “cleaning lady” gives us an earful, a glorious record…


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New Experiences: The Fine Art of Travel

Whether you are a lover of the arts, an aspiring writer or a foodie, here…


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Ten Books for Us to Read Now

Will Schwalbe was a voracious reader who spent the last two years of his mother’s…


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New York Seniors and the Clutter Dilemma

The stuff we’ve accumulated over the decades is reaching epidemic proportions, taking up valuable square…


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Hairstyle News: Isn’t It Time for an Update?

The look of favor today is either tousled or sleek-but-askew, says super-stylist Yves Durif. Plus,…


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The Latest in Makeup: Think Little or None

Makeup is almost passé in New York City. The look today is all about artlessness,…


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Travel Groups for Women Only

The demand for all-female travel groups has increased by leaps and bounds, pushing travel agencies, tour providers…


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How to Soundproof Your Apartment

Companies that soundproof windows, floors, and walls are in high demand. By Georgetta Lordi Morque…


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Because I’m Worth It: Going Gray in Style

Gray hair used to be unfashionable and unforgiving; these days it’s sexy and a signature…


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Top Wig Boutiques in New York City

Millions of women are using wigs to dress up, dress down, or avoid the hassles…


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The Best Dressmakers in New York City

A versatile, affordable dressmaker who can update a favorite outfit or copy a Chanel is…


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Pages That Bind: Book Clubs in New York City

Members often form strong bonds that keep a club going, even when they disagree about…


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New York City’s Best Knitting Shops

Local yarn dens provide an antidote to high-level urban stress in a clubby setting. By…


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