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Paws-a-tively Ready for Their Close-Ups

Carmen González, who is very possibly New York’s ulti-mutt dog photographer, ruffs—oops, riffs—on her career…


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Leaf-Turning Autumn Music in the Berkshires

We’re talking Beethoven, Ravel, Chopin, jazz, blues, folk, gospel, Judy Collins, Van Morrison, Pink Martini,…


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Don’t Agonize, Organize! Here’s What To Do Now

Get out and support women’s fundamental right to choose. Our liberty is at stake By…


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The Promiscuous Gardener

Riffing on the sly and guileful beauty of roses By George Blecher   The author,…


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Dining with Strangers in their Home

Shared-economy alternatives to restaurant meals are a quick way of making new friends—no tips required…


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The Man Who Loved Movies

Dan Talbot set the pace for independent films and arthouse cinemas in New York—and way…


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Coming of Age in the Years Preceding Roe

What price personal autonomy? Remembering the days when abortions were illegal By Roberta Hershenson  …


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A Book That’ll Jolt Your Mind

Everyday Play: A Campaign Against Boredom is a quirky, offbeat, maybe even subversive guide to…


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House Painting, Ancient Roman-Style

Frescoes from a vanished world offer a modern take on meanings and makers. By Maddine…


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The Story of My Half-a-Knee Surgery

A robot was involved, and swear words were uttered, but healing time was remarkably quick…


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Bolts out of the Blue—and Other Colors, Too

The football-field-size Zarin Fabrics, in business 85 years, is a prime resource for home upholstery…


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Memory Slipping? Try Playing Mah Jongg!

You can fortify your brain power and positively affect your mood through the game of…


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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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