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Island Black Tie Collection

McKenzie Liautaud thrives from traveling this beautiful world, education, pearls, and making people feel great. Liautaud stems from Haitian roots, studied psychology and went to Manhattan's Fashion Institute Of Technology specializing in accessory design. Show More Summary

NYC's Byblos Shows the Amazing Variety of Lebanese Cuisine

The cuisine of the Levant is certainly well represented in NYC, though rarely does it receive the panting praise for those fleeting darlings that the food media is infatuated with at any given moment, which at this moment seems to be Southeast Asian and Mexican. Show More Summary

Astoria Characters: The Two Who Aren't One

The guy behind the desk gets up to answer the phone. In the blink of an eye, he's back. Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Richard, left, and Manny are identical twins. But wait a second. He's wearing a black shirt. When he left, it was blue....Show More Summary

Aisle View: 'Dada' in the Nursery

John Benjamin Hickey and Patrick Breen in Dada Woof Papa Hot. Photo: Joan Marcus Peter Parnell's enigmatically-titled Dada Woof Papa Hot -- the new Lincoln Center Theater production at the Mitzi Newhouse -- turns out to be yet another...Show More Summary

First Nighter: John Pollono's 'Lost Girls' With Piper Perabo; Taylor Mac's 'Hir' With Kristine Nielsen

In contemporary writing for the theater, it can sometimes seem as if there's an undeclared competition to determine which playwright can produce the most dysfunctional American family play out of all the dysfunctional American family plays going. Show More Summary

From Upper Middle Class To Hip Hop's World Class: A Day In The Life Of Peter Rosenberg

It was a quarter to six on a Monday morning when we met on 395 Hudson Street. For such a high profile radio personality, he was cool and collected. Thoughtful, witty and poised. Sporting a pair of Levi's, red and white Nikes and a matching Mitchell and Ness sweater, he wasn't dressed like how I'd imagined him to be. Show More Summary

Patti Smith and Robert Mapplethorpe

Ronald Tiersky November 6, 2015 Rec.: Patti Smith and Robert Mapplethorpe Patti Smith, now in her late 60s, began as a punk singer and celebrity of in the 60s and 70s, who blossomed into a noted writer and is still rocking, a cult personality. Show More Summary

'On Your Feet!': Dance the Night Away

Everyone knows and accepts the power of Gloria Estefan's voice, but now, thanks to Broadway's new musical On Your Feet!, you can experience the power of Estefan's story, too. With her husband and producer Emilio by her side, Estefan (played beautifully by Ana VillafaƱe) took the music world by storm in recent decades. Show More Summary

Helping Veterans Face a Web of Legal Crises

Blog Author: Keith Hoffmann, Equal Justice Works Fellow, New York Legal Assistance Group VA medical centers are places where many veterans receive their health care, engage with other veterans in support groups, therapy sessions, and socialize. Show More Summary

How I Became a Foodie Superhero

The following is an excerpt from The Raging Skillet: The True Life Story of Chef Rossi, a memoir with unique recipes, now available for purchase. There they are: my sheep, two hundred of them, at the Horowitz-Chang wedding. They kick back their chairs and smile, too full to do anything but sigh. Show More Summary

The People United

New York makes it hard for citizens to influence policy. They cannot put an issue on the state ballot no matter how many signatures they gather. And although the state Constitution has a home rule provision, cities and counties lack authority to undertake some of the most basic initiatives. Show More Summary

How I Became a Foodie Superhero

There they are: my sheep, two hundred of them, at the Horowitz-Chang wedding. They kick back their chairs and smile, too full to do anything but sigh. It had been a grand affair in the turn-of-the-century, factory-cum-Soho-style loft in newly chic Long Island City. Show More Summary

A Special Gift for the Holidays: A Home and Family

Picture yourself at home for the holidays, the smells of dinner coming from the kitchen, the sound of laughter throughout the house, family members on the sofa watching TV. Perhaps old friends are coming by for a visit - maybe gifts will be exchanged. Show More Summary

First Nighter: 'Allegiance' Attempts to Musicalize World War II's Japanese-American Internment Camps

We all know about the importance of being earnest, but it's likely we all underestimate the importance of not being earnest. That importance struck me while watching Allegiance, the new musical about the Japanese-American internmentShow More Summary

The People Rejected Keystone XL

Four years ago, on a hot August night in 2011, a few dozen people gathered in a church in Washington, D.C preparing to get arrested. It was the eve of Tar Sands Action, two weeks of sit-ins that we'd planned to take place at the White...Show More Summary

A-Rod Should Have Won the Comeback Player of the Year Award, Hands Down

There's a reason the Comeback Player of the Year Award comes out long before the Cy Youngs and the MVPs, even before the Gold Glove awards. After all, it's an awfully boring award. This year's winners, of course, are Prince Fielder of the Texas Rangers and Matt Harvey of the New York Mets. Show More Summary

Lulu-mania Sweeps New York City

Lulu, it seems, is everywhere. Frank Wedekind's legendary femme fatale, who's beguiling behavior inspired nearly as many artists as Helen of Troy's beauty launched ships, can be found all over New York City. Alban Berg's modernist opera,...Show More Summary

Why I Felt Like a Failure When I Didn't Make It on Broadway

In 1963, I made my last stab at being a hit on Broadway. I bought the rights to Ken Kesey's book, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest. It was a first novel, not yet the bestseller it would eventually become. I was crazy about the book -- maybe not the best phrase to use given the subject matter. I hired Dale Wasserman to write the play. Show More Summary

Harlem Nights: A Bar That Embodies The Heart & Soul Of Harlem

Harlem was my home until about three years ago. As I was leaving the neighborhood, it was quickly changing. That was good and bad depending on the circumstance. As of now Harlem is no longer the largest African-American community in America. Show More Summary

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