Monthly Archives: November 2010

New York City Salon Stylists Give Cutting Edge at Thanksgiving

As New Yorkers prepare for the Thanksgiving holiday, women all over the city are making appointments with their manicurists and trusted hair stylists before the dinner party frenzy begins. This is as much a tradition as turkey and stuffing on … Continue reading

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Pizza in Forest Hills: A day in the life of D’Angelo’s

In New York City, pizza is as iconic  as yellow taxicabs and the statue of liberty. It’s such a staple of New York’s culinary culture that members of the United States Pizza Team, known for combining culinary arts with acrobatics, … Continue reading

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Nyack’s Free-Range Thanksgiving Turkey Truck

Nothing says Thanksgiving like a free-range, antibiotic- and hormone-free turkey. These holiday birds were pre-ordered and hand delivered from Dines Farms in the Catskills. At a pre-Thanksgiving farmers’ market in Nyack, NY, Mary Fields told us everything we ever wanted … Continue reading

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Recession’s Effect on a Brooklyn Barber Shop

On Point Barber Salon sits on a quiet street in Fort Greene, Brooklyn waiting for customers to come in. The medium sized shop has a giant flat screen television that lingers on a game, any game and on this particular … Continue reading

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New York Nails Go 3D

Long before the release of James Cameron’s three-dimensional blockbuster Avatar last December, nail artists in Japan were experimenting with 3D. “3D nail art started back in Japan about 7 years ago,” said Jenny Matayoshi,  a receptionist at Japanese nail salon … Continue reading

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Exploring Bryant Park’s Winter Wonderland

Each November, Bryant Park transforms into a resplendent winter wonderland nestled in midtown Manhattan. The Citi Pond ice rink is a centerpiece of Bryant Park’s winter season, and this November Citi Pond kicked off its sixth consecutive year as New … Continue reading

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Coney Island’s Ruby’s Bar Closes after 76 Years

For seventy-six years, Ruby’s Bar and Grill has been a Coney Island staple. It’s also been home to pirate-mermaid weddings, mermaid parade after-parties, and a timeline of photographs that date back as far as the bar does. But this October, … Continue reading

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Protected: Eagle Street Farm Prepares for Winter

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Still Waters in a Storm: A Reading/Writing Experience in Bushwick

Still Waters in a Storm, a grassroots organization based in Bushwick, Brooklyn, was founded by Stephen Haff. This is a place where people of all ages come to a one-room classroom to read, write, and listen. One of the most … Continue reading

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Patty Pops: Serving the Bronx with Chocolate Lollipop Magic

Petroula Lambrou is a 19-year-old Fordham University sophomore. Not only has she immersed herself in the academia of business, she has run a chocolate lollipop business for the past three years. While working at a local pharmacy in high school, … Continue reading

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