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Dressmaking in the Recession: The Story of Mary Adams

Mary Adams is a dressmaker who combines retro fashions and whimsical colors to create customized party and bridal dresses. She’s also dressed celebrities like Amy Sedaris, who wore her dress during an appearance on the David Letterman show. But like … 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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Tips to stay healthy during flu season

Along with Christmas trees and gingerbread houses, another staple of winter is seasonal influenza, aka the flu virus. Here are some tips to that can help put stop the flu in its tracks. 1. Get Vaccinated: Earlier this year, a … Continue reading

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A Positive Life: Living with HIV

Peter Lamarca was  diagnosed with HIV in 1990. At the time, it was a death sentence that would claim the lives of his friends and lover. While it took away the ones he loved, he refuses to let it take … Continue reading

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The Pest Next Door

Everyone loves a good neighbor – the kind of person who you’d trust to feed your goldfish and watch your house while you’re away on vacation. Unfortunately for some people, the person down the hall makes moving seem worthwhile. Dealing … Continue reading

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Do we need a food police?

Its no secret that America has an obesity problem. We spend half of our money on food,  and the other half is spent trying to lose weight. But is government the solution to our burgeoning bellies? According to several of … Continue reading

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A Fiesta in Brooklyn

The Brooklyn Botanical Garden held its 18th Annual Chile Pepper Fiesta on Saturday, October 2nd. Whether looking for groovy beats or spicy treats, their was plenty to offer visitors. The festival was truly a celebration of the diverse uses of … Continue reading

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