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Ambria Miscia

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Consigning the Upper East Side

(5) Comments | Posted December 2, 2010 | 3:06 PM

When you say the word "consignment," Park Avenue isn't exactly what pops into your mind. However, there they are, scattered little sanctuaries buried deep in the concrete jungle of the East 70's where bushels of divorcees and divas give up their precious couture, and often times walk away with new...

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Artistically Challenged: How the Economic Crisis Impacts Artists

(0) Comments | Posted March 3, 2009 | 3:57 PM

Everyone has heard the term 'starving artist.' Most painters, designers, actors and musicians were at least somewhat aware that they were following a free-spirited path that wasn't a financial sure thing. Relatives of us 'dreamers' often say, 'Well, you knew what you were getting into.' But, did we?

Many people...

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The Power of 'Vibes' in Politics Right Now

(0) Comments | Posted January 27, 2009 | 4:36 PM

With everything going on right now with our economy, it is our highest hope that everyone with power in Washington is truly hustling -- and making decisions with the fact that most people in the United States are operating in some sort of 'crisis mode.' Americans are in no mood...

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From Privilege or General Population ... From Which Come the Best Leaders?

(1) Comments | Posted January 8, 2009 | 11:29 AM

There are generally two schools of thought on the subject, or so I've found myself. Some people say, 'It doesn't matter where a President or Dictator is from - or how they've been raised: it all comes down to character.' On the other hand, there is the viewpoint that leaders...

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Do You Elect Anarchy When You Elect not to Vote?

(5) Comments | Posted October 28, 2008 | 6:38 PM

Inadvertently, I believe in some ways we do choose anarchy when we decide we've just become so dreary of our downward-spiral of a political system we aren't going to bother on Election Day. However, when a friend or acquaintance who I think of as any sort of equal tells me,...

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McCain/Palin Supporters = Country LAST

(11) Comments | Posted October 22, 2008 | 7:03 PM

White people. Not particularly a widespread term all over the country, but it's certainly not a completely foreign word to Americans either. It's slang. If you go to places like Montana, Ohio, Wisconsin and Kansas chances are you will meet a lot of them (white people, that is).


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