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Entries by Kate Kelly from 02/2011

Weather at Its Worst: The Schoolhouse Blizzard

| Posted 02.01.2011 | New York

New York is now on record for 2011 having been the snowiest January, and as we all talk and text and blog about the annoyances of the snow, it is worth taking a look back at other times and other storms.

Comics Reclaimed for Kids by Kids and Educators

| Posted 02.08.2011 | Education

From that day forth, comics -- graphic novels -- took on a more literary reputation, and the watch words were that "comics weren't just for children anymore."

Green Goes Mainstream But "Shared Responsibility" Pact Necessary

| Posted 02.15.2011 | Green

Companies are going green with products large and small. From the Nissan Leaf to the household cleaners that promise to reduce the noxious chemicals ...

Eight Green Myths Debunked; Five Green Products to Watch

| Posted 02.16.2011 | Green

Fact: No product can be truly "green" since all products use resources and create waste, but products can be "greener," denoting a continuum toward sustainability.

Black History Month: A Time to Recognize Little-Known Contributions

| Posted 02.22.2011 | Politics

If journalism is the first draft of history, then it only makes sense that our story is constantly being re-drafted as new elements are discovered and new viewpoints need to be reflected.

The Apollo Theater and How It Shaped American Entertainment: New Exhibit at Museum of the City of New York

| Posted 02.24.2011 | New York

Long before there was television's American Idol, there was Amateur Night at the Apollo, and aspiring performers knew what the reward was.