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Greetings From Asbury Park, N.J.: Seven Months of Hurricane Sandy Heroes

(0) Comments | Posted May 28, 2013 | 7:47 PM

Standing on the beach in Asbury Park with "Born To Run" and "Who Says You Can't Go Home?" playing in the background, the smell of the ocean and cheesesteaks in the air, surrounded by miniature golf, salt water taffy, and a few feet away from The Stone Pony (where Bruce...

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Ben & Jerry Give Bold Givers Sweetest Treat of the Year

(1) Comments | Posted December 13, 2012 | 1:38 PM

Bolder Giving, a non-profit whose mission is to inspire and support people to give at their full lifetime potential, held their monthly conference call today with special guest bold givers Ben & Jerry.

Jerry began by telling the 90 bold givers on the call their story of meeting in gym...

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Six-Plus Years After Hurricane Katrina, Now Is a Great Time to Visit New Orleans

(1) Comments | Posted January 30, 2012 | 1:25 PM

Take a free ferry ride on the Mississippi River.

Browse the galleries, boutiques and jewelry stores on Royal Street.

Stop and hear some live jazz musicians while snacking on some pralines or a King Cake.

Street musician jazz band The Royal Street Gum Scrapers doesn't have...

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At the United Nations, Pictures Taken by Jewish Photographers in the Lodz Ghetto Are Shown in America for the First Time

(0) Comments | Posted January 25, 2012 | 5:56 AM

Tuesday night marked the opening of an exhibit entitled The Face of the Ghetto, Pictures Taken by Jewish Photographers in the Lodz Ghetto 1940-1944, at the United Nations.

During World War II, the Nazis established the second largest ghetto for Jews in the occupied Polish city Lodz.

In April 1940,...

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Too Big to Care: All Out of Love with Bank of America

(24) Comments | Posted October 12, 2011 | 1:25 PM

I'm 32 years old. I've been banking since 1997 when I was 18 years old and I went to college. I never switched banks before in my life. Until today. I joined Fleet when I went to college because it was in Boston and in New York and because they...

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Why Are Vegetarians So Depressing?: An Evening With Jonathan Safran Foer

(9) Comments | Posted December 8, 2009 | 11:41 AM

Animal agriculture is a bigger cause of global warming than cars.

You'd be better off driving a Hummer than eating a steak.

Eating too much meat can cause heart disease and cancer.

Factory farms cause pollution and the people who live near them are getting asthma.

Animals on factory farms...

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