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Stacy Parker Le Melle

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The Power in the Palms of Our Hands: The Third Annual Literacy Across Harlem March

Stacy Parker Le Melle | September 18, 2014 | New York
On Saturday, TEN will stage its third annual Literacy Across Harlem march. I spoke Joe Rogers to learn more about the march, his organization's work, and what advice he'd give young scholars.
Tasting Table

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8 Ways to up Your Cocktail Game

Tasting Table | September 18, 2014 | Taste
Here, a few more inspirations for our next cocktail at home.
Meredith Hale

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10 Signs You've Had Kids and Moved Out of the City

Meredith Hale | September 18, 2014 | Parents
You put on a pair of sensible flats because the idea of trekking around the city in heels makes you want to curl up in bed and watch Orange Is the New Black. You then take off your flats, curl up in bed, and watch Orange Is the New Black.
Shermans Travel

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7 Airport Terminals That Are Doing It Right

Shermans Travel | September 18, 2014 | Travel
Airport terminals around the globe are stepping things up a notch with high-tech designs, indoor art museums, and speedier ways through passport control.
Jamie Silverman

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The Guest List

Jamie Silverman | September 18, 2014 | New York
Most friends told me not to fret -- it was my birthday and if ever there is a night for drunken debauchery, this was it.
Megan Pincus Kajitani

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5 Ways to Support the People's Climate March Without Marching

Megan Pincus Kajitani | September 18, 2014 | Green
I invite you to join the crowds in New York or in your city at the historic People's Climate March this Sunday -- or else try any number of these five ways to join the march in spirit, and speak out beyond this weekend to save our planet.
Elissa Stein

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The Problem With Sweeping Reform

Elissa Stein | September 18, 2014 | Education
No, the current test is not perfect but, because of its right/wrong structure results are unbiased and objective. There's no room for personal interpretation, favoritism, or different standards for different cultural groups. The mayor wants to change this. But he's on shaky ground.
Off The Shelf

From Lost To Found On the Metro-North Train

Off The Shelf | September 18, 2014 | Books
By Grace Stearns for Off the Shelf An important part of my daily life as an apathetic Millennial involves the strategic avoidance of hype. Overenthusiasm or, even worse, earnest admiration of any kind is a social embarrassment too great to risk, regardless of whatever cultural phenomenon, life-changing product,...
Larry Bernstein

Five Reasons I Can't Adapt to the Suburbs

Larry Bernstein | September 18, 2014 | HuffPost Home
The boys play in the backyard. My wife loves planting and killing flowers. And I'm happy to have a driveway. While I love the permanent parking spot, I still can't seem to adapt to the suburbs.
Fern Siegel

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Stage Door: Embers

Fern Siegel | September 18, 2014 | Arts
Embers is a more inaccessible Beckett drama, yet even as it unnerves audiences, the work is strangely hypnotic. Beckett himself called it "ragged."
Diana Donlon

5 Cool Things to Do Before the People's Climate March

Diana Donlon | September 18, 2014 | Green
The People's Climate March on September 21st will be a turning point for the climate movement. But, if we're not careful, it could also mean a lot of waste, and that means more greenhouse gases.
Jeremy Helligar

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Am I Transphobic?: My History With Transgender Women and Effeminate Men

Jeremy Helligar | September 18, 2014 | Gay Voices
If transgender people want to be respected and accepted for who they are, then the same courtesy must be extended to cisgender men. One's sexual gender preference deserves as much respect and acceptance as one's gender identity. This realization helped me come to terms with my general lack of attraction for trans women.
Ethan Gelber

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The Right Way to Tour NYC's 9/11 Memorial

Ethan Gelber | September 18, 2014 | New York
Isn't what matters most that we all remember? That we remember not just the drama and the tallies of lives lost, but the individual moments and people. And the efforts by those who love them to create lasting temples to their memory.
Richard (RJ) Eskow

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Want to Save the Planet? Flood Wall Street

Richard (RJ) Eskow | September 18, 2014 | Politics
Wall Street is the epicenter of our environmental crisis. To ignore that fact is to risk dooming our other climate efforts to failure, or to use them merely as palliatives for troubled consciences. There's no other way to say this: Capitalism, as practiced on Wall Street today, is an existential threat to humanity.
Jan McGirk

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Meet You in Manhattan? Climate Activists Broaden Their Base

Jan McGirk | September 18, 2014 | Green
Five years after COP-15, the climate conference in Copenhagen which saw developing nations and first world polluters blaming one another for a policy stalemate, is the public finally fed up with inaction on global warming from the world's leaders?
Travel + Leisure

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Best Oyster Bars in America (PHOTOS)

Travel + Leisure | September 18, 2014 | Taste
Like a fine wine exhibits its terroir, an oyster's merroir imparts a distinct flavor, from the briny Blue Points of Long Island to snappy Kumamotos of the Pacific Northwest to the bright Malpeques of Prince Edward Island.
Rachel Smolker

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After the Climate March, Then What? Flood Wall Street

Rachel Smolker | September 18, 2014 | Green
Climate Change is not just an "inconvenience" to be resolved by plugging into some other currency of extraction ("sustainable, green and renewable" energy). It is the defining context of our lives and of this time in the history of life on earth.
James Baraz

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The Contagion of Goodness: NYC Climate March

James Baraz | September 18, 2014 | Green
This Sunday, as thousands in New York and millions more around the world gather to express their love for the Earth, you might let yourself catch that shared nobility and be another agent of compassion for this planet. The Earth is crying out for humanity to be wise stewards of this precious, fragile world.
Molly Dorozenski

The Thing You Can Do This Week That Counts More Than Voting

Molly Dorozenski | September 18, 2014 | Green
Maybe you've heard that the biggest ever climate march is happening in New York this weekend. But maybe you don't go to marches. You don't go, even when you care about an issue, because you don't consider yourself to be an activist and you don't have activist friends. Maybe you don't go because no one has ever asked.
Ann Brenoff

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The Incredible Life Lesson I Learned From My Teenage Daughter

Ann Brenoff | September 18, 2014 | Fifty
The say that eventually the child becomes the parent. In my mind, that's a situation that comes much much later in life when parents are old and frail and need help getting around. But I recently learned otherwise.
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