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Jeryl Brunner

Matthew Broderick, Martin Short, Sarah Jessica Parker and Steve Martin Celebrate the Hit Show 'It's Only a Play'

Jeryl Brunner | January 27, 2015 | Arts
Moving can be traumatic. But last week, when the cast of a hit Broadway show had to relocate to its new home at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre, literally next door, the mood was more merry than miserable.
Rev. John H. Vaughn

One View From the Black Middle Class

Rev. John H. Vaughn | January 27, 2015 | Black Voices
There is a commonly held belief among some that there is one black experience and one black community. Not only is this completely untrue, it's harmful. I am proof of this.
Andrew Lieb

Top 5 New Real Estate Laws Affecting NYers in 2015

Andrew Lieb | January 27, 2015 | New York
New York has increased its estate tax exemption and will continue to increase this exemption through 2019, at which time it will be equal in amount to the Federal exemption.
Rebecca Searles

Why Snapchat Is Going to Beat Facebook at News

Rebecca Searles | January 27, 2015 | Technology
Today Snapchat announced Discover, a new feature that allows users to find "stories" from big time media outlets like National Geographic, Comedy Central, ESPN, and CNN.
Andrew Lieb

What Affluent Renters Consider Before Securing a High-End Summer Home in the Hamptons

Andrew Lieb | January 27, 2015 | New York
Unless the renter completely understands the characteristics of each of the villages and hamlets that comprise the east end, the key to securing a great summer rental is to hire a real estate brokerage that has offices throughout the twin forks of LI.

22 Chefs Tell Us What They'd Eat Every Day If They Could

Thrillist | January 27, 2015 | Taste
If you could have one meal every single day for the rest of your life, where would it be from, and what would it be?
Michael Brenner

Everything Has Its Price

Michael Brenner | January 27, 2015 | Politics
The phenomenon of American life being monetarized is visible across society. Universities, foundations, charities -- not to speak of government agencies -- are used to advance personal power and prestige at least as much as to perform public functions.
Peter Greene

More Hard Charter Lessons

Peter Greene | January 27, 2015 | Education
Enrolling your child in a charter is making a bet that the school will be in business as long as you want to send your child to it. If you lose the bet, you have to know that losing was always a possibility when you made the bet in the first place.
H. A. Goodman

No, Shmuley Boteach, It's Not Alright for Bibi to Offend Obama

H. A. Goodman | January 27, 2015 | Politics
Yes Mr. Boteach, Bibi should concern himself with offending Obama, because American public opinion isn't guaranteed forever. A less overt and obnoxious approach than siding with a rival political party when presenting Israel's security objectives would be good for everyone.
Jeff Danziger

New York Snow Storm

Jeff Danziger | January 27, 2015 | New York
New York Snow Storm
Kathleen Harris

The Eight Kinds of People Who Post on Facebook During #Snowmageddon

Kathleen Harris | January 27, 2015 | Comedy
2. The Curmudgeons: originally hail from Canada, the Northeast, or the Midwest, and virtually roll their eyes at any precipitous snow-related hand-wringing.
Gary Villablanca Duff

In Conversation With Elise Kornack

Gary Villablanca Duff | January 27, 2015 | Taste
Take Root's Elise Kornack is taking the restaurant business by storm.
Nancy Ruhling

Astoria Characters: The Sax Player

Nancy Ruhling | January 27, 2015 | New York
Carol Sudhalter, the founder of Astoria Big Band and the quartet that bears her name, walks into this improv stage, which is her living room and the room she does most of her living in. She hoists Betty, a big brassy baritone sax, and cradles it in her arms like a baby.
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Liberate 41 Million Americans From Student Loan Debt

Richard (RJ) Eskow | January 27, 2015 | Politics
A student debt "jubilee" would reflect both the values upon which this nation was founded, and the economic principles which have sustained it through its greatest periods of growth and prosperity. It is time for a truly transformative idea: Let's Abolish All Student Loan Debt in America.
Yasmina Vinci

Head Start: Embracing a Two Generation Approach to Early Learning

Yasmina Vinci | January 26, 2015 | Education
When Head Start was launched in 1965, at its core was the idea that families and communities were integral to supporting children's successful early learning and development.
Liz Neumark

Looking for Fresh Greens in Winter

Liz Neumark | January 26, 2015 | Taste
Where do the various winter veggies come from and how much green will you be able to find?
Abraham H. Foxman

What We Learned From Auschwitz

Abraham H. Foxman | January 26, 2015 | World
The 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, which will be marked January 27 on International Holocaust Remembrance Day, comes at a time when some are asking: Is it happening all over again in Europe?
Dan Glickman

2015 Means New FDA Calorie Labeling on Menus

Dan Glickman | January 26, 2015 | Politics
Readily available calorie information is crucial for consumers to be able to make informed food choices throughout the day as they get their food from a variety of venues. Our nation is facing rising rates of obesity and chronic disease that continue to push health care spending higher.
Christopher Elliott

The Travel Industry Loses Its Way in a Blizzard

Christopher Elliott | January 26, 2015 | Travel
As the snow falls today, maybe in a quiet moment, the managers who create and enforce these draconian policies should ask themselves: Why don't we do this more often? Why don't we show our customers a little more compassion?
Jennifer Lizza

10 Things You Learn During a Snowstorm

Jennifer Lizza | January 26, 2015 | Parents
After all the status updates come the pictures. Kids in the snow, dogs in the snow, Grandma in the snow, rulers on the deck in the snow and, of course, just snow with the caption "beautiful," or "It's really coming down now."
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