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Only in NYC: How Four Old Friends Opened a Gay Bar

Cody Lyon | Posted 11.08.2013 | New York
Cody Lyon

Late one warm August afternoon, the food, drink and people carnival that is the stretch of Ninth Avenue running down the center of Manhattan's Hell's Kitchen is up and running. Clinking plates and glasses join random chatter up and down the main drag.

Poland Hopes To Restore E.U. Faith During Presidency

AP | By MONIKA SCISLOWSKA | Posted 08.28.2011 | World

WARSAW, Poland -- Poland has ambitious plans as it prepares to take over the European Union presidency on Friday – and that includes vigorously ...

The Most Surprising Facts About May Day

Posted 07.01.2011 | World

Although it's not recognized in the U.S. or Canada, May Day is one of the biggest bank holidays elsewhere in the world. While it conjures up image...

Women at Work: Insights From Women on the Front Lines of Polish Design

Chauncey Zalkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Chauncey Zalkin

Design is about people -- the handiwork of the creator, human ingenuity, and the social ramifications of design in use.

NATO and the New Cold War

Conn Hallinan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Conn Hallinan

Military alliances are always sold as things that produce security. In practice they tend to do the opposite -- NATO is an alliance in trouble.