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Fourteen Hours of The Roosevelts with Documentary Filmmaker Ken Burns

The series chronicles the lives of Theodore, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt in the first major television series that interweaves their complex stories into a single narrative.

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November 22, 2011 12:30 PM | Comments
My life in New York City began at age 17 so I can connect on a personal level to the characters in this novel.
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Daniel Ross  |  November 22, 2011 12:17 PM | Comments
For the 10th anniversary of SoHo's Morrison Hotel Gallery, SundayArts interviewed the photographers behind some of music's most iconic images.VIDEO
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Samantha Riddell  |  November 22, 2011 4:00 AM | 2 Comments

Can’t make it (or don’t want to?) to the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree lighting this year? There are plenty of alternative tree lightings around the Tri-State area to keep the good cheer close to home this season.

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November 21, 2011 1:30 PM | Comments
John Turturro and Dianne Wiest are off-Broadway in a classic Russian tragi-comedy.
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Daniel T. Allen  |  November 18, 2011 4:00 AM | 2 Comments
Filmmaker Robert Weide has made a career producing documentaries about his cultural heroes. For his latest film, he gained unprecedented access to Woody Allen.VIDEO
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Sam Lewis  |  November 18, 2011 4:00 AM | Comments
The two women hold an important place in New York's radical past, but history has skimmed over their relationship.
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Steve Rosenbaum  |  November 17, 2011 2:29 PM | 1 Comment
As New York City's newly named, first-ever Entrepreneur At Large, how can I help the city's vibrant start-up community make the city a haven for other entrepreneurs? VIDEO
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November 16, 2011 9:30 AM | Comments
It’s something that I look forward to in New York very much. It’s pure pleasure. It’s just pure pleasure for me.VIDEO
Inside of 5 Bleeker St., an abandoned building in Manhattan's Financial District. Nick Carr, founder of Scouting NY, explored the sprawling vacant property in 2010. Photo courtesy of Nick Carr - Scouting NY.
Nathan Kensinger  |  November 16, 2011 4:00 AM | 4 Comments
A new generation of New Yorkers has emerged to document wild explorations in -- and histories of -- the city's hidden corners. On Nov. 20, they'll share their stories.VIDEO
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Paula J. Massood  |  November 14, 2011 6:00 PM | Comments

This year marks the twentieth anniversary of Spike Lee’s “Jungle Fever.” The film is often overlooked, but what it reveals about race relations in New York, most especially Harlem in the late 1980s and early 1990s, is worth revisiting.

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