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The One Club Diversifies the Next Generation of "Mad Men and Women"

The One Club, a nonprofit that promotes and celebrates excellence in advertising, is working to open doors for college students from diverse backgrounds.

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Kenton Worcester  |  September 7, 2011 6:00 AM | 1 Comment
From healing yuks to raw political critiques, the fall of the Twin Towers resonated in a distinctive way with editorial cartoonists and comic book creators in the Tri-State area.
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Orrin Pilkey, William Neal, Joseph Kelley and Andrew Cooper  |  September 2, 2011 6:00 AM | Comments
Hurricane Irene impacted beaches all along the Eastern Seaboard. Geologists explain what late season beachgoers can expect.
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September 1, 2011 1:30 PM | Comments
Near Madison Square Park, this vegan spot will fill your belly, not empty your wallet.
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John Farley  |  September 1, 2011 8:02 AM | 2 Comments
The spirit of contemporary street art by Latino, Caribbean and Latino-American street artists will be on full display at this exciting exhibition.
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August 31, 2011 1:30 PM | Comments
The best place to eat before a show!
In the aftermath of 9/11, over 3,000 memos, personal notes and documents from the Towers blew into del Riverio's loft. Photo Flickr/feeb
Christina Knight for NYC ARTS  |  August 26, 2011 12:45 PM | 2 Comments
Use our guide to choose from the diversity of commemorative events planned across the city for the tenth anniversary of the events of 9/11.
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Heather Grossmann  |  August 25, 2011 6:00 AM | Comments

“The Submission” imagines the uproar when a Muslim American architect is selected as the winner of an anonymous competition to design a memorial in the aftermath of a 9/11-like terrorist attack. Author Amy Waldman talks to MetroFocus about how the so-called “Ground Zero mosque” controversy affected her narrative and the roles Vietnam Memorial designer Maya Lin and real-life 9/11 memorial designer Michael Arad played in her novel.

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John Farley  |  August 23, 2011 6:00 AM | 2 Comments
Just in time for the end of summer, New Yorkers for Parks has released their "2011 Report Card on Beaches." All seven New York City beaches have experienced significant improvement.
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Simon Garfield  |  August 22, 2011 7:57 AM | 1 Comment
The author of a new book all about fonts gives us a guided tour of New York's most recognizable typefaces.
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Daniel T. Allen  |  August 19, 2011 12:06 PM | 1 Comment
While those outside the community chose to reflect with words, some of the those who live in central Brooklyn have chosen art.
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