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Yes, It's Hot In Here: Former New York Mets Mascot AJ Mass

AJ Mass grew up walking distance from Shea Stadium, destined to be a New York Mets fan. What he didn’t expect to happen was eventually fitting into the Mr. Met suit.

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Daniel T. Allen  |  November 30, 2011 4:00 AM | 1 Comment
Bogdan George Apetri, one of the directors featured in New York's Romanian Film Festival, lives and works in New York while continuing to create Romanian films.VIDEO
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November 29, 2011 1:30 PM | Comments
A great way to learn about Italian opera from a real enthusiast and the performers themselves.
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Harvey Wang  |  November 29, 2011 4:00 AM | Comments
A new exhibit features the Lower East Side's transformation over three decades.
A modestly-sized Felix the Cat balloon became the first in the parade in 1927. Photo courtesy of Bill Smith collection.
Daniel T. Allen  |  November 24, 2011 4:00 AM | 1 Comment
It's as American as apple pie but even the grittiest New Yorkers reserve some amount of affection for it. Here's a combo of historic and fun facts to spice up the 85th Thanksgiving Day Parade.
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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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