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Retired Glove Manufacturer Gives Helping Hand to Those in Need

Reporter Rick Karr introduces us to 86 year-old Larry Stanton, who says he didn’t need a college diploma when he started in the business just after World War II because making gloves was in his genes.

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October 25, 2011 1:30 PM | 1 Comment
This restaurant is so small that one review read, "blink and you'll miss it." It's perfect for a romantic dinner.
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John Farley  |  October 25, 2011 4:00 AM | 8 Comments
In his new book "When the Garden Was Eden," sports writer Harvey Araton paints a sweeping portrait of a team crucial to the future of basketball, and to New York City.
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October 24, 2011 6:14 PM | Comments
I prefer skating as a spectator sport, and the best place to watch is...
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Daniel T. Allen  |  October 24, 2011 5:33 PM | Updated: Oct. 26, 2011 12:15PM | Comments
The MTA is celebrating the 25th anniversary of its Arts for Transit program, which features Tom Otterness' cartoon-like bronze critters.VIDEO
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October 21, 2011 1:30 PM | Comments
A quick list of some of the best bars in Park Slope and beyond.
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October 20, 2011 6:00 AM | Comments
Here's a great way to spend a day in Cold Spring, N.Y., where nature meets culture.
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Daniel T. Allen  |  October 20, 2011 4:00 AM | 1 Comment
In the anniversary year of the Statue of Liberty, an exhibit examines the life of Emma Lazarus, the poet whose words are engraved in the statue's pedestal. VIDEO
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Sam Lewis  |  October 20, 2011 3:03 AM | Updated: March 1, 2012 12:38 PM | 17 Comments
Occupy protesters are calling on the Whitney Biennial to end its association with Sotheby's, the auction house that has locked out its art handlers since August.
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October 13, 2011 1:30 PM | Comments
Here's what to try at a Russian gourmet market in Brighton Beach.
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Seth Rudetsky  |  October 13, 2011 4:00 AM | 2 Comments
A career understudy shares his experiences -- some terrifying, some hilarious -- playing the keyboard in Broadway musicals.
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