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From Horticulture to Housing, Helping Struggling Veterans

NJTV News' Michael Hill examines several programs focused on helping veterans.

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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Ed Koch  |  August 18, 2011 3:30 PM | 4 Comments
Former Mayor Ed Koch reviews "Sholem Aleichem," a portrait of the great Yiddish writer whose stories inspired the musical "Fiddler on the Roof."
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August 17, 2011 4:24 PM | Comments
One of my favorite author/illustrators...
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Bridget Leahy  |  August 17, 2011 3:56 PM | Comments
The September surge of new shows and arts events is soon upon us. The new season's savior is a slew of arts and culture mobile apps that make it easier to figure out what to do where and when.
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Zoe Proom  |  August 17, 2011 9:57 AM | Comments
Celebrated Cuban-American writer Oscar Hijuelos, a life-long New Yorker, speaks to SundayArts' Rafael Pi Roman about his recent memoir "Thoughts Without Cigarettes."VIDEO
Gertrude Whitney Vanderbilt, photographed by Adolph Baron de Meyer in 1916. Photo Courtesy of trialsanderrors
Bridget Leahy  |  August 15, 2011 4:43 PM | Comments
In a SundayArts interview with co-curator of "Breaking Ground: The Whitney's Founding Collection," Barbara Haskell celebrates the eclectic collection of the museum's founder. VIDEO
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