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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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Sam Lewis  |  September 16, 2011 6:00 AM | 4 Comments
To mark a new 50th anniversary edition of "The Death and Life of Great American Cities," MetroFocus looked at who's shaping NYC today through the lens of the late activist and writer.VIDEO
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John Farley  |  September 16, 2011 6:00 AM | 1 Comment
Even the creators of the World Maker Faire admit to having trouble defining it. Think combination engineering conference, Burning Man, TED Talk and 1939 World's Fair.VIDEO
The runway models get to wear the fun stuff but for the PR people backstage, Fashion Week attire is all about business. Photo courtesy of Karen Duffy.
Karen Duffy  |  September 15, 2011 1:03 PM | 6 Comments
You've seen what the models on the runway wear, but what's the dress code for the staff that makes it all happen backstage?
The 85-acre Brooklyn Bridge Park is one of openhousenewyork's tour sites this year. Photo: Flickr/Steve Minor
Bridget Leahy  |  September 15, 2011 6:00 AM | Updated: December 1, 2011 1:00 PM | 7 Comments
Experience New York's historic structures, design wonders and unique public spaces at one of these urban design events.
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September 14, 2011 1:00 PM | Comments
Imagine a bookstore with only one section: "Cookbooks."
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Christina Knight for NYC ARTS  |  September 14, 2011 6:00 AM | Comments
The festival offers a cultural Indian summer of sorts, featuring everything from a funk orchestra to opera arias, modern dance to children’s musicals. VIDEO
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David Evanier  |  September 13, 2011 6:00 AM | 8 Comments
He's famous for serenading San Francisco but Tony Bennett's had a passionate love affair with New York since he was a boy.
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September 13, 2011 1:30 AM | Comments
Its got puppets and drag queens, what more could you ask?
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September 12, 2011 1:30 PM | Comments
It's tiny compared to Barnes & Noble but that's part of the charm.
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September 12, 2011 1:30 PM | Comments
You can eat or get a drink from the bar while practicing your backhand.
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