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New York Ice Skating Rinks

Embrace the cold by checking out some of the ice skating rinks in the New York tri-state area, listed here.

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Acquainted with the Night

I have been one acquainted with the night. I have walked out in rain — and back in rain. I have outwalked the furthest city light. I have looked down the saddest city lane. I have passed by the watchman on his beat And dropped my eyes, unwilling to explain. I have stood still and … Continue reading

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Thief

Grabbed me by my arms And said you wouldn’t hurt me I tried to break free But you wouldn’t let me You could have taken My life, my home, my possessions But you stole my soul And entwined it into your own Now I am satisfied to be part of your riches.

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Memory

I will have spent my life trying to understand the function of remembering, which is not the opposite of forgetting, but rather its lining. We do not remember. We rewrite memory much as history is rewritten. Who said that time heals all wounds? It would be better to say that time heals everything – except … Continue reading

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Bird’s eye view

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A woman waking

She wakens early remembering  her father rising in the dark  lighting the stove with a match  scraped on the floor. Then measuring  water for coffee, and later the smell  coming through. She would hear  him drying spoons, dropping  them one by one in the drawer.  Then he was on the stairs  going for the milk. So soon  … Continue reading

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So familiar and so foreign

White roses and red roses: those were beautiful colors to think of.  And the cards for the first and second place and third place were beautiful colors too: pink and cream and lavender.  Lavender and cream and pink roses were beautiful to think of.  Perhaps a wild rose might be like those colors and he … Continue reading

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The 2011 Coney Island Mermaid Parade

Calling all mermaids, sea men, and wandering marine life… This Saturday is your chance to congregate at Coney Island in celebration of summer and all things aquatic.  Click here for more.

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Shakespeare in the Park and Other Upcoming Outdoor Performances Featuring the Bard’s Work

William Shakespeare is not dead as is evident from the numerous theater companies performing his works in outdoor areas this summer.  Read more here.

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Color Bomb!

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In honor of today

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David Bowie, Artist – Exhibition to Unveil at New York’s Museum of Arts and Design

David Bowie has been an influential figure in culture for decades so it is only fitting that a new exhibition is devoted to his trailblazing music and various faces.  Click here for more information.

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The Arbor Festival at Queens Botanical Garden

Check out the Arbor Festival on May 1, 2011 at Queens Botanical Garden

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