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Flying the coop? Their souls soared creating it. "It" was the Alberton Cooperative Apartments -- better known as "The Coops" -- a Bronx-built bastion of forward-thinking complexes that never looked back on its way to a social -- and Socialist -- utopia. Moscow on the brink at the Bronx? Filmmaker Michal Goldman feels at home focusing on the Depression-era haven...
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'Hair' today ... and a columnist's nonpharmacological trip down memory lane
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You ask me why I'm just a hairy guy. Go ahead. Ask me. Oh, that picture -- an old photo from my college days in the 1960s, when I had long beautiful hair: shining, gleaming, streaming, flaxen, waxen. Now it's more "Grey Gardens" than straight, curly, fuzzy, snaggy, shaggy, ratty, matty, oily, greasy, fleecy, knotted, polka-dotted, twisted, beaded, braided powdered,...
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There's a bit more than just spring in the air these days. Opening a new branch this week in Glen Mills, Delaware County, is the Fresh Market, a gourmet food store that carries a number of kosher products, including challah and the company's own brand of kosher coffees. They also shared these recipes, which are ripe for the season. Replace...
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Frank Gehry's architectural drawings are a world unto themselves
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I remember clearly what it felt like back in 2001 to walk into the Guggenheim Museum to see the massive Frank Gehry exhibition housed there. It was the most extensive retrospective of his work till then, and it was being held in the most perfect venue, as many critics had pointed out, since Gehry (born Ephraim Owen Goldberg in 1929)...
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Plastic -- don't leave home without it! Joan Rivers' credit card of a mantra? To her credit, the comely comedian whose caustic wit is as scalpel-scary as the surgery she's undergone, is, at 76 trombones of a career and years, very much an up-and-comer. C'mon, you're saying? In the neck and neck -- nip 'n' tuck -- face off at...
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