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Just search for “Visitation School” on Google, and you’ll find bright red letters reminding you it’s permanently closed. more
Walking behind the Whitehall, I saw a black dust mop on a leash ahead of me. Always eager to hear a good story, I struck up a conversation with the owner. more
When Bill and Paula Caplan planned their trip to southeast Asia, there was no need to take a page out of any guidebook — they were going to pave their own way. more
Tracy Chutorian Semler just couldn’t get her mind off of the Hebrew Home at Riverdale when she wrote her first ever screenplay. more
Continuing our discussion on quilts from last week, cotton and its bolls have a particularly serious drawback as a commercial crop. more
In the cathedral, nothing else matters. more
Fabric has always attracted me. My mother was a home sewer, and when I would accompany her to a fabric store to pick out new material for our school clothes, I would wander down the aisles as she made her choices. For me, the stores were a wonderland of colors and patterns. more
Long before Rosie the Riveter, there were other women who graced the front of war posters. more
When Robert Presutti photographs someone, he has two words of advice for them: “Be yourself.” more
Now that I am taking part in the iNaturalist effort, documenting as much of New York City’s flora as possible, I stop more frequently on my walks to check out seeming minutiae. more
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