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The café is an important fixture in the urban culture. It’s a place where the monstrous echoes of elevated trains and the bustle of frustrated commuters fade away in favor of conversation, contemplation, and a certain sense of calm. more
A 1 train pulls into the West 231st Street station in Kingsbridge. On the side of it, rainbow flag decals in the shape of hearts. more
Imagine guiding a hero through a journey for treasure while battling deadly foes and exploring a fantasyland. Then imagine getting to create that narrative with a group of friends. more
They say the older one gets, the less they are able to achieve. All one can do is look back on what was managed in youth, and be content with that. more
As thousands of runners coursed through the city for the New York City Marathon, a small group gathered Nov. 3 at Van Cortlandt Park’s Memorial Grove to honor local veterans. more
In unique fashion, the Vineyard Theatre zeroes in on a true story in Tina Satter’s “Is This A Room.” In the timeline of the Trump presidency, this account of a U.S. Air Force veteran with a curious name might get overshadowed by the daily fireworks of the news cycle. But this theatre piece brings Reality Winner’s predicament into tight focus by detailing a wary encounter between two big players — the FBI and the National Security Agency. more
Halloween is here, and it will soon be gone. And with it goes the Spooky Pumpkin Garden at the New York Botanical Garden, an annual autumn tradition in the lush green space. more
The world looks a little different, but not all that different. And that’s the crux of it in Barbara Hammond’s new play, “Terra Firma.” more
There’s something to be said for a photograph that can linger in your mind. It can be like a lost treasure or an apology — something lost, or found, or neither. more
Under an autumn sky — heavily clouded and gray — a group gathered for a centuries-old tradition. Tashlich, the Jewish ritual of atonement held during the High Holy Days, is a time to reflect on the previous year’s transgressions. One is to meditate on their sins over small objects like rice or pebbles, toss them into a body of water, and to start anew. more
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