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The Mind and Its Mysteries
Nobel Prize winner Paul Greengard and Sculptor Ursula von Rydingsvard on creativity, déjà vu and the Pearl Meister Greengard Prize they established for female scientists.
Mon, 22 Dec 2014 21:20:06 EST

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Archiving Shakespeare, Dickens, R. Crumb
The New York Public Library’s Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature includes 35,000 items like manuscripts, letters and other miscellanea.
Tue, 16 Dec 2014 23:38:01 EST

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All Aboard Holiday Train Exhibit
Urban Gardner: Examples from a collection of old toys and trains on exhibit at the New-York Historical Society provide a nostalgia trip for columnist Ralph Gardner Jr.
Thu, 11 Dec 2014 11:32:25 EST

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Mixing Taxidermy and Art
For those on your holiday shopping list who don’t need another necktie or scarf and possess an interesting sense of humor, consider propose Robert Marbury’s ‘Taxidermy Art.’
Mon, 08 Dec 2014 20:40:52 EST

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Escaping Mrs. Astor's Shadow
The complicated family dynamic of Anthony Marshall, his mother, philanthropist Brooke Astor, and his third wife, Charlene.
Wed, 03 Dec 2014 01:14:30 EST

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Exploring the Queens Art Scene
Ralph Gardner Jr. visits three cultural destinations in Queens, including MoMA PS1 and the Conception Gallery in Long Island City’s Falchi Building.
Tue, 02 Dec 2014 15:35:10 EST

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Writers Annotate Their Classics to Benefit PEN American Center
PEN American Center asks America’s most famous writers and artists—including Woody Allen, Philip Roth and Toni Morrison—to annotate first editions of their classic works.
Mon, 01 Dec 2014 01:25:36 EST

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Making Black Friday Safe
Ralph Gardner Jr. talks with a security firm about how to stay safe on Black Friday.
Wed, 19 Nov 2014 19:55:16 EST

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A Church Near Ground Zero Reimagined
There’s something to be said for a sanctuary with four walls like St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, which was designed by the architect Santiago Calatrava and will overlook the 9/11 Memorial.
Wed, 15 Oct 2014 23:42:24 EDT

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Salty Search for the Good Life
Salt has been used as a flavor enhancer for millennia, but salt believers say the condiment can also improve breathing, provide relief from the common cold, rejuvenate your skin and perhaps even enhance your sex life, Ralph Gardner Jr. writes.
Wed, 08 Oct 2014 23:21:29 EDT

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Ah, the Poetry of Baseball
The supergroup known as the Baseball Project—with members from R.E.M., Dream Syndicate, the Minus 5 and Young Fresh Fellows—plays music about America’s national pastime.
Mon, 06 Oct 2014 23:08:55 EDT

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Where Sanity Trumps Trendy
Donohue's, an unassuming bar and restaurant on the Upper East Side, is having a renaissance. Maureen Donohue attributed her restaurant's second wind to its authenticity.
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 21:14:34 EDT

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As Astro Would Say, 'Ruh-Roh!'
Ralph Gardner Jr. grieves for generations of children yet to come who will miss out on the joys of Saturday morning cartoons.
Tue, 30 Sep 2014 23:28:51 EDT

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The Romance of Acting
Sean Walsh, who stars in 'Chinese Coffee' at the Roy Arias Stage II Theater, started acting in the 11th grade because a girl he liked was also involved in theater.
Mon, 29 Sep 2014 21:31:08 EDT

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The Majesty of the Motorcade
As a jaded, lifelong New Yorker, Ralph Gardner Jr. has an obligation to rail against the gridlock caused by the motorcades of the world leaders. But his dirty little secret? He loves them.
Wed, 24 Sep 2014 21:59:42 EDT

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Round and Round They Go
The National Carousel Association was in town last week, prompting a tour of New York City's more noteworthy carousels, such as Jane's Carousel in Brooklyn Bridge Park.
Mon, 22 Sep 2014 21:22:03 EDT

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The Stickiest Competition
Ralph Gardner Jr. gets all the buzz at 'Battle of the Bees,' where all the contestants have garnered their honey from apiaries located on their Manhattan premises.
Sun, 21 Sep 2014 22:20:54 EDT

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The Great Library Way
Library Way, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary this month, extends along 41st Street and features bronze plaques with quotes from the likes of Ernest Hemingway, Emily Dickinson and more.
Wed, 17 Sep 2014 21:18:15 EDT

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Being a Big Baby About a Little Rain
Ralph Gardner Jr. goes to Austin and has to deal with a little precipitation.
Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:11:44 EDT

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Art Collection Is Pride of Sailor-Turned-Doorman
A former member of the Navy and now a Fifth Avenue doorman, Ron Dominguez has a little-known passion: art collectiing.
Wed, 10 Sep 2014 21:24:30 EDT

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Getting Smashed at the Open
The U.S. Open is over for another year. But Ralph Gardner Jr. is still recuperating—and from a first-round loss to one of the nation's top-ranked college players, Harrison Adams, a junior at Texas A&M.
Tue, 09 Sep 2014 20:53:12 EDT

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For Rizzoli, a New Nook in Nomad
When Rizzoli closed its doors at 31 W. 57th St. in April, the elegant bookstore promised it would be back. And it will be—next spring. Company executives have signed a lease at the St. James Building in the Nomad neighborhood.
Sun, 07 Sep 2014 21:10:00 EDT

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More Timeless Than Torches
Ralph Gardner Jr. discovers the treasures of Tarisio Fine Instruments & Bows, an auction house for violins, violas, cellos and bows. The visit sets him off wondering about timelessness.
Wed, 03 Sep 2014 21:52:37 EDT

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Putting It All on the Line at the U.S. Open
Line umpires at a Grand Slam tournament, such as the U.S. Open, are all but invisible most of the time; that is, until they get the call wrong.
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 23:23:35 EDT

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Bucket Challenge: Don't Pour Ice Water on This Guy
Are people accepting the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge because they're good Samaritans, because they briefly get to hog the limelight or a combination of the two?
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 21:40:03 EDT

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I'm on a Beloved Lobster Roll
Ralph Gardner Jr. waxes eloquently about one of his favorite comfort foods, the lobster roll. Ordinarily, he's a fan of the ones made with mayo. But he rolls the dice and finds that butter lobster rolls are pretty tasty, too.
Mon, 25 Aug 2014 22:54:31 EDT

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A Modest American Visionary
Urban Gardner: Richard Estes, a Photorealist painter, divides his time between New York and Maine, where the Portland Museum of Art is featuring a retrospective of his work through Sept. 7.
Sun, 24 Aug 2014 23:22:50 EDT

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Give It Up for the Timeless Torches
Ralph Gardner Jr. finds out what makes 12 middle-aged men and women want to cheer on the New York Liberty and the Knicks. They tell him it's all about a positive attitude toward life and liking each other—and basketball.
Wed, 13 Aug 2014 21:18:51 EDT

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Taking Life With Grains of Salt
Ralph Gardner Jr. checks out the 90 types of salt sold at the Meadow on Hudson Street, from hand-harvested sea salt from the Philippines to pink slabs of Himalayan salt so big they're used as cutting boards.
Tue, 12 Aug 2014 22:17:17 EDT

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Imagine Meeting the President
Ralph Gardner Jr. spends the weekend at Martha's Vineyard and suspects he might get to meet the commander in chief. He doesn't, but he does make a presidential sighting—sort of.
Tue, 12 Aug 2014 00:04:20 EDT

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A Not-So-Still Life at the Met
Ralph Gardner Jr. sits down with Emily Rafferty, president of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. She is retiring after almost four decades at the Met, including the past 10 years as its president.
Thu, 07 Aug 2014 00:01:37 EDT

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Seeing the Merit in Moths
Ralph Gardner Jr. talks moths (and the occasional butterfly) with David Grimaldi, the curator of invertebrate zoology at the American Museum of Natural History.
Tue, 05 Aug 2014 21:35:35 EDT

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Making Peace With War
Article 22, founded by Elizabeth Suda, makes recycled jewelry from bombs dropped over Laos during the Vietnam War era.
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 22:36:48 EDT

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Novelty of Bubble Wrap Never Gets Old
Ralph Gardner Jr. talks to executives from Sealed Air, the company behind Bubble Wrap, the packing material that never seems to get old.
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 20:49:53 EDT

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Cleared for Hard Landing
Ralph Gardner Jr. thought he was going to visit the control towers at both JFK and La Guardia airports, but gets in a flight simulator at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology instead.
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 21:54:54 EDT

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Howzat? Figuring Out Cricket
Ralph Gardner Jr. visits Shelter Island for a tutorial on cricket before the Shelter Island Cricket Club's annual match on Saturday.
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 22:48:19 EDT

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A Store With Plenty of Horse Sense
Ralph Gardner Jr. stops by Manhattan Saddlery, the sole survivor among several stores in the Kips Bay neighborhood that catered to riders and their steeds.
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 22:07:20 EDT



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