presidents day

17 Feb 2020

JFK was Hauntingly Similar to Trump

by Xan Holbrook One of the key problems of being President of the United States is that you’re meant to be a symbol as much as a leader. It sounds like an easy sell, but it means that you often have to conform to a blandest common denominator which appears

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13 Mar 2013

Melba NYC: Meet People. Feast Together.

Nearly a month ago, I received an unexpected invitation to a private launch party near Union Square, inside of a fancy, dimly lit, loft apartment decorated with wine bottles from other guests.  It was fitted with a narrow elevator directly opening into the apartment itself, along with an ostentatious piano,

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05 Oct 2020

The November 2020 BAS Voter Guide

Primarily researched and written by Stephen Torres with help from Stuart Schuffman. We stand at the precipice of one of the most polarizing federal elections that has ever occurred in this country. Each day brings another dash of chaos, and yet here we are, once again sifting through another labyrinthine

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19 Feb 2011

Off to the Lodge for Presidents Day!

The “rain, rain and more rain” forecast for the three-day-weekend kinda ruined my plans to go out of town. Dissatisfied with my assumed fate of having a mellow weekend at home watching black-and-white movies, trying out new recipes with the veggies I got in my Farm Fresh to You box

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14 Feb 2010

Give Cupid the Boot: Three Ways to Celebrate February 14th

There are a lot of V-Day haters out there, and I admit, I often share their disdain for the hyper-consumer, sickeningly-sweet pseudo holiday. What I don’t agree with is the without question condemnation of Valentine’s day and all it stands for. I agree, the celebration of love and affection has

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