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What’s Up NY?

New York is a city for everyone – with events to match – “Restaurant Week,” “Fashion Week,” “Fleet Week”...

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Reading the Hours

This post takes a closer look at what’s in a Book of Hours, which is arguably the most important text of the late Middle Ages. This is why...

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"Modern Love"

Heartbroken lovers today don’t need to deal with their grief alone. There are plenty of advice columns and podcasts to go to for help after a breakup ends a relationship...

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History Unrolled

It wasn’t easy being king in the Middle Ages. This was a common conclusion drawn in the literature and historical writing of the period...

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Meet me at the Fair

The telephone, the Ferris Wheel, the first public toilet, the television, the Eiffel Tower, the incubator, the X-ray machine, even the dishwasher – these are just a few of the “firsts” exhibited at world’s fairs...

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