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Grace Church

Grace Church (1846) is not on your standard travel itineraries, but it should be. This magnificent marble, plaster, stone, and wood Gothic Revival church was crafted early in the career of Columbia College trained American architect and engineer James Renwick, Jr., receiving the commission at age 25 in 1843. 317 more words

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Banjos, Mandolins, Cats, and Dogs

In the 1950s and 1960s, Sunday afternoons were spirited times in Washington Square Park.  For several hours folk singers, accompanied by enthusiasts, performed in the public space.  830 more words

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'On What Grounds' Review

Year of Release: 2003 Genre: Cozy Mystery Number of Pages: 275

To start, I need to make a disclaimer: I am a tea drinker. That big confession being off my chest, I have to say that after reading this book, I may convert to drinking coffee. 128 more words

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Precocious Gun Control Expert Snags Greenwich Village Co-op for $1.62M

The last line in the listing held by Corcoran’s Laurie Karpowich for a one-bedroom apartment at 20 East 9th Street, which recently became available for the first time since the Greenwich Village building went up in 1964, is telling about the changes that the neighborhood has undergone in the intervening years. 277 more words

Delving with Deaver: The mystery writer puts his legal training to very good use

Lawyers and crime fiction, it’s a marriage most convenient.

Ask Jeffrey Deaver why it worked for him and he has two answers.

“The facetious one is that we hate practicing law so much we’ll do anything to get out of the profession. 1,316 more words

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