5 Places To Achieve Peace & Quiet in New York City
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5 Places To Achieve Peace & Quiet in New York City

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The French, envied for their 35-hour workweek and abundant paid vacation, have a saying for the tedium and exhaustion of the urban grind: métro – boulot –...

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Pepsi's summer music campaign is in full swing, as if you couldn't tell from their TV commercials dissing rival Coca-Cola. Last spring Pepsi's Mic Pass...

VOLUNTEER: Bushwick Sculpture Garden Needs YOU!
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VOLUNTEER: Bushwick Sculpture Garden Needs YOU!

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Here's a great way to participate in the arts while giving back to the community: volunteer at the Bushwick Sculpture Garden.  The Bushwhick Sculpture...

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