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Frank Perdue: All in the Name of Charity

Co-authored by Lorraine Cancro-Silvetz, M.S.W. New York, N.Y.  Many came from far and wide to hear Mrs. Frank Perdue or “Mitzi,” as she is known to so many, present her latest book on her late husband.  The book, Frank Perdue. Tough Man, Tender Chicken: Business & Life Lessons, recently reached #6 on Amazon’s business biographies. The HuffPo review may be seen […]

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Italian Cultural Institute Hosts “Milano for the Young Generation”

New York, N.Y.   Fifty selected guests were invited this week to a “one-day-art-event: Nourishment for the Soul” in New York. Hosted by the Comune di Milano and EXPO2015, this event was held in the Italian Cultural Institute on Park Avenue. Representatives of Milan’s government and arts spoke. Photo: John Lee.The event included food and wine, poetry, music, and food for […]

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Slow Food at Sprig Fights Fast-Food Culture

New York, N.Y.  In a sea of steaks, burritos and grab-and-go food in busy Midtown East, there is a beacon of the Slow Food movement, serving healthful food in an elegant, inviting environment. For nearly two years, Sprig Restaurant has served consistently superb New American cuisine that celebrates artisanal goods, seasonal produce and local distributors. […]

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Schomburg Center in New York Relaunches First Fridays

Harlem, New York. The First Friday evening of each month, rain or shine, from 6 pm to 8pm the popular social gathering has returned. As you enter the center, guests are encouraged to take a self-guided tour of the museum. One can explore the exhibition gallery, The most popular for the evening was the Langston […]

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Margo Patisserie Café: Love in the Form of a Croissant

Williamsburg, Brooklyn. When I think of love on this particular Valentine’s Day 2011, I think of Margo Patisserie Café, situated on a dreamy block on Driggs Avenue in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The story of this place has all to do with love. The love of baking and entertaining, the love of eating bona fide French baked […]

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