Monthly Archives: "April 2013"

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April 28, 2013 | 0 Comments Native Icon: Barbara Stanwyck

BARBARA STANWYCK Actress  Where is she from? Brooklyn What’s she done? Stanwyck was a film and televisions star who had a 60-year long successful career. She worked with acclaimed directors such as Cecil B. DeMille, Fritz Lang,...

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April 27, 2013 | 0 Comments Native Icon: Bobby Flay

BOBBY FLAY Celebrity Chef, Restauranteur  Where is he from?  Upper East Side What’s he done? Flay dropped out of high school at age 17 and began working in a restaurant in the Theater District. He graduated from the French Culinary...

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We’re reading… A 24 Hour New York City Subway Ride by Thomas A. Shakely (Huffington Post) Shakely chronicles the highs and lows of a 24-hour subway ride so the rest of us don’t have to....

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April 26, 2013 | 0 Comments Native Icon: Carole King

CAROLE KING Singer, Songwriter Where is she from? Born in Manhattan, raised in Brooklyn. What’s she done? King has had a very successful career as a singer and as a songwriter. She has written countless hits and...

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April 25, 2013 | 0 Comments Native Icon: Flatiron Building

FLATIRON BUILDING Skyscraper Where is it? 175 Fifth Avenue, the Flatiron District What’s it done? Originally called the Fuller Building, the Flatiron Building was completed in 1902. It was designed by Daniel Burnham as a vertical Renaissance...

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