Monthly Archives: "July 2013"

“I love it and hate it at the same time.” “It’s a love/hate relationship.” These are phases we hear time and time again. They’re tossed around loosely and confidently, as if they explain everything about...

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BRIGADOON CLOSES ON BROADWAY On July 31st, 1948: Award-winning musical Brigadoon closes at the Ziegfield Theater after 581 performances. Written by Alan Lerner and composed by Frederick Loewe, the musical tells the story of a...

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RABBI JOSEPH’S FUNERAL WAS RIOTED On July 30th, 1902: Anti-Jewish bigots rioted the funeral of a beloved Jewish spiritual leader, Rabbi Jacob Joseph, who had died two days earlier. Joseph served as Chief Rabbi of...

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Food is the direct line to my heart. It’s no surprise, then, that when I want to experience a foreign place, I focus on tasting its cuisine. Oftentimes, however, I don’t have the luxury of...

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LED ZEPPELIN ROBBED On July 29th, 1973: The iconic band Led Zeppelin suffered a setback when over $200,000 in concert receipts was stolen out of their safety deposit box at the local Drake Hotel. The...

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