Monthly Archives: "December 2016"


December 29, 2016 | 0 Comments Don’t Get Me Started: Thomas Wolfe Was Right

I spent my formative years on the Lower East Side. Even decades later, its hold on me is stronger than a rent-controlled apartment lease. Last summer, for instance, my brother Vinnie and I did a...

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December 23, 2016 | 0 Comments 5 Best Christmas Window Displays of 2016

There’s nothing quite like New York City around the holidays. By mid-December, the tree is up and lit in Rockefeller Center, along with the trumpetting angels and ice skaters down below the crowds. It is...

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The new musical Bandstand is set to open April 26th at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre. This original show transfers to Broadway a regional run at the Paper Mill Playhouse last year. The show stars...

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Though Broadway fans already looking forward to the musicals and plays that will be opening in New York in 2017, it’s not too late to look back on the biggest shows of the past year....

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December 16, 2016 | 0 Comments What to Expect: Christmas Time for the Jews

“SNL Christmas special is on,” my mom texted me last night, alerting me to turn to channel four. “Wonder if they’ll do Christmas time for the Jews.” Those kinds of things were very important in...

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