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A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith (with Audio)

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn is a 1943 novel written by Betty Smith. The story focuses on an impoverished but aspirational, second-generation Irish-American, adolescent girl and her...
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Robin Gibb – Another lonely night in New York

"Another Lonely Night in New York" is a 1983 single by the late British singer-songwriter Robin Gibb from his second solo album How Old Are You?. The song managed...
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Where Were You When The World Stopped Turning?

Where Were You When the World Stopped Turning is a song written by the American singer-songwriter Alan Jackson. It was the lead single from his tenth...

“The Age of Innocence” by Edith Wharton

The Age of Innocence is Edith Wharton's twelfth novel, initially serialized in four parts in the Pictorial Review magazine in 1920, and later released...
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Rear Window (1954)

Rear Window is a 1954 American Technicolor mystery thriller film directed by Alfred Hitchcock and written by John Michael Hayes based on Cornell Woolrich's 1942 short story "It Had to Be Murder". Originally released by Paramount Pictures,...
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Lou Reed – Walk on the Wild Side

"Walk on the Wild Side" is a song by Lou Reed from his second solo album, Transformer (1972). It was produced by David Bowie and Mick Ronson, and released as a...
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“Breakfast at Tiffany’s” by Truman Capote

Breakfast at Tiffany's is a novella by Truman Capote published in 1958. The main character, Holly Golightly, is one of Capote's best-known creations. Plot The novel opens in New York during World...
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All About Eve (1950)

All About Eve is a 1950 American drama film written and directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz, and produced by Darryl F. Zanuck. It was...
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Billie Holiday – Autumn in New York

Autumn in New York is a jazz standard composed by Vernon Duke in 1934 for the Broadway musical Thumbs Up! which opened on December 27, 1934, performed by J. Harold Murray. Many...
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On the Town (1949)

On the Town is a 1949 Technicolor musical film with music by Leonard Bernstein and Roger Edens and book and lyrics by Betty Comden...

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Toy Fair New York 2018

More than 1,000 toy makers were in the Big Apple on Tuesday (February 20), showing their newest products at Toy Fair 2018 in New York. Participants included industry...
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Take a peek at 79.5M Townhouse on 8 East 62nd Street (Gallery&Video)

Undeniably one of New York's grandest townhouse residences, this c1903 Beaux Arts mansion is a landmark home unparalleled in grace, style and prestige. The...

StreetEasy – Apartments in NYC

New York City is a city of renters and rentals. The number of rentals in New York City is far higher than the number...