Monthly Archives: "December 2014"

3…2…1… HAPPY NEW YEAR! On December 31, 1903: Adolph Ochs, owner of The New York Times, held the first ever New Year’s Eve celebration in Times Square. After several years of fireworks shows, Adolph made the...

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December 30, 2014 | 0 Comments Awkward New York: The Year in Awkward, 2014

So, here we are — standing at the brink of yet another turn of the calendar. My, how time flies! It seems like it was only yesterday that we were ringing in the two-thousand-and-fourteenth year of...

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My love for bubbly is fervent, unwavering. Cava. Prosecco. Champagne. (And when I’m not boozing: sparkling water, seltzer. Carbonate me, baby.) The bartenders at the restaurants where I worked would kindly offer me the last blanc...

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MATT LAUER On December 30, 1957: Television journalist Matt Lauer was born in NYC. Best known as a host of the daily TV talk show The Today Show, Lauer has interviewed countless world leaders, celebrities, and influential people...

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Oprah does it. Ellen does it. So you better believe we’re going to do it, too. It’s not a trendy juice cleanse (we love carbs too much), but rather, it’s time to list some of...

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