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  • U.N. General Assembly Causes Midtown Gridlock

    U.N. General Assembly Causes Midtown Gridlock
    If there was ever a week not to drive into Manhattan, it's this one. President Barack Obama and more than a hundred world leaders are hitting the city starting Monday for the U.N. General Assembly. From the streets to the river, to say security is...
  • A virtual milestone

    A virtual milestone
    Library hounds, research heads and history buffs, Robert Darnton has been reading your diary. Darnton, the university librarian at Harvard University, envisioned a digital library available free of charge to the public that would provide online access...
  • Throwing the book at 'Thieves of Book Row'

    It is hard to imagine a more gentlemanly trade than the buying and selling of old books. The very word "antiquarian" evokes tweedy, bespectacled fellows moving between dusty shelves to pull down some esoteric intellectual treasure. But as Travis McDade...
  • Newbery winner Laura Amy Schlitz publishes her magnum opus

    Newbery winner Laura Amy Schlitz publishes her magnum opus
    The witch had been weeping in the boxwoods for more than half a century before Laura Amy Schlitz picked up her pen and set her free. The 57-year-old Schlitz is the librarian at Park School and a Newbery Medal-winning author whose newest novel, "Splendors...
  • Caldecott, Newbery Medals awarded by American Library Assn.

    Caldecott, Newbery Medals awarded by American Library Assn.
    The American Library Assn. announced its 2013 book award winners Monday at its annual national conference, held this year in Seattle. While the best-known awards are the John Newbery Medal and the Caledecott Medal, there are dozens of awards, each of...
  • News of the Weird: Porn Site Estimates Its Viewers Have Spent 1.2 Million Years Watching

    News of the Weird: Porn Site Estimates Its Viewers Have Spent 1.2 Million Years Watching
    Perspective: A leading “adult” search engine reported in December that, over the last seven years, just two of the most popular Internet pornography websites it analyzes have been viewed 93 billion separate times, which averages to about 13...
  • New York Fashion Week fall 2013: Victoria Beckham

    New York Fashion Week fall 2013: Victoria Beckham
    NEW YORK -- Victoria Beckham, newly relocated from Los Angeles back to her home in London, presented her fall-winter 2013 fashion collection at the New York Public Library on Sunday morning. The crowd included her hunky hubbie David Beckham, who...
  • New York Fashion Week fall 2013: Raif menswear review

    New York Fashion Week fall 2013: Raif menswear review
    NEW YORK -- For the first time, Raif Adelberg presented his cashmere-heavy Raif fall-winter 2013 menswear runway collection during New York Fashion Week, staging a runway show Saturday in the New York Public Library at Lincoln Center as part of Details...
  • Life just turned on you. Your turn.

    Life just turned on you. Your turn.
    Caryn Beth Rosenthal ceremoniously dumped her boyfriend of 10 years on July 5, 2009 — the very same week Maryjane Fahey was dumped by her boyfriend of seven. On the surface, only one of those scenarios seems like a choice. But as both women will...
  • Reviews of the first two days of Spring 2013 Fashion Week shows

    Reviews of the first two days of Spring 2013 Fashion Week shows
    Joseph Abboud (Wednesday at The New York Public Library) Creative Director Bernardo Rojo offered a dramatic collection that included plenty of color, fabric options and lots of great outerwear. Presented at the New York Public Library, the collection...
  • Haussner's menu, from 1967; strawberry pie - 65 cents

    Haussner's menu, from 1967; strawberry pie - 65 cents
    Click here to see a copy of Haussner's menu from 1967. Turtle Steak Swiss Style, 2 veg - $2.60.  Pink Squirrel - $1. Strawberry pie - 65. I knew about the What's on the Menu, the New York Public Library's ongoing project to digitize and transcribe its...