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Getting A Real Feel For Culture

Going travelling? It is important to get an actual feel for the place you will be going. It is all very well to say you have been to some beaches and bars, but there are a whole ton of other things going for the majority of tourist destinations across the world.

Collection of Sayings / A Real Man

Gold can not be created but the way you get it, it is by washing off all the dirty material that is attached to it. ...
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John Dolgetta Publishes His First Novel "Bronx River North"

Set at an upscale Preparatory School in Bronx, New York at the end of the sixties, Bronx River North is the story of the improbable, yet dynamic relationship of a blue collar local kid and four well-heeled commuters from the suburbs just north of the city. ...
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Collection Of Sayings

To acquire wisdom you have to obtain tons of information. As you are obtaining the information you have to separate truth from lies. In order ...
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New Puerto Rican Day Parade Board Meets

After a state investigation that led to the disbanding of the board governing the Puerto Rican Day Parade, a new board met for the first time Saturday, but it wasn't warmly greeted, as protesters gathered outside the group's office in Bronx....
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28th Annual Water Resources Art & Poetry Contest

New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner Carter Strickland today announced the start of the 28th annual Water Resources Art and Poetry Contest....
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Jacoby & Meyers Recognizes City's Puerto Rican Heritage

In recognition of the rich Puerto Rican heritage abundant in the community they serve through their Bronx, NY office, Jacoby & Meyers, one of the nation's oldest and largest personal injury law firms, sponsored the annual National Puerto Rican Day Parade cultural festival. The "Condado de la Salsa" is the official kick-off for the parade....
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Bronx's Own Puerto Rican Day Parade

About 60,000 marchers made their way up the Grand Concourse as part of the 26th Bronx Puerto Rican Day Parade on Sunday....
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Celebrate Cinco de Mayo In Bronx

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr.'s invites the public to celebrate Cinco de Mayo on Saturday, May 4, 2013 from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 a.m. on Crescent Avenue, between 187th Street and Belmont Avenue....
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Latin American Cultural Week

Uruguayan-American pianist and music director Polly Ferman and her acclaimed GlamourTango ensemble will be in concert on Friday, November 9, 2012, 7:30 p.m. at the New York Society for Ethical Culture, 2 West 64th Street in Manhattan. This will be the opening event of the Pan American Musical Art Research’s (PAMAR’s) 7th Annual Latin American Cultural Week in New York City....
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Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month At Bronx Library Center

Hispanic Heritage Month is observed in the U.S. each year from September 15 to October 15, 2012. This year's national theme is "Diversity United, Building America's Future Today."...
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Bronx Author Lucian A. Sperta Releases 8th Book

Lucian A. Sperta traverses once again into another area in his current life experiences. He invites us to join him in his journey with Pepper, a rescued cat....
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Lucian Sperta Presents: Missing Time On The 6 Line; Case File # 37914

After six releases in Poetry, four which hit Amazon's Top 100 Hot New Release in Poetry, Mr. Lucian A. Sperta surprises and shocks us with Missing Time on the 6 Line: Case File # 37914....
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University Heights Poets Take To Website

Power Poetry is the world’s first mobile poetry community for youth. It is a one-of-a-kind place, a place where you will get to mix your words with different media and technology....
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Don DeLillo’s The Angel Esmeralda: Nine Stories

Judges have selected five books published in 2011 as finalists for the 2012 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction, America's largest peer-juried prize for fiction. Among the nominees is South Bronx's own Don DeLillo. The list of selected authors follows....
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Charles Dickens' 200th Birthday Celebrated In Bronx

While Charles Dickens is best known for such classics as Great Expectations, A Tale of Two Cities, A Christmas Carol, Oliver Twist and David Copperfield, a global festival marking the British author’s 200th birthday this month is spotlighting some of his earlier works in Bronx....
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Emerging New York Poet Lucian Sperta Releases A New Poetry Book Entitled: Dukkha & Hits Top 100 List

Mr. Lucian Sperta arrives with a new book of poetry entitled Dukkha, a name derived from Buddhist philosophy....
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Lucian Sperta's Poetry Books Climb Amazon's Hot Releases List

Two of the author's books made Amazon's best-selling new and feature releases in poetry list. Their titles are El - אל and Yesterday's Rain....
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Presenting Lucian Sperta's Poetry Book Azar'El / עֲזַרְאֵל

In his new book Lucian Sperta writes about his struggles with childhood abuse and trauma. The author explores his need for redemption, spirituality, healing and recovery. The title Azar'El, in Hebrew עֲזַרְאֵל meaning God has helped, was a perfect choice for Lucian as he gives gratitude to God and His love and healing power. ...
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6th Annual Latin American Cultural Week

Pan American Musical Art Research (PAMAR), founded and directed by Polly Ferman, announces the 6th Annual Latin American Cultural Week (LACW), a diverse and dynamic showcase of the rich culture of Latin America, with theater, music, dance, film, auctions and visual arts....
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Bronx Looks To Capitalize As Hip-Hop's Birthplace

In the 1970s, DJs, dancers, graffiti artists and the first rappers came together in the burned-out buildings of Bronx, giving birth to hip-hop.
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Upcoming Release of The Bronx Kill, A Novel By Philip Cioffari

Livingston Press announces the upcoming release of The Bronx Kill, a novel by Philip Cioffari. The Bronx Kill will be published in trade paper (978-1604891874, 254 pages, $16.95), hardcover (978-1604891867, $25.95) and eBook editions and will be available wherever fine books are sold on March 30, 2017.
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Bronx Borough President Hosts The Greek History And Heritage Celebration

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr hosts on Thursday his annual Greek History and Heritage Celebration, co-sponsored by New York State State Senator Michael Gianaris, New York State Assembly Member Aravella Simotas, New York City Council Member Costa Constantinides and The Hellenic Orthodox Community of Bronx.
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Bronx Author Publishes Novel

The Return, a new book by Evelyn P. Douglas, has been released by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc.

New York Gov. Cuomo Joins Union Fight To Preserve ACA

At a Bronx rally packed with supporters Wednesday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo defended the Affordable Care Act and warned that Washington, DC, is abandoning the middle class.
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A Russian Revolutionary In Bronx

Kenneth D. Ackerman’s Trotsky in New York 1917 has much to offer the reader. It also has some serious problems. Before getting to those let me discuss why the book deserves a place on the shelf of anyone interested in the life and ideas of Trotsky, the history of Marxism in America, New York at the time of World War I, and the Russian Revolution.
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The Orchid Show: Thailand In Bronx

The 15th installment of the New York Botanical Garden’s Orchid Show features a complementary schedule of events and activities revolving around its titular flower and this year’s theme: Thailand.
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Read Chapter Two of Matt Centrowitz’s New Book “Like Father, Like Son”

This book is heartwarming, and fabulous. Work hard and you can achieve anything-but your hard work rubs off on your children. What a fine example of courage and love. This book should set an example to all who have dreams.
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Black History Month Celebration Series At Jamaica Center For Arts & Learning

February is Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning's (JCAL) Black History Month Celebration Series. Join us each weekend in February for exhibits, performances, film screenings, and so much more.
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Reading: Drama From The Diaspora By Writer & Playwright Amba Chevannes

February is Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning's (JCAL) Black History Month Celebration Series. Join us each weekend in February for exhibits, performances, film screenings, and so much more.

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Jasmeet Sidhu

is a New York-based writer and producer. She was previously a reporter for the Toronto Star in Canada, and a blogger for the Huffington Post. Jasmeet is currently a fellow at the Stabile Center for Investigative Journalism at Columbia Journalism School.