Sandy Stewart: Singing the Song and Telling the Story

    Sandy Stewart: Singing the Song and Telling the Story

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    “Just sing the song and tell the story.” For singer Sandy Stewart, that is the task. “I’ve been doing this for 70 years. I know what works,” Stewart said, sitting on the red sofa bed in her one-bedroom apartment on the Upper East Side. On Oct. 31, Stewart will receive the Mabel Mercer Award at […]

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    Chinatown Murders Reveal Systemic Issues in Homeless Policy

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    Following the killings of four homeless men in Chinatown, homeless advocates and the street population themselves say they need better long-term solutions to the homeless crisis.

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    New metro website launches in January

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    Cannabis companies promote marijuana at AdWeek conference

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    Sandy Stewart: Singing the Song and Telling the Story

    Sandy Stewart: Singing the Song and Telling the Story
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    “Just sing the song and tell the story.” For singer Sandy Stewart, that is the task. “I’ve been doing this for 70 years. I know what works,” Stewart said, sitting on the red sofa bed in her one-bedroom apartment on the Upper East Side. On Oct. 31, Stewart will receive the Mabel Mercer Award at […]

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    Chinatown Murders Reveal Systemic Issues in Homeless Policy

    Chinatown Murders Reveal Systemic Issues in Homeless Policy
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    Following the killings of four homeless men in Chinatown, homeless advocates and the street population themselves say they need better long-term solutions to the homeless crisis.

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    Two young debutants of the Cabaret Convention discuss the future of the genre

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    “A bastion of tradition,” “an exclusive country-club retreat for an older audience repelled by the abrasive tone of contemporary pop,” wrote Stephen Holden, a long-time music critic for The New York Times, of the Cabaret Convention four years ago. This month, the convention, produced by the not-for-profit Mabel Mercer Foundation, celebrates its 30th anniversary, with […]

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    In the heavy, Thursday-morning quiet of the Midtown Community courtroom, screens mounted high on the walls played an informational slideshow. “One of the country’s first problem-solving courts,” a slide read. “If you are mandated to community service or social services sessions, go to the 6th floor: Alternative Sanctions Department.” The first United States Community Court […]

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