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Comic book stores boom as bookstores disappear

Comic book stores boom as bookstores disappear
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Despite booming demand for instant purchases, comic book stores do business at a rapid clip.


To survive a high-rise fire, should residents stay or go?

To survive a high-rise fire, should residents stay or go?
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After two recent fire deaths, residents in Midtown high-rises aren’t always clear on fire safety protocols.


Vegan group rallies to raise awareness of animal cruelty

Vegan group rallies to raise awareness of animal cruelty
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Local activists urge all of us: Put down that ham sandwich, replace those leather shoes, and get serious about ending animal cruelty.


Midtown Traditions

Midtown Traditions
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Midtown West is rich in holiday tradition. Here is the Gazette’s wide-ranging list of offerings.


Mozart’s Tito Receives Regal Reception at Metropolitan Opera

Mozart’s Tito Receives Regal Reception at Metropolitan Opera
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To mark the 225th anniversary of “Don Giovanni,” the Metropolitan Opera is showcasing three Mozart operas including a revival of “La Clemenza di Tito,” which opened Nov. 16. The performance featured a star-studded cast with Elina Garanca, Giuseppe Filianoti, Kate Lindsey, Barbara Frittoli, Lucy Crowe and led by acclaimed early music specialist Harry Bicket.  The other Mozart operas […]


Bizet’s Lusty Gypsy Returns to the Met

Bizet’s Lusty Gypsy Returns to the Met
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Richard Eyre’s updated, relocated production of “Carmen” returns to the Metropolitan Opera, replacing a traditional production by the great director Franco Zeffirelli. The trend toward modern productions is a widespread phenomenon.


Holiday Tourists Make Their Mark, For Better or For Worse

Holiday Tourists Make Their Mark, For Better or For Worse
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Every year, tourists flock to New York for traditions like the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree lighting. Are there more tourists this year? And if so, why?


The Garment District Socialite

The Garment District Socialite
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He runs a business selling designer clothing in the Garment District, but it doesn’t stop him from being friends with fabulous celebrities.


‘You Can’t Go Wrong with Cashmere’

'You Can't Go Wrong with Cashmere'
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Are you shopping on Black Friday? That’s the question we asked shoppers at Columbus Circle, Ladies’ Mile and Herald Square. The answer? It seems the economy is still in a downward spiral.