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Canstruction New York 2013

Hi F&F, Last week I got off my can and made my way to the Winter Garden Brookfield Place for this year’s Canstruction New York.  Canstruction is a charity focused on hunger relief.  Across the country and around the world design, … Continue reading

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A Leisure for Less Post: Walt Whitman in Brooklyn

Hi F&F, Brooklyn has a rich literary history. Many noteworthy authors have called Kings County home and even more have found the place inspiring.  Walt Whitman falls into both camps. The great American poet once lived in the borough and … Continue reading

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All the Parks a Stage in Summer: A Leisure for Less Post

Hi F&F, Quickly; tell me what word comes to mind when you think about the word summer?  (It would be great if you would post your word  in  the comments) Ok; did you do it? Come on; play along.  I’ll … Continue reading

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A Leisure for Less Post: Me Time Means so Much More When you Volunteer

Hi F&F, The aim of my Leisure for Less (LfL) posts are to share discoveries of fun activities to fill your time; without emptying your pockets.  The posts are about having quality “me time” experiences.  This LfL post may seem … Continue reading

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Images from the 101st Commemoration of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire

Hi F&F, Today is the 101st anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire. On Friday I attended the annual commemoration event sponsored by Workers United.  Today the honoring of the dead continues with CHALK; a public art project to honor … Continue reading

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Leisure for Less Post: Go Mano-a-Mano With Your Creativity During National Craft Month

Hi F&F, March is National Craft Month. There is still time to roll up your sleeves to try your hand at a new handicraft or recover one that you have shelved (and, quite frankly, is a little dusty).  This month retailers, craft … Continue reading

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Leisure for Less: Wellness Week March 19-25, 2012

Hi F&F, If you took full advantage of the Hockey Weekend Across America event I shared in my last Leisure for Less Post, you may be feeling aches and pains in muscles you didn’t know existed.  I feel your pain … Continue reading

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Leisure for Less: Hockey Weekend Across America is February 17-19, 2012

Hi F&F, The fifth annual Hockey Weekend Across America, presented by Reebok, kicks-off skates-off on Friday, February 17, 2012.  The 3 day event is a celebration for those currently involved in ice hockey and offers newbies a chance to strap … Continue reading

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One Word Wednesday: Politics

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