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Duke Ellington's mother dies
Duke Ellington's mother dies (Guardian Unlimited)
The death of Duke Ellington's beloved mother in 1935 drew from the great composer a work that provided the first serious indication that his gifts could not be confined to the glittering multifaceted miniatures with which he had made his name.

Capturing the Essence of Sag Harbor (Sag Harbor Online)
Sag Harbor has a little version of everything, and it's always the best. The best little Italian restaurant, the best little book store, the best little cheese shop, the best little 5 and 10.

Assembly Passes Gay Marriage Bill (DNAInfo)
A measure legalizing same-sex marriage passed the state Assembly Wednesday night, moving it one step closer to becoming law.


With Gay Marriage Close to Passing, Advocates Push for One More Vote
With Gay Marriage Close to Passing, Advocates Push for One More Vote (DNAInfo)
With a gay marriage bill just one vote away from passing, New York advocates are pushing full force to get the measure passed before the legislative session ends Monday.

MoMA Artist Likely to Die After Mugging, Friends Say (DNAInfo)
An 82-year-old industrial designer who was beaten and robbed in broad daylight on a tree-lined block of West 89th Street was recently taken off life support after he took a dramatic turn for the worse, said devastated family and friends.

Upper East Siders Trash Plans for East 91st Street Garbage Facility (DNAInfo)
Hundreds of Upper East Side families flooded Asphalt Green's basketball court Wednesday night to trash the city's plans to re-open a garbage transfer station at East 91st Street and the East River.

Harlem Sol project complete, with one one-quarter already sold (CrainsNewYork)
After four years, construction wrapped up last week at Harlem Sol, the two-building project at 121 and 123 West 131st Street, between Lenox Avenue and Adam Clayton Powell Boulevard.

Culture, challenge in 'Ragtime'
Culture, challenge in 'Ragtime' (Delawareonline)
Cast members, representing the three racial and ethnic groups portrayed in "Ragtime," traveled to the New York area for costumed photographs on location.

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