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Word of the Day: July 16, 2016

Word of the Day: July 16, 2016

sinuous Definition: (adjective) Characterized by many curves or turns;winding. Synonyms: wiggly, sinuate Usage: We tried to trace the path of the sinuous stream, but it veered and curved in every direction.  

by · July 16, 2016 · Bulletin Board
Whose Birthday Is It? July 16, 2016

Whose Birthday Is It? July 16, 2016

Saint Clare of Assisi (1194) Born to a noble family, Chiara Offreduccio, now St. Clare of Assisi, was deeply influenced by fellow Assisian St. Francis. Refusing to marry, she instead fled to a chapel where she received her vows. She later became abbess of a female […]

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This Week in Parks – City of Water Day, Summer Date Ideas, Free Family Day and more

This Week in Parks – City of Water Day, Summer Date Ideas, Free Family Day and more

nyc.gov/parks Connect with NYC Parks This Week in Parks: Jul 15, 2016 – Jul 20, 2016 Citywide Highlights Summer Date Ideas Here are some ideas on how to spend a special day with your sweetheart in New York City this […]

by · July 15, 2016 · Bulletin Board, Parks
Open House Throggs Neck 7/16 & 7/17

Open House Throggs Neck 7/16 & 7/17

THROGGS NECK                 2861 Barkley Ave OPEN HOUSE Sat/Sun 07/16/-07/17 1-4PM * Det 2 Fam, Newly Renov, 2 Br/ 2 Br, 50X100 Lot, New Kit, Bth, Hwd Flrs thru-out, Fin Bsmt w/Sep Entr, Huge Bkyd, Pvt Drwy, New Siding/Wind, $615 K […]

by · July 15, 2016 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: July 15, 2016

Quote of the Day: July 15, 2016

When a man bleeds inwardly, it is a dangerous thing for himself; but when he laughs inwardly, it bodes no good to other people. Charles Dickens (1812-1870)

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Word of the Day: July 15, 2016

Word of the Day: July 15, 2016

ridgepole Definition: (noun) A horizontal beam at the ridge of a roof to which the rafters are attached. Synonyms: rooftree Usage: I knew a girl in Marysville who could walk the ridgepole of a roof.

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Whose Birthday Is It? July 15, 2016

Whose Birthday Is It? July 15, 2016

Jacques Derrida (1930) Derrida was an Algerian-born French philosopher whose critique of Western philosophy encompasses literature, linguistics, and psychoanalysis. In his famously dense and complex writings, he attempted to take apart, or “deconstruct,” the edifice of Western metaphysics and reveal […]

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Quote of the Day: July 14, 2016

Quote of the Day: July 14, 2016

Don’t let us rejoice in punishment, even when the hand of God alone inflicts it. The best of us are but poor wretches, just saved from shipwreck: can we feel anything but awe and pity when we see a fellow-passenger […]

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Word of the Day: July 14, 2016

Word of the Day: July 14, 2016

tempestuous Definition: (adjective) As if showing violent anger. Synonyms: angry, furious, raging, wild Usage: The raging sea and tempestuous winds indicated that a big storm was coming.

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Whose Birthday Is It? July 14, 2016

Whose Birthday Is It? July 14, 2016

Ingmar Bergman (1918) Bergman was a Swedish film and stage writer, director, and producer. He achieved an impressive degree of freedom early in his career and used it to create and develop a highly individual approach. Working with many of […]

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50 Bronx Students Study Ancient Construction as Part of the NYC Dept of Design & Construction’s Summer Enrichment Program

50 Bronx Students Study Ancient Construction as Part of the NYC Dept of Design & Construction’s Summer Enrichment Program

Students Focus on Architecture and Design at the Metropolitan Museum of Art     (New York, NY – July 8, 2016) Approximately 50 public middle school students from District 9 in the Bronx visited the Metropolitan Museum of Art (MET) […]

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Bronx Pride Entertainment Line-up

Bronx Pride Entertainment Line-up

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Quote of the Day: July 13, 2016

Quote of the Day: July 13, 2016

Is it not better…to lead a good fashion than to follow a bad one? Anna Sewell (1820-1878)

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Word of the Day: July 13, 2016

Word of the Day: July 13, 2016

tallith Definition: (noun) A shawl with a ritually knotted fringe at each corner; worn by Jews at morning prayer. Synonyms: prayer shawl Usage: He donned his tallith as he entered the synagogue.

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Whose Birthday Is It? July 13, 2016

Whose Birthday Is It? July 13, 2016

Julius Caesar (100 BCE) Caesar, a Roman general and statesman, formed the First Triumvirate with Pompey and Marcus Licinius Crassus. He later precipitated the Roman Civil War, defeating Pompey and becoming dictator for life. His dictatorial powers, however, inspired great […]

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