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Review: Urban Tigers: Tales of a Cat Vet Kathy Chisholm’s literary debut will be a great read for animal lovers everywhere. Her novel, Urban Tigers: Tales of a Cat Vet, recounts the adventures of Dr. Emily McBride through her first...
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02-07-2013 06-26-2013 No jwalsh 0

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Books Library cats, Kathy Chisholm, Nick Trout, pets, Tell Me Where It Hurts, Tuxedo Stan, Urban Tigers, veterinarians Jane Jacobs
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Rockaways Diary: Stepping It Up for Summer Reading If you like sports, then you know there are periods when teams push their intensity to the max. You know about the Super Bowl in football, which is the most watched program in television. You know...
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26-06-2013 06-26-2013 No jwalsh 0

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Books Library baseball, basketball, cat café, championship, e-books, football, history, hurricane sandy, Kerri Strug, Kobe Bryant, LeBron James, MLB, NBA, NFL, photographs, re, rockaways, sandy, Summer Reading, super bowl, Superstorm Sandy, world series, wrestling, WWE Kacper Jarecki
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In Praise of the Accordion June is International Accordion Awareness Month. If that news has got you formulating wisecracks, just remember that plenty of ground has been covered there, and accordions are far more than mere...
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11-06-2013 06-11-2013 No jwalsh 1

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1 Comment Music Library Accordion, Annie Proulx, Brokeback Mountain, Buckwheat Zydeco, culture, immigrants, indie rock, Lawrence Welk, Los Lobos, Music, Neutral Milk Hotel, polka, rock, roots rock, tango, The Who, Weird Al, zydeco Jeremy Walsh
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Happy Birthday to the VCR June 7 marks 38 years since the introduction of the VCR. What’s so important about the launch of a now-completely obsolete device that now sells for a few bucks on craigslist? Well, that old...
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4 Comments Movies Library Blockbuster Video, Blu-Ray, DVDs, home entertainment, home video, Laserdisc, movies, Museum of the Moving Image, on demand, technology, VCR, VHS Jeremy Walsh
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Tony Awards 2013: Recognizing Queens’ Own Cyndi Lauper Congratulations to Cyndi Lauper, who won “Best Original Score" at this year's Tony Awards. Lauper is no stranger to the limelight — or to Queens. She shot to stardom in...
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Music Library 30 Rock, Broadway, Broadway musical, Cyndi Lauper, gay pride, Girls Just Want to Have Fun, Kinky Boots, LGBT, Michael J. Fox, Ozone Park, Queens native, True Colors Jeremy Walsh
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