Tag Archives: Daniel Shkolnik

Good Form

Wesley Kavanagh flipped a switch and illuminated a small city. It took me a moment to understand what I was seeing, or where in the world this was. …

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Dream Come True

After three intense days decorating wedding cakes in her New York City shop, Ana De Los Angeles’s father came to her while she was falling asleep. …

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No Smoking

At The White Buffalo, billowing plumes rise up from the bar and lounge, curling around a seemingly ironic “No Smoking” sign. But to staff and patrons, the sign isn’t all that ironic, because no one smokes at The White Buffalo.…

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Milky Way

Since May, waffle cones with wiffle balls of ice cream have become frequent sights on Chapel Street.

A rustic yet elegant sign marks the source: Arethusa Farm Dairy, spelled in gothic …

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Walk and Talk

One day in the 5th grade, Beatrice “Bea” Dozier Taylor was walking to school, “very much a troubled spirit,” when she says she heard God’s voice ask her what was wrong.

A self-confessed smart aleck, Taylor replied, “What? You don’t …

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Lords of the Ring

Ring One Boxing

Brian Clark of Ring One Boxing has a knack for taking young kids and turning them into fast-fisted, prize-winning pugilists. …

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Sweet and Low

In a town where Italian pastries are king, there’s a place on Grand Avenue where a very different dynasty of sweets can be found: the Mexican bakery Panaderia La Tapatia. …

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Good Job

Masjid Al-Islam has no minaret, but it does have a chimney. Instead of a golden dome it has a shingle-covered pyramid roof. Instead of arabesque arches it has Victorian-style molding. Instead of a courtyard it has …

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Smoothie Factories

Shortly after the invention of the electric blender came the invention of the smoothie. Unrelated to the old Smoothie factory, which once made undergarments and was turned into apartments some 15 years ago, this family of …

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Running the Table

The rack cracks and there’s a panic on the table. An angry, rainbow blur of numerals flies every which way, searching for holes. The action slows, then stiffens. Peace is restored.

But the game is on. …

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