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5 Ways To While Away A Rainy Afternoon In NYC

Let it rain! Here are five great ways to pass the time during a rainy day.

07/15/2014

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NYC’s 5 Best Used Bookstores

New York City is lucky enough to boast many independent bookstores, but don’t take them for granted. Instead, take your spare change and loose bills and head over to any or all of the bookstores listed below, and see what treasures you can find for less than the price of a cup of coffee.

03/13/2014

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NYC’s 6 Best Specialty Bookstores

New York City has bookstores for just about every taste and interest, from travel to cooking to fomenting revolution.

12/26/2013

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Last Borders Shoppers Wistful, Looking For Deals

Borders, an Ann Arbor, Mich.-based chain that pioneered the big-box bookselling concept and grew to 1,249 stores at its peak in 2003, will cease to exist by the end of the day on Sunday. It’s a victim of a shift in the industry brought on by customers who’d much rather read their favorite titles on an electronic book or tablet computer than turn the page on a paperback.

09/18/2011

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N.J.’s Best Local & Independent Bookstores

Local book shops have evolved into modern book clubs, giving their patrons a chance to explore the many avenues of literature with events and activities sponsored by the store. Here are some of the best in N.J.

CBS New York–06/28/2011

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New York Moms’ Best Bookstores And Computer Stores

While Barnes and Noble branches throughout the city hold story times for children and boast a large selection of kids’ books these independent bookstores hold sway in their neighborhoods and keep families coming back year after year.

07/28/2010