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Nina In New York: Queens Is Losing Its Books (But We’re Gaining Another Pharmacy!)

Yesterday, news broke that the three remaining Barnes and Noble locations in Queens will be shuttered.

08/28/2015

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Nina In New York: What I Did On My Summer Vacation (Homework, Again)

I wonder what my mom is up to this week. I’d say she owes me a few puff paint jobs.

08/26/2015

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Nina In New York: Parenting Officially The Worst Thing That Can Befall A Human

It’s fair to say that parenting is a difficult occupation.

08/21/2015

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Nina In New York: New Hires Are Getting Even Younger (And Droolier)

From six weeks until six months, tots are invited to accompany their mothers, fathers, or other legal guardians to the office.

08/17/2015

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Nina In New York: LOL Is No Longer A Laughing Matter 😭

It’s official. Like chat rooms, AOL Instant Messenger, and beeper codes, “LOL” is officially so 1996.

08/14/2015

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Nina In New York: Surprising New Research Sheds Dim Sliver Of Light On Toddler Discipline

The research reveals what most parenting research seems to boil down to: it all sort of works.

08/12/2015

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Nina In New York: So Many Breakups, So Little Carbs

It’s been a difficult week for love.

08/07/2015

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Nina In New York: Hitchhiking Robot Obviously Gets Murdered In America

Sadly, there’s a reason anti-hitchhiking laws exist in our country, and it turns out that Philadelphia is it.

08/03/2015

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Nina In New York: How To Take A Toddler To The Pool In 41 Easy Steps

Given this extreme heat, one finds oneself in want of a swimming pool.

07/31/2015

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Nina In New York: Who Will Be America’s Next Top Idiot?

The idiot race this week is a hot one. Here are the finalists. I can’t wait to see who wins!

07/29/2015

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Nina In New York: Once A Dummy, Always A Dummy

I voluntarily chose to drive a total of 400 miles, alone, with a toddler in the backseat.

07/27/2015

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Nina In New York: Earth To Space, Come In Space. (We’ll Pay For The Call.)

A science-loving, enigmatic (presumably), Russian entrepreneur comes out of the woodwork with $100 million to put towards the Search for Extra Terrestrial Intelligence (SETI)? Yes!

07/24/2015

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Nina In New York: Breaking News: Dads Are A Little Fat.

But forgive me if I laugh when I see in national news that there was a legitimate, published scientific study which concluded that fatherhood leads to weight gain.

07/22/2015

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Nina In New York: A Toast From The Flower Girl

So here we are at the wedding! It’s a fun wedding, as far as I can tell.

07/20/2015

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Nina In New York: The Fountain Of Youth Never Felt So Far Away

A recent study has proven what everyone over the age of thirty has long suspected: people age at different rates.

07/10/2015

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