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  1. Cross-Cultural New Year’s BashAndrew Goodwillie & Sonia Tolani
  2. Swell Teachers for Every SurferGroup Classes New York Surf School (718-496-3371; Certified instructor Frank Cullen’s Rockaway-based school welco […]
  3. Swank Brooklyn Dance Party Bea Cardenas & John McMonagle
  4. Elegant Indian Fête Sangeeta Vaswani & Neil Chatterjee
  5. Rustic Country CelebrationBarrie Gordon & Jared Gruner
  6. Come On DownThirteen notable New Yorkers reminisce about the moments they said “I do.”
  7. What an Artisanal Pop Is Made OfHow a $5 glass of cola from Má Pêche stacks up against a $1 can of Coca-Cola.
  8. Have Yourself Some Culture: Day-by-Day Good TimesJune
  9. Donation Without RepresentationSure, there’s a race for U.S. Senate and governor this year, but New Yorkers have too many opinions—and too much money—to work merely to elect t […]
  10. Think of Them As Your New PetsAnd other tips for bee companions.
  11. Bee-ology: How a Hive WorksA typical honeybee colony comprises one queen bee, about a thousand male drones, whose only job is to inseminate the queen, and upward of 60,000 […]
  12. Video Feed
    Make Fresh Changes to the Food Chain“People left ‘Food, Inc.’ feeling frightened and not knowing what to eat anymore. My film is an answer to that.”
  13. Your Other WardrobeWhat you wear beneath should be just as pretty.
  14. CompostingGood for the Planet. Not That Smelly. Really.
  15. 78 Days of FunThe best concerts, outdoor events, and culture happenings of summer 2009
  16. Getting PaybackA trainer wrecked your back. An ATM ate your twenty. A money-borrowing friend is avoiding you. Some phone time and a little paperwork can bring […]
  17. Cheap Wedding ChallengeHow to have a beautiful city celebration that doesn’t break the bank.
  18. HeadlinersWhat became of ten memorable newsmakers.
  19. Having Fun, All Summer Long.June
  20. The Deli-Flower ChallengeThe players: David Stark, event designer; Paula Hayes, artist. The materials: Fifty bucks’ worth of flowers; vases from home.
  21. Make Your Own Flower ArrangementFlower-course director Sonali Patel of the Jane Packer Flower School describes how to transform corner-deli blooms into a good-looking c […]
  22. Cheaper by the GallonWhere to find the lowest-price gas for weekend wanderings.
  23. It Makes the World Go RoundFrom our vantage point, the late sixties were filled with protests, politics, and psychedelic rock and roll. Weddings seemed so … counter to […]
  24. The Standing Dinner ReceptionHow to pull off a moveable feast? Jean Christophe Le Picart of Feast & Fêtes explains.