Singer, pianist, composer and Brooklyn native Neil Sedaka is famous for writing songs like the 1962 hit, Breaking Up is Hard to Do. But his career stalled when the Beatles shot to prominence, and for 12 years Sedaka struggled to get back on the charts.
A souvenir is much more than a mass-produced object bought at the end of a trip. It captures some of the very best memories from our experiences exploring amazing places. Here in New York City, there’s always something you can take home with you.
Food pantries and soup kitchens provide a lifeline to countless individuals and families in need of assistance. They often get a ton of volunteers around the holidays, but food pantries and soup kitchens need help all year long.
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