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The New York Metropolitan Area Bids Farewell to Notables

by Stephanie Kuo

Wikimedia Commons

Two thousand thirteen was a year marked by the loss of many beloved people around the world – from the untimely deaths of actors Cory Monteith, 31, and Paul Walker, 40, to the long-awaited-but-dreaded passing of former South African president Nelson Mandela, who died at the age of 95 after a long battle against declining health.

From New Yorkers to Tourists With Love

by Stephanie Kuo
Times Square

vagueonthehow, flickr

For many New Yorkers, there are a few key places to avoid at all costs during the holidays – like Rockefeller Center or Herald Square. But the most famous – or the infamous to the locals – is Times Square, where many will agree some of the worst acts of tourism occur.

The Power of the Plug

by Jeff Coltin
Dylan in 1965 with the Byrds

Dylan with playing the Byrds in 1965, sans guitar, Credit: The Comedy Store, flickr

Dylan goes electric. It's right up there in the pantheon of moments that changed pop music, along with the Beatles on Ed Sullivan and Michael Jackson busting out the Moonwalk.

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