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Speaking in public requires great bravery from each and every one of us, whatever our background or original language. 

Finding My Voice…for the Third Time!

“The Art of Seeing” by Michael Milton I joined Toastmasters over three years ago. For anyone who isn’t familiar with this organization, Toastmasters is an international club which guides members towards a more direct method of public speaking, helps improve ...

The Art of Seeing by Michael Milton

I Didn’t Have It to Give

“The Art of Seeing” by Michael Milton I’m sure most of us are familiar with the old adage, You can’t give, what you don’t already have. What, I wonder, holds us back from giving to ourselves what we need most ...

Learning to Say ‘No’

Reflecting back at a gay (but not so proud) moment Image: Lifehack “The Art of Seeing” by Michael Milton In a world torn apart by short-sighted, strongly held, near-tribal opinions, there is, I believe, one point ...

Renaissance Man of Carroll Gardens

A conversation with photographer John Mazlish Chris Biesterfeldt, Vinegar Hill/Dumbo “The Art of Seeing” by Michael Milton Photographer John Mazlish and I met by chance at a Christmas party this past December.  As it happens, I ...

Learning to Laugh at Ourselves

If we always laugh at ourselves, we will certainly never be out of material. “The Art of Seeing” by Michael Milton Watching as my cousins’ kids negotiate their late teenage years - filled with humorless angst, lacking perspective and, at ...

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Ahhh, Sweet Harmony!

Brooklyn singers help breathe life into traditional choral gems alongside newly composed music “The Art of Seeing” by Michael Milton Here will we sit and let the sounds of music creep into our ears; soft stillness, and the night, become ...

The Amazing Acro-Cats Come to Brooklyn

Fort Greene just got a bit more feline friendly. Martin and her Acro-Cat PerformerPhoto: CircusCats.com Acrobats usually draw a crowd, but Samantha Martin’s Amazing Acro-Cats are the ultimate crowd-pleasers. Martin's Acro-Cats jump through hoops, over hurdles, and ...

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PAL’s Playstreets Offer Fun, Safe Play for City Kids

Playstreets help communities engage children in fun physical activities, teach positive life choices and provide helpful resources in their communities photo credit: palnyc.org The Police Athletic League (PAL), one of the city’s largest youth nonprofit organizations which has ...

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Comptroller Stringer Releases Report on the Cost of MTA Delays

  Survey reveals that subway delays particularly affect residents in lower-income communities, impacting riders' financial security and personal lives  Photo credit: nyc.gov New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer released on Sunday a report highlighting the effects of subway ...

When Winter Covers the Spring

“The Art of Seeing” by Michael Milton Yet sunshine brightens after rain, The darkness comes and goes again, So solace follows bitter pain, As seasons wax and wane. ~Elizabeth Chase Akers Allen (1832–1911), "November," c.1864 “Winter is coming,” is the ...

There’s No Place Like Home

  In the midst of reading the endlessly fascinating THE GREAT BRIDGE by David McCullough (originally published in 1972) about the history and construction of the Brooklyn Bridge, I had to wrestle down my desire to run down Flatbush Ave. ...

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