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Monday/Tuesday 190121-22 – Competition

Monday 1/21
Warm up
7 minute AMRAP:
5/side Thoracic Extensions
5 Box Jumps, increasing height each round (land in squat at top of box)
10 Alternating Push Up T’s

A. In 20 minutes build to a heavy complex of:
1 Power Clean
2 Front Squats
3 Jerks

Note: Jerks any style. Aim for 85-90% effort. Time given includ…

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Sunday 190210 – Experienced

30 minute alternating EMOM:
M1 – 50 m Farmers Carry (AHAP)
M2 – 10-12 Kettlebell Sumo Deadlifts (24/16)
M3 – Max Wattage in 20 seconds on Rower
M4 – 1/side Turkish Get Up/side (AHAP)
M5 – 10-12 Hanging Strict Leg Raises

Here’s what’s on tap for Monday and Tuesday’s Experienced classe…

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The George E. Underhill House - 135 East 36th Street

In 1852 Madison Road (later Madison Avenue) extended northward as far as 42nd Street.  Wealthy New Yorkers were abandoning the exclusive residential enclaves of a generation earlier--like the Bond Street and St. John's Park neighborhoods--and erecting fine homes further north.  That year John Jay…

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D.C. Public Housing Gets Funding

By Mark F. Gray

Public housing in the District got a boost from the City Council who passed it’s $15.5 billion budget June 18 after the Chief Financial Officer Jeffrey S. DeWitt initially said he would not certify its budget since it was initially ruled funds had been improperly diverted from Events…

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Fine Vintage WSET Level 1, 1-day Course in Wines

The WSET Level 1 Award in Wines course is the ideal place to start. It is an introductory course suited to those with a basic knowledge as well as total beginners. There are no pre-requisites to take this course. 

The Level 1 course focuses on learning the art of wine tasting, pairing food and win…

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Highline Ballroom Loses Lease and will Close Next Month

Brian Wilson at Highline Ballroom, June 2011

The Highline Ballroom will close next month after twelve years in the shadow of its namesake elevated park.

News of its closure started bubbling up late last week. However, official confirmation from the venue arrived Saturday afternoon. Highline Ballroom…

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The NYC Restaurants Ordered Closed Last Week - New York City, NY Patch

NEW YORK — Filth flies, roaches, mice and unwashed hands — restaurants across the city have dirty secrets they'd rather you didn't know about. Fortunately for the diner's well-being, New York City's Health Department is watching.

Every year, inspectors go unannounced into more than 24,000 restau…

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What will $2,900 rent you in New York City, right now? | Hoodline - WABC-TV

Curious just how far your dollar goes in New York City?

We've rounded up the latest rental offerings via rental site Zumper to get a sense of what to expect when it comes to locating a place in New York City if you've got a budget of $2,900/month.

Read on for the listings. (Note: prices and avail…

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Vera Wang Sample Sale

Vera Wang has created a unique aspirational world that alludes to sensuality and youthful sophistication. A native New Yorker who spent her career at the forefront of fashion, Vera Wang began a sweeping makeover of the bridal industry in 1990. With the opening of her flagship salon at the Carlyle Ho…

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All Nippon Airways – $697: New York / Chicago / San Francisco – Hiroshima, Japan. Roundtrip, including all Taxes

This site is part of an affiliate sales network and receives compensation for sending traffic to partner sites, such as This compensation may impact how and where links appear on this site. This site does not include all financial companies or all available fina…

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 A creative brother named CLARKE ILLMATICAL just shared his latest project with me.

Arious Alcide is a young martial arts master, living in Chinatown, New York. He has been given the task of adding his fighting style to a 2,000 year old Chinese legacy, known as The Never Ending Masters.

In order to…

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Bring Change to Mind Announces Revel & Revelations Fundraiser

WHAT: Bring Change to Mind, a nonprofit organization co-founded by Glenn Close to end the stigma and discrimination surrounding mental illness, is pleased to announce that its sixth annual Revels & Revelations fundraiser will take place on Monday, October 22 at Sony Hall in New York City.

Hosted by …

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My Favorite Red Nail Polish (essie + OPI)

Happy Valentines Day! Thought I would be a little on theme and share my top 5 Essie and OPI red nail polishes with you guys with a little side by side comparison.

Essie (from pinky to thumb): A-List / Jelly Apple / Really Red / Rock the Runway* / Jag-u-are
OPI (from thumb to p…

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On Lafayette Street, former shelter for homeless women is now Showfields, 'the Most Interesting Store In The World'

[EVG photo from 2015]

Over at 11 Bond St. (aka 343 Lafayette St.), the former shelter for homeless women has been transformed into Showfields, a retail complex focusing on health-and-wellness brands.

Tenants on the ground-floor of Showfields made their debut yesterday.

[11 Bond St. rendering]


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Meet the Ramsay HS student, en route to Yale, who earned more than $2M in scholarships

Jillian Jolly (second from left), a senior at Ramsay High School has announced that she will attend Yale University this fall on a full-ride, four-year scholarship. Jolly is shown here with her uncle, Frederic Bolling (left), Birmingham City Schools Superintendent Dr. Lisa Herring (second from right) and her mother, Jacqueline Harrell. (Photos by :Erica Wright Photos | The Birmingham Times)
Jillian Jolly (second from left), a senior at Ramsay High School has announced that she will attend Yale University this fall on a full-ride, four-year scholarship. Jolly is shown here with her uncle, Frederic Bolling (left), Birmingham City Schools Superintendent Dr. Lisa Herring (second from right…

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Cops let shooter of Gambino boss loose a month before murder
The right-winger accused of killing a Mafia boss landed on the NYPD’s radar last month for erratic behavior — but cops let him walk away without investigating further, police officials acknowledged Tuesday.
On Feb. 21, “There was an incident at the feder…

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Wednesday, October 17: Bowie Concerts, Free Treats, Hot Mess Drag + 80 More

Der Weihnachtsbaum am Rockefeller Center 2018

Es ist Winter in New York, aber die eigentliche Weihnachtszeit beginnt tatsächlich erst, wenn in einer legendären, beeindruckenden Zeremonie auf dem Rockefeller Center Plaza der Weihnachtsbaum in New York 2018 am Rockefeller Center eingeschaltet wird. In diesem Jahr findet die Eröffnung des Weihnach…

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ABLE STEEL, Hunters Point

This is one of a pair of painted ads that appear on a brick building off Vernon Boulevard between 45th Road and 46th Avenue; this is the one on 46th. The building was, at one time, a warehouse of the equipment manufacturer. Both ads were painted quite awhile ago, as the phone number, EM1-9240, atte…

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Three Lives Reopens

After weeks of being shuttered by the Department of Buildings, and having to sell books on the sidewalk, the Three Lives & Company bookstore reopens today at 10:00 AM.

They write, "Although it was a fun change of pace for us to be selling books on the corner during our impromptu Three Lives Sidewal…

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