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Dylan’s Candy BarN: Helping animals find a “home-sweet-home”

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The future was in the cards early on for Dylan Lauren, CEO and founder of confectionery emporium, Dylan’s Candy Bar.  At the tender age of eight, the modern-day Willy Wonka received two pet rabbits which she proceeded to name Chocolate and Vanilla and to feed with Oreo cookies. “That was always my thing – candy and bunnies,” says [&hell... READ MORE
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Schulenberg’s Page: New York, Part CLXXII

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In early 1969 it was claimed that The Black Panthers had planned coordinated bombings of police stations. 21 members were indicted, among them Afeni Shakur, the mother of the late actor/rapper Tupac Shakur, who was born in 1971. Printed papers were handed out on street corners downtown and benefits were planned to help the defendants. […]... READ MORE
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Schulenberg’s Page: New York, Part CLXXI

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So we woke up and found ourselves in 1970! Remarkably — we had survived the Sixties! Beginning with President John F. Kennedy inspiring and changing the outlook and prospects of most young Americans, we had ended up on the moon but because of the Vietnam War and so much chaos, many young Americans wished that the government had […]... READ MORE
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Schulenberg’s Page: New York, Part CLXX

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Paul Bartel invited me to go with him to see Frank Granat at his apartment on Third Avenue on the Upper East Side. Frank was originally from Northern California and in 1964 had been a producer of a play on Broadway, Any Wednesday by Muriel Resnick. It had opened at the George Abbott Theater and in 1966 was made into a movie […]... READ MORE
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Schulenberg’s Page: New York, Part CLXIX

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1969 and it was finally December! So much had happened; Nixon had blamed the media for the lack of unity in the country and Vice President Agnew had called the media “unelected elites” whose investigative journalism had not been impartial!  They were still claiming the Vietnam War was being successfully fought! A great proportion of the ... READ MORE
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Schulenberg’s Page: New York, Part CLXVIII

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1969 — Vice President Spiro Agnew was still saying that the press was biased reporting against the Vietnam War and encouraged the public to complain. Meanwhile, there was a second landing on the moon’s surface and Joseph Kennedy, the father of JFK and RFK, had died. Hope and Frank Mell were in New York to attend the awards given by ... READ MORE
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Schulenberg’s Page: New York, Part CLXVII

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I should start by explaining something: I’ve been asked why some of my drawings look “unfinished” while others have a rendered, “finished” look. I use a drawing technique called “contour drawing”. It’s been called “blind drawing” and several other descriptive names but what it consists of is putting the drawing instrument, pen o... READ MORE
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Schulenberg’s Page: New York, Part CLXVI

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April, 1969: So Gary Van Kirk, Bill Rilling and I arrived in San Juan, Puerto Rico. On our arrival we went for breakfast at one of the large tourist hotels on the beach. Our first mistake. The breakfast, while expensive, was awful! Even the coffee. Especially the coffee! That’s when we decided we were going […]... READ MORE
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Schulenberg’s Page: New York, Part CLXV

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Spring, 1969: Anti-Vietnam War protests everywhere! Nixon had made good with one of his campaign promises; he’d promised to unify us and bring us together and he had largely achieved that. Everybody I knew and a majority of Manhattan couldn’t stand him! We were unified! I had regular assignments and several times when I had […]... READ MORE
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We Shelter Chic: The underdogs are top dogs

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News got you down lately? Are current events stressing you out? Then read on for the story below about a different type of animal rescue group is sure to put a smile on your face, perhaps even restore your faith in humanity. Special ed teacher and life-long animal lover, Brittany Feldman, was working at a New […]... READ MORE
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Schulenberg’s Page: New York, Part CLXIV

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Fall, 1969. The Vietnam War was continuing and didn’t seem to be anywhere near ending as the country was disrupted by widespread demonstrations! Concerning the war, everyone seemed angry at anyone who disagreed with them and Vice President Spiro Agnew would further stir the pot calling the anti-war protesters “an effete core of impudent snob... READ MORE
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Schulenberg’s Page: New York, Part CLXIII

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Fall, 1969. My mother and many of her friends, now being widowed, had started going on foreign cruises.  It was a chance to distance themselves from sad memories and also to meet new people with whom they could share new and exotically glamorous adventures! Pauline Rodder, one of my mother’s closest friends from Fresno, was passing through [&h... READ MORE

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