Cook this @home: L'Ecole's Arctic char with curried yogurt

L?Ecole?s Arctic Char with Curried Yogurt, Cucumbers and

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For a bright, flavorful pick-me-up this dreary winter, Chef Candy Argondizza has the recipe for you.

The vice president of culinary and pastry arts at the International Culinary Center recently added a sautéed arctic char with curried Greek yogurt sauce to the menu at L'Ecole (462 Broadway, 212-219-3300, www.LecoleNYC.com), the school's in-house restaurant. And though it's made by gourmet...

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Winter may be depressing, but there's no need to be depressed

Having kids is not a prereq to building

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It's not you: It's winter.

This winter's siege of frigid temps and frequent dumps of snow, plus often-icy roads and sidewalks at a time darkness descends early, have left lots of us feeling glum, even if we don't have a clinical case of depression or Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) -- depressive symptoms confined to a particular time of year.

Therapists often counsel depressed people...

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Vogel: Moving to Florida? Consider yourself warned

Yes, more people perhaps will smile and say

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Any day now, New York will officially lose its standing as the nation's third-most populous state to Florida, according to the Census Bureau.

Ten percent of those permanently flying, driving or hitching south are from New York. How do most people decide to abandon our state -- and great city -- for the land of George Zimmerman and Gov. Rick Scott? After interviews, I've discovered it's usually...

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New Yorkers: Do your taxes now


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It's not too late to add "file taxes early" to your list of New Year's resolutions -- or tack it onto the pre-existing plan to stop procrastinating this year.

New York City tax experts say there are a slew of good reasons to file for your returns ASAP, as opposed to waiting until the April 15th deadline.

"The sooner you file, the sooner you get your refund," said Joe Falanga, managing...

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Hailee Steinfeld gears up for '3 Days to Kill'

Kevin Costner and Hailee Steinfeld in "3 Days

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You might think that journeying from an Oscar-nominated performance to playing second-fiddle in a Kevin Costner flick over the span of a few years is a weird career move.

But it made perfect sense for 17-year-old Hailee Steinfeld, who started her feature film acting career earning all sort of accolades as Mattie Ross in the Coen Brothers' 2010 "True Grit" adaptation, and can be seen beginning...

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Column: Google, Microsoft make peace with their partners



It was in 2010 that the mobile era first began to take after a soap opera -- the year that Steve Jobs called Android a "stolen product," and pledged to destroy it. That spring, Samsung Electronics released the first Galaxy S smartphone, which would later become the subject of a contentious legal battle with Apple. It was also in 2010 that the smartphone patent war went global, with the number of...

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Jimmy Fallon brings 'Tonight Show' back to New York

Jimmy Fallon and Stephen Colbert.

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Jimmy Fallon took the reins of the long-running "Tonight Show" on Monday, bringing NBC's late night talk show flagship back to Manhattan after an absence of more than 40 years, being welcomed on set by a host of top stars, including Robert De Niro, Mike Tyson and Lady Gaga.

The surprise appearances, also made by Tina Fey, Tracy Morgan, Mariah Carey, Lindsay Lohan, Joan Rivers, former New York...

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Harlem boosts in homes and biz help put it on the map

Harlem has become one of Manhattan's hottest neighborhoods.

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Quietly, Harlem has become one of Manhattan's hottest neighborhoods.

Rent prices for Harlem apartments have gone up over the last year as home hunters found an abundance of inventory going for relatively reasonable rates, real estate experts said.

The nabe's popularity is furthered by an onslaught of new stores and restaurants as well as its uniqueness and history, according to residents,...

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Cause of death for celeb fashion designer inconclusive for now

Fashion designer Michele Savoia

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The autopsy of celebrity fashion designer Michele Savoia, whose body was found in the Hudson River on Sunday afternoon, was ruled inconclusive by the city medical examiner.

Further tests, including toxicology analysis, will be performed to determine what led to the death of Savoia, 55, who was last seen around 4 a.m. Thursday leaving trendy Chelsea night club Marquee, said a spokeswoman for...

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No more! City to get hit with more snow Tuesday

A man walks through the snow on February

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The city is bracing for more rough winter weather, with two to four inches of snowfall expected today.

The National Weather Service predicted the snowfall to start between 3 and 5 a.m. It was likely to become a rain-snow mix by late morning, winding down completely in the afternoon.

"It looks like it will impact the morning commute," said Joey Picca, a meteorologist for the National...

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