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BrooklynFans Of Books: “Applied Empathy” By Michael Ventura

Applied Empathy: The New Language Of Leadership

By Michael Ventura

Touchstone; hardcover; $26.00

Michael Ventura has been brought in by big companies like Nike, General Electric, and Google, as well as the United Nations and West Point, to help them apply empathy to better connect their brands, their messages, and their campaigns with their audience or customers.

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Bronx Bombers Bash BoSox

(Luke Voit celebrating one of his home runs – @Yankees)

The Yankees lived up to their nickname of Bronx Bombers on Wednesday night, as they used three home runs to bash the Boston Red Sox, 10-1 at The Stadium.

The Yankees got a pair of homers from first baseman Luke Voit and one from third baseman Miguel Andujar, to give them 245 homers as a team this season, tying the franchise record set in 2012. That is tied for the eighth-highest home run total in Major League history.

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BrooklynFans Of Books: Fashion Icons Iris Apfel & Bill Cunningham

(Iris Apfel)

Two of the grreatest icons of the New York fashion scene are costume designer Iris Apfel and the late Bill Cunningham, legendary fashion photographer of the New York Times. 

Apfel, 96 years old, chronicles her extraordinary career in her autobiography Accidental Icon, and Cunningham left behind a memoir, Fashion Climbing, about the early stages of his illustrious career.

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David Robinson To Be Honored At An Evening with St. John’s Basketball Dinner

As the 2018-19 season is upon us, St. John’s has announced that its annual An Evening with St. John’s Basketball dinner will be held on Monday, October 29 at The Metropolitan Club.

David Robinson, the who became an NBA legend with the San Antonio Spurs, will serve as the event’s honored guest. This continues the tradition of St. John’s honoring a number of Naismith Hall of Fame inductees over the past several years.

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Prostate Cancer Screening At Yankee Stadium Thursday Night

Prostate cancer screenings will be offered on Thursday night at Yankee Stadium prior to and during the Yankees’ 7:05 p.m. game against the Boston Red Sox.

This is the eighth consecutive year that the Yankees have teamed up with New York-Presbyterian, Columbia University Medical Center, Weill Cornell Medicine and Ed Randall’s Fans for the Cure (fans4thecure.org), to save the lives of their fans and employees from prostate cancer during Prostate Cancer Awareness Month by offering a free screening.

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Red Bulls’ BWP Honored As MLS Player Of The Week

(Bradley Wright-Phillips scoring one of his three goals on Sunday – @NewYorkRedBulls)

Red Bulls forward Bradley Wright-Phillips was voted the Alcatel Major League Soccer Player of the Week by the North American Soccer Reporters (NASR) for the 29th week of the 2018 MLS season.

Wright-Phillips earned the honor for the hat trick he had on Sunday to help the Red Bulls earn a point in a 3-3 draw against Eastern Conference rivals D.C. United on Sunday at Audi Field.

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Great American Read: The Book Of Books; Companion To PBS Series

The Great American Read: The Book of Books

As Featured In The PBS Series; Foreword by Meredith Vieira

Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers; hardcover, $29.99

Explore some of the most beloved books of all-time in the beautiful illustrated book, The Great American Read: The Book of Books, the companion to PBS’s ambitious series.

The Great American Read started in May when America’s 100 best-loved novels, which were determined by a rigorous national survey, were revealed.

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UEFA Champions League Group Stage

(Cristiano Ronaldo of Juventus)

The UEFA Champions League Group Stage kicks off on Tuesday afternoon, with matches including Barcelona taking on PSV Eindhoven, and Paris Saint-Germain against Liverpool.

Real Madrid has won the Champions League the past two seasons and three of the last four, but they have a different look this year, as Cristiano Ronaldo went to Juventus of Italy.

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