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Sometimes it’s good to go back to your roots. When I was a struggling college graduate, I took several jobs at plant nurseries. The manager probably thought I was barely qualified with my degree in music and humanities, but he let me suit up daily in a yellow rain suit and water the fuchsias. Later, I was promoted to planting color pots with annuals. I found the work stimulating and loved the deep, rich, earthy smell of the greenhouse every morning. My mom also worked in a greenhouse and we spent many wonderful hours talking about the newest trends in plants and flowers.

If you’re traveling to New York for the Belmont Stakes on June 10, you’ll have an endless selection of options to choose from when it comes to dining. There are so many places to grab a meal around New York City that it’s hard to scratch the surface when making a quick list. In any event, I’ve tried to put together a list with some variety. We encourage readers with additional recommendations to include them in the comment section.

Few events in racing bring together the infield party scene and the high-class fashion set as seamlessly as the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course.

The day before the Preakess Stakes serves as the main event for a fantastic weekend of racing action, fans and festive Baltimore locals pack historic Pimlico Race Course for Black-Eyed Susan Stakes day as 3-year-old fillies take center stage.

Media coverage of the 142ndPreakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on May 20 picks up this week with television, radio, and online options.

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