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Ms. Dempsey explores sparkling wines of the North Fork.

When traveling with my gallant groom, we enjoy sampling the local cuisine, but we also make a point of asking the natives where they like to eat. So it was that we found ourselves, while in Dublin last week, visiting a wine bar called “The French Paradox.”

The name refers to the concept that the French seem able to enjoy a diet rich in cheeses and foie gras, supposedly offset by the healthy effect of wine.

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COURTESY PHOTO Brave Kaela Cruz will be at Shelter Island’s Camp Adventure this summer thanks to an invitation-only fund raiser held by Theresa Roemer in Houston, Texas, in November.

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Brave Kaela Cruz will be at Shelter Island’s Camp Adventure this summer thanks to an invitation-only fund raiser held by Theresa Roemer in Houston, Texas, in November.

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