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Big Old Houses: “The King of New York”

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We return for your comfort and curiosity to the late John Foreman’s visit to the interior and the history of the King of New York, Otto Kahn’s still perfectly preserved mansion on 91st Street and Fifth Avenue... READ MORE
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No Holds Barred: Testing our last nerve

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Blair Sabol sees it all as Covid crashing; peaking and leveling, now testing our last nerve. Plus a few other thoughts about Oprah, Adele, Elton, Meghan and Harry, Lena, Kathy, Francoise, ALT, and Anna... READ MORE
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Taking it back to the beach in St Barths

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Barbara Hodes and husband and pup visit St. Barths, and like her shopping tours, she gives us a thorough, beautiful, gorgeous, sunny and sandy trip that just seems like paradise every where you look and every beach you take... READ MORE
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Be it ever so palatial, there’s no place like home — If you’re a billionairess like this lady

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The 54-room, three-story penthouse on Fifth Avenue, built for a legendary American heiress on land replacing the mansion she owned and now divided into nine separate and spacious residences... READ MORE
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Pierre Durand

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A look back at our 2011 interview of Pierre Durand in his exquisite 5th Avenue home. Much of his collection is up for auction next week at Christie's New York... READ MORE
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A Wardrobe for the Wonders of Winter

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The What-to-Wear-Where girls, Hilary and Karen, are taking in the winter wear — what you’re gonna need to brave the storm and keep warm from head to toe — for all (winter occasions), with a wide selection of possibilities and prices... READ MORE
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American Friends of Versailles Study Marie Antoinette’s Hapsburg Legacy in Prague, Part II

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Part II of Sharon Hoge’s coverage of the American Friends of Versailles visiting Prague and its historical relationship to Marie Antoinette whose Hapsburg mother was Queen of the empire... READ MORE
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No Holds Barred: You can run but you can’t hide!

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Booster bored and in a “brownout” Blair Sabol tries to keep it together, for the year of the Tiger brings hope!... READ MORE
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The American Friends of Versailles in Vienna Visit Scenes of Marie Antoinette’s Childhood, Part I

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Sharon Hoge takes us on the annual American Friends of Versailles fundraising visit this year to Vienna and Prague. Part 1... READ MORE
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Besties Michelle Phillips and Marsia Holzer: Still Hippies in their Hearts

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Lee Fryd gets together with friends Marsia Holzer and Michelle Phillips to talk about their lives and their projects; and get a good tour of Marsia’s latest work... READ MORE
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Hollywood Lives, Part II, Women in Charge

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Women in Charge; always a good story... READ MORE
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Steppin’ in Society, Part II

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Part II with Steppin’ in Society in a faster world of publicity and glamour ripe for scandals and on to the new world of today... READ MORE

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