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Our Escape from Life at Work, continued …

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Christine Schott and her husband George Ledes take a couple of days off from their work (at home) and visit friends in the Adirondacks, the Catskills and friends in Alpine, New Jersey. You’ll learn something you didn’t know. Something nice! ... READ MORE
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Escaping Life at Work

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Christine Schott visits the family estate of the Harriman family and the great lake house in Arden, NY, built in the latter part of the 19th century; Plus a visit to the Adirondacks house of Stanley Hutton Rumbough, Pine Cone Camp on Lake Simond in Tupper Lake... READ MORE
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The Greening of Palm Beach: Palm Beach Country Club

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Augustus Mayhew takes us on a historical tour of the real estate development of Palm Beach, and ultimately the history of its amazing private country club — when progress was our most important product... READ MORE
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A Colorful 100 Years of Tennis in Black & White

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As we head out to the U.S. Open this week, albeit virtually, Christine Schott highlights the lives of three centenarians — each of whom has shared a lifelong love of tennis: Dr. William Manger, Robert Ryland, and Ted Withall... READ MORE
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Stage Door

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Palm Beach Social Diary. Augustus Mayhew recounts the seven years he worked for Zev Buffman Entertainment in Palm Beach, Miami and New York with stars and stars and Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton, and the show must go on, no matter what or WHO!... READ MORE
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Quarantining and Weathering Isaias in Bedford

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Christine Schott comes home from PB to the perfect village for discovering the reality of The Now, right now... READ MORE
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Palm Beach Social Diary: Lost Landscapes at Palm Beach

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Augustus Mayhew takes us on a tour beginning when it was a jungle island in the late 1870s when the shipwreck of the Providencia sailing from Cuba with 20,000 cocoanuts aboard piled up on the beach, and the settlers planted them on the grounds of their homesteads, and ultimately gave the island its name... READ MORE
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Wellness is the New Luxury

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Palm Beach Social Diary. Christine Schott covers the territory for what Palm Beachers are doing to avoid Covid-19... READ MORE
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Palm Beach: Black & White

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Augustus Mayhew provides a history of the creation of Palm Beach and the black community that occupied an important place in the original island community of hotels, a popular area called The Styx... READ MORE
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Summer’s over, but the buying frenzy has just begun

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As my grandmother always said, “After July 4th, summer’s over!” September will be here before you know it, but will we be going back to work and to school? Nobody knows for sure, but one thing we’re all hearing is that we will see a second wave of Covid hitting New York this fall and […]... READ MORE
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Palm Beach Social Diary: Addison Mizner — The Afterlife

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Augustus Mayhew provides the fascinating details of the work of Addison Mizner, the man who “created” Palm Beach that stands classic today... READ MORE
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July 4th Weekend Wondering in Palm Beach

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Palm Beach Social Diary. Christine Schott explains why so many have remained after the season; plus what she heard about the Maxwell story... READ MORE

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