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Gardens of Urban Delights

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Barbara Hodes takes us on a colorful trip that “reduces her stress and provides the beauty and solace we all need right now.” And it all starts in the Flower District in Manhattan... READ MORE
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Big Old Houses: In Defense of Excess

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John Foreman’s visit to another residence all in the same family, the Burden mansion on East 91st Street, next door to Mrs. Burden’s sister, Mrs. Hammond... READ MORE
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Schulenberg’s Page: The summer of disco and disconnect

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AUGUST, 1973: As crazy as the world might seem these fraught days, it was pretty complicated and a cause for stress in 1973, too... READ MORE
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Palm Beach Social Diary: Preservation Matters

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Augustus Mayhew’s history and photographs of the 1960s Modernist house, Quail High, now an architectural landmark in Palm Beach County... READ MORE
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No Holds Barred: The Quarantine Conundrum

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Blair Sabol is considering the change that comes after and when we’re all out and about again... READ MORE
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MISS Love

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Denis Ferrara is back to pay tribute to his great friend Iris Love, who left us last week... READ MORE
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Schulenberg’s Page: Who Did What When?

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Bob’s looking back through his archive of the 1970s when the world was being turned upside down (as usual), and his sketchbook was there to take down what he saw (and heard)... READ MORE
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What to Wear When: Throwing Down the Gauntlet

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Those girls Hilary and Karen from What To Wear Where are throwing down the gauntlet and taking us on a long ride by looking back whence we came. The gloves are off!... READ MORE
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No Holds Barred: Fighting to adapt

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De-quarantined, Blair Sabol is looking at the world around her, “teched up” at home with our handheld devices providing TMI and public figures... READ MORE
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Jill Krementz Photo Journal: Remembering Irving Berlin

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No Easter Parades this year but we can still make an effort to switch out those pajamas while commemorating Irving Berlin and re-running Jill Krementz's 2010 NYSD photo journal... READ MORE
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Big Old Houses: Another Rescue Story

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Today on the NYSD we’re running another of our great, late contributor John Foreman’s Big Old Houses.  This week’s subject is Elm Court, the sprawling country mansion and estate of Mr. and Mrs W. D. Sloane. Mr. Sloane and his brother were heirs to W&J Sloane, a major furniture business in New York.  Coincidentally, last week we featur... READ MORE
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Schulenberg’s Page: The Times They Were a-Changin’

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The Times They were a-Changin’ in New York in 1974 where Richard Nixon was the center of scandal, and Grace married a prince; and back in Manhattan, Bob was here, there and everywhere with his sketchbook and sharp eye (to match his memory)... READ MORE

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