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Unsettled History: The Kennedys at Palm Beach 1910-1950

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Another fascinating look at the history of Palm Beach by Augustus Mayhew, this time beginning with the Kennedy family history in the early 20th century... READ MORE
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The Art of Easter Sunday

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The New York Easter Sunday Parade continues in its new and altered state keeping up with our changing times... READ MORE
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The Continuing Mystery of The Greystone Mansion Murders

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A look back to a murder mystery that almost a century later continues to arouse curiosity about Who Done It?... READ MORE
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ADDISON MIZNER ON PAPER — SKETCHES & DRAWINGS: 1904-1930, PART 1

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Our man, the Master of the Art and Architecture of Palm Beach and south Florida, Augustus Mayhew, presents an online exhibition of the works of Addison Mizner on Paper: 1904 - 1930. Part 1 of 2... READ MORE
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A mid-20th century Hollywood “star” I came to know

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The slap at the Oscars provoked a memory of a closer look at Hollywood and the life therein... READ MORE
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The Wright Light: Frank Lloyd Wright at Florida Southern College

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While students were on Spring break last week, everybody’s favorite architectural historian, Augustus Mayhew, sojourned for 18 hours at Florida Southern College, which boasts the world’s largest single-site collection of buildings and structures designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, whose stated goal was to create “the first uniquely American camp... READ MORE
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Art Walk + Art Talk: The Society of the Four Arts & The Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens

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Augustus Mayhew takes us on an Art Walk of the newly "re-positioned" Sculpture Gardens at the Society of the Four Arts, recognized as "Palm Beach’s picturesque centerpiece."... READ MORE
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First Impressions at Four Arts

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Augustus Mayhew follows through on the Society of the Four Arts’ current exhibit on American Impressionism and the works of early 20th Century American Impressionists. Still beautiful... READ MORE
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On Having Met Mr. Capote

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Recalling a personal memory of having met Truman Capote was almost like recalling an entire movie... READ MORE
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I’ll Take Manhattan

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Yesterday’s lunch with Gale Hayman brought back memories including Bobby Short and how his presence effected my life today... READ MORE
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The World of Fifth Avenue, Part II

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Part II of our review of the “new” neighborhood of Fifth Avenue after the opening of Central Park and how it grew with the city in the early 20th century... READ MORE
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The World of Fifth Avenue, Part I

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A closer look at the Fifth Avenue that emerged after the Central Park was opened, and how it turned into the favored lane for the very rich (and social) at the beginning of the 20th century. Part I... READ MORE

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