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Billy; An Epicurean Life Late 20th Century

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Looking into past lives, a world emerges with other players and other casts, all related even deeply... READ MORE
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Hollywood Lives, Part II, Women in Charge

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Part II of Hollywood Women; how the working girls made great and important progress in the industry... READ MORE
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Domain Names at Palm Beach

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Palm Beach Social Diary. Augustus Mayhew takes us on a tour of the properties, private and public, with house names, then the only de rigueur address for any property of distinction in Palm Beach history... READ MORE
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L’Chaim at Palm Beach

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L’Chaim ... L’Chaim. Our distinguished art and and architectural and social historian in Palm Beach, Augustus Mayhew, reports on the Jewish hostelries in PB 80 years ago, and how far time has taken us in a relatively short time. Its own triumph. In the end, we’re all Just Folks... READ MORE
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PB Social History: Island Bubble

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Augustus Mayhew reviews the history of Palm Beach real estate from its conception a century ago to its ongoing jackpot development today... READ MORE
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The Sporting Life at Palm Beach

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Our ultimate art, architecture, and social historian Augustus Mayhew takes us on a boat trip through history that is the key to its greatness as a resort... READ MORE
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Palm Beach Social Diary: Garden Club party revives panache

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Augustus Mayhew reports on the Garden Club of Palm Beach reception that drew more than 200 for its inaugural outdoor flower show... READ MORE
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There and back again

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A photo album of American people’s history to give you a sense of another time and world from the 19th century into the 20th... READ MORE
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Palm Beach Social Diary: Palm Beach Modern

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Augustus Mayhew tours the Modern (and Moderne) architectural style that came into vogue very early in the 20th century and turned classic to this day... READ MORE
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Remembering the Best: Bobby Short

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Marking the anniversary of the death of Bobby Short who left us this week 16 years ago after a lifelong career as one of the greatest entertainers of the century... READ MORE
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Schulenberg’s Page: Only in Manhattan!

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Bob recalls the Summer in the city in ’75 with a brief visit to the Pines in Fire Island, and also at DPC’s house in Connecticut, and back to summer in Manhattan with lots going on... READ MORE
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Marjorie Merriweather Post’s Private Railway Car

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Michael Grace writes about Luxury liners limited in the form of a grand private railroad car, built for and once the property of Marjorie Merriweather Post... READ MORE

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