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A real life Hollywood story

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Dinner last night with an old friend reminded me of the first visited and memorable times of living in Hollywood... READ MORE
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For the Love of Art

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Still thinking of the exhibition at the Frick Madison, and one portrait in particular; plus a new artist in the neighborhood working right before our eyes. And more arts: LongHouse Reserve’s Winter Benefit and virtual event; and MAD Luminaries private viewing of artist Daniel Arsham’s show at Perrotin... READ MORE
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In a new light

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A new experience in viewing Art with the Frick setting up exhibition at the now Frick Madison; seeing the masterpieces you might have seen many times before, now for the first time... READ MORE
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Royal Flush

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Watching what the world was watching, Prince Harry and his duchess Meghan and the interview by Oprah, along with Why and What, and whaddya think?... READ MORE
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The Ice Queen Cometh

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Very cold but much warmer days forecast for next week inspiring a Diary editorial on the modern day Samson and Delilah — guess!... READ MORE
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Look Again!

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Reading a book I had no intention of reading but couldn’t put down once started... READ MORE
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Things are picking up

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The restaurants are opening, people are looking forward to getting out and about again, and down in Palm Beach, a new kind of mecca where Jackie Rogers celebrated a birthday opening a new store on Worth Avenue... READ MORE
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An Only in New York Moment

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Remembering a once-in-a-lifetime appearance on the one and only Gossip Girl... READ MORE
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A deeper motivation

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A reader’s request brought up the subject: Adoption, adoption detectives, mothers, and the ultimate truth for all of us... READ MORE
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Looking back on a genuine piece of late 20th-century Americana

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A winter’s day with some snow nearby, I was reminded of Jack Paar who passed away at this time 15 years ago, evoking the memory of knowing the man and his life... READ MORE
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All on a quiet winter’s night

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Anticipating a big snow day that never came and an email from an irate neighbor late at night. Only in New York... READ MORE
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One of New York’s greats

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Joe Allen, the New York restaurateur, died two Sundays ago. A quiet legend in his own time. Jesse Kornbluth captures the man in a fine farewell... READ MORE

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