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The history of a house

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A visit to the upcoming Kips Bay Showhouse 2019 led to a house once owned by a friend who occupied it decades ago at a turning point in her life, reviving many memories and insights into a life lived fully... READ MORE
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Lights, Camera, Action!

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First full day of Spring in New York and JH is out with his camera catching Nicole Kidman filming on the Upper East Side; another film shooting 30 blocks south; plus looking back at Mortimer's opening day menu; a booksigning at the Corner Bookstore; and some spring window shopping. ... READ MORE
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Part of a larger movement

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A chilly but sunny day in New York, the real story behind the creation of Literacy Partners; and the 25th anniversary lunch of Teaching Matters, created by Elizabeth Rohatyn. ... READ MORE
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An American Story

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The social arbiters in real estate dominate the week just past; while down at Cipriani Wall Street, Literacy Partners brought in the black tie crowd and raised a million, and up at Jazz and Lincoln Center, the Young People's Chorus thrilled the crowd attending its "Listen to the Music Gala."... READ MORE
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The Ides of March and all that

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Looks like Spring is on its way in, along with a final looks at last week's Wedding of the Moment: Harry Macklowe and Patricia Landeau, who married last Thursday and celebrated with an event reception and dinner for 200 at the Macklowe tower, 432 Park Avenue... READ MORE
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Pièce d’occasion

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Tuesday, March 12, 2019. Nice day, yesterday in New York. Sun was out. Temps in the low 50s. Couldn’t complain. Just ask the geese. Last night at the David Koch […]... READ MORE
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Music in the air

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Monday, March 11, 2019. Daylight Savings; Spring forward enters the scenario and Mother Nature treated us to some rain but not too much and temps into the 40s and climbing. […]... READ MORE
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The beauty is there for the seeing

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Thursday, March 7, 2019. Baby, it’s cold outside here in New York. Mid-20s by day and mid-teens by night. However, as you can see from JH’s photo, freezing or not, […]... READ MORE
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June is bustin’ out all over …

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Tuesday, March 5, 2019. “March went out like a lion,” goes the Oscar Hammerstein II lyric, “a-whippin’ up the waters in the bay.” Then April cried, And stepped aside, And […]... READ MORE
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Mothers and Daughters out in the world

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Monday, March 4, 2019. Lackadaisical Sunday in New York mid-afternoon. The weather map showing the snow and the rain massing over the whole Northeast. Forty-two degrees at 3 p.m. 5:30 […]... READ MORE
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Educating us bipeds

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Friday, March 1, 2019. Cold, dry and some light snow in the forecast although the way the weather’s been going, will probably miss New York. Same thing happened Wednesday night/Thursday […]... READ MORE
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Birthday days and Oprah ways

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Thursday, February 28, 2019. Cold cold yesterday in New York. Snow was predicted but moved on northwards without a flurry of a hello. In the 20s by late afternoon and […]... READ MORE

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