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New York Landmarks, Past and Present

Saturday, April 25th, 2015
by on Playing Around

New York City has gone through convulsions of building construction and destruction since it’s earliest days as an American seaport and commercial capital. Even Walt

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The Dowager’s Diary: New York City’s Downton Abbey – Week Nine

Thursday, April 9th, 2015
by on Living Around

Although the Christmas season was right around the corner, Kate Roosevelt made no mention of going downtown to purchase presents along Broadway’s ritzy Ladies’ Mile

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Edward Hopper: More Surrealist than Realist

Friday, May 31st, 2013
by on Playing Around

For those who came of age in mid-century America, Hopper was – and remains — emblematic of the Whitney’s role as the leading museum of

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Trendspotting: Cut-Outs

Wednesday, July 18th, 2012
by on Shopping Around

Skin, skin, skin. Some of this genre is positively air conditioned. I’m omitting those garments that might be construed as 1960s disco wardrobe. They’re out

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