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Park Slope A to Z

AT FIRST I THOUGHT this was going to be a hopelessly random post, a mash-up of recent photos I wanted to share but that had no particular organizing principle. Only when I looked at them all together I realized the … Continue reading

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GARDEN VOYEUR: Backyard Architecture in East Hampton

“BACKYARD” IS HARDLY ENOUGH WORD for the gorgeous green acre my friend Stephanie Reit been lovingly tending and tweaking for the past 13 years. It’s more like a private park. This is an artist’s garden. Stephanie is an accomplished painter … Continue reading

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Southampton Sojourn

I LIKE SOUTHAMPTON. I hadn’t been there in 25 years till the other day, but now that I have, I’ve been back twice. Retail-wise, it’s pretty much a replica of East Hampton. Jobs Lane (now home of Diane von Furstenberg, … Continue reading

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At Laaast: ‘This Old House’ Discovers Brooklyn

Finally!  After 30 years, the producers of the long-running ‘This Old House’ PBS TV series have noticed that Brooklyn has a few 19th century houses (the nation’s largest stock, actually) in need of spiffing up. For their next reno project, … Continue reading

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