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Palm Springs Weekdays

The discreet 9-room Hideaway, my Palm Springs home for three nights GOOD MORNING from Palm Springs, California, where I am, instead of the woman taking yard waste to the dump or running to catch the Flatbush Avenue bus, a minor … Continue reading

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Scouting Sag Harbor

One of many on Madison Street LANDED A NEW ASSIGNMENT from Coastal Living magazine to write about Sag Harbor, mighty 19th century whaling port turned arty shopping village. To me, the town’s outstanding feature is its abundance of historic mid-19th … Continue reading

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A-Junking We Will Go

IT’S GOOD TO KNOW eBAY HASN’T KILLED IT OFF ENTIRELY. I’m talking about junking — the time-honored act of rising early and heading out to flea markets and yard sales to find old, cheap, secondhand stuff that is dinged and … Continue reading

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What Glamour Is

NOBODY DOES IT like Metropolitan Home. I say this not because I’ve been writing for the magazine since 1981, but because — though it’s known mainly for a certain sleek, high-end modernity — it is also capable of forays into … Continue reading

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Glitteryardi: Yard Sales of the East End

I’D HEARD ABOUT EAST HAMPTON’S legendary yard sales. “You’ll find everything you need at them,” people said. What I need: a loveseat/bench for the front deck; a bench for the front hall; a night table and lamp for the guest … Continue reading

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