Tag Archives: The New York Times

Beating Against the Current: Lands End, Gatsby’s Mansion, Is Set To Be Demolished

(Above, the Lands End estate. NYTCREDIT: Joshua Bright for The New York Times) “There was croquet on the 13 acres of lawn, illumined by car headlights and parties at all hours for what Swope’s wife, Margaret, described as “an absolutely … Continue reading

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Trifecta from The Times

John Cheever, John Updike, Dick Cavett. Special thanks to The New York Times for making this available! See the full episode here. I’m off to see to do some suburban psychic spelunking right now.

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NYT Article: “The Mark of a Gentleman”

(Image: Bill Cunningham The New York Times) The ever delightful Fairfax (of Pigtown-Design fame) was thoughtful enough to send me a link to a story (“The Mark of a Gentleman”) that had me at the opening shot of a 1933 … Continue reading

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