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Downtown Real Estate Bounces Back Strong and Tight

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376px-Butterfield_House_37_West_12th_Street Low inventory is the story, market-wide By David Gibbons That the financial crisis is over and our economy is in full recovery is old news—at least from the viewpoint of several high-profile real estate insiders, all experts on the downtown market. “The word ‘recession’ is not even used in the last six to nine months,” [&hellip
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Following His Family’s Footsteps at Harry’s

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WESTY_RobertGoldberg By David Gibbons A museum-going love for the fine arts, incisive curiosity, intellectual rigor—these are not traits immediately associated with successful shoe salesmanship. Robert Goldberg puts them to good use, however, as the current scion of a family that, for three generations, has brought the Upper West Side one of its favorite retail businesses, Harry’s [&hellip
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Believing a Classroom Learns on Its Stomach

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Portrait of Bill Telepan & Nancy Easton. A111017 JWM Magazine By David Gibbons The first thing you notice about Nancy Easton is the sparkle in her eyes and then the crinkle in her smile, sure signs of the eternal optimist who won’t take no for an answer and relishes a tough challenge. Easton’s mission, through Wellness in the Schools, a nonprofit she founded in 2005, [&hellip
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Conducting the Finances so the Symphony Plays On

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WESTY_CynthiElliot By David Gibbons Beethoven and Bernstein—as in Ludwig van and Leonard—aren’t a bad place to start for an aspiring young classical musician who wants to study conducting. Those two musical giants were Cynthia Elliott’s idols as a Stanford freshman and prospective music major. There was also Seiji Ozawa, who headed the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra [&hellip
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A ‘Mother’s Milk Love’ for the City’s History

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WESTY_LouiseMirrer By David Gibbons So what’s a medievalist with Ph.D. expertise in a mid-14th century civil war that brought the first bastard king to the throne of Spain by dint of propaganda doing running the New-York Historical Society? The answer is she has a prodigious talent and infectious enthusiasm for drawing her audience in by weaving [&hellip
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