Posts Tagged ‘Susan Braudy’s Diary’

MY HERO, MAYOR MIKE

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Six weeks ago, I wrote herein of my years of sharing cabs—-saving myself and strangers time, money and even emotional distress. Last week, Mayor Michael Bloomberg proposed official rules for splitting rides. Coincidence? In my view, our mayor’s the best in history, despite the zeitgeist (a finger to the wind shows growing resentment toward Wall [&hellip
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MY GORGEOUS, BLOND HEALER

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My name is Susan and I’m a hypochondriac. Perhaps that explains why I know more about preventive medicine than some of Manhattan’s best doctors—whom I see. Thus, gentle reader, for the New Year I’m giving you the name of a gifted healer: Heather Case, sole proprietor of Case Specialty Physical Therapy and a young woman [&hellip
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A NIGHT OUT IN TINSELTOWN

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I am on a mission. A ballsy mission. I’ve written a funny script with great roles for Jerry Stiller’s acting family, and I plan to tell him so. I’m limping to 42nd Street for the gala honoring movie star, director, writer and producer Ben Stiller. My toes are getting shredded by my evening pumps. I [&hellip
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THE PRINCE OF 47TH STREET

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His eyes go cold. “You’re a junkie,” mutters Stephen Herdemian. I jerk my elbows off his glass counter filled with objects of my desire. My idea of a great vacation would be to try on Steve’s thousands and thousands of one-of-a-kind pieces of antique jewelry. And ask him all about provenance and price. Steve (whom [&hellip
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THE FRACTURED SELVES OF BILL AYERS

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Bill Ayers is a has-been terrorist, a man with a fractured sense of self who’s associated with hundreds of do-gooders, such as Sen. Barack Obama. For my book, Family Circle, the Boudins and the Aristocracy of the Left, I spent 10 years interviewing ex-terrorists and poring over FBI reports, as well as Ayers press releases [&hellip
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NIKETOWN, NYC

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“Rumors of your hot Niketown run all over Amsterdam,” says the young Dutchman rushing past the giant orange swoosh in the megastore’s futuristic lobby on 57th Street, just east of Tiffany’s. Despite its fame in Amsterdam, my favorite retail playground is unknown to my neighbors over the age of 35; but, dear reader, you’re in [&hellip
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