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TRAILER | “Downton Abbey,” Season 2

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Hap tip to Will Briganti, who passed along this trailer for the second season of “Downton Abbey” earlier today. “Downton,” which... 

UPDATE | Back in the saddle

UPDATE | Back in the saddle

We’re nearing the completion of the renovation of our guest bathroom, one of the many distractions that’s kept me away from regular blogging... 

FRONT PAGES | The demise of Osama bin Laden

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FRONT PAGES | The Royal Wedding

FRONT PAGES | The Royal Wedding

The cover of today’s edition of The Times. So, as you might have heard, there was a little wedding at Westminster Abbey Friday. Prince William... 

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WHEELS | 1950 Crosley Hotshot roadster

WHEELS | 1950 Crosley Hotshot roadster

Former New York Gov. Nelson Rockefeller’s 1950 Crosley Hotshot roadster, left, on display in the Coach Barn at Kykuit. Last fall, as I wrote here,... 

FRONT PAGES | State of the Union, 2011

FRONT PAGES | State of the Union, 2011

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COCKTAILS | A bouquet of Black Roses

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COCKTAILS | Drop into the Stork Club

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The Stork Club cocktail, a liquid relic of Old New York. A couple of evenings ago, deterred from going out to dinner by the arctic cold, we turned to Dale... 

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