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Current political turmoil may be due to a lack of perspective, say history advocates

NEW YORK, Mar 28, 2017 – It appears that the political turmoil among America’s youth since the November elections could be the result of a lack of perspective, according to Neme Alperstein, a recently retired teacher of gifted and talented students in the New York City Public School system since 1987. “For those who feel […]

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Do you KAABOO?

Just added to the calendar:

Sep 15-17, 2017 KAABOODel Mar Fairgrounds2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd Del Mar, CA 92014

“KAABOO was created by music lovers for music lovers. An adult escape, uniquely curated to appeal to all five of […]

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March 2017 Instagram Inspirations

Top from Left: Woven leather chair in the making, Mel Smilow—great man, designer, artist, father, and grandfather, Railback lounge chair, finished and beautiful from every angle Bottom from Left: Woven rush dining chairs sitting pretty with a #matthewhilton dining table, Big exhale,  A set of vintage woven rush lounge chairs—still modern March Inspirations from Smilow […]

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April 2017 Book Recommendations

Sloan Wilson’s, THE MAN IN THE GRAY FLANNEL SUIT; the martini-soaked Tom Rath is a disappointed corporate striver until he finds gratitude. Judy Blume’s, IN THE UNLIKELY EVENT; a succession of three 1952 airplane crashes devastates a New Jersey community. Dick Van Dyke’s, KEEP MOVING AND OTHER TIPS AND TRUTHS ABOUT AGING; how to stay […]

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April 2017 Book Recommendations

Sloan Wilson’s, THE MAN IN THE GRAY FLANNEL SUIT; the martini-soaked Tom Rath is a disappointed corporate striver until he finds gratitude. Judy Blume’s, IN THE UNLIKELY EVENT; a succession of three 1952 airplane crashes devastates a New Jersey community. Dick Van Dyke’s, KEEP MOVING AND OTHER TIPS AND TRUTHS ABOUT AGING; how to stay […]

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Book of the Week: THE PRINCESS DIARIST by Carrie Fisher

The actress’s life in London, before and after Harrison Ford and Star Wars.

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A Ninth Leather Color, GREY is added to the leather color choices for our leather woven collection

Our woven leather collection has always come in a choice of 8 beautiful colors including; Black, Beige, Chocolate Brown, Red, Navy Blue, British Tan, Caramel, and Wine. Now we are thrilled to  announce that we have added a NINTH choice to our selection – a rich Grey option, a detail of which is shown below. All leather […]

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Dering Hall Features Smilow® Furniture’s Rail Back Sofa in 60 Modern Sofa Designs

Smilow Design’s WFS 488 – Rail Back Sofa was selected by Dering Hall for their Modern Sofa Design Collection. Whether you prefer to make a statement with bold forms or a sleeker minimal profile, we have a modern sofa to complement any design. From tufted leather to jewel toned velvets, these sofas are sure to add comfort and style to your living […]

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Modernism Week in Palm Springs

A few weeks ago Modernism Week in Palm Springs came to a close. A celebration of all things mid-century, with a highlight on architecture, design, sustainable modern living, and preservation. In our second-ever cool-community spotlight, we’re focusing on a Palm Springs. When we think of this city in southern Cali, we think of palm trees, pools, cacti, […]

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Book of the Week: FEAR OF DYING by Erica Jong

Forty years after Fear of Flying, Isadora Wing and her alter-egos stare down aging and mortality.

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