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Ottavio Missoni, who died last week at age 92, was laid to rest on Monday after a funeral service in Gallarate, Italy. “Fashion passes but style remains. We are here to take lessons in style from a man of style,” said the minister Don...
Pop2itA 1868 oil on panel owned by the late Brooke Astor sold for $1.6 million, more than triple a $500,000 estimate....
Connie Morthland celebrated her 100th birthday this year, and the milestone was commemorated in a book by her younger daughter, Joan Hutchins. The Grand Dame of Moss Point lives now at Crown Cove in Corona del Mar, but during her decades in Laguna Beach,...
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Culture MonsterDeveloper Jorge Perez has agreed to donate $35 million in cash and art from his collection to the Miami Art Museum in a deal that would rename the museum after him. Gary Tinterow, an executive at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, has been chosen...
All The Rage“The best fashion show in the world is on the street.” That’s according to Bill Cunningham, the celebrated photographer whose On the Street columns appear every Sunday in the New York Times. And he should know. Chief chronicler of the......
wpix.comAnthony Marshall, the son of Brooke Astor, was rushed to the hospital after he fell and hit his head in the restroom of a Manhattan courthouse where he is on trial for fraud. Marshall, 85, whose various illnesses have delayed the trial several times,...
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Brooke Astor's 85-year-old son was convicted Thursday of exploiting his philanthropist mother's failing mind and helping himself to her nearly $200 million fortune. Anthony Marshall now faces a mandatory jail sentence of at least one year - and perhaps...
Tags: Prosecution, Tony Awards, Theft, Criminals, Trials
NEW YORK, N.Y. (WPIX) - The son of the late Brooke Astor goes on trial Monday on charges he looted the socialite's estate. Jury selection begins in state Supreme Court in Manhattan. Astor's son, Anthony Marshall, 84, and attorney Francis Morrissey, 65...
Among the major notables who passed from the scene this year, three of the most famous -- two masters of cinema and a genius of football -- died on the same day: July 30. Two others -- a historic Russian leader and a U.S. chronicler of war -- left us...
Courant Staff WriterSimon and Garfunkel insisted it was all happening at the zoo. And it was. In our case, New York's Bronx Zoo. For is there anything better on a perfect summer day than to grab a favorite youngster and step into another world, a soothing one filled with...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterNEW YORK -- The elegant woman in the forest green frock held up a slender right hand and swore to tell the truth. She was matter-of-fact as she described herself as unemployed, just "an average housewife" taking care of her husband, Henry, and their home....
Tags: Prosecution, Tony Awards, Theft, Washington (U.S. state), Trials
As a child growing up half wild on a remote Arizona ranch, Andrew Earle looked forward every summer to his family's annual trip East. Cowboys would take Andrew and the rest of his family--mother Cynthia, brother Tony, two adopted children from Central...
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