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35 Years Selling Homes to the Stars: Lessons in the real estate business

Steve Mariotti | Posted 12.06.2014 | Small Business
Steve Mariotti

Like any good business idea, or any opportunity at that, New York City is what you make of it and the people that stay there the longest are the ones who--like entrepreneurs--find their niche and prosper in it.

The Part Pierce Brosnan Was 'Too Handsome' To Play

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 08.20.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

It's hard to believe there are roles even actors -- people whom society has recognized as being more attractive than the average Joe -- can be too pre...

European Set-Jetting: Lights, Camera, Travel

Kensington Tours | Posted 07.10.2013 | Travel
Kensington Tours

Both globetrotters and entertainment critics alike will agree that Europe sets the stage for some of the world's greatest adventures, from Greece in Mamma Mia to France in Les Misérables. What film will inspire your next holiday?

It's Never Too Late to Be a Late Bloomer

Virginia Bell | Posted 01.16.2013 | Fifty
Virginia Bell

We all have our own individual timing and like flowers, we bloom at different seasons.

Famous Authors Related by Blood or Marriage

Dave Astor | Posted 10.21.2011 | Books
Dave Astor

The Bronte sisters weren't alone in blood being as thick as ink.

Spotted Reading In Public: What's Everyone Else Reading This Summer?

Posted 08.21.2011 | Books

After a long, harsh winter, it is finally really warming up outside. And, boy, does it feel great! We're sure you're daydreaming of the exotic vaca...

Happy St. Patrick's Day: HuffPost Readers Pick Their Favorite Irish Books (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Happy St. Patrick's Day 2011, and in honor of the day of shamrocks, parades and green beer, we asked you to tell us your favorite books by Irish autho...

Astoria Characters: The Proud Parader

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

The famed Manhattan St. Patrick's Day Parade excludes gays and lesbians. Brendan Fay and his peers were allowed to march on Fifth Avenue only once -- in 1991.

Frank McCourt Dead At 78

AP | HILLEL ITALIE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — Frank McCourt, the beloved raconteur and former public school teacher who enjoyed post-retirement fame as the author of "Angela's Ash...

He Showed the World Through Teachers' Eyes: Thank You, Frank McCourt

Dan Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Dan Brown

Occasionally, a teacher can cross over from the all-consuming teaching sphere to tell the tale to the masses. No one in recent memory did this more successfully than Frank McCourt.

Tell The Truth: You're a Real Storyteller

Richard Laermer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Richard Laermer

The success of Angela's Ashes taught us that the most popular stories that seem to resonate with readers and spur new and positive changes are often the true ones.

Cronkite and McCourt: True to Their Craft

Carol Hoenig | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Carol Hoenig

Pundits all praise Cronkite for his journalistic accomplishments, as though they are unattainable today. And maybe they are, thanks to the corporate-owned media.