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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...

A Big Win For Former Dodgers Owner Frank McCourt

AP | ANTHONY McCARTNEY | Posted 06.27.2014 | Divorce

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge has issued a tentative ruling that the ex-wife of former Dodgers owner Frank McCourt must reimburse him $1.9 million in l...

Former Dodgers Owner Wants His Ex-Wife To Pay Up

AP | ANTHONY McCARTNEY | Posted 02.06.2014 | Divorce

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former Dodgers owner Frank McCourt wants a judge to order his ex-wife to pay him nearly $2 million in legal fees that he spent af...

To Those Who Love A Good Yarn: We Need You

Posted 11.26.2013 | Fifty

On Dec. 1, 2013, Huff/Post50 and AARP will be launching a new Memoir Contest aimed at discovering the hidden writing talent among those 50 and older -...

More Dodger Divorce Drama!

AP | GREG RISLING | Posted 09.11.2013 | Divorce

LOS ANGELES -- A judge denied a motion Monday by former Dodgers CEO Jamie McCourt to throw out a $131 million divorce settlement that she argued was i...

My First Writing Teacher -- Frank McCourt

Steve Mariotti | Posted 08.07.2013 | Books
Steve Mariotti

I write now because of Frank McCourt, who instead of sitting us in the traditional classroom had already rearranged the seats in a circle. This meant someone painfully shy like me had no cover.

Dodger Divorce Battle Heats Up... Again

AP | GREG RISLING | Posted 06.24.2013 | Divorce

LOS ANGELES — Former Los Angeles Dodgers CEO Jamie McCourt isn't entitled to the more than $131 million she received in a divorce settlement bec...

When the Vows Break: Celebrity Divorce Lists Offer Opportunity to Learn From Marriage Mistakes

Steve Lake | Posted 04.02.2013 | Chicago
Steve Lake

Every year, the tabloids take a look back at the worst celebrity breakups, most bitter divorces and brutal court fights over cash. These very public breakups offer important cautionary tales about modern marriage in America. Here's a few from last year.

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.

$131 Million Isn't Enough

AP | ANDREW DALTON | Posted 11.26.2012 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- The ex-wife of former Los Angeles Dodgers owner Frank McCourt wants to set aside the couple's divorce settlement, claiming he vastly un...

What The Feds Want With Ex-Dodger Owner Frank McCourt

AP | GREG RISLING | Posted 07.30.2012 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — Federal authorities have requested documents from former Los Angeles Dodgers owner Frank McCourt and his ex-wife as part of a crim...

Magic Johnson Lied To Dodger Fans

2012-02-14-Screenshot20120214at2.10.30PM.png | Posted 05.08.2012 | Los Angeles

Story comes courtesy of LA Weekly By Gene Maddaus Magic Johnson stood up on a podium at Dodger Stadium on Wednesday and flat-out lied to Dodger ...

Why Magic Is Celebrating

AP | GREG RISLING | Posted 07.01.2012 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — The tumultuous Frank McCourt era is over for the Los Angeles Dodgers. The $2 billion sale of the team to Guggenheim Baseball Mana...

Here's The Deal With Frank McCourt & Those Parking Lots

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 04.02.2012 | Los Angeles

Fans rejoiced at the "Magical" announcement about the Dodgers' new owners, but cheers soon turned to jeers when they learned that former owner Frank ...

Another Home Run for the Walloping Wealthy

Sam Pizzigati | Posted 05.30.2012 | Business
Sam Pizzigati

The higher the cost to own pro sports franchises, the tighter the squeeze on sports fans. Prices rise for tickets and ballpark beer. Even 99 percenters who couldn't care less about sports end up paying more.

SOLD: Magic Johnson-Led Group Agree To Buy Dodgers

AP | RONALD BLUM | Posted 05.27.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK — One Los Angeles institution is buying another. A group that includes former Lakers star Magic Johnson and longtime baseball executiv...

Frank McCourt Agrees To Sell Los Angeles Dodgers For $2 Billion

AP | RONALD BLUM | Posted 05.27.2012 | Los Angeles

NEW YORK — Los Angeles Dodgers owner Frank McCourt has announced an agreement Monday night to sell the bankrupt team for $2 billion to a group t...

Sober St. Patrick's: Drunken Past, Sparkling Future

Gerit Quealy | Posted 05.19.2012 | Home
Gerit Quealy

I had to ask. How did the Irish get the reputation for being such heavy drinkers? Even my own father is derisive about it, and he's where my Irish heritage comes from. Malachy McCourt has a theory. (I knew he would.)

Richest Man In LA Finally Lays Down His Dodgers Bid

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 03.19.2012 | Los Angeles

Despite his close friendship with bidder Magic Johnson, Patrick Soon-Shiong has joined hedge-fund billionaire Steven Cohen's bid for the team, the Los...

Why I Will March in Saturday's St. Patrick's Day Parade

Tom Allon | Posted 05.14.2012 | New York
Tom Allon

It is misguided, I believe, for the Ancient Order of Hibernians to exclude gay people from their St. Patrick's Day Parade. But we should not tarnish this great event because of politics.

PHOTOS: Who Could Be The Next Dodgers Owner?

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 02.27.2012 | Los Angeles

Wait, who's bidding to buy the Dodgers now? Ever since Frank McCourt relinquished his ownership of the Dodgers in Nov. 2011, it seems like someone new...

Joe Torre Looking To Buy Dodgers

AP | RONALD BLUM | Posted 03.05.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK — Joe Torre resigned Wednesday as Major League Baseball's executive vice president for baseball operations to join a group trying to bu...

Kathleen Miles

PHOTOS: The 11 Biggest News Stories Of 2011 | Kathleen Miles | Posted 12.23.2011 | Los Angeles

Sometimes it seemed like our world was about to end in 2011. Riot squads and protestors faced off in the streets. Santa Ana winds tore the city apart....

Publishing's Renewed Holiday Push With Memoirs, an Enduring Genre

David Tereshchuk | Posted 01.22.2012 | Books
David Tereshchuk

The publishing industry has now fully readied itself for the holidays, with offerings that include yet more aggressively-promoted slices of first-person recollection.