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Lauren Bacall's $26 Million Apartment Is For Sale

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 11.25.2014 | HuffPost Home

The New York City apartment of legendary screen actress Lauren Bacall was placed on the market for $26 million earlier this month by listing agent Reb...

My Old Pal, Charly, Visits John and Yoko at the Dakota

Binky Philips | Posted 11.27.2013 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

He'd been instructed to remove his boots in the elevator. Most of John and Yoko's apartment was fitted with white carpeting. A foyer door opened, and there stood ... John and Yoko. Boi-oi-oing!

How Not to Make a Documentary

Marshall Fine | Posted 10.20.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I knew what the odds were when we started (though, of course, I was convinced I could beat them). I'd heard the horror stories from filmmakers I'd interviewed over the years: unscrupulous and inept producers, financiers and film companies, and so forth.

Inside Exclusive Building That Rejected Cher, Billy Joel

Posted 08.07.2012 | TV

Super-star real estate broker Dolly Lenz presented viewers with one of the most prestigious and difficult-to-get-into locations, Manhattan's The Dakot...

PHOTOS: Jaw-Dropping Dakota Apartment Listed At $29.6M

Posted 04.06.2012 | New York

Ever want to live in the Dakota? Yes, you have. A rather jaw-dropping three-bedroom, three-bathroom just hit the market for a cool $29.6 million. ...

John Lennon's Death: HuffPost Bloggers on the 30th Anniversary

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Huffington Post

Thirty years after John Lennon's death, HuffPost bloggers remember the man, the music, and the legacy.

I Got a Check From John Lennon

Rob Patterson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Rob Patterson

In the fall of 1974, I got a check for $15 written on the account of John Lennon. Almost all of my friends insisted that I couldn't cash it. I did. But I cherish the memory of opening that envelope.

Central Park ... A Performance in Four Seasons (Autumn)

Jack Schimmelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jack Schimmelman

Bow Bridge by Arienne Davey In a moment of time in a moment of space, the park is greeted fully by Diana, her silver orb shrouded in mystery. The ...

Great Houses of New York: River House, the Best Address, Part IV

Michael Henry Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Michael Henry Adams

As late as 1970 no apartment sale in New York had ever exceeded $1,000,000. At today's River House, indeed, there is none for less.

Great Houses of New York: The River Club, the Best Address, Part III

Michael Henry Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Michael Henry Adams

Except for having no golf course, the River Club at 447 East 52nd Street is as close to a country club as one could find in the middle of New York City.

An Interview with Author David Comfort on The Rock & Roll Book of the Dead

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"There's no simple answer to who John Lennon was. Sure, he was a great leader and a peacenik; on the other hand, he was an incredibly violent, narcissistic guy. That was the other side of him, and people just don't want to hear that."

Reading Amanda: One Black Man's Burden

Michael Henry Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Michael Henry Adams

Reputedly she is known by friends and family as "Ba"; habitually, as a uniform, she sports sober Calvin Klein suits and subsists on tuna or grilled...