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Best of Blog: Gatsby’s Mansion: Oheka Castle

Photos from OHEKA Castle posted with permission. I originally posted this in May 2013. Since The Great Gatsby is timeless, and summer always makes me think of The Great Gatsby, I wanted to share it again. “There was music from … Continue reading

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Mini Bio of F. Scott Fitzgerald

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Inspiring Great Gatsby’s Mansion: OHEKA Castle

Photos from OHEKA Castle posted with permission. “There was music from my neighbor’s house through the summer nights. In his blue gardens men and girls came and went like moths among the whisperings and the champagne and the stars.” F. … Continue reading

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THE GREAT GATSBY

“And as the moon rose higher the inessential houses began to melt away until gradually I became aware of the old island here that flowered once for Dutch sailors’ eyes — a fresh, green breast of the new world. Its … Continue reading

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The Great Gatsby Trailer

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Roaring Twenties Ingenuity Returns and The Great Gatsby

Want a smoking hot holiday cocktail? Try a Cranberry Cosmo with a little dry ice to make it smoke. So I was chatting with a friend about Architects for Animals, a group of brilliant New York City architects, competing to … Continue reading

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Flapper Fashion

The Prohibition Era flask in a garter belt was optional.  Bobbed hair was mandatory.  Beaded wrist purses carried art deco compact mirrors for checking rouged knees between dances.  Scalloped hemlines embodied the defiant freedom Flappers embraced with fashion.  “In his blue gardens men and girls came and went … Continue reading

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