At 74, Collins is a more remarkable entertainer now than she was years ago when she first started singing and playing guitar in Greenwich Village coffee houses and then in concert halls. Her cascading hair is now silvery, her “sweet Judy blue eyes...Read more >
New Yorkers may be indulging in home grown salad this summer, as basil, bok choy, tomatoes, leeks and cucumbers planted on rooftops in Brooklyn, Queens and even Manhattan are harvested. In Long Island City, The Brooklyn Grange has a one-...Read more >
“Buying or selling a home is a unique, extremely personal experience,” says Patricia Cliff, 70, Senior Vice President at The Corcoran Group, the largest luxury residential real estate firm in New York City. A handsome woman with a warm smile and no-...Read more >
Pacesetting jewelers? Think Renè Lalique, Harry Winston, Alexander Calder, Harry Bertoia and a host of others. But now there’s a new flock of women studying the art of jewelry making and hoping to enter it as a profession. There are also many...Read more >
Joyce Glassman Johnson, a distinguished author, was a young aspiring novelist in 1957 when she met Jack Kerouac through a Barnard classmate, Elise Cowan, an aspiring poet. Elise was in love with the beat poet Allen Ginsberg, who knew that Kerouac,...Read more >
When I interviewed Redford in 1984 for his role in The Natural, he was defensive about his image as a matinee idol and hesitant to talk with reporters because, he told me, “if you talk about an issue, what comes back is a description of what...Read more >
“Want to look current, hip, with it …YOUNG?” The question comes my way from magazines, websites and TV and maybe that’s all I need to tell you. Of course I’m supposed to scream, “Yes!” Then read about how to do it. And buy stuff from the...Read more >
My eldest daughter Glenna just called to discuss the latest in her wedding details. She ended our conversation by advising that I start the wedding diet. Three months to go and I’m still figuring out what to wear.
Like many first time mothers-...Read more >
I made the bed today in my younger daughter Samantha’s old room with a quilt I pieced together by hand. The quilt wasn’t supposed to be here in my apartment, dressing up Sam’s girlhood bed. It was supposed to be with Sam, in her grownup home. But...Read more >
In a recent New Yorker cartoon, a fiftyish woman in a bathrobe looks down on a naked man in bed. “I am proud of my body,” she tells him. “Just not in this light.” He has already brought in two glasses of wine and undressed. Now it’s her turn. What...Read more >
With courtesy from Zest Now: Fifty and Forward
Your clothing and accessories will create the bling and elegance. Use your makeup just to add “polish” to your entire look. Your overall makeup should look moist, real, alive and fresh, rather...Read more >
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