New York City superbroker Dolly Lenz not only lost the backing of one of the city’s most powerful brokerages when she decided to go it alone, but also some of her star-studded listings. Former NFL coach and insanely popular video game franchise namesake John Madden‘s co-op at the Dakota, was just sold, according to city records—but the broker was Elliman’s Katherine Gauthier, not Ms. Lenz, who once had the listing.
The two-bedroom, 2.5-bath residence has been on the market for two and a half years, with an initial ask of $4.9 million, later dropped to $4.4 million. It eventually sold for $3.9 million, with the sale closing during the middle of the August doldrums.
Today’s Romenesko ombudsman roundup includes the work of one Armando Acuna, public editor of the Sacramento Bee. Acuna
In a Sept. 5 Q&A to talk about his new football book, broadcaster John Madden is quoted using “gonna” four times.
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When the divorce trial of John Randolph (Bunky) Hearst Jr. and his wife, Barbara, makes its way to Manhattan Supreme Court next month, the missus will presumably jostle for some of the millions of dollars a year that her husband receives as one of the grandchildren of the founder of the Hearst publishing empire, William Read More