From the wood-paneled library to the carefully trimmed trees on the terraces—that’s six whole terraces!—Mr. Wilf has got it all at 778 Park. The Mustachioed Mock Minnesotan’s new place is certainly nicer than any skybox at the new stadium he is trying to build. Apparently averse to the backwoods of the Midwest, Mr. Wilf will instead spend his time lounging around this Candela masterpiece. The good news? It’s the perfect place to host the Viking’s Christmas party!
Just as The Observer was writing up the news of Zygi Wilf’s brand spanking new $19 million condo, the Minnesota Vikings owner was sending emissaries down to the capitol in St. Paul to request millions in taxpayer dollars to help fund a new stadium for the abominable team. His timing was as bad as late-career Brett Favre.
Mr. Wilf has become quite possibly one of the most hated men in the land of 10,000 lakes, an impressive feat in a place where all the women are strong, all the men are good looking, and all the children are above average. From ice-fishing outposts on Lake Minnetonka to the holiday crowds at the Mall of America, fingers are wagging in Mr. Wilf’s direction.
The 101-year-old mansion at 47 East 68th Street has been sold for a bargain $19 million to Carlos Alejandro Pérez Dávila. The managing director of the finance firm Quadrant Capital Advisors is also a director at the beer brewery SABMiller (as in the classy, golden Miller Genuine Draft).
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Jim Fassel, head coach of the Super Bowl–bound New York
Giants, had it exactly wrong when he contended that his collection of
role-players, journeymen, redemption seekers and stars with no superlatives
could not be considered for the supercilious
sobriquet of “America’s Team.” That title, he explained, has been taken. Indeed
it has-given modern athletic practices, Read More