Connie Wolf, the director and CEO of San Francisco’s Contemporary Jewish Museum, is headed to Stanford University’s Cantor Center for the Visual Arts. The university announced Ms. Wolf’s hire today, saying that she will begin in the role at the beginning of 2012, replacing Thomas Seligman, who has run the center since 1991.
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25 East 78th Street.
Without William Neuman’s “Big Deal” column, it seemed like a slow weekend on the luxury real estate front. But turning to the weekend Metro section, there was the huge news that Mayor Bloomberg is planning to buy a $45 million townhouse on the Upper East Side to Read More
Don’t ask me how I know this, but I hear that summer’s on the way out. I can’t say I’m completely surprised. Things have gotten pretty lax around here. When was the last time we put in a full day’s work? It has definitely been nice. But “nice” isn’t going to cut it any longer. Read More
PALO ALTO, CALIF.-Danny Pearl’s friends lingered together, in the velvety 6 o’clock California light, outside Memorial Church at Stanford. They politely ignored the local photographers who snapped pictures of them. They smiled and embraced. They did not seem mournful, but drawn; as if they had freshly escaped a harrowing time. They were a kind of Read More