The Pretender: How Martin Frankel Fooled the Financial World and Led the Feds on One of the Most Publicized Manhunts in History , by Ellen Joan Pollock. Wall Street Journal Books, 276 pages, $25.
For a few glorious years, nothing stood between Martin Frankel and other people’s money. Sure, he’d been barred for life Read More
Hard as it may now be to comprehend, the art of the Spanish
master who came to be known as El Greco (1541-1614) is a relatively recent
discovery-a 20th-century discovery. Domenikos Theotocopoulos (as he was
christened) was born in Candia, the capital of Crete, which was then a
possession of the Venetian Republic, and there Read More
Allan Block is 44 years old. He’s worth over $100 million. Since 1985, he has come to Manhattan nearly every weekend from his hometown of Toledo, Ohio, to give small dinner parties… and to find the right woman.
Mr. Block is a nice enough guy, a man who doesn’t believe in the one-night stand, and Read More
There’s love for fashion, yes. It’s epidemic. But love in fashion? Just in time for Valentine’s Day comes Toledo-Toledo: A Marriage of Art and Fashion , an exhibition that will run until April 25 at the museum of the Fashion Institute of Technology. A book of the same title, designed by Stephen Gan and Visionaire Read More