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The Huntington you may not know: Archer Huntington

The Huntington you may not know: Archer Huntington

| February 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

Archer M. Huntington (1870-1955) had a young man’s dream — which he fulfilled after the death, in 1900, of his unimaginably wealthy father, Collis P. Huntington — to establish a microcosm of Spain in the United States. The Hispanic Society Museum & Library, in upper Manhattan, opened to the public in 1908, with the purpose […]

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Home Ground: What God hath intended: jellies, jams

Home Ground: What God hath intended: jellies, jams

| February 22, 2019 | 1 Comment

Pectin makes it all possible. Pectin is one of God’s best ideas, purveyed in fruity packages. No question: God intended us to have jellies and jams and marmalade. This is why I take my marmalade straight, by the spoonful. To that end, my friend and I, in Los Angeles, set out to make marmalade, inspired […]

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Cisco Kid ‘was a friend of mine,’ and other recollections . . .

Cisco Kid ‘was a friend of mine,’ and other recollections . . .

| July 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

The west side of Raleigh Studios, facing Bronson Avenue between Clinton and Melrose, never fails to fascinate. I walk by it in the early morning and admire its tongue-and-groove construction (though there is some stucco on the section just north of Clinton) and its intriguing fenestration: 31 windows on the upper story and 40 on […]

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