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The Week: What Caught Our Eye

August 1, 2020

The vacation hideaways of Marylou Whitney, Marvin Hamlisch and the founders of YouTube and Restoration Hardware are on the market, a proposal that can’t be replicated for 6,800 years, and Dr. Anthony Fauci sets a record for baseball cards. It’s all in This Week’s Facing Out: What Caught Our Eye, our 80th issue!

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The Week: What Caught Our Eye

July 25, 2020

A high school athlete who saved the day on the football field and then went on to save his hometown. Beating the heat underground in Upstate New York, passing the summer in style at the Sagamore, and the new threat to health care workers. It’s all in Facing Out: What Caught Our Eye This Week.

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Saving the Day: Ed Bartholomew’s Game

July 24, 2020

Ed Bartholomew was the star athlete who saved the day, then the mayor who at 28 years of age transformed down-on-its-luck Hometown, USA, into the City on the Rise.

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The Week: What Caught Our Eye

July 18, 2020

Hooves will thunder, but who will hear? We’ll reflect on Saratoga’s summer of silence, the national media’s loving attention to Lake George and the Adirondacks, and the persistent questions about mysterious rods of light shooting into fields in the Berkshires. It’s all this week’s Facing Out: What Caught Our Eye.

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The Week: What Caught Our Eye

July 11, 2020

What’s the homiest pandemic comfort food, why are there more squirrels and way too many lobsters, whose fine fare has arrived in the Berkshires, why you shouldn’t scream on a roller coaster, and how are your customers feeling … really feeling? We’ll answer the questions in this week’s Facing Out: What Caught Our Eye.

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The Week: What Caught Our Eye

July 4, 2020

For three summer weeks he toiled on the second floor of Jacob Graff’s boarding house, trying to craft an “expression of the American mind.” Adams and Franklin contributed, of course. So, too Robert R. Livingston and Roger Sherman. But Jefferson largely held the pen, and on June 28, his Committee presented to Congress the words that shook the world. We’ll take a look back and forward in this week’s Facing Out: What Caught Our Eye.

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