Styling a new act

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Flipping Fur, where fur coats are repurposed into new fashions, is the latest creative effort from Cassandra Saulter, a Cold Spring artist who spent 40 years working behind the scenes in film and television.

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Hats off to Bill

Hats off to Bill

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Famed fashion photographer Bill Cunningham was as noted for his candid shots as for the trusty bike that he rode to capture his subjects. His groundbreaking street photography (and his lifetime of work) is now being honored through an exhibition at the New-York Historical Society Museum & Library. Of course, his bike is on display.

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Still entertaining

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Mark Kramer, the man behind Susan Lawrence in Chappaqua, shared holiday entertaining ideas with us in 2011. Today, he’s launched a new Susan Lawrence website and expanded its menus, draws on his own Putnam County garden for ingredients and is working on a cookbook. All the while, he’s also feeding his passion for classical music.

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The Tiffany story, in full

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The cachet of owning tabletop or decorative goods by Louis Comfort Tiffany (1848-1933) remains to this day. Lyndhurst is exploring the decorative-arts legend, including his ties to Irvington, with “Becoming Tiffany: From Hudson Valley Painter to Gilded Age Tastemaker,” through Sept. 24.

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A worldly approach

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New York-based interior designer and author Markham Roberts participated in the Bruce Museum’s “Art of Design” panel in Greenwich. We caught up with him to hear more, particularly about his high-profile revamp of the late Oscar de la Renta’s Tortuga Bay Hotel.

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History takes flight

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The New-York Historical Society’s “Feathers: Fashion and the Fight for Wildlife,” opening April 6, combines fashion, activism and the history of the groundbreaking Migratory Bird Treaty Act of 1918.

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Wonders of Wave Hill

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WAG takes a tour of Wave Hill, a 28-acre public garden and cultural center in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. In a case of ideal timing for our issue’s “animal kingdom” theme, the year-round destination has a full slate of bird-themed programming set for spring.

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