Donald Trump

Every picture tells a story, don’t it?

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It’s hard to keep up in conversation with Nathan Lewis, painter and associate professor of art at Sacred Heart University. The slouchy sensibility of a skateboarder with black cap, black turtleneck-T and blue denim pants with red stitching belies what’s ticking in his skull. (Think Nietzsche, Trump, privileged white male, cellphone culture, literature, #MeToo movement, science, philosophy and, oh yes, narrative painting. And then he’s riffing on Ovid’s “Apollo and Daphne.”)

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Cool comfort

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“Great hotel design need not be confined to “first-tier” cities,” our Wanderer Jeremy Wayne writes. “And another thing, too: Retro-design be can cool and comfortable without being even a touch ironic.”

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A NEW ROAD FOR THE TRUMPS

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As the adage goes, “If you want to make a small fortune from a winery, start with a large one.” Such has been the case for many a second-career entrepreneur. Just ask Patricia Kluge, who reportedly received upward of $25 million from her ex-husband, media mogul John Kluge, and sank it and quite a bit more into a Charlottesville, Va. winery that declared bankruptcy two years ago. It’s now Trump Vineyard Estates, owned by none other than the Donald. So how does he expect to make money from this rather risky, capital-intensive business?

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