Billionaire Phillip Frost an ‘entrepreneur’s entrepreneur’

Sunday, January 6, 2013

  For that blind first date, a half-century ago, the young doctor, Phillip Frost, showed up at Patricia Orr’s family house in suburban New York, with an unusual…

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Vitali’s Bistro should be a boon for Twin Cities kosher dining

Friday, January 4, 2013

Kosher diners in the Twin Cities now have another option for eating out. Vitali’s Bistro opened yesterday, and if their homemade muffins and scones are any indication, it…

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On the Move: Prime Grill Heads West

Friday, January 4, 2013

The Prime Grill, the fine dining kosher steakhouse New York Magazine calls “the go-to spot for the city’s kosher-observant movers and groovers,” is pulling up stakes on East…

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Agudath Israel Of America Centennial Banquet Links Glorious Past To Thriving Present

Thursday, January 3, 2013

In an emotionally stirring event that served as the unquestionable highlight of this year’s 90th Convention of Agudath Israel of America, a crowd of approximately one thousand members…

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$100 Million Buys More Than You Think

Thursday, January 3, 2013

FOR $100 million, the buyers of Casa Casuarina, the mansion that once belonged to the fashion icon Gianni Versace, will get a 23,000-square-foot spread in Miami Beach with…

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Wilf brothers work quietly behind the scenes to help Vikings turn things around

Thursday, January 3, 2013

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. – For Minnesota Vikings owners Zygi and Mark Wilf, leadership isn’t about doing interviews about the state of the organization. It’s about placing a symbolic…

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Lightstone Value Plus REIT Buys Hotels

Thursday, January 3, 2013

LVPR pays $21 million for 3 Marriott-branded properties in Iowa and Ohio NEW YORK — Lightstone Value Plus Real Estate Investment Trust, Inc. (“LVPR”) announced today that it…

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Hold The Egg Rolls: A Kosher Chinese Classic Closes

Wednesday, January 2, 2013

After nearly four decades of stuffing kosher diners with spare ribs, egg rolls and General Tso’s chicken, Brooklyn’s Shang-Chai restaurant closed its doors for the last time on…

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Barnett sells Sitt Carlton House retail for $277M — may be a record for Madison Avenue

Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Joseph Sitt’s Thor Equities has purchased from Extell a block-long retail space in the former Helmsley Carlton House on Madison Avenue for $277 million  — one of the highest total prices ever…

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