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Landmarks Okays Changes To Truman Capote House

An extensive list of changes is coming to the late legendary author’s home at 70 Willow Street.

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New York Observer Looks At Capote’s 70 Willow Street

Sure, Tony Award winning theatrical designer Oliver Smith owned 70 Willow Street when Truman Capote lived there from the 1955 – 1965, but for some it will always be “Truman’s house”. The New York Observer has a nice piece today about that home and others in the city who are “haunted” by their famous former […]

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Grand Theft Auto 5, Helmed By A Brooklyn Heights Resident Sets Video Game Sales Record

Brooklyn Heights resident/Rockstar Games co-founder Dan Houser must be a happy man tonight. The fifth installment of his Grand Theft Auto video game series generated $800 million dollars in sales in its first 24 hours on the market this week. Take Two, the game’s publisher, says that this marks the highest first day ever for […]

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Capote House Buyer ID’d As Grand Theft Auto Designer

The New York Observer identifies the buyer of 70 Willow Street as Dan Houser, creator of the popular Grand Theft Auto series of video games, and co-founder of Rockstar Games. The Observer story notes that the seller, Nicholas Callaway, a long time publisher of coffee-table books, is also involved in the digital world, having started […]

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