Dispatch from Squirrel Hill in Pittsburgh

When you’re Jewish, the proverbial “six degrees of separation” seldom apply. In reality, it’s often two degrees, or even one. The missive below is from my wife’s best friend growing up (and still one of her closest friends), who lives in Pittsburgh’s Squirrel Hill neighborhood, down the block from where 11 Jews were murdered in...
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WSJ: In Real Estate, “Love” Hurts and “Sexy” Sells

Are Midwestern Homes Less “Seductive” Than Ones on the Coast? According to an analysis of roughly 1.6 million home listings by Realtor.com, lower-priced homes were most likely to have the word “love” in property descriptions, while homes priced in the millions of dollars were most likely to have “sexy” and “seductive” in the descriptions. —The...
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