A wall of stark black-and-white photographs, including a Robert Mapplethorpe borrowed from the familys collection, is in striking contrast to the rest of the Technicolor den, which includes a pair of Harry Bertoia kursi tamu minimalis Bird Chairs that Looneys mother bought her as a child, a teal velvet sofa with hot-pink throw pillows and a wildly patterned armchair by Stua, covered in fabric by artist Sarah Morris, that Looney won at a Two x Two for AIDS and Art auction, the annual benefit hosted by her mother and stepfather at their Richard Meier house on Preston Road. Looneys favorite place is her dining room. A Florence Knoll oval table surrounded by white Louis-style chairs their yellow-and-gray ikat upholstery a fantastic, fresh choice plays off a canary-yellow sideboard from Ikea and the rooms rich chocolate-brown walls. Looneys frequent dinner parties are something that new roommate and former Episcopal School of Dallas classmate Nile Nussbaumer is looking forward to.
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Home Sweet Veterans Home
(Jeff Shumaker/DCP) If another Sandy hits a year or three from now, few New Yorkers should have to call tent cities and high school gymnasiums home. Instead, they will be living inside shipping containers. For the past five years, the Bloomberg administration has been quietly developing a first-of-its-kind disaster housing program, creating modular apartments uniquely designed for the challenges of urban living.
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Our community has the largest concentration of veterans in the state. Todays warriors are tomorrows veterans. They are returning home with devastating injuries and disabilities. They need specialized short- and long-term care to recover. Our older veterans (40 percent of local veterans) increasingly need skilled nursing home care as they age. Veterans who are cared for at a state veterans home receive about $100 per day towards the cost of their care.