You know what’s a cool way to say thank you? A diplomatic medal.
Susan Lehrman got two in the past week — one from France, one from Russia, presented by their ambassadors at the D.C. embassies. The real estate investor (she made a fortune in NYC, and husband Sam is a developer and Giant supermarket heir) was honored for contributions to international relations, i.e., big bucks to arts programs dear to the ambassadors.
Moving trucks on embassy row: Two of D.C.’s A-list embassies are welcoming new ambassadors. Britain’s Nigel Sheinwald ended his four-year run in Washington Friday — and his 35-year diplomatic career. Sheinwald will be replaced by Si... Read Post
Do you believe in — sentimentality? Mark Pavelich does not, at least not too much; the 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey team forward is putting his gold medal up for auction, beginning next week. Facing the heavily favored Soviet Union in t... Read Post