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Jennifer Rubell, 36, writer, renowned hostess, hotelier, Harvard grad and member of the illustrious Rubell clan, is poised to become the country’s newest entertaining guru.  Jennifer is currently Food and[…]

It’s harder to live in New York now.

Jennifer Rubell: Well New York is a lot less dangerous now than it used to be.  Or I perceive it as less dangerous than it used to be.  And I think it’s gotten a lot harder for people to move here and start here.  And I don’t know.  You know people are always talking about the demise of New York, whether it was rotting in the ‘70s when I was growing up; or now that it’s filled with hedge fund people and artists can’t afford it.  So I think that New York being in the process of failing in some way is a big part of the city’s narrative.  And it’s good to know that it’s still going on, just in a completely different format.

Recorded on 12/13/07

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