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Jennifer Rubell

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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