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2014-03-27 16:24:08

Media Availability SAN FRANCISCO, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- San Francisco-based labor lawyer Stephen J. Hirschfeld says yesterday's landmark National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) ruling in the Northwestern University football player's union-recognition case does not spell the demise of NCAA football. "We are seeing an incredible emotional reaction without regard to really understanding the law, the unique facts presented in the case, or the Board's reasoning," said...

2011-08-09 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- New York real estate tycoon, Elie Hirschfeld, President of Hirschfeld Properties, LLC, has continued to fiercely conquer the New York sports scene by participating in New York City's 11th annual triathlon along with 3500 other athletes. At 61-years-old, he finished on Saturday in just under three hours. Elie Hirschfeld participated in the first NYC triathlon in 2000, making this his third time racing. "As a native New Yorker and avid sportsman,...

2011-06-18 11:05:00

NEW YORK, June 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, June 22 at 10am, auctioneers Doyle New York will host The Hirschfeld Sale. The auction comprises over 100 lots of memorabilia, artwork, accessories, books, furniture and decorations from the Manhattan townhouse and studio of the famed caricaturist Al Hirschfeld, who died in 2003. Highlighting the Al Hirschfeld Collection is a rare copy of his 1941 book, Harlem as Seen by Hirschfeld, estimated at $2,000-3,000. Mr. Hirschfeld's...

2010-11-10 09:50:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Elie Hirschfeld, President and CEO of Hirschfeld Properties LLC and avid art collector, recently acquired the bronze sculpture of the Statue of Liberty by French artist Arman (1928-2005) through Christie's New York. The piece will join Hirschfeld's breadth of New York-themed art. Arman was a French-born American artist best known for his deconstruction and re-composition of objects as part of the "Nouveau Realisme (New Realism)" movement. (Photo:...

Word of the Day
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'