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Pianists Show Up in the Most Unexpected Places

Pianists Show Up in the Most Unexpected Places

The neon sign in the dark, second-floor window at the corner of 61st and Lexington simply read “Eyebrows.” Getting my eyebrows done had never failed to lift my spirits, and on that particular rainy Tuesday evening my spirits needed lifting.

How To Buy a Piano with a Fine Guide

How To Buy a Piano with a Fine Guide

For my May selection, we turn to practical matters, specifically the question of how to buy a piano, with Larry Fine’s Acoustic & Digital Piano Buyer.

Where’s My Hygrometer?

Where’s My Hygrometer?

Recently, I could not find my hygrometer, the handy little instrument I use to track of humidity in my study where I keep my grand piano. My first instinct was that Cal and Mena had swiped the hygrometer as an addition to one of their play forts.