How Fredrik Eklund, Broker and Reality TV Star, Spends His Sundays

(The New York Times) You could say that the Swedish-born Fredrik Eklund, 39, is a triple threat. Besides being an associate real estate broker at Douglas Elliman, he is a star of a Bravo reality series, “Million Dollar Listing New York,” which just wrapped up its fifth season, and an author of “The Sell: The Secrets of Selling Anything to Anyone.” When he is not in front of the camera, writing or selling, Mr. Eklund likes to relax with his husband, Derek Kaplan, 41, an abstract painter, and their miniature dachshunds, Mini Mouse and Fritzy, who all live in a three-bedroom loft in TriBeCa

Jane Pratt: She's Still So Sassy

(The New York Times) Jane Pratt is the creator and editor in chief of the website xoJane, where beauty stories like “How Sunless Tanner (And Other Beauty Rituals) Helped Me Finally Quit Smoking” run beside columns by celebrity friends like Courtney Love and the popular confessional series “It Happened to Me.” Ms. Pratt, 51, has been a media maven since the 1980s, when at age 24 she started Sassy, a magazine for teenagers, which had fans including Johnny Depp. In 1997, she founded Jane magazine to cater to the aging Sassy demographic. Ms. Pratt lives in a loft in TriBeCa with her daughter, Charlotte, 11, and two dogs, Balloon, a Shih Tzu poodle mix, and Lemon, a Maltese.

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