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It Happened One Weekend: Tarzan, Donald's Decorator

1) Tired of getting ragged on for sticking out and being arriviste, the Sculpture for Living at Astor Place and a bunch of its compatriot "great glass houses in the sky" get together and scream what's obvious to them?that they're so much cooler than those old-money prewars?all across the cover of the Times real estate section. And as perpetually-on-the-brink-of-being-overexposed yet-somehow-never-quite-over-the-brink master marketer Michael Shvo points out, the buildings have a higher voyeur quotient: "These are people who don't mind having other people know they have money. You can live on the third floor or fifth floor, and everyone can really see into the apartment." [NYT]
2) While some among us are still trying to fathom the concept of a Hoboken W, the Post actually leaps over multiple waterways (two? three?) to get the lowdown on Newark real estate, and finds that rarest of birds, an actual five-figure asking price: "The Parc West's 44 one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments went to market in late February, with prices ranging from $99,000 to $279,819." No, that isn't a typo, and yes, we have no plans to bicycle in a Newark branch of our blog empire. [NYP]
3) Former scrimping frat-house resident Jamie Fritz (above) to his wife, Niki Scalera: Me not in Tarzan, but you understudy for Jane. Go find "two-bedroom, two-bathroom condo, 900 to 1,000 square feet, costing up to $650,000." We always knew it was a jungle out there. [Joyce Cohen/The Hunt; The Walk-Through]
4) Trump's personal interior decorator, Randall Hill (no Murray jokes, please), shows how he cuts corners, er, "stretch[es] a dollar" during a 500-buck design mission right out of "The Apprentice." Among his tips: "clean looks, eye-catching accents and pieces with more than one lease on life." Now if only he could reveal for us how they get The Donald's rug hair to look so darn amazing. [NYP]