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  • Carlyle Sets Record With $1.3 Billion Sale of NYC Tower

    Carlyle Group LP’s $1.3 billion deal to sell 650 Madison Ave. will set a record based on the per- square-foot price for the office tower, driven by its retail space in the heart of midtown Manhattan’s Plaza district.

  • Greece Seeks Legal Opinion on Onassis Heir’s Sale of Island

    Greece’s government has sought the opinion of the country’s legal adviser on the reported sale of Skorpios island, the private retreat of late shipowner Aristotle Onassis, to a Russian billionaire by his only surviving heir.

  • Onassis Heir’s Equine Crush Gives Lufthansa $1.3 Million Leg Up

    Aristotle Onassis’s only surviving descendant is providing a boost to Deutsche Lufthansa AG’s cargo unit with a regular contract to transport dozens of show jumping horses to Brazil at a cost of as much as $1.3 million.

  • Onassis Plots to Kill Kennedy, Hamlet Goes Grungy: London Stage

    The ostensible mystery at the heart of the play “Onassis” concerns a suggestion that shipping magnate Aristotle Onassis paid for the assassination of Robert F. Kennedy . The real mystery, though, is how such a clunky, amateurish piece sailed into London’s West End.

  • Shipper Uses Gut in $11 Billion Bet Worst Since ’70s Ending

    The flow of much of the world’s oil is controlled from a small suite of offices perched over a Tiffany & Co. store in the Chelsea section of London. That’s where John Fredriksen, a Norwegian shipping magnate worth $13.2 billion, manages the world’s largest fleet of supertankers, the most valuable deep-water drilling company and an armada of about 128 other vessels that carry minerals, grains and liquefied gases.

  • Brazil’s Richest Family Forging $13 Billion Niobium Dream

    In 1965, U.S. Navy Admiral Arthur W. Radford persuaded Walther Moreira Salles, a Brazilian banker and former ambassador to the U.S., to back a venture to produce something called niobium.

  • Crown Acquisitions Buys Stake in NYC’s Olympic Tower Complex

    Crown Acquisitions Inc. took a 49.9 percent stake in the Olympic Tower complex, a group of four adjacent buildings on Manhattan’s Fifth Avenue, including a skyscraper commissioned by the late Aristotle Onassis.

  • Life Glimmers Amid the Ruins of Greek Finances: Commentary by Suzy Hansen

    A couple of months ago, around the time Greece passed new austerity measures to ward off economic catastrophe, Nicholas Papandreou , the very tall brother of Greece’s Prime Minister, George Papandreou , was riding the Metro in Athens. The Papandreous, now in the third generation of a Socialist political dynasty, live in rented houses, drive Priuses, and, apparently, take the subway, even during times of extraordinary anger toward the government.

  • Callas Battles Onassis as Tyne Daly Plays Diva: London Stage

    Ugly dumpling Maria Callas lost almost a hundred pounds and transformed herself into a beautiful diva. She ditched her dull husband and hooked up with the dangerous Aristotle Onassis, who then abandoned her. Callas died lonely, a recluse. Someone should write an opera about it.

  • Julia’s Gown, Madness Returns, Caroling: London Weekend

    Kylie Minogue joins with Jason Donovan to get London’s Christmas party started at the O2.

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