CU alumna teaches ballroom dance to wedding couples. (646) 821-7376.;

FIND ASSISTED LIVING, Nursing Homes, Alzheimer’s Care, and Home Health Care. A Place for Mom, founded by Columbia alumni, is a FREE elder-care advisory service offering personal assistance from professional family advisors. Call (866) 320-8914 or visit

FACIAL REJUVENATION: Tones skin for men and women, all ages. No pain, no needles, no drugs. Good pre/post-cosmetic surgery. Postpone the facelift! Try this first. You may not need the knife. (212) 243-3425.

A BETTER MOUSETRAP! Columbia/MIT technologists will invent it for you. Call (781) 862-0200, or visit

FINANCIAL PLANNING: Ralph E. Penny, Columbia ’72 MBA, CFP (Certified Financial Planner). Fee-only. No products or insurance sold. Specializing in individuals needing help with investment decision/strategy, retirement, estate planning, or personal budgeting. (914) 694-2025.

PIANO INSTRUCTION in New York City for all ages and levels by Juilliard (BM, MM) alumna. Will teach at your home. Beginner children especially welcome. (646) 244-5053.

PSYCHOLOGIST: Clinical director of Board of Regents chartered mental health facility, accepts a limited number of private patients. Dr. Marianne Anderson
(212) 246-1790.


MANHATTAN RESIDENTIAL BROKER: Market up? Market down? You’ll profit either way with the expert guidance and help from The Corcoran Group’s Vice President, Jackie Schwimmer. (212) 836-1002. E-mail

(212) 941-1918.

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CONNECTICUT REAL ESTATE BROKER: Columbia Business School alumni, serving the Westport, Weston, Wilton, Norwalk, Fairfield, and Easton markets. Nancye Fritz, (203) 227-1246 x315 or


LITCHFIELD HILLS, CT: Escape to the country! 1870 schoolhouse in mint condition on twelve acres in Colebrook, CT. For sale by Columbia Dental School alumnus. Has three bedrooms, two full baths, cathedral ceiling, loft, large stone fireplace, sunroom, extensive gardens, separate two-car garage. Located near Tanglewood, Yale Summer School of Music, Jacob’s Pillow, three ski areas. Call owner at (212) 757-0349.

VAIL, COLORADO REAL ESTATE BROKER: Offering personalized service in sales and rentals; vacation homes, relocation and investment opportunities. Twenty years of experience! Ken White.
(970) 926-2490.


VAIL, COLORADO: Ski-In/Ski-Out! Luxury two-bedroom condo and cozy one-bedroom condo—same floor (sleep six and four, respectively). Outdoor pool-Jacuzzi. Premier year-round resort adjacent to gondola/ski school. Short/long term availability. (970) 926-2490.

VAIL/BEAVER CREEK: Magnificent luxurious home for rent/sale. Private setting, breathtaking views! Sleeps six to sixteen (flexible floor plan/prices!) Hot tub, amenities, slopeside parking available. (970) 926-2490;

WISCONSIN LAKEFRONT COTTAGE: Beautiful, spacious two bedroom private home on wooded acreage. Magnificent sunset views, boating, fishing snowmobiling, etc. Year-round availability. (970) 926-2490.

PARIS, LEFT BANK: Elegant apartment off Seine in 6th. Short walk to Louvre, Notre Dame. (609) 924-4332.

PROVENCE: Stunning updated farmhouse. Magnificent Mediterranean and mountain views. Lovely kitchen, gardens, pool. (609) 924-4332.

FLORIDA: House to share, $250/month, deposit. (727) 441-6847 or
(727) 321-2564.

CATSKILLS: Charming Victorian five bedroom, mountain views, jacuzzi, fireplace, pond. Near Hunter, Woodstock. Skiing, hiking, swimming. Weeks, weekends. (212) 226-5194.

CATSKILLS: Beautiful furnished cabin, 80 acres fields, woods, stream, quiet, autumn leaves, fishing, hiking. $1,200 per month, $400/week. (212) 666-4824.

LUXURIOUS GREEK ISLAND VILLAS: Weekly, monthly rental, secluded beach, crystal clear water, quiet surroundings, short ferry ride from mainland, near Athens. For information: or

ADIRONDACKS: Lakefront cabin. (315) 655-3297.

FRANCE: House-sit for five months, November 1–April 1. Pay nominal rent plus utilities. Charming two-bedroom cottage on six acres overlooking breathtaking Dordogne countryside. Totally renovated to American standards. Require $3,000 refundable security deposit. E-mail:

SOUTH OF FRANCE: Charming five-bedroom, two full bathroom house with lovely garden, full amenities and moderately priced. Located in Languedoc / Provence between Nimes and Montpellier. Just 15 minutes to Mediterranean beaches, close to camargue, rivers, camping. Quiet, historic quartier of picturesque town, walk to quaint shops. Perfect for two families—adjoining rooms for kids or could be artist atelier. (310) 392-2957.

BERKSHIRES HIDEAWAY: Four bedrooms, Maples, Queechy Lake, Shaker country, Appalachian Trail, Tanglewood, MassMoca. $400/week, $1200/month. June-November. (314) 727-6188.

NAPLES, FLORIDA: Luxury condominium overlooking Gulf. (802) 524-2108.

LONDON (COVENT GARDEN): Lovely one bedroom, 1.5 bath.
(415) 933-9303.

ROME, ITALY: Magical 18th-century villa amidst vineyards and olive trees. Four+ bedrooms, three baths. Spectacular views! (609) 921-8595.

ROME, ITALY: Superb penthouse, historical center, splendid terrace, decorator furnished, air conditioned. Living room, dining room, library/guest bedroom, two bathrooms. Household help. (212) 744-7849.

UMBRIAN PARADISE NEAR TODI: Secluded five bedroom, five baths. Huge kitchen, dining room, fireplaces, double living room. Pool, terraces, gardens, view. $12,500 per month or weekly rates. Reply

TORTOLA: Three-bedroom house 60 feet above Long Bay Beach. or (203) 869-7344.

NORTHERN UMBRIA: Lovingly restored, beautifully modernized hillside farmhouse. Four bedrooms, two and a half baths. Private, not isolated. Dramatic views, gorgeous gardens, relaxing terraces. Great hiking, art, shopping. Near Perugia, Assisi, Gubbio, Cortona. Easy access to Florence, Siena, Rome.

EXUMA, BAHAMAS: Lovely two-bedroom, two-bath private home overlooking beautiful secluded beach. (718) 982-5266.

PALMAS DEL MAR, CARIBBEAN RIVIERA, P.R.: 2,700-acre resort community, two golf courses, twenty tennis courts, three miles of beach. 180-degree view of Caribbean Sea, three bedroom, 2.5 bath villa, completely equipped and air conditioned, near pool. Monthly or weekly rates.

TUSCANY VILLA RENTALS: Two beautiful villas in Tuscany can accommodate up to twelve persons each. Located eighteen kilometers from Florence, the villas are within easy reach of Siena, Bologna, Pisa, San Gimignano. Wonderfully furnished villas include apartments with private kitchen, bath, barbecue, swimming pool, tennis court, etc. Package might include guided tours to museums, wineries, fashion factories. Perfect for couples, families and groups. Call (914) 423-0492.


SCOTLAND AND ENGLAND WALKING TOURS: Stunning countrysides, splendid lodging, sumptuous meals, simply unexcelled guides. Our eighteenth year. English Lakeland Ramblers.
(800) 724-8801.


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BED & BREAKFAST in picturesque Stony Brook, perfect getaway.
(631) 689-5865.

MANHATTAN: Upper West Side town house, single $85, double $120, triple $160, plus taxes. Weekly rates. Cash or traveler’s checks only. Three-night minimum. Walk to Columbia, Central and Riverside parks, Broadway, museums, Lincoln Center, jazz clubs, Zabar’s, great restaurants. Friendly host, comfy twin beds, televisions, air conditioning, private and shared baths, pretty rooms with fireplaces. (212) 678-1177.


ANTIQUITIES FOR SALE! Museum-quality ancient Greek, Roman, Etruscan, Egyptian, and near Eastern art. 20+ years expertise. Guaranteed ancient. Free color catalogue: (508) 359-0090 or


BARBARA WARD: For a biography of the Schweitzer professor 1968–72. I’m interested in recollections of her students.
(410) 727-0950.

EGG DONOR: Columbia couple seeks white female, 21–32, brunette. Five-figure compensation. Anonymity assured. Send resume, SATs, contact information: Harmony, 4938 Hampden Lane, #153, Bethesda, MD 20814.


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SEVEN SISTER/COLUMBIA GRAD: Slim, blonde, pretty, seeks alumnus, ’72-’80, preferably with kids, divorced from a LTR (15+ years), for activities (theater, hiking, music) and possibilities. E-mail:

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DATE, RELATE, AND CELEBRATE with other lovers of the cultural arts! Art Lovers’ Exchange: (800) 342-5250.

GOOD GENES: An Institution of Higher Pairing—Columbia, NYU, Tufts, MIT, Wellesley, Brandeis, Harvard, Boston College, Clark (Worcester, MA), UC-Berkeley, Wesleyan, Brown, and Stanford. (617) 247-3232.