January 5, 2005
On December 9, 2004, Pennsylvania attorney, MICHAEL G. NAST, 37, died in an underwater diving accident near Cancun, Mexico. Nast, was born in Mount Holly, New Jersey on June 6, 1967. He was the husband of Baltimore resident Julie R. Brahmer, M.D., a thoracic oncologist at Johns Hopkins in Baltimore, Maryland, to whom he was married in June, 2004. Nast was the son of Dianne M. Nast and Joseph F. Roda, of Lancaster, and Michael Gallucci, of Philadelphia. He had three brothers, Daniel N. husband of Kimberly, Joseph, and Joshua and one sister, Anastasia, all of Lancaster.
February 15, 2001
Lenora Heilig Nast, an artist and writer who was co-editor of a book that examined Baltimore's renaissance, died Saturday of brain cancer at Sinai Hospital. The Randallstown resident was 77. Mrs. Nast, Laurence Krause and Richard C. Monk were co-editors of "Baltimore, A Living Renaissance," an illustrated book that was published in 1982 by the Historic Baltimore Society Inc. Through the eyes of 74 authors -- journalists, historians, educators, planners and other professionals -- the book examined the city's renaissance from the conception of Charles Center in 1956 to the opening of Harborplace in 1980.
November 22, 1999
Horst P. Horst, 93, a photographer of the fashionable and the famous, including Harry S. Truman, Marlene Dietrich and Maria Callas, died Thursday in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.Mr. Horst, who worked until 1991, photographed subjects as diverse as Coco Chanel, Jean Cocteau and Andy Warhol, and settings such as the Iranian desert and interiors of Irish castles.Kimberly Jensen, 44, a top New York publishing executive, was found dead in an Ocean City motel room in an apparent suicide, police said Friday.
August 20, 1999
NEW YORK -- After a battle between two giant publishing companies, Walt Disney Co. has decided to sell its Fairchild Publishing division, which publishes Women's Wear Daily and W, for $650 million to Conde Nast Publications, the glossy, high-profile publisher of magazines like Vogue, Vanity Fair and the New Yorker.The deal would merge two of the fashion world's most powerful publishing entities and their distinct publishing styles: the frills-free but provocative style of Fairchild with the no-expenses-spared ethos of Conde Nast, a company that will send luggage overnight by Federal Express if a fatigued fashion editor does not want to carry it on a flight.
April 23, 1999
Kevin Kallaugher, The Sun political cartoonist known to readers as KAL, received the prestigious Thomas Nast Award last night for the best cartoons on foreign affairs from the Overseas Press Club of America.The award, named for the famed late-19th-century political cartoonist for Harper's Weekly and presented at a black-tie dinner at New York City's Grand Hyatt Hotel, included a $1,000 prize and a hand-drawn certificate.Kallaugher's winning entry was composed of 10 cartoons, including drawings on U.S.-Iraqi relations; the Wye River peace accord reached last year between Israeli and Palestinian authorities on Maryland's Eastern Shore; and Russian President Boris N. Yeltsin.
July 9, 1998
NEW YORK -- Tina Brown, the Oxford-educated and Fleet Street-trained magazine editor who for better or worse pulled the New Yorker into the late-20th century, announced yesterday that she will resign as editor to start a company affiliated with Miramax Films that will publish a new monthly magazine, publish books and produce films and television programming.Brown's announcement came after months of rumors of growing tension between her and Conde Nast Publications, which owns the New Yorker, over the company's attempts to make the magazine less unprofitable.