Posts Tagged ‘Brook Dubman’
“We have broken ground on a new Carol House in Valley Park,” spewed Brook Dubman, bossman of the furniture and accessory giant “where you like nice things.” A familiar face on television via the company’s blitz of commercials, Dubman, with his wife,
Melissa, fawned over their children, Garrett, 5 and Eliana, 3, at the KPLR, Channel 11 fall preview launch party at Dierdorf & Hart’s Westport Plaza eatery. Beginning Sept. 20, the station’s Patrick Clark will headline a new 4 o’clock news block, that will feature the arts and entertainment, according to Channel 11 and KTVI FOX 2’s leader, Spencer Koch, who hails from Staten Island, and later recalled his five years as production assistant with the Mets. He turned to the print media and opined, “It’s going away with the era of tech. And now, you can read newspapers online with Google. Some day, you’ll have to pay for it.” Jenny and Rich Wolkowitz were on hand and got kudos on their 5-unit Car Credit City independent dealerships – “The largest in the area,” hyped Rich, who confirmed he’s given up political aspirations. As for buying time on KMOX radio for Cardinal baseball, Wolkowitz said, “It’s not my mix, but I do buy a great deal of advertising on cable.” Creative advertising maven Bob Kochan got backpats on landing the Pulaski Bank account and ad exec Ben Turec waxed on about his Golden Oak Lending and Casino Queen accounts. Kochan also mentioned, that his daughter, Emily, now serves Laclede’s Landing as exec director. Turec pointed out, that even KTRS, whose broadcasts of Cards games will end this year, did a salute that day to KMOX for snagging the rights. Then it was onward for rounds at Herbie’s Vintage ’72 for a chat with twosome David Charak and his steady, Diane Zebell, who lamented the passing of the popular Redel’s. Nearby were Nestle-Purina’s James Kristol and Matt Kurusz with Patty Abel, toasting Matt’s 27th birthday dinner, amiably served by Herbie’s star waiter, Charlie Manns.