Licking the Pink Lollipop: Johnny Damon, Liza Minelli, Lizzie Grubman, Mariah Carey, Arianna Huffington

Liza Minelli eats Mayor Bloomberg’s inauguration alive.The Transom: 20 Real New Yorker’s Oh-So-Real New Year’s Eves.

The nightclub where the Frenchies in New York go to do it.Our Media Mensches of 2005.

(And no, it’s not David Letterman again this year.)

Johnny Damon is now out hunting for the perfect Yankee apartment.

‘The biggest offenders in truth-in-advertising are in political advertising.’–Shelly Lazarus, chief executive of Ogilvy & Mather.

How to blow off work in 2006.

Simon Doonan: What about the gay cowboy hairdressers? (No one had the courage to tell him that his new favorite show and Logo’s only piece of original programming, Noah’s Arc, has already, tragically, been killed by the network.

The U.S. Attorney’s Office has experienced a much bigger defection to private practice this year than expected.