The tide of film and TV productions fleeing to cheaper non–New York locations such as Toronto and Prague has infuriated city leaders for years, prompting anti-Canadian propaganda on the set of Sex and the City and moral outrage over the shot-in-Montreal Rudy: The Rudy Giuliani Story. On Sept. 28, Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Governor George Read More
wednesday · september 8
Perry Ellis, noon
A moist 73 degrees; 92 percent humidity. Those not able to afford the de rigueur Japanese hair-straightening were desperately smoothing down that morning’s blowout.
There was no runway, just girls standing patiently under the lights, looking dangerously young, with small pouty faces and dark-rimmed glassy Read More
Fashion Week hasn’t even started yet and the claws are already out.
In yet the latest example of the fierce competition for Brazilian beauties, Men/Women N.Y. Model Management (“Women Management”) is suing Next Model Management, among others, for over $2 million in New York State Supreme Court.
In a case filed on Sept. 2, Read More
Farewell, summer, iced skim lattes and R.N.C. delegates ; hello, hot drinks , NBC sitcoms destined to fail and the new round-toed shoe with a heel so high that fall’s hottest sport is watching Condé Nast editors wobble their way around the cobblestone streets of the meat packing district (a neighborhood soon Read More
Holly Dunlap, who wears a perma-tan, gold and exclamation marks, grew up in Scottsdale, Ariz., where her mother forbade her to wear black. “I grew up wearing basically all pink and green until I was a teenager,” she said.
Dad was a real-estate developer; Mom covered the house head to toe in Lilly Pulitzer. “It Read More
“We want to put the audience in a good romantic mood so they all go home and get lucky!” cackled Jonathan Karp , Random House’s horny editor in chief, who writes musicals in his spare time. “We think this is valuable community service we’re performing; we’re hoping to raise the birth rate Read More
It’s only a matter of time before your summer fling dumps you for a more serious “fall girlfriend” (brunette, square eyeglasses, low heels, has a cause ). So show you’ve got more culture than a carton of sour milk by schlepping him to the New York Grand Opera Company’s outdoor rendition of Read More
John Kerry emerged from the Democratic National Convention in Boston with virtually zero bounce in the polls -maybe it’s time to drop-kick that nincompoop Ben Affleck off the campaign bus, Teresa …. Meanwhile, New York’s own political agitator, the meek but fierce Moby , pops up on the roof of 60 Thompson Read More
Sake to me! We called Benihana’s founder, Rocky Aoki, and asked him if he’s ever gone sake-bombing. ” Heh, heh, heh! That’s some type of a trend for the younger generation , isn’t it? Where they mix the beer and sake together?” Tonight, Rocky and his wife Keiko host a sake-tasting with Read More
I Don’t Wanna Havana
After watching all 80 minutes of the tepid remake Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights , I can tell you that I did not have the time of my life-this I swear-and I owe it all to … well, I guess everyone involved is to blame.
Directed by Guy Ferland and set Read More