It has not been a good year for D.I.Y. party spaces in Brooklyn, about the only place left for such shindigs as they have been driven out of Manhattan, and even much of Kings County, due to creeping gentrification. This year, like many in the Bloomberg administration, saw increasing crackdowns, though, reports The Village Voice, and it is getting harder than ever for a ragtag band of artists and musicians to find room to work. Read More
Last night Champagne was the beverage of choice at Nespresso’s Madison Avenue salon. After a special preview of the Royal Shakespeare Company’s As You Like It, the Young Patrons of Lincoln Center gathered for cocktails and canapés.
The crowd, composed almost exclusively of financiers under thirty, hobnobbed around the stainless steel espresso machines, sharing Shakespearean Read More
Edward Larabee Barnes is one of the most prolific mid-century architects no one knows about. Barnes never achieved the status of contemporaries like Eero Saarinen or I.M. Pei, yet he was still a prolific builder in the modernist style, most famous in New York for his former IBM headquarters at 590 Madison Avenue Read More