After five years of marriage–and a Vanity Fair cover intended to reveal that their baby was not an elaborate, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf-esque fiction–Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes are reportedly divorcing.
It’s tough times for the Bowery’s lighting district, according to The Wall Street Journal. Gentrification and slack sales have led to a rash of closures. In 2000 there were some 30 stores in the area — now there are just 20, with another two closures planned soon. An officer of the Lower East Side Read More
Today, The New York Times published the 110 Things that New Yorkers Talked About in 2010—everything from the iPad and DADT to Justin Bieber and Lady Gaga’s meat dress.
The Observer had a few additions.
This morning former Gourmet editor Ruth Reichl remembered the one-year anniversary of the day her magazine closed. “Foggy, melancholy morning,” she wrote on Twitter. “Gourmet’s end one year today. Fat fluffy pancakes, drizzled maple syrup, crisp smoky Benton’s bacon. Full.”
Last year around this time, Ms. Reichl gave a few interviews to talk Read More
“We could chat on and on about the dating habits of my beloved homeland — where even post-marital sex was gently frowned on — but there is a book to review here,” writes Graydon Carter in this weekend’s Times Book Review. The book is The Pregnant Widow by Martin Amis.
Mr. Carter begins by Read More