Larry Burstein, the publisher of New York magazine, was standing outside the barroom on the fifth floor of the SoHo House on Tuesday night taking pictures with Tracy Morgan
“Larry! Larry!” the comedian squealed, draping one arm over the shoulder of Mr. Burstein’s navy suit and rocking him back and forth for the camera. “Larry! Read More
After spending the morning disrupting an Andrew Cuomo campaign event, members of The Freedom Party gathered behind gubernatorial candidate Charles Barron on the steps of Brooklyn’s Borough Hall as Barron laid out a left-wing attack of Cuomo’s economic policies.
Barron said that there was very little difference between the economic policies of Cuomo and Read More
At the 10th-anniversary party for Style.com last night, it seemed statement jackets were the order of the evening: immediately upon entering the party, we ran across the artist Terence Koh, who was wearing an immaculate white one with befeathered shoulders. He looked a bit like an art-world angel — and he informed The Observer that Read More
We saved our best material from Tommy Hilfiger‘s epic afterparty at the Met Opera on Sunday night for the Shindigger column in tomorrow’s paper, which is chock-full of Fashion Week gossip and intrigue. (Check it out!) In the meantime, here’s a little taste of what we said, heard, and witnessed:
–The reports of Kelly Osbourne‘s Read More
“Here, close your eyes,” Hearst president David Carey told the Observer. Mr. Carey, dressed like The Publisher in a Gray Flannel Suit with a red tie, held a copy of the September Marie Claire in his hands.
Mr. Carey dropped the magazine on the floor. Thwack.
“It didn’t sound like that in Read More
There were lots of friendly faces in attendance at the W New York Downtown’s party celebrating a new site-specific installation by artist Jennifer Steinkamp. And you don’t even have to sneak into the hotel to see it: it is, in part, an animated video being projected in large scale right onto the side of the Read More
“Does anyone have a cigarette?” model Erin Wasson requested of anyone who was listening, after a surprise performance by Alison Goldfrapp during the fifth-anniversary for Viktor & Rolf‘s fragrance, Flowerbomb, at a private townhouse on Grove Street last night. (Ms. Goldfrapp was bedecked, gloriously, in one of the tulle confections from Viktor & Rolf’s spring/summer Read More
Any party at the New Museum is sure to be filled with tall, lithe beauties, but last night’s might beat the rest: a fête celebrating tennis star Maria Sharapova‘s new line of shoes and accessories for Cole Haan, co-hosted by Interview magazine. In one of the pairs of stacked heels on display in the museum’s Read More
The Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation’s Champions Summer Party on Tuesday evening was a welcome reprieve for those suffering Hamptons fatigue — unlike what feels like every other summer event this year, it was held right here in the city, at the trusty Boom Boom Room. Alexandra Reeve Givens (co-chair of the Champions Committee, and Read More
The Transom got off to a prickly start at Tuesday night’s preview of the new Target store in Harlem, attempting to ask Jessica Seinfeld, who writes healthy-for-kids cookbooks, a question about McDonalds. Her publicist jumped in: “We were only going to ask questions about Baby Buggy,” she explained, bizarrely aligning herself with the Transom, who Read More