Three cheers for The Book of Eli! The post-apocalyptic film (a.k.a. The Road for Dummies) pulled down $38 million over the Martin Luther King holiday, and $32.7 million from Friday-to-Sunday, which was good for the third biggest January opening ever. And yet it still didn’t even come close to finishing in first place. That’s Read More
Best Tech Events This Week (Internet Week, Webutante Ball, OpenCo, New York Times Job Fair, Webby Awards, NYU ITP)It’s Done: Yahoo Just Announced the Acquisition of TumblrBooting Up: Tumblr Users Are Freaking Out So Hard Right Now, You Guys
Morning Read: ‘Considered Untrustworthy by Many Reporters’1199 SEIU Endorses Bill de BlasioRidiculous Candidate Gets Ridiculous Endorsement: Jimmy McMillan Crowned Papaya King
Morning Links: Luxembourg EditionIt’s Looking Like a Great Saturday for Art BooksEdgar Allan Poe Museum to Reopen This Fall
Changes at The New York Times Book ReviewGizmodo Pivots From Gadgets to DesignLongtime Writers Out at The Village Voice
On the Market: Joe Lhota Snags the Most Real Estate Campaign Cash; 432 Park's Penthouse In Contract for $95 M.; Buy Tom Cruise's Townhouse!Doesn't Anyone Love One57? Who Will Be New York's Next Chief City Planner? And Does It Matter?
To Do Monday: Cry FreedomCannes: Street Gunfire and a Hotel Heist Keep the Festival on EdgeOff the Record
Wonder Works Construction Relocates to 894 Sixth AvenueThe Four Seasons Restaurant Faces Rent HikeShari Krasnow-Renzi Joins Avison Young, KKR & Co. Follows