“You know service is the best Prozac, or any drugs that are out there for stress. Service! It’s cheap, it’s good!” AIDS activist and Keep A Child Alive founder Leigh Blake told audiences yesterday at Condé Nast’s Black Ball in support of her organization.
Ms. Blake, who left school at 14 to follow the Who Read More
We got some skinny on the District, the new luxury (what isn’t?) condo in the financial district from Israeli gazillionaire Lev Leviev and nightlife impressario Amy Sacco. The District, set to open at 60 Ann Street in the spring, will offer buyers studios, one- and two-bedrooms starting in the $500s and penthouses starting from Read More
Last night, there was a party for artist and photographer Marilyn Minter’s eponymous new coffee-table book at the vault-like Tom Ford boutique on the corner of 70th and Madison Avenue (forgot that Tom Ford, former designer for Gucci, has a boutique? We forgive you).
Think low suede chairs, snakeskin-covered coffee tables, and a disproportionately Read More
Cameron Diaz, move over! Scotland’s first-ever animated feature film stars the voice of Manhattan nightlife impresario and all-around braw lassie Amy Sacco.
“I play a booby blonde from New York, so it was a real stretch,” said the clearly chuffed Ms. Sacco at a screening of Interview, starring Steve Buscemi and Sienna Miller, hosted Read More
On Monday June 4, nightclub impresario Amy Sacco, hosting a CFDA after-party at her flagship establishment, Bungalow 8, confirmed rumors that she would be bringing her special talents to the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas as its new creative director.
“I just signed the papers last night,” the Read More
At around 2 a.m. on Saturday, May 5, Camille Zarsky, a jewelry designer, was enjoying a late night at Bungalow 8 with a few of her girlfriends. The D.J. had just put on “Rich Girl” by Hall and Oates—a song Ms. Zarsky had requested—and all seemed right in the upstairs lounge area of the West Read More
APRIL 23, 2007
It’s hard to imagine a juicier hostess situation than Scarlett Johansson and Liv Tyler helming the Free Arts N.Y.C. art auction at the Milk Gallery. Giant nightclub gal Amy Sacco helped put this thing together, so you know it’ll have some pizzazz! Artists include Simon de Pury, Chuck Close, Read More
On Friday, Dec. 1, Bungalow 8 proprietor Amy Sacco arrived at a dinner party celebrating the new film The Good German with her friend Sean Penn. Once there—the fête was held at the Plaza Athénée—Ms. Sacco met up with some other familiar faces: George Clooney, Sam Rockwell, Sam and Eva Mendes. So far, nothing out Read More
How to Get a Table at Graydon Carter’s Restaurant
Vanity Fair editor Graydon Carter’s new restaurant, the Waverly Inn, supposedly has a secret reservation number. The Transom spent some time asking around town for this number, with not-so-good results. Finally, one Hollywood high-up set us straight.
“There are three ways you can get a table Read More
The Manly Arts
Are the young men of today not practicing the group-cooperation skills that have served their gender so well for decades—centuries, even—in captivating and capturing women at bars and at parties?
The Transom has detected a disturbance in the manly arts, and so set out to investigate.
In the bars of Manhattan, there Read More