Atoosa Rubenstein, everyone’s favorite cat lady, is moving her growing brood into bigger digs.
Ms. Rubenstein and commodities-trader husband Ari have purchased a palatial 4,300-square foot spread at 535 West End Avenue, city records show.
Ms. Rubenstein, the former whiz-kid editor of Seventeen and CosmoGIRL!, left the industry six years ago to start Big Momma Productions, a consultancy of sorts that appears to have done little other than maintain a vestigial web presence. Now she has three children, a rich husband and brand new condo on the Upper West Side.
What would former Seventeen editor and CosmoGIRL! founding editor Atoosa Rubenstein tell her younger self if she had the chance? Many, many are the times we’ve asked ourselves just that question.
Thankfully, Ellyn Spragins, editor of the "What I Know Now" series offers us a chance to get inside an intimate Atoosa-to-Atoosa, time-warping tête-à-tête Read More
Atoosa Rubenstein, who has become something of a girl-power tycoon since leaving her editorship at Seventeen last year, has bought her first downtown spread.
She and her commodities-trading husband, Ari, closed this month on the 3,007-square-foot loft at Altair 18, a new condo on West 18th Street near Fifth Avenue. Read More
Today, Ann Shoket was named the new editor-in-chief of Seventeen, taking over for departed editor, and MySpace fanatic, Atoosa Rubenstein.
Full release after the jump.
NEW YORK, January 3, 2007 – Hearst Magazines President Cathleen P. Black today announced that Ann Shoket, executive editor of CosmoGIRL!, has been appointed editor-in-chief of Seventeen, Read More
Forbes and Parade chatter-hound James Brady reports today on his annual leg-humping trip to Hearst boss Cathie Black’s Christmas party. There was “TV’s gorgeous Deborah Norville,” “the tall, striking Atoosa Rubenstein,” “Ken Auletta…that wonderful writer,” “Kate White, blond and lovely”…
And then there was this other guy:
David Hershey, editor of Esquire, informed me Read More
“Every time someone’s like, ‘I saw you on TV!’, I think, ‘Nooo!’” said Atoosa Rubenstein, the editor in chief of Seventeen magazine, covering her eyes. “I feel like a D-list reality star.” It was the evening of Monday, Oct. 17, and she was standing at a club called AER in the meatpacking district, clutching a Read More
Last night’s Fantastic Four premiere, ambitiously slated for Liberty Island (perhaps inside the Statue of Liberty’s head?), could have used some superhero help as it went up in flames (or down in the rain).
Members of the press were herded in Battery Park, then boated to Liberty Island. A red carpet parade happened. (For the Read More
From behind her desk, Atoosa Rubenstein took a deep breath and knitted her brow, a signal that the 28-year-old editor in chief of Cosmogirl magazine was going to get serious and talk about that night a decade ago. Prom night. “You know, at the end of the day, it was fine ,” she said of Read More