Quite the turnout for Jill Stuart’s Spring 2009 show this morning: Beth Ostrosky next to Kelly Killoren Bensimon, actress Lindsay Price next to Michelle Trachtenberg next to Zoe Saldana next to The MisShapes’ Leigh Lezark, and Bette Midler next to photographer and Top Model judge Nigel Barker.
"I’m training for the marathon so I’m busy Read More
This week, Newsweek.com’s Karen Springen interviews blogger-turned-author Stephanie Klein about her new memoir, Moose: A Memoir of Fat Camp. It’s an intensely personal interview. At one point, Ms. Klein, whose previous book was called Straight Up and Dirty, is asked, "When you were a kid, your legs’ chafing together caused red itchy bumps that Read More
In the latest clip in what we like to call the "Candid Katie" series on YouTube, Ms. Couric gets down with Bette Midler at a ‘60s-themed benefit on the Lower East Side.
Along the way, the managing editor of CBS News waves a peace sign at the camera, sports some Austin Powers-esque retro Read More
On Wednesday, April 25, at around 9:30 p.m., scraggily-haired screenwriter Bruce Vilanch—best known for his uncanny ability to write mildly entertaining material for presenters at the Academy Awards—arrived at the Bellavitae restaurant in the West Village. He had just finished performing as part of the ensemble cast of Spalding Gray: Stories Left to Tell at Read More
You know the drill: The Prospect Park Audubon Center offers the kids some “interactive exhibits” (let’s hope that doesn’t include that baboon family) with music, crafts and general whoop-de-do.
Back on the island, the Central Park Conservancy opens the Peter Jay Sharp Children’s Glade, a new area at the Great Read More
GO, SHORTY, IT'S YOUR EARTH DAY: You know the drill: The Prospect Park Audubon Center offers the kids some “interactive exhibits” (let’s hope that doesn’t include that baboon family) with music, crafts and general whoop-de-do. Back on the island, the Central Park Conservancy opens the Peter Jay Sharp Children’s Glade, a Read More
Is there a better way to buy a marina restaurant than on eBay? Not only is it right near Bette Midler’s boat house, but La Marina Restaurant and Club is also the “#1 seller of Presidente Beer outside of the Dominican Republic.”
The Real Estate consciously decided not to fact-check that Read More
“Everything old is new again,” sings Hugh Jackman in The Boy From Oz , stopping the show nightly on Broadway. But 200 years old may just be a little too old for anybody to care. Is the 19th century all the rage again? All four of this year’s big holiday movies-Ron Howard’s The Missing , Read More
The hideously ungroovy clouds of war, terrorism and potential nuclear Armageddon are casting a pall over many a glittering Manhattan milieu.
As Showdown Iraq approaches, it has unleashed the gray mists of restraint and sent them swirling through the salons of Park Avenue, thence south to clog the mournful canyons of Wall Street. Declining property Read More
Refusing to accept the theory that everybody’s tired of space movies, Brian De Palma is betting the farm on Mission to Mars . I found this homage to Stanley Kubrick and the unsolvable riddles of 2001: A Space Odyssey a strange and boring melange of 50′s outer-space sagas, Star Trek and metaphysical sci-fi Read More