Before J. K. Rowling, there was R. L. Stine, the author whose entire slasher oeuvre we consumed during our “fat years” in the front of the school bus in the late ’80s, and tonight he reads scary stories at the 92nd Street Y to get us in the mood for Halloween, when we’ll all dress Read More
Billy Joel and wife Katie Lee held an end-of-summer barbeque in Sagaponack, where Howard Stern played beer pong against Ivanka Trump. [NYDN]
Levi Johnston, the young gentleman behind 17-year-old Bristol’s Palin’s pregnancy, has changed his Myspace status to “In A Relationship” but still seems a bit ambivalent about his new role. Read More
Olatz Schnabel is upset over reports that her husband, director Julian Schnabel, has been seen out with "Miral" author Rula Jebreal. Read More
Self-described "die-hard rock fan" Mayor Michael Bloomberg joined music legends Billy Joel and Clive Davis today in announcing the development of a new 25,000-square-foot annex to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, located at 76 Mercer Street in Soho.
The new annex, opening in November, will include such priceless artifacts as Johnny Ramone’s Mosrite Read More
Mary-Kate Olsen may speak with federal investigators regarding the January death of Heath Ledger, whom she was allegedly dating at the time, though she’s reportedly requesting immunity from prosecution if she does. [NY Post]
The first photos of Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt‘s twins Knox and Vivienne have been published by People Read More
Residents of the Hamptons will be doing their part to raise money (and the average contribution figure) for Barack Obama’s Victory Fund at an August 17 fund-raiser with special guest Caroline Kennedy, according to an invite sent in by a reader. (Obama will not be in attendance.) The hosts of the event are Ross Bleckner Read More
New York Magazine’s Vulture blog put together this little video of the street scene outside Shea Stadium for last week’s "epic" Billy Joel concerts. Witness a lot of inebriated Long Islanders opining about their "white man’s jesus," including self-titled "New Age" fans (fratty brodudes) and moms who rocked their son to sleep with Read More
Katie Lee Joel—food columnist, cookbook author, Extra! correspondent, Iron Chef judge, former Top Chef host and third wife of singer-pianist Billy—was recently recounting her March 24 appearance on The Oprah Winfrey Show.
“I made a meatloaf, and she liked it!” said Ms. Joel, 26, between bites of an avocado salad at the cafe Read More
The Piano Man is good at writing charmingly saccharine and enduring karaoke standards, but isn’t as gifted at selling his real estate. Maybe his luck will change now that nearly a year and a half after listing his 14.2-acre waterfront estate in Centre Island for $37.5 million with Daniel Gale/Sotheby’s International Realty, Mr. Joel has Read More
Kanye West, Rihanna, Lupe Fiasco, and N.E.R.D. Can we say power tour?! Catch their Manhattan date May 13 at Madison Square Garden. [On Sale: Saturday, Feb. 23 at noon]
Call him dad rock, but Billy Joel’s July 16 show, which was to be the last concert ever at Shea Stadium, Read More