“If you’re have a slamming Saturday night, there’s no reason why it shouldn’t feel like a game of Legend of Zelda,” said Read More
Today, The Huffington Post’s Media Vertical has a huge, attention-grabbing above-the-scroll headline about The New York Times‘ announcement that the paper is now selling ads on A1, which reads, FRONT PAGE FOR SALE.
It should be noted that the Huffington Post, which was the subject of Simon Dumenco’s Ad Age column Read More
Sarah Morrison, a Williamsburg resident in her late 20s who writes for Missbehave magazine, had no problem copping to the fact that she often ignores friends’ phone calls.
“I’ll sit there and watch the phone ring and be like, ‘UGH! Why are they calling?’” said Ms. Morrison, “99 percent” of whose Read More
Naomi struck me … as such a nice young lady. I am always taken aback by that phone-throwing, anger-management-requiring reputation of hers. I have been acquainted with La Campbell since the late 1980’s. She used to model for my old pal, the Turkish fashion designer Rifat Ozbek. When I first came to New York, I Read More
As he did with Balthazar, Keith McNally has once again set a stage where the play is about eating and the actors are the diners. This time it’s not a Paris bistro, but a rustic trattoria somewhere in the hills of Italy. Morandi’s low, beamed ceiling is hung with wooden chandeliers topped with small brown Read More
Last Thursday, David Patrick Columbia, 65 years old, went from Michael’s to Le Cirque to Swifty’s, and then on Friday, he was at Swifty’s again, for lunch. It was awful quiet in the restaurant, just a friend of Brooke Astor’s having lunch with a young woman, and then Robert Caravaggi, one of the owners, dressed Read More
On the sunny afternoon of July 24, Bob Balaban held a meeting with a drainage specialist at his Bridgehampton home to discuss, among other issues, the death of his hydrangeas.
“I tried sprinkling them with aluminum-chloride flakes,” he said woefully to the man from Hampton Irrigation. Mr. Balaban addressed him as “Steve.” Steve wore work Read More
Ari Horowitz spent his weekend at the beach. He has a house in Waterville, and on Saturday he rented a boat for a while, called The Queen Bee, and went out with a bunch of pals.
Over on Shelter Island, Mr. Horowitz, who is the new president of Vibe magazine, bared Read More
“That’s what I’m the most psyched about,” shirtless new Vibe president Ari Horowitz told The Transom on Shelter Island on Saturday. “The people there are really, really solid. They’ve been incredibly receptive….” Within the next three days, Mr. Horowitz’s new Vibe team would raise their lay-off total to nearly 25 staffers.
Where do Manhattan’s Read More
We’re getting fatter and fatter, or so the endless flow of statistical surveys would have us believe. But is this the whole picture? I think not. Based on my observations at last week’s New York Fashion Week frenzy, I am forced to the conclusion that there’s a hell of a lot more going on. The Read More