Sandy and Joan Weill have spent $42.4 million on a penthouse in Fifteen Central Park West, according to a city deed filed on Sept. 12. That is only the third apartment sale in the new development to officially close, and the second to close for over $10 million.
The Plaza Hotel, on the Read More
[Illustration by Gary Hovland.]
I think it was Diana Vreeland who first equated elegance with restraint. So when it emerged in fall 2005 that the razor-tongued hedge-fund manager Daniel Loeb had set a new Manhattan real-estate record by dropping $45 million for a 10,700-square-foot penthouse condominium with wraparound views, eight bedrooms, 10 bathrooms, Read More
March 16 was a good day for tributes to CNN’s Larry King. But not on CNN.
Over on Fox News, personalities were lining up to praise Mr. King. Greta Van Susteren was applauding him on the air and on her blog, adding that Fox News Channel chairman Roger Ailes was also a fan. Sean Hannity Read More
Wednesday, April 30
By now every television critic, pop-culture theorist, political hack, sociology scholar, professional weight lifter, cabaret singer, shameless gasbag and even Ashleigh Banfield has released an opinion about television news’ coverage of the Iraq war. But we wanted to take the subject to the street-you know, actual, un-focus-grouped TV viewers-so we traipsed on Read More
WEDNESDAY, MAR. 20
It shouldn’t be that surprising that The Osbournes , the MTV “reality-based sitcom” featuring Ozzy Osbourne and his pallid brood, has become the biggest sensation of a moribund television season. The concept was a natural: Mr. Osbourne, the former C.E.O. of Black Sabbath, is an authentic hellion, a guy who once, as Read More
Wednesday, Dec. 5
Hey, who was that sleepy-looking guy in the designer glasses trying to feign interest in a costume museum exhibit while standing next to Katie Couric on Monday, Dec. 3? None other than NBC’s baseball and basketball refugee Bob Costas, in town this week to co-host Today as a sub-in for Matt Read More
Wednesday, March 21
When the world comes to an end–when New York’s skyscrapers snap like breadsticks and tumble to the ground, when the avenues split and spew molten lava, when the rivers surge with blood–you are hereby instructed to watch the news of the apocalypse read by Maurice DuBois, the co-host of the Today in Read More
Wednesday, Feb. 14
“We’ll just sort of noodle around!”
Judy Licht, a blaze of Burberry, whirled into the Kenneth Cole show in Grand Central Terminal on Monday, Feb. 12. Behind her lagged a reporter and Ms. Licht’s trusty cameraman from the Metro Channel, Orville Henry.
“Doughnuts–wanna doughnut?” she asked, pointing toward a picked-through Read More