A very glam downtown project now has a very glam team to sell it.
The mad marketing genius Michael Shvo is partnering with developer Joseph Moinian to market a planned W Hotel at 123 Washington Street, a source said. Mr. Shvo is expected to market the condominium portion of Mr. Moinian’s condo-hotel.
The brash Mr. Read More
“I think there’s something about this place being a final step before suburbia,” said Jeff Roda from his musty armchair at the Fall Café, the aptly named coffee shop that was arguably the first hipster establishment on Brooklyn’s Smith Street.
“There’s still a lot of urbanites here-a lot of writers, professionals,” he continued. “But as Read More
Fellas! The raincoat season in Manhattan is very short-unless of course you’re a pervert, in which case it’s pretty much a 365-day-a-year thing. Coincidentally, the archetypal flasher raincoat-a simple, mod, single-breasted bone-colored garment-is exactly the one I recommend for you guys this season and, for that matter, every season. It’s not about flashing, it’s about Read More
Who does Ben Stiller think he is? Well, the answer to that question is a little complicated.
Mr. Stiller is currently in town at work on an untitled comedy directed by John Hamburg, who wrote Meet the Parents and wrote and directed the vastly underseen comedy Safe Men .
According to sources close to Read More
Make vroom! Welcome to November, a month that people take a little bit too seriously , a month of melancholy and corduroy , and the only time of year you’ll hear New Yorkers utter the word “succotash” with a straight face on the crosstown bus …. Now that subway service is starting Read More
Lotus entertain you! Let’s face it: No matter how many well-showered fashion models, cozy little pie companies and fancy flower markets they put in the meatpacking district, the place just isn’t gonna smell good until they clear out those dear, departed cows …. But can you blame a gal for trying? Tonight at Read More
Lotus entertain you! Let’s face it: No matter how many well-showered fashion models, cozy little pie companies and fancy flower markets they put in the meatpacking district, the place just isn’t gonna smell good until they clear out those dear, departed cows . But can you blame a gal for trying? Tonight at Read More
I’ve always wanted to go to Rao’s, but I could never get a table. But then a friend who knows the owner invited me there for dinner one night. We drove up and left the car on a dark, deserted street in East Harlem under the scrutiny of a couple of beefy guys in suits. Read More
It can happen any season. Somebody-then everybody-decides there’s a young star designer out there. A single fashion show becomes the Show. It’s held downtown, somewhere gritty and inconvenient. And, odds are, half of the people in the seats have never heard of the prodigy before. They’re there because of who else is there.
Right in Read More
Feb. 22. C’est moi , c’est moi , Phyllis Stine. In London for fashion week. Gray day. So gray. If I wanted so much gray, I could have stayed home and worn a Marc Jacobs cashmere sweater over my head. Duh!
Sorry I haven’t written lately. Dear Diary, man plans and God Read More