Curbed, the smartest and funniest real estate blog in New York (besides the one called The Real Estate, natch), will be honored next month at the Historic Districts Council’s Preservation Party.
The Web site’s honored peers include State Assemblywoman Deborah Glick (“Friend in High Places Award”) and the illustrious Broadway-Flushing Homeowners Assocation. Read More
Brian Hearts Target
Earlier this month, a Round-Up linked to an Interior Design profile of the design world’s Super Agent Man:
Meet Keith Granet, who represents the stars of interior design. How will his magic touch benefit New York? Get ready for Charlotte Moss on Madison Avenue, then a SoHo antiques Read More
The photographs of 9/11 hold an unparalleled, monumental power over us. So one picks up a 400-page book that promises to tell “The Stories Behind the Images” with high expectations, and with some nervousness, too: If it doesn’t live up to its billing, it will feel like just another meretricious contribution to the expanding shelf Read More
The truly awesome ‘Trader Monthly.’
This morning, assistant managing editor and web editor Jake Brooks distributed a surprising email. (It follows after the jump.)
His email announced a stunning victory over the staff of Trader Monthly at last night’s softball game in East River Park. This morning, the bullpen was abuzz.
“They Read More
The only thing more glamorous than high-end luxury real estate in New York City and the Hamptons is a magazine exclusively devoted to covering high-end luxury real estate in NYC and the Hamptons.
“A New York edition was a natural next step for Haute Living,” said publisher Kamal Hotchandaniin a morning press Read More
Revivals of long-gone genres are nothing unexpected. Even awkward, pretentious prog rock emerged from its attic hiding place some time ago, so it’s no surprise that its smoother 70’s sibling—lavishly produced, folk-inflected soft rock—is making a reappearance. The remarkable thing is that there’s a great album heralding that return, one that steers clear of ironic Read More
“How long will it take for him to descend into self-parody?” Stanley Bing asks 10 pages into his epically meaningless 300-page meditation on the art of corporate bullshitting. The answer is: Not very long. If Mr. Bing could back off a bit from his hideous self-consciousness, or have more fun with such an easily fun Read More
Well, we’ve just put out a fine, fine issue of The New York Observer, if you ask me. And it’s a double issue! Which means that all of us now have a week in which to produce no issue of the Observer. Which means we’re all fleeing town.
Don’t really expect us to post to Read More