WASHINGTON, D.C.—The day before Barack Obama became the 44th president of the United States, the lunch seating at Café Milano, the Italian restaurant in Georgetown, was booked solid.
Milano is the Michael’s of D.C. But it’s still in D.C. The air buzzed with the chatter of heavily hair-sprayed women wearing pink blouses, dangly Read More
The other night, Tony Curtis was in a mid-century movie with some pole lamp behind his head. Then what? It became obvious that the mid-century—and the Bauhaus before that—has brought us to a blank and minimalist standstill. In the dull, flat, glassy and Corian world of today, there are no recesses, no secrets, no shadows, Read More
Yesterday, Time‘s blogger Andrew Sullivan announced that the new editor of Out magazine is a heterosexual. “Seriously, I think it’s great that a straight guy is now heading up a gay magazine,” he wrote.
While that idea fits nicely with Mr. Sullivan’s theories on the continued blurring of straight and gay culture and Read More
Here at The Real Estate, we like pretty pictures, and pretty apartments. This one practically makes us want to don a powdered wig and giggle like a nursemaid in Amadeus.
Madonna’s reaction was a bit more meditative when she came to look at this co-op apartment (in a townhouse!), which has just opened Read More
Cher, Judi, Lily Face Il Duce
A quintet of wonderful actresses, a richly evocative story set among the frescoes and Renaissance sculptures of Florence on the brink of World War II, and a chapter from the autobiographical memoirs of distinguished filmmaker Franco Zeffirelli, add up to an uncommonly rapturous cinematic experience in Tea With Mussolini Read More