Gossip writer Paula Froelich opened the front door to her one-bedroom Soho apartment on a recent evening, wearing a flattering emerald dress with puffy sleeves and woolly, moccasin-style slippers.
She had one hour, she warned, before she had to run out and meet Daily Candy founder Dany Levy and socialite Gigi Read More
Alpha Media Group has laid off several employees at Maxim, The Observer has learned. According to one insider, 6-8 people were let go, among them deputy editor Chris Wilson and editor-at-large Steve Garbarino.
News of the layoffs comes three weeks after Alpha Media folded music magazine Blender and moved its editor-in-chief, Read More
Braden Keil, a prince of the New York Post newsroom and the city’s greatest real-estate scoop artist, died Tuesday night, at the age of 53. The cause was complications from melanoma.
Yesterday at the Post‘s Sixth Avenue newsroom in midtown, the loss was palpable.
Mr. Keil sat along with the Page Read More
We pondered sub-prime teen sex comedy Sex Drive with the cast of Gossip Girl.
At a Pratt Institute benefit at Chelsea Piers, the prince of the Palazzo Chupi, Julian Schnabel, told us exactly what he thinks about John McCain.
We waved goodbye to George W. Bush and Cindy McCain at the Read More
Irina Aleksander called around to find out the costumes prominent New Yorkers are wearing this Halloween. Celerie Kemble‘s going to need a lot of hairspray!
Ms. Aleksander also moseyed down to Diane von Furstenberg‘s meatpacking district store, where the fashion empress was throwing a party for Paper mag’s Kim Hastreiter‘s new book about Read More
Jossip editor Corynne Steindler is leaving the celebrity and media site behind, to become a full-time reporter at the New York Post’s Page Six. She will begin in early October.
Steindler said: “Jossip’s been an amazing experience, but the opportunity to report for Page Six is something I just couldn’t pass up.”
Others were less Read More
In a bit of a thematic departure, yesterday’s Page Six led off with an item sourced not to a Bungalow 8 patron or a Hollywood publicist but to a “disgruntled” government employee in the city comptroller’s office.
What it lacked in glamor, the item made up in sting: the employee, via e-mail, accused Read More
[Editor's Note: A somewhat murky clarification has been appended to this item on July 20th.]
When The Transom talked to Paula Froelich last week, she was jetting off to somewhere less humid and more glamorous for the weekend. And apparently Page Six boss Richard Johnson was out on mini-vacation. Which would have just left the Read More