SPORTS AND THE CITY
The illustrious Beresford building, at 7 West 81st Street, recently lost Goodyear Tire heiress Dorothy Seiberling Steinberg, who sold her co-op in the building earlier this month for $3.8 million. But Beresford residents—thoroughly accustomed to sharing their halls with diplomats, athletes, and stars of stage and screen—will be getting another heiress transplanted from points West. (Thank goodness!) Coke Anne Murchison Wilcox and her husband Jarvis G. Wilcox have purchased a 2-bedroom, 18th-floor apartment in the building for just under $4.6 million, according to city records.
Jerry Jones is known as the composite human caricature whose lifeblood was drawn from Dallas‘ J.R. Ewing, all the characters Jim Varney invented that were too unfunny to use, and those “NEW YORK CITY?!“ salsa commercials. He also happens to own the Dallas Cowboys, the NFL team with the most expensive stadium in the country, which features the biggest TV screen in, like, the universe, because the people who go to Dallas Cowboys games are the kind of people who would rather focus on a high-definition televised event of that which plays out live and directly in front of them instead of watching the actual event. Jerry Jones makes James Dolan look like Fred Rogers’s unshaven cousin from Long Island.
Anything is possible, says that old adage about “any given Sunday.”
But this isn’t Sunday, it’s Thursday, Thanksgiving, a holiday the 9-1 Dallas Cowboys have celebrated over the years with a 24-14-1 record.
While the odds aren’t exactly in the Jets’ favor, it should be some small comfort that there was nothing but skepticism about Read More
As the Giants pass the midway point of the 2007 season, they’re starting to understand their identity. In their 31-20 loss to the Cowboys, they learned they have a quarterback who can’t remember to watch the play clock and a secondary that can’t be left to cover star receivers without help.
Going forward, they’re figuring Read More
Last Sunday evening, four straight women—Jessica Joy and her friends Anna, Nathalie and Marge—got together at Ms. Joy’s Lower East Side apartment to watch her favorite show. Apple martinis, bruschetta and cigarettes at arm’s reach, the four women slumped into a comfy red futon to watch, with the concentration usually reserved for an art-house flick Read More
Last Sunday evening, four straight women-Jessica Joy and her friends Anna, Nathalie and Marge-got together at Ms. Joy’s Lower East Side apartment to watch her favorite show. Apple martinis, bruschetta and cigarettes at arm’s reach, the four women slumped into a comfy red futon to watch, with the concentration usually reserved for an art-house flick Read More
One mo’ time for the Tuna?
According to pro football sources, former New York Jets and New York Giants and New England Patriots coach and current Dallas Cowboys coach Bill Parcells has talked to Jets owner Robert (Woody) Johnson about the possibility of coming back to coach the Jets in their Jan. 12 playoff game Read More
Ladies Who Love Gere
The swallows may not be coming back to Capistrano, but one by one the film-festival movies that took Cannes, Venice and Toronto by storm are coming home to roost on a marquee near you. Robert Altman’s Dr. T & the Women will, I predict, be one of the most popular. It Read More
The Two-Week Relationship
Are you lonely, busy 20-something, looking for intimacy and a few laughs without the hassle of an unwieldy relationship?
Sure, you’ve considered the traditional options. One-night stands? Gross. Marriage? Please.
Nothing works quite like an honest-to-God, bona fide, two-week relationship. The TWR is the PowerBar of dating, and folks, anyone Read More
In September, I had an argument with my wife about Judaism. During the high holidays, I feel the need to go to synagogue, but attendance is limited. You must have a ticket to get in, usually a color-coded one, and if you don’t you must either steal in, or wait on a line for the Read More