The recent misfortunes of the Cipriani family—losing the lease on the Rainbow Room, a major drop in business and the tax liens filed against Giuseppe Cipriani, among other problems—can at least in part be attributed to a general malaise in the New York party scene these days, according to Bloomberg News.
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Last week, Times food critic Frank Bruni panned perennial Midtown media hangout Michael’s: “California cuisine?” he sneered. “More like gloppy, affected pub grub.” Though Mr. Bruni did acknowledge that “food is no longer the point of Michael’s," it shouldn’t be resting on its laurels as a go-to power lunch and Read More
Michael Bloomberg welcomed Hillary Clinton back into New York’s political scene with a party at Gracie Mansion last night, closing the two-hour party with a live chorus singing “You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet.”
Among the guests were Governor David Paterson, Senator Chuck Schumer, Representative Charlie Rangel, Barbara Walters, Chevy Chase and Tina Brown. Inside Edition Read More
Police in the Hamptons tell Page Six that headband-wearing socialite Arden Wohl was arrested on Saturday night in East Hampton for writing "Ralphy Lip-Shits" (and here we are filling in a few letters the Post rendered tastefully in dashes!) in red lipstick on the facade of Ralph Lauren’s store there. But she showed American spirit Read More
New York Social Diary’s David Patrick Columbia and the average suburban housewife have something in common: their fondness for Dr. Mehmet Oz. The doc has become a favorite among Oprah watchers who enjoy watching Dr. Oz explain to them their dietary needs, bowel movements, and helpful tips like how to get rid of foot odor Read More
Yawn. What? Right. Here’s the gossip round-up for Nov. 23, 2008, Thanksgiving Friday and possibly the slowest news day ever.
An eight-months-pregnant Nicole Richie and her friend, the society disc jockeyess Samantha Ronson, volunteered at a Hollywood soup kitchen yesterday.
Jennifer Aniston recently attended her 20th high school reunion at Read More
Costume jewelry designer Kenneth Jay Lane thinks today’s ubiquitous sleek decorating sense—heavy on the long, clean lines—is “a little bit boring.” He was quoted saying this during a recent interview with NYSD House, David Patrick Columbia’s interior design-Q&A column, which some may find a little light on the questions and heavy on the Read More
Today, beneath a pretty picture of a New York sunset, David Patrick Columbia reports that he doesn’t much mind that his online gossip column is often referred to as a “gossip column.” Then, in reference to the Times Fashion & Style piece about Jessica Seinfeld in yesterday’s paper, Mr. Columbia explains that Read More
The Affair Restaurant is the setting—or one of the settings—for that stage of adultery that comes after the relationship is no longer just about screwing and before it is later again just about screwing.
And so the quintessential Affair Restaurant always feels comfortably familiar during a fraught, ankle-tangling supper at the bar, but then Read More