Red Carpet Real Estate
There has been a few rumbles in the East Village over Friends’ superstar David Schwimmer.
Mr. Schwimmer knocked down a historic building last year to build his dream mansion, ignoring several Landmarks Preservation Commission letters and annoying neighbors.
The conflict intensified as one passerby was innocently struck with a piece of debris, DNAInfo reports:
Booze & Books
Sloane Crosley celebrated her second book–How Did You Get This Number, from Riverhead–with a party last night at the Spotted Pig.
She wore a fetching strapless dress, carried a flashdrive of music from a friend (which she threatened to use as a switchblade, or maybe a Taser), and urged guests to try the deviled eggs Read More
While Allison Sarofim‘s annual Halloween party took place the weekend before Halloween, most people celebrated on the actual day since this year it fell on Friday–and there were plenty of masquerades and balls for New York’s socials to attend. Some stopped by the several parties going on around town, while others camped out Read More
It’s been a decade since Rounders, the last (and perhaps only) good film dedicated exclusively to card-playing. And while this weekend’s box office winner, 21 (no. 1), doesn’t take over that mantle, it does raise the question why Hollywood hasn’t made this their bailiwick more often. Card-playing is always the bridesmaid, never the bride, good Read More
O.K. to be gaudy again? Hey, if Gwyneth Paltrow can bare her buttocks in the new Harper’s Bazaar, perhaps people are ready to plunge back into frothy glitz … or maybe it’s just Gwyneth. Tonight, the fashion mafia tests the waters as it shuttles between the Dia Center for the Arts’ fall gala Read More
Have you got a minute? Then don’t rush to see Six Days, Seven Nights , the so-called “action comedy” with Harrison Ford. A head of lettuce has a longer shelf life when you consider the stuff they’re spraying on produce. Contrived and preposterous, this summer time-waster will end up at Blockbuster before you turn around. Read More