It’s hard to know which is more ubiquitous on the streets of New York this summer: Hot dog carts or film crews.
Some 23 television shows are being filmed in the city at the moment, a record number. Some of the shows currently filming on the streets should be no surprise. The HBO series Girls, Read More
House Porn Hamptons
The listing for this $11 million, 5,023-square-foot home in Quogue claims it was “built as an upside-down house to take advantage of the dramatic water views.” The listing also makes it sound like the kitchen and living areas are upstairs, so maybe that’s what the broker meant; if so, it’s kind of an odd set-up.
But never mind that, because the house is beautifully set on the ocean with five bedrooms, a pool, a “media room,” and coral floors. Talk about nautical. An added bonus is the outdoor kitchen grill “cleverly hidden” by a remote-controlled door.
Wednesday, June 1
Not all is well at Lincoln Center–the City Opera finally bolted for greener (hopefully more acoustically sound) pastures, and the City Ballet’s season was described by our venerable dance critic as “schizophrenic.” Plus, they have a theater named after a tea-partying Koch brother! But the site’s ongoing redevelopment continues apace, Read More
Things are heating up in the Hamptons–especially the bulldozer engines.
The Post‘s Jennifer Gould Keill has a quartet of East End news today. For starters, Lloyd Blankfein is looking to invest. The Goldman chief already has a brilliant spread at 15 Central Park West and a $41 million bonanza he Read More
The trial of former Suffolk County legislator George Guldi went to the jury today, and a verdict is expected sometime this week, according to the Hampton Bays Patch. Guldi has been charged with absconding with an $853,000 insurance check, which he received after fire destroyed his historic Westhampton Beach home in 2008. Read More
Last Monday, in a windowless courtroom in Riverhead, L.I., George Guldi approached a wood lectern and delivered a lesson in aesthetics. A former Suffolk County legislator, Mr. Guldi is currently defending himself against charges that he stole an $853,000 insurance check, following a fire at his home. But what color was the check? he wanted Read More
New York, you have a problem, but the rest of the country is here to help.
Minnesota’s Hazelden Addiction Treatment Center is already working on a new rehab center in Tribeca, and now The Journal reports that California clinic Passages, which holds retreats in Malibu and Ventura, is thinking of opening a Read More
In the foyer of the American Hotel in Sag Harbor, Christie Brinkley raised a flute of pink Champagne to toast Steven Gaines upon the completion of the final broadcast of his weekly radio show Sunday Brunch Live With Steven Gaines. For the past seven years, from Memorial Day to Labor Day, Mr. Gaines has hosted Read More
The prince most often associated with polo is Harry, but at last night’s private screening of Secretariat in Wainscott, the prince getting all the polo players’ attention was Rare Prince, a handsome chestnut steed and a great-grandson of the triple-crown winner whose story the soon-to-be released Disney film chronicles. The kind-eyed horse, a former racehorse Read More
Matthieu Pigasse, the Paris-based Lazard honcho who recently purchased the right-leaning Le Monde newspaper (incidentally The Post described the French newspaper as “left-leaning,” which is pretty much like calling Fox News a socialist news source), is being hounded for $165,000 rent for a Hamptons rental he stayed in for Read More