Earlier this month, the stars, titans of finance and assorted rich people who call Superior Ink home got some good news: the building, which was seriously damaged in Hurricane Sandy, was ready for re-habitation. Residents have been able to return since December 8, several sources told The Observer.
In mid-November, management informed residents—which include Mark Jacobs and Hilary Swank and Kings of Leon’s Caleb Followill—that they might be not be able to return for months because seawater had entered the building’s pipes. Some residents were reportedly quite miffed that they would have to extend their stays at The Mark and The Pierre.
Sometimes, the best things in life really are free.
Steve Ross, head of the Related Companies, is one of the city’s most influential developers–he is hard at work on Hudson Yards and Hunters Point South, among so much else–as well as one of its richest, worth $3.4 billion, putting him at Read More
Conviction, directed by Tony Goldwyn, is the inspirational true-life story of a high-school dropout named Betty Anne Waters (Hilary Swank) who devoted 20 years of her life to becoming a lawyer in order to prove the innocence of her brother Kenny (Sam Rockwell), who was wrongfully accused and sentenced to life in prison for Read More
Nicole Kidman is here, trying to smile up some new interest in both a career that has turned anemic and a movie version of the Broadway play Rabbit Hole, which underscores her rarely tapped depths as a dramatic actress. As movies lose luster and star wattage dims, you wouldn’t guess it this week in Toronto. Read More
Hilary Swank Goes for Oscar Number Three in Conviction Read More
The elevator at the Superior Ink building was gently lit and cleanly coffered on all three sides. This past Sunday, Eric Zollinger, a senior sales associate for Related Companies, the condo tower’s developer, was crisply suited and freshly showered with gelled hair that stood at attention like fresh-mowed grass. He used the elevator ride to Read More
Running time 111 minutes
Written by Ron Bass and Anna Hamilton Phelan
Directed by Mira Nair
Starring Hilary Swank, Richard Gere, Ewan McGregor, Cherry Jones
When Amelia Earhart, the world’s most famous aviatrix, disappeared in midair on July 2, 1937, somewhere over the Pacific between New Guinea and a Howland Island refueling station, Read More
Now that New York real estate is painfully slowing down, are real estate developers going to start leaking–maybe the word is re-leaking–year-old celebrity apartment news? Consider the second item in today’s Wall Street Journal Private Properties column: "In New York City, Oscar-winning actress Hilary Swank is in contract to pay $3.5 million for Read More
Boys Do Cry
At 5:19 on this week’s warm Monday night, the Charles Street home of Hilary Swank and Chad Lowe was deserted. A few sad Christmas wreaths still hung from the doorways of neighboring West Village townhouses. The shittiest car on the street was an old white Acura, weirdly guarded by the Club. The Read More
Hollywood, in terms of roles and box office, had the suckiest year for women maybe ever. Blame the studios, says an agent: “If they think there’s an audience for midgets, they’ll start making movies about midgets.” Will the rising tide of literary managers in Hollywood help or hinder?
Everyone knows the glossy magazine Read More