On Saturday, March 7, a beaded vintage evening jacket belonging to Real Housewives of New York cast-member Alex McCord will be auctioned off at the Tribeca Spring Preview Housing Works sale.
“It’s a kind of bolero jacket with beads all over it,” Ms. McCord told the Daily Transom about the jacket that she bought at Read More
By the time Cynthia Rowley came downstairs to the shopping party hosted by Housing Works at her West Village store on Monday, Feb. 2—her offices and design studio are upstairs, and she was getting ready for her upcoming Fashion Week show—the clothing racks and dressing rooms had already been pillaged by guests tipsy on white Read More
"What do you think? Let me know. Meanwhile…see you about a million times this week, I suppose." That’s how the Vintage book publicist and essayist Sloane Crosley closed a pitch letter she sent to this reporter on Monday afternoon. Really, what is it with this week? The National Book Awards suddenly make everyone want to Read More
At Housing Works, in Soho, intellectual types gathered to watch the returns where people usually sit for readings. MSNBC was on the tube.
A tall guy named Matt Stevens, who works as a personal assistant to a business woman and is in his late 20s, wore a Nader ’08 shirt. So far, the response was Read More
There was an exuberance to behold last night at the Housing Works Bookstore in Soho, where a crowd of editors, agents and other usual suspects gathered to toast the British countercultural icon and author Sebastian Horsley. Mr. Horsley has written a memoir called Dandy in the Underworld, which was published in paperback last week by Read More
Housingworks bookstore served gin and carrots last night; they were having a party and a lot of people who work in publishing were there. You could tell it was 2007 because it was a benefit for people living with AIDS and the DJ was playing some really recent Sonic Youth. But in some ways, it Read More
Richard Emery recently got a check for $190,000 from Mayor Rudolph Giuliani. That’s in addition to the $100,000 that the Mayor already sent him. The New York Civil Liberties Union’s checks from Mr. Giuliani run into the six figures. The Center for Constitutional Rights has collected $56,000. Ronald Kuby figures he has gotten more than Read More