Philanthropist and Prudential Elliman real estate broker Marion Hedges is in critical condition after a vicious prank by two Harlem teens, the Post reports. Ms. Hedges was buying Halloween candy at Target when the pair pushed a shopping cart off a four story ledge, knocking Ms. Hedges to the ground as her young son screamed.
A doctor who happened to be passing by gave Ms. Hedges CPR for a full minute before she became responsive. Rushed to the hospital, Ms. Hedges is currently in a medically induced coma.
The New York Media Softball League continues to heat up as landlocked editorial staffers channel their sublimated rage into line drives. Two-time champions the Wall Street Journal Capitalists faced off against the Newsweek/Daily Beast team during Week 2 of the league’s exhibition play. In 2010, the only team to slay the mighty Beast was Newsweek. After a tumultuous year in which the properties merged and the editorial reins were handed to Tina Brown, the combined entity can be sure of at least one outcome: a better, tougher softball team.
The Scottish Play
Last night another performer suffered an injury during the much-anticipated, long-delayed musical Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark, the show’s fourth victim since starting previews. Yet again, a web-slinging stunt man slipped out of the harness and fell to the wooden stage. The performance stopped, the directors called ambulances, and the attendees shuffled out Read More
Georgina Bloomberg, the daughter of New York mayor and media mogul Michael Bloomberg, received a concussion and a fractured spine after an accident at the Syracuse Invitational Sporthorse Tournament. She is currently recovering and is scheduled to undergo a medical evaluation Monday.
Georgina Bloomberg, who is 27-years-old, is a professional show jumper. She Read More