The Eight-Day Week
John McEnroe, Michael Bloomberg and Chris Cuomo Raise Money for Randall’s Island Read More
We felt woefully under-dressed as we stepped into the 2nd floor foyer of the Waldorf-Astoria, the entrance to Bette Midler‘s Hulaween party. The theme was Día de los Muertos – the Mexican Day of the Dead – and although we felt like zombies after occupying Wall Street earlier that Friday evening, we weren’t decked out in any apparel that suited the $1,000-a-plate dinner.
Mayor Go-Round, 2013 Edition
Despite the massive hype leading up to the event, Ben Stiller and David Zwirner’s Artists For Haiti charity auction at Christie’s this evening exceeded expectations with the 27 works offered selling for a collective $13.7 million, beating an earlier estimate of $10 million.
At a ceremony Monday night for the John McEnroe Tennis Scholarship, which allows underpriveleged youngsters to attend his tennis academy on Randall’s Island, the former World No. 1 appeared to get behind the idea of a Mayor Quinn.
“Give a round of applause to Christine Quinn, a future mayor, perhaps, of New York City,” McEnroe Read More
Patsy Kahn, wife of toy mogul and Madoff-penthouse purchaser Al Kahn, told the New York Post of her recent apartment acquisition, “[Al] was worried about the karma but I just loved the terrace!”
The six-story townhouse at 63 East 82nd Street doesn’t have a terrace, it has two, and a garden-which is Read More
After last year’s spectacular meltdown at Ashe, Novak Djokovic did the best he could last night to win the fans back.
After his easy win last night over Radek Stepanek, Novak started doing impressions again on-court, this time of John McEnroe. Novak then willed McEnroe to retreat from the broadcast booth and to come down Read More
For the first time in decades, a new cable outlet is in town! Farewell USA and hello ESPN (well, ESPN2 technically). For the most part, we’re enjoying what we’re seeing. Here’s a breakdown:
Things We Like:
Mary Carillo: We never understood why Carillo, the best voice for tennis on ESPN, NBC and CBS (not to Read More
Manhattan District Attorney Robert Morgenthau appeared to relish the press corps’ befuddlement at his explanation of art dealer Larry Salander‘s alleged scam to bilk investors, collectors, banks and galleries of some $88 million. So he put it simply: “He sold paintings he didn’t own!” Mr. Morgenthau on Thursday, March 26, announced a 100-count indictment Read More
For her "Hulaween" party this year, which benefits her New York Restoration Project, Bette Midler wore a white chef’s costume (complete with toque) splayed with fake blood, and carried a cleaver. "If factory food doesn’t start changing its ways, people are going to start dying in the streets. Amputations and blindness isn’t any fun," Ms. Read More