Last night the star-studded New York City Ballet Gala was held at Lincoln Center. The entertainment elite turned out in full force, with guests including Jon and Dorthea Bon Jovi, Naomi Watts, Sarah Jessica Parker, Paul McCartney and Nancy Shevell, Liv Tyler and Alec Baldwin. New York’s society set didn’t disappoint, however, with Hilary and Read More
The poet Paul Muldoon cupped his hands around his mouth and set his eyes on the ground. He let out a big coyote howl as he walked up the path to Robert Frost’s summer cabin, now his. He wanted to let the bears know he was coming. The cabin is buried behind trees and made Read More
Jon Bon Jovi will take a break from his artist-in-residence duties at NBC to headline a birthday event for Attorney General Andrew Cuomo next month.
The birthday party is a fund-raiser for Andrew Cuomo’s 2010 campaign–a campaign that has yet to settle on the exact office Mr. Cuomo might Read More
ALBANY—Jon Bon Jovi will play Attorney General Andrew Cuomo’s birthday party.
He’ll headline an event on December 17 at the Sheraton Towers in Manhattan, which is also a fund-raiser for Andrew Cuomo 2010. Tickets cost $1,000 per person, and bundlers are encouraged to buy tables (and a pass to the VIP reception before the Read More
Publicist Peggy Siegel’s Aug. 15 screening of My One and Only, a film about extremely tanned actor George Hamilton’s childhood, starring Renée Zelleweger, was hosted at a beautiful private home in Bridgehampton. Outside, guests were ushered down a stairwell and to a large screening room with a concession stand, which many seemed to find more Read More
To visit the Hamptons over Fourth of July weekend in 2009 was to enter a state of denial about any “global financial crisis.”
On Friday, July 3, business was booming at Savanna’s restaurant in Southampton—a favorite of effusive Real Housewife Ramona Singer. “The people that are running it are from T-Bar in the city, Read More
“I get more geeked here than I do at any MTV Awards or Billboard Awards,” admitted Rob Thomas as he surveyed the scene at the Songwriters Hall of Fame 40th Anniversary Induction Ceremony and Gala, held at the Marriot Marquis on Thursday, June 18. “This is where my heroes are. These people wrote my favorite Read More
City Councilman Eric Gioia wants Jumbotrons erected in Central Park for all those New Yorkers who can’t score a ticket or get to Washington D.C. to celebrate Barack Obama’s inauguration in January.
Gioia, speaking with me after Ray Kelly’s testimony, said if the city can’t pay for it, the cost could be borne by private Read More
As the Politicker’s Azi Paybarah reported this morning, all New Jersey cheese-rock fans will descend upon Central Park on July 12 for the Jon Bon Jovi concert. It’s free but you’ll need tickets. Where can you get ‘em? We’re half way there!
According to a press release posted by Brooklyn Vegan, beginning tomorrow, Read More
Yesterday, Jon Bon Jovi and Michael Bloomberg held a joint press conference to announce a free concert in Central Park on July 12.
About nine minutes into the video, Bon Jovi is recalling other concerts in the park, and he notes that earlier, Bloomberg had mispronounced Art Garfunkel’s name (he apparently said Garfinkel). Read More