Jay-Z is curating a new concert festival for…Philadelphia. As New Yorkers try to rationalize this inexplicable turn of events—Jay-Z, an investor in the soon-to-be-real Brooklyn Nets, who recently played Carnegie Hall, and who could probably clean sweep the next New York City mayoral election—catering to the needs of the (ahem) sixth borough (as some would have it), Beyonce’s husband recently took the time to speak to Rolling Stone about it.
Buried at the very end interview is Jay-Z, finally bringing a nasty rumor about himself to rest.
One weekday afternoon this month, a man walked into the Ace Hotel’s Breslin Bar & Dining Room and ordered a Guinness with a Patrón Silver, chilled. They didn’t have that. Would a Partida Blanco do? It would.
Jeffrey Rabhan, 40, the new chair of New York University’s Clive Davis Department of Recorded Music, was there Read More
“If my relationships with the women I date were as good as my relationship with April, I’d be married by now,” quipped Ken Friedman, crossing Allen Street on a recent drizzly Sunday, seeking brunch. He meant April Bloomfield, the British chef with whom he owns the Spotted Pig, the West Village “gastropub” with three successive Read More
Gastro-pub Girl comes to town; backed by Ken Friedman, Mario Batali-and maybe Bono-a British chef is ready to change the way New York thinks of the words ‘Spotted Pig.’
Red-striped watch cap pulled low over her eyes, 29-year-old April Bloomfield was moving fast through the frosty air of lower Sixth Avenue when I asked her Read More