Fashion Week 2011
The Shindigger, Shindigger, Parties
The first show of Fashion Week is always greeted with an air of excitement. But, still, a few words to the wise on the matter.
Wear flat shoes because you will be standing around – a lot. Wear clothing that can take you from New York’s freezing weather to the furnace — like, for example, Read More
“Here, close your eyes,” Hearst president David Carey told the Observer. Mr. Carey, dressed like The Publisher in a Gray Flannel Suit with a red tie, held a copy of the September Marie Claire in his hands.
Mr. Carey dropped the magazine on the floor. Thwack.
“It didn’t sound like that in Read More
A release from brokerage Cushman & Wakefield confirms that Century 21 will indeed open its second Manhattan store in the space evacuated by the Lincoln Square Barnes & Noble. Century 21 had just yesterday denied rumors that the switch was afoot.
MyUpperWest reported that the department store would be opening a branch at the Read More
A set of persistent neighbors opposed to Fordham University’s Lincoln Center campus have failed to block the school from expanding through a court case.
As with most every major controversial development, the opponents of the expansion—chiefly residents of the Alfred, a condo tower that shares a superblock with Fordham’s campus—filed a suit in court to Read More
Premieres, revivals, debuts … With our two major ballet companies both in residence at Lincoln Center (as they are every May and June), the last few weeks have been a revolving door of sensational triumphs, disappointments and fiascoes.
Let’s get the worst over first. Melissa Barak, an ex-City Ballet dancer and sometime Read More
As a special present to Mayor Bloomberg, the Lincoln Center will let him put the Center’s Calder sculpture wherever in the city he wants, for 90 days. Being mayor is the best. Read More
At Lincoln Center’s 50th Anniversary spring gala on Thursday night, May 28, generous socials Sid and Mercedes Bass, Jerry Speyer and wife Katherine Farley, and Paul and Daisy Soros joined fashion designers Gilles Mendel and Tory Burch, perhaps to send the message that the recently renovated Lincoln Center is now younger, hipper and ready to welcome Fashion Read More
As Michael Bloomberg announced ways in which New Yorkers could enjoy cheap or free cultural activities in the city, Cultural Affairs Department head Kate Levin testified at a City Council hearing about how the mayor’s budget cutbacks are affecting the department and the cultural groups it supports.
Still waiting to testify Read More
Two things were noticeable about the line of people awaiting the 12:01 a.m. Lincoln Square cinema premiere of the new Batman movie, The Dark Knight.
First, the affinity most of the waiting masses appeared to feel with the Caped One; second, the bizarre impression many of the waiting seemed to have that they had seen Read More
In the battle to infiltrate graying theater audiences with some fresh faces, the Lincoln Center Theater has a new strategy. They’re launching LCT3, a major new initiative to cultivate new audiences and to produce work by emerging playwrights, directors, and designers. Called LCT3, the program will begin in 2008–09 with two productions at the Duke Read More