It is January and it is currently snowing outside. Is this the correct time to drink rosé, that summeriest of summery wines? The New York Times advises you to throw caution, etiquette, logic and sanity to the wind and do just that.
Times booze expert Eric Asimov’s campaign for the frivolous — but tasty! Read More
Earlier today the Real Estate Desk talked to Mr. Steele about his plans for world domination, vis-a-vis the expansion of his Curbed Web sites from New York, L.A., and San Francisco to a national edition, as well as two more locals in Chicago and, fingers crossed, Miami. But isn’t the economy in the shitter? Read More
As you’re sitting down to your Reuben or Caesar salad today, allow the Real Estate Desk to direct you to some new lunchtime reading–after you’ve finished everything at Observer.com, of course–Curbed National.
Maybe grab a drink while you’re at it. “I’ve been telling people it’s like Architectural Digest after a three-martini lunch,” Curbed Network Read More
Booze & Books
Sloane Crosley celebrated her second book–How Did You Get This Number, from Riverhead–with a party last night at the Spotted Pig.
She wore a fetching strapless dress, carried a flashdrive of music from a friend (which she threatened to use as a switchblade, or maybe a Taser), and urged guests to try the deviled eggs Read More
You may expect Lockhart Steele, fashionable founder of the Curbed network of blogs (Eater, Racked, the eponymous one, etc.), to have a pretty swanky pad. Wrong! The 35-year-old New Media magnate has dwelled in the same utilitarian style at a one-bedroom rental on Rivington Street since 2001. He buzzed me up recently to Read More
Fancy New Jobs
In celebration of a newly reinvigorated media job market, here’s the first in an occasional series of interviews with people about to jump into an exciting new gig.
Yesterday, Raphael Brion announced that Joshua David Stein, a Gawker vet and OUT editor-at-large, who’s also contributed to The New Read More
Persons of Interest
This weekend in the New York Times Magazine, Mark Oppenheimer profiles Curbed founder Lockhart Steele, who we learn is 36 years old, grew up in Manchester-by-the-Sea, Massachusetts, attended St. Paul’s, co-wrote and self-published an authoritative Phish compendium, graduated from Brown, once was in the Hamptons with Rachel Sklar, sometimes wears flowered shirts, Read More
Curbed hosts a rental panel with Dottie Herman and Jonathan Miller. Their advice to tenants? Buy now! Read More
Party in Williamsburg harkens back to a happier housing Read More
The creators of real estate blogs like Curbed, Brownstoner, and Apartment Therapy hosted their second annual Design Blogfest holiday party at the Henrybuilt furniture store at 79 Wooster Street on Thursday night.
“Last year we promoted the hell out of the party on our blog,” said Lockhart Steele, the creator of Curbed. Read More