Luxury-goods heiress Coralie Charriol Paul was on the phone.
“There’s this woman who lives on the Upper East Side,” she said. “Talk about real personal style: This woman-I don’t know her age-wears hot pants, and a little bolero fur, and her head is shaved. She’s pale white; she’s this incredible character.”
Immediately, the sensation Read More
“How do chefs think up such things?” asked my mother over the telephone from England. I’d just told her what I’d had for dinner the previous night at Oceana: skate stuffed with pastrami, trout with kimchee and lily bulbs, and tuna tartare with horseradish sorbet.
“They imagine different tastes and try to put them together,” Read More
Senior Moment: Old Man Robs Bank, Then Goes Back For More
It makes sense that, as the population keeps aging (and especially if Social Security does indeed go the way of the buffalo), we’ll start seeing older crooks, just like you sometimes see seniors manning the fry machine at places like McDonald’s. In fact, there Read More
Upoc, a wireless messaging service that distributes text and
voice info to cell phones, has a popular user group called “NYC Celeb
Sightings.” Two years old, with 1,846 registered members, the group sends
instant messages to each other about celebrity spottings in Manhattan. Here are
Sept 7, 1:19 AM, greg: Ozzy
Osbourne Read More
“Oh my God, now I’ve gotten distracted by my own breasts,” Penny
Arcade said. It was a recent night at Suite 16, the Chelsea nightclub, and Ms.
Arcade-the petite-framed performance artist, Warhol muse and teenage star of Women In Revolt -was hosting a preview of
her new one-woman show, New York Values ,
which debuted Read More
New York’s Finest Work Mayor Mike’s Chichi Shindig
For what may have been the first-but certainly won’t be the last-time, 79th Street between Fifth and Madison avenues (a.k.a. Mayor Bloomberg’s front yard) was turned into a frozen zone on Feb. 6. The occasion was, of course, the Pataki political fund-raiser attended by, among others, Read More
Bear, Stearns and Company has built a new corporate headquarters ready for the worst New York has to offer.
Its new 45-story corporate tower at 383 Madison Avenue, set to open in October, is equipped to continue operating even after the lights go out, the water shuts off and the steam stops flowing.
At Read More
Every day, tens of thousands of New Yorkers walk and ride above a 48-inch-wide Victorian-era water main that runs beneath the west side of Fifth Avenue, oblivious to the fact that this big cast-iron pipe under their feet is a brittle relic that has exploded in spectacular fashion three times in the last 11 years. Read More
The cabby, uncharacteristically for that breed, did as he was told, exiting the cab and waving goodbye to his wheels.
What proud, poised, Type-A personality among us hasn’t felt the onset of something like an aneurysm when we’re late for an appointment, but our cabby makes some bonehead move like turning onto Park and coming Read More
Sharon Sternheim has eaten dog food. “I’ve tasted it,” she admitted on Nov. 8. Of course, not all dog food is equal. The dog food Mrs. Sternheim consumed was top-of-the-line, gourmet bowwow, nutritional and preservative-free manna–”it tastes like a natural food product”–which she’ll commence selling in early December in adjunct space to Zitomer Pharmacy and Read More