Somethin’ smells! Many of the 37,000 Marathon runners will pop a muscle relaxant and return to Tavern on the Green this morning to donate their stinky sneakers to Shoe4Africa, a nonprofit organization outfitting barefoot residents of Kibera, an African slum with sewage-strewn streets. It was founded by Toby Tanser, a professional runner living and training Read More
Of course Britney Spears was going to be hard to watch and perversely compelling at her live, MTV-orchestrated comedown dance number a few weeks back. It’s just that the powers that be expected embarrassment of the left-field, unhinged, ketamine sort—think Ron Paul at a Republican debate. Instead, Brit bravely delivered Bill Richardson on Benadryl: “Sure, Read More
Today, the new issue of InStyle Home hits newstands, and provides in depth coverage of Mariah Carey’s triplex penthouse. Having over 12,000 square feet, the best-selling singer has filled the Tribeca spread with many possessions.
Learn all about what it feels like to own Marilyn Monroe’s chipped white baby grand piano, or Read More
Keanu Reeves’ house. Photo via The New York Times (link below).
Keanu Reeves’ house looks like a mausoleum; Mariah Carey wears halter-tops to funerals.
These things and more we learned, assuming the brokers aren’t goosing the truth a bit, in tomorrow’s Real Estate section of The New York Times.
In a rather Read More
It seems that now, on New Year’s Eve, everything shifts east. New Jersey stumbles into Manhattan; Manhattan’s riffraff ends up in Brooklyn. (The Transom isn’t sure yet where Brooklyn goes. Hauppauge? Copiague? Nor does it really care.)
But where do the real New Yorkers end up? Although a union spokesperson wouldn’t comment, Transit Workers Union Read More
Since, these days, even technophobes can get a sneak peek of new albums, release dates have become as irrelevant as the sticker price of a used car: a good place to start, but never set in stone. That said, the next three months appear to offer an eclectic melange of music, so get your peer-to-peer Read More
Her timing was exquisite, and the suspense was killing me. Sandra Bernhard, queen of irony and attitude, was heading to New York, a city that had of late been declared an irony-free zone by certain cultural commissars.
She’d been here on Sept. 11, racing to pick up her daughter from school when she heard the Read More
Celebrities have had a rough summer. Ben Affleck is in alcohol
treatment, and Mariah Carey has evidently suffered a nervous breakdown brought
on by overwork, disappointing sales and the general pressure of celebrity.
Julia Roberts went on David Letterman’s show to complain about the severe terms
of stardom. “You sell your soul to the devil,” Read More
No Central Park West co-op board is going to stand between Mariah Carey and a penthouse triplex. Weeks after being rejected by the board of the Ardsley, where she offered to buy Barbra Streisand’s three-tiered penthouse for $8 million, Ms. Carey is throwing $9 million at a new condominium development at 90 Franklin Read More
Sony Music Entertainment’s chief executive, Tommy Mottola, and pop diva Mariah Carey divorced last year, but they may be reunited on Central Park West, where Mr. Mottola has just purchased three condos for just under $8 million and Ms. Carey has signed an almost $9 million deal for the apartment of Barbra Streisand.
In February, Read More