It is getting warm now, which means I’ll be seeing my fellow tenants without clothes on. And that means we’ll be talking again.
I live in a 40-story co-op on 56th Street, just east of First. Grandly known as Plaza 400, the building has some
1,500 people living in more than 600 apartments. When Read More
As Katy Perry and John Mayer touchingly reunited this Memorial Day (and thank goodness!), Lena Dunham drew conservative ire for the zillionth time with a dynamic duo of pee-related tweets. Her punishment was swift and severe.
Enraged conservative writer Noel Sheppard blasted Ms. Dunham’s tweet as a searing indictment of “liberal Read More
Brooklyn Go Hard
As if Memorial Day traffic weren’t already horrific, police evacuated the Brooklyn Bridge yesterday because of a suspicious SUV blocking the Manhattan-bound lane.
Authorities received a 911 call around 5:15PM about the abandoned Dodge Durango. By 6PM, police had shut down both lanes of traffic, causing traffic jams as drivers were forced to find alternate Read More
The Eight-Day Week
Spend Memorial Day in Northern Manhattan in lush Fort Tryon Park at The Cloisters Museum and Gardens, the branch of The Metropolitan Museum of Art devoted to the art and architecture of medieval Europe. A special tour for the whole family introduces visitors to the collection with museum-trained guides. Have a snack outside before at Read More
LIFE'S A BEACH
Did you think that you had missed the Jitney on a summer rental in the Hamptons? Don’t worry! This summer there are more than enough to go around.
It looks like Goldman Sachs managing directors aren’t the only ones who are too overworked to get to the beach these days.
Historically, Memorial Day is a somber holiday—we all take off of work to commemorate fallen soldiers. But since we already celebrate our men in uniform on Veteran’s Day, the long weekend at the end of May is also an excuse for a bacchanal to celebrate the upcoming summer. Pools open, grills are dusted off and white tennies are spit shined for the courts.
And since this is the weekend of rebirth, what better chance for us to sit down and think about what really want out of this summer?
According to The East Hampton Star local business was so good this Memorial Day Weekend that one “anonymous” Hamptons bartender ran out of Citron vodka and had to scramble to three different liquor stores before finally falling upon one bottle left in stock.
As East End revelers prepare for the second Read More
Traditionally, New Yorkers flee the city on Memorial Day weekend and visitors flood in, making it the ideal time to take the pulse of Manhattan’s tourism sector. Based on domestic conditions, the summer season appears poised for a washout—gas prices are sky-rocketing, consumer spending is down, whispers about belt-tightening abound. Some vendors are indeed feeling Read More