It must be really tough for famous ex-lovers to avoid awkward encounters in New York—a town with only a handful of nightspots catering to their special needs. Take last night for example, when supermodel Gisele Bündchen and her beau, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, stopped by hip hangout Butter, on Lafayette.
It’s true, technically, that the Giants could sit their starters this week against the Patriots.
But they shouldn’t.
Although a loss wouldn’t affect the Giants’ playoff spot, they need a win, or at least a good battle.
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Giants O Needs a Barber CHARLES CURTIS
How ironic that on a night that Tiki Barber used halftime to revisit his stinging comments regarding Eli Manning’s leadership last August, the Giants lost 22-10 in a game in which they needed him the most.
Barber was once the safety blanket for Manning, Read More
Governor Bill Richardson has found the day's most creative way to attack the Bush administration.
In an email his campaign just sent out to reporters titled "Governor Bill Richardson Statement on New England Patriots Spying Incident," Richardson is quoted as telling voters in Iowa today that "The President has been allowed to spy on Read More
Mike Tannenbaum, the Jets’ 36-year-old whiz of general manager, had spent most of the game scribbling notes in a yellow legal pad, clinically tallying statistics in columns while showing little sign of emotion.
But in the third quarter, when Chad Pennington threw a backward pass that would shift the momentum in the Jets 37-16 playoff Read More
Before getting into what’s wrong with Malcolm Gladwell, it helps to talk about what’s been right about Malcolm Gladwell. Mr. Gladwell, the nimbus-haired New Yorker reporter specializing in the coverage of ideas, has laid down a significant number of the milestones by which the educated, New Yorker–reading citizen of the year 2006 has found his Read More
Although there’s still scaffolding in place (and a gigantic billboard, too), some big name buyers have already arrived at The Plaza. Socialite Jocelyn Wildenstein is picking up a 3,000-square-foot apartment that went for just under $10 million, according to the New York Post. Fleeing East 82nd Street, Ms. Wildenstein Read More
Kraft, Murdoch, and Putin.
The New York Post reports that New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft–famous for giving his Super Bowl ring to Vladimir Putin–is buying at the The Plaza. However, there’s no word yet on the specifics of his apartment. Regardless, Mr. Kraft will join some elite company: Bear Stearns Read More
For one weekend in New Hampshire, General Wesley K. Clark might as well have
been Dwight Eisenhower. His opponents, squabbling and surging in Iowa, had
ceded him the snowy roads. Voters packed the general’s town-hall meetings.
Up in Holderness, in the middle of the state, a woman sported a homemade “I
Like Clark” button. Down Read More
The Academy Award nominees for 2001 reflect a growing eccentricity that amounts to a jumbled consensus combining the tastes of the various critics’ groups, the National Board of Review, the Golden Globes, the box office, the puffery of certain distributors, the industry buzz on the West Coast, an old love affair with Great Britain and Read More