Looking to burn off some of that Hurricane party food? Don’t worry–the Brooklyn Heights Equinox is not letting a small thing like a Hurricane and storm serge stand in the way good health and exercise.
Among the many emails in our inbox canceling yoga classes, book readings, art openings and Halloween was an email letting us know that the gym is open. Even non-members can leave their houses and go get out some of that energy before cabin fever sets in.
The arrival of Andre Sariva’s New York outpost of Le Baron—the most exclusive nightclubs in the world that you’re only getting into if you’re, like, one of the owners or friends with Stefon—has been waited by those who get off on velvet-rope-rejection-masochism with the eagerness of people who wait for nightclubs for two years at a time. Which is to say: Quite a bit.
As Eater New York’s Scott Solish reports, it is supposedly opening this weekend.
Somewhere beneath the streets of the Meatpacking District, near the new Dream Downtown hotel, there’s a new tiny space that will attract more attention than any other Fashion Week after party locale. It’s called Electric Room. And with a capacity supposedly maxed at 100 people, well, good luck getting in.
Designed by Nur Khan, the Read More
Vive le dessert! Right now, if you head to Madison Avenue between 71st and 72nd, you can treat yourself to some of the most celebrated macaroons in the world. Maison Laduree, the French pastry house credited with inventing the double-decked version of the confection, opened its first New York location at 9:00 a.m. Read More
Get the story behind the dancer with Cédric Andrieux, featuring Jerome Bel. Audiences will be guided through the life of the infamous French dancer, from his training to his time dancing with Merce Cunningham Dance Company. The production integrates spoken word with, what else, dance (Joyce Theater, Saturday, 8 p.m.; Sunday, 2 p.m., $10-$59). Read More
At Fashion Week parties, a new method of courting has been catching on among the social set: Cheek’d.
A phenomenon that The New York Times called the “next generation of online dating,” Cheek’d is a service that gives its users black business cards that each have a personalized code on them that can Read More
The Shindigger, Parties
The Transom got off to a prickly start at Tuesday night’s preview of the new Target store in Harlem, attempting to ask Jessica Seinfeld, who writes healthy-for-kids cookbooks, a question about McDonalds. Her publicist jumped in: “We were only going to ask questions about Baby Buggy,” she explained, bizarrely aligning herself with the Transom, who Read More