The Eight-Day Week
The Eight-Day Week
The i3in i3 Summit stands for insight, innovation and impact, and the women speaking at this special event organized by UJA Federation range from tech whizzes to philanthropists.
The Paradise Fund, which throws annual casino-themed fund-raisers in Palm Beach each year, is mixing things up by hosting an evening cocktail party for its new branch based in New York. The cause is good—distributing money to groups like St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital—but you’re not on the list anyhow! Meanwhile, the 92nd Street Y Read More
The Lunch Hour
Paul Fribourg is the CEO of Continental Grain and a director of Estee Lauder, Burger King and the Loews Corporation. Clearly, the man has gobs of money sitting around, but that didn’t mean he was going to spend $45 million on a co-op at 998 Fifth Avenue.
In fact, it didn’t look like anyone was Read More
“Money Honey” Maria Bartiromo was here last week with a gentleman. It must have been a very serious conversation because they were talking intensely; maybe it was about the future of her workplace, the New York Stock Exchange.
TV journalism’s orginal glamour girl, Barbara Walters, also stopped by for lunch this week, bringing Mrs. Rudy Read More
The New York Social Diary reports today that Michael’s had a good day yesterday. It was “hopping” with the likes of Joe Armstrong, who ate with a freshly-shorn Paula Zahn; Dominick Dunne, who was sitting with Chuck Pfeiffer and Taki Theodoracopulos; West-Coasters Mike Medavoy and Nikki Haskell; and Diana Taylor and Barbara Walters. Deep breath! Read More
Wednesday, Sept. 10
With NBC chief executive Bob Wright icing up the champagne for an imminent merger with Universal, the peacocks are ready to party: Universal’s properties-the cable networks USA and Sci-Fi Channel, and the TV studio that produces Law and Order -look just peachy for NBC’s future. With network TV heading south in the Read More
In disembarking from his wild, bumpy, year-and-a-half-long ride in television at CNN, Walter Isaacson steps off a second-place cable news network that’s a little less discombobulated, a little more coherent and-though they got spanked when they said this about new hire Paula Zahn-a little more sexy than it was when the former Time managing editor Read More
Wednesday, April 17
Nothing is more indicative of the screechy, high-stakes scratch fight between Fox News and CNN than the high-octane quotes that executives and spokespeople from the two networks are slinging at each other with growing frequency. Fox perfected the In-Your-Face Quote, of coursefor years, they’ve offered up supercharged barbs that seem stolen from Read More
A few days after the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, Paula Zahn received a telephone call from Henry Kissinger’s office. A representative for the former Secretary of State was calling the newly hired CNN co-anchor to tell her that Mr. Kissinger was marooned in Germany, and that like a lot of people he had been Read More