Lawrence B. Salander, the embattled Manhattan art dealer whose gallery was ordered locked by a State Supreme Court justice last month, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, according to The New York Times.
Mr. Salander and his Salander-O’Reilly Galleries — which operated from a town house on East 71st Street, around the corner Read More
Yesterday’s news that Us Weekly blogger Noelle Hancock (a former Observer staffer) is jumping ship to the soon-to-relaunch PageSix.com got us thinking about what the Post’s plans are for the new Web site. (We understand that the Post—through photo editor Dave Boyle; not Page Six editor Richard Johnson—has made offers to at least Read More
When a man has big feet, one assumes that he might be the proud possessor of monumental genitalia. When a lady has big feet, one hopes she is not the proud possessor of monumental genitalia, and prays she can find decent shoes in her size without being obliged to order them from tawdry cross-dresser catalogs Read More
Jossip editor Corynne Steindler is leaving the celebrity and media site behind, to become a full-time reporter at the New York Post’s Page Six. She will begin in early October.
Steindler said: “Jossip’s been an amazing experience, but the opportunity to report for Page Six is something I just couldn’t pass up.”
Others were less Read More
New York Observer, page six, 1997.
Early on the morning of March 25, 1997, Page Six honcho Richard Johnson was arrested for a DUI. The item was reported by Lorne Manly (now a media writer at the New York Times) in the Off the Record column of the New York Observer.
“It got tons Read More
Why is everyone in New York trying to get everyone else to go to yoga all the goddam time?
A dozen gossip folk have turned him down. So why can’t Richard Johnson hire a new Page Six writer?
What does ’08 contender John McCain say behind closed doors? Here’s what!
Mets-man Read More
That’s Funny, Kids. That’s Funny
A typical Cindy Adams item: Photographer Peter Beard goes into the bush, gets stomped by an elephant and his pelvis shatters in 22 places. Six months after he heals, he goes back, and another elephant charges him. Director Renny Harlin is making a documentary about Mr. Beard. What’s Cindy’s last Read More
On the evening of Saturday, March 4, the night before the Oscars, the powerful supermarket billionaire Ron Burkle had dinner with a friend, Paolo Zampolli, the founder of ID Models, at the Japanese restaurant Koi in Los Angeles.
A few tables over, another friend of Mr. Zampolli’s, Page Six editor Richard Johnson, was eating dinner Read More
Where Dreams Come True: Making the scene with Robert Verdi, Amanda Lepore, Janice Dickinson, Miss U.S.A., Miss Universe and porn queen Jenna Jameson, who answers the question, “What residue are you left with as a byproduct of your career?”
The Pud-Pounder: Doug Dechert, who’s currently working at pimping out Page Sixer Richard Johnson’s Read More
Just asking: What new entry in the crowded and antagonistic celebrity-glossy field is making rivals polite and circumspect?
“We wish them the best of luck,” said American Media editorial director Bonnie Fuller and her boss, David Pecker, through a spokesperson on Feb. 7.
Ms. Fuller and Mr. Pecker were responding—or not responding—to the planned Feb. Read More