How’s the shampoo?” asked Patrick, the chatty, bespectacled 54-year-old bartender at Wollensky’s Grill on East 49th Street.
He meant the champagne, two big flute fills that he’d just served up to a smartly dressed middle-aged couple snacking on a plate of French fries at the bar.
“It sucked,” answered the male of the duo, who Read More
Hah! And you thought it was always New York City that lost out on the corporate-retention duel. This time around, MSNBC is moving 421 jobs from Secaucus, NJ, to Rockefeller Plaza, balking on a deal that was supposed to keep them in the Garden State for another five years.
New Jersey loses about $8 million Read More
To the editor:
Everyone is entitled to an individual opinion about the bicker process that exists at some of Princeton’s eating clubs, although as a Princeton senior I would argue that reading Spencer Morgan’s article would not give anyone a complete picture of the clubs and their role on campus [“Undercover at Princeton’s Read More
Rockefeller Center has long been a haven for staid bank branches, airline ticket offices and other dreary retail tenants, a faded monument that New Yorkers surrendered years ago to camera-toting out-of-towners. But if Jerry Speyer has his way, the natives may soon be taking a second look.
The president of Tishman Speyer Properties has managed Read More
Rockefeller Center installs its Christmas tree tomorrow! And we’re leading up to Veteran’s Day..
There will be an unveiling of tribute panels honoring Vietnam War heroes at Vietnam Veterans Plaza, otherwise known as 55 Water Street.
A new WWII Veterans Memorial Plaza at Queens College will have its dedication ceremony in Flushing.
France presents the Read More
TEDDY: On October 9th, Conde Nast’s Brides.com announced a partnership with The Rink at Rockefeller Center called “Engagements on Ice!!!” According to the press release, “a marriage proposal including private skate time at the historic landmark can be arranged for and with the consent of the groom. Proposals will be taped and posted on Read More
This must be Larry Silverstein’s lucky day.
He’s getting his very first tenant at 7 World Trade Center, and it’s a smart little group: The New York Academy of Sciences.
H3 Hardy Collaboration will be designing the 40th floor for Read More
Steven Cloud and Ellie Jostad
Met: January 2000
Engaged. May 28, 2005
Projected Wedding Date: June 3, 2006
Ellie Jostad, 34, a boisterous, brunette editorial producer for the Nancy Grace show on CNN, plans to marry Steven Cloud, 32, a self-deprecating cartoonist with an impish grin and a loyal, nerdish fan Read More
In The Transom: Our trusty reporter sneaked into the grand reopening of the Rockefeller Center Observation Decks, where $2-million walls are caressed by hot French ladies and the head of the Landmarks Commission discusses the building’s suitability for suicide by jumping; Gayhem erupts at the Roxy at a High Line benefit; does Melania Trump Read More