Greg Brier likes it on top.
In June, the 42-year-old proprietor of Highbar, Amalia and Aspen Social Club plans to open his second rooftop nightspot in the past year with the debut of Ajaxx, high atop Vikram Chatwal’s 10-story Stay hotel on West 47th Street.
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Downtown’s ever popular Beatrice Inn was apparently too popular on Friday, April 3.
The city’s Department of Buildings shuttered the subterranean celebrity hangout at 285 West 12th Street in the wee hours of the morning after counting 163 patrons inside the roughly 2,000-square-foot space, according to the agency’s Web site.
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Originally a church, later an infamous nightclub, and more recently the site of a planned mini-mall, the gothic 12,000-square-foot building best known as the Limelight is again headed for an uncertain future.
Nightlife veteran Steve Lewis reports for BlackBook.com that a deal between landlord Ben Ashkenazy and the New York Artist Read More
When the New York Post identified publicist Lizzie Grubman’s front-row companion at the Feb. 10 Alice Roi fashion show as her “new love,” they apparently hadn’t checked with his wife.
Ms. Grubman attended the show in a “Love” T-shirt and sat next to a man whom the Post referred to as “a financier named Jeff.” Read More
Shake, Rattles and Roll
On a recent Sunday afternoon, Dan Zanes, a former rock ‘n’ roll hellion, tuned his guitar in preparation for a midday gig at the Park, a new bar and restaurant in Chelsea. Back in the 80′s, Mr. Zanes had been the lead singer and guitar player for a loud and mildly Read More
The Peril of Pauline
Either there’s a couture bandit on the loose or fashion designer Pauline Trigère has a particularly larcenous fan.
In July, Ms. Trigère reported to her local police precinct that at least eight of her couture creations, dating in origin back to the 1940′s, had been stolen from her 10th-floor office Read More
Socialite Cece Cord has been using her connections in the fashion world to make a little extra on the side. The blond-haired Texas beauty, whose 22-year marriage to designer hubby Barry Kieselstein-Cord ended in 1996, has also recently stepped down from her position as director of public relations at Barry Kieselstein-Cord International. For reasons undisclosed, Read More