You couldn’t fault a passerby for running for cover last Tuesday night in Carroll Gardens. The rounds sounded like large-bore ammunition, as if the Battle of Brooklyn was restaged on Union Street.
But it was no gun—or at least not a deadly one—that caused such a racket. It was a puffing gun, an archaic 3,200-pound, Read More
We were only allowed to ask Rachael Ray one question at the Can-Do Awards dinner benefiting the Food Bank for New York City on Tuesday, April 20, so we tried to make it a good one (and curb our urge to ask her about that whole Dunkin’ Donuts keffiyeh tempest a while back): Read More
7 p.m. The School of American Ballet will celebrate its 75th anniversary at Winter Ball, David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center, Columbus Avenue and 63rd Street. Individual ticket prices are $2,500; $1,500; $1,000; young patron tickets are $300.
7 p.m. Gay Men’s Health Crisis hosts Savor, an annual four-course Read More
Tonight, safely past the May sweeps afterglow and Sopranos finale frenzy, New Yorkers will be tuning (and D.V.R.-ing) into yet another television obsession: Top Chef.
The show kicks off its third season at 10 p.m. on Bravo, this time trading Los Angeles for Miami Beach, but bringing all the usual players: the flinty-eyed and dignified Read More
Watch out, Rupert Murdoch! If philanthropist Loida Lewis gets what she’s asking for her ninth- and 10th-floor duplex at 834 Fifth Avenue, Mr. Murdoch’s record-breaking purchase (right upstairs in the same building!) will be relegated to the celestial dustbin of Manhattan real estate.
Ms. Lewis, widow of the late billionaire C.E.O. of Beatrice Foods, wants Read More