After a grueling campaign season, mayor-elect Bill de Blasio is planning a little downtime with his wife.
Mr. de Blasio told reporters today that he’s on his way to San Juan, Puerto Rico for the annual Somos El Futuro Fall Conference–but will stick around the sunny locale for a couple of extra days for some relaxation afterwards.
Recently, over a glass of red wine in the Four Seasons Restaurant at the Love Heals Gala, stylist Mary Alice Stephenson told us that her plan is to bounce around the country for her spring getaway.
“I’m heading to Tampa, which is such a glamorous, exciting place,” she joked. The fashion maven is scheduled to Read More
The Wee Hours
The grand plan was to stay sober for the month of January, and it failed. It collapsed the moment we touched down in the Bahamas and felt the silky warmth outside the Nassau airport. The whole place was wet with the prospect of booze—its bars, its dewy palm trees, its bikini-wearing swimmers, its cerulean wading pools. The plane’s tires hit the tarmac, and from then on, rum was god.
In the boxy cab we removed our loafers, took off our socks, stuffed them in a spare pocket of a hand-me-down attaché case and shoved our heels back into the miniature leather gondolas. The engine growled down hardy roads, handling the this-way-that-way roundabouts with the finesse of an arcade pinball.
It was 13 degrees in New York and we had taken up our father’s offer of a trip to Paradise Island.
Ladies and gentlemen, the First Sandals have been inaugurated into office. While on vacation in Hawaii, President Barack Obama was caught before the lens of a shutterbug with not one, not two, but all ten toes basking in the Pacific sunlight. The New York Post consulted a bevy of presidential historians and Read More
Washington, D.C. is always a bleak and desolate place to be, but in the winter the weather is cold, too. So, being a fairly intelligent man, President Barack Obama opts to spend the holidays away from the chilly District of Columbia and hightails it to his native Hawaii. Lucky for the White House beat reporters Read More
If you were planning to sneak off and check your work email during the Thanksgiving holiday, don’t bother. Just do it right at the dinner table, like everyone else.
A new study from Xobni and Harris Interactive found that 60 percent of people check their work email over the holidays, and a third of Read More
Susan Orlean likes to nose around other peoples’ homes. In a post in her “Free Range” blog, Orlean comes clean:
Renting a real house from a real person comes with a very different set of pleasures. For me, the biggest, guiltiest one is the opportunity to nose around and Read More