For Hollywood, the long winter of discontent officially starts to thaw this weekend—never mind the foot of snow still piled in front of your apartment building. Three big studio flicks hit theaters today and, as usual, there’s something for everyone. As we do every Friday, here’s a handy guide to the new releases.
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Black-clad staffers commiserated over cocktails in the back bar area at Cocotte, a cozy French bistro along Park Slope’s trendy Fifth Avenue.
An ominous sign had been posted in the front window shortly after brunch that fateful Sunday afternoon last February: “Dear Cocotte’s Friends and loyal customers, We want to thank Read More
A few years ago, I was dating a 28-year-old painter and musician who didn’t have a job during the year and change we were dating; his mother paid his rent, paid for his car, gave him spending money and (unwittingly?) paid for his weed. What did he want to do with his life besides paint, Read More
A pal of mine and her fiancé recently went to shop for engagement rings at a prominent Fifth Avenue jeweler. After thoughtfully examining her hand, the sales associate told her there was a problem with her fingers. Apparently, she has what is know as “pudgy undercarriages,” and would require a larger-than-average fitting. My pal, who Read More