Earlier this week, the Village got a new neighbor: Alec Baldwin bought a new downtown home at Devonshire House, taking over the massive duplex penthouse. He appears to be making room in the city’s hipper environs for his new girlfriend, Hilaria Thomas, who will likely prefer the neighborhood to his previous home in the star-studded 300 Central Park West.
It’s a well-worn path. Indeed, Mr. Baldwin is only the latest in a line of older uptown dudes to to head downtown in search of love.
We were wondering what the story was behind the Lindsay Lohan checkpoints at the Dream Downtown earlier this week during the Marc Jacobs party, but were satisfied with the answer that LiLo’s tanty at the V Magazine event the night before was the reason for her Dream-ban.
Page Six tells a much more sordid story of Ms. Lohan’s relationship with the hotel…and its owner Vikram Chatwal, with who she’s been photographed kissing (and has possibly moved in with?), apparently unaware that Mr. Chatwal’s estranged wife Priya Sachdev would be coming back from India this week.
The classy Countess Luann de Lesseps is a big fan of the old bump and grind.
“I love burlesque!” Ms. de Lesseps confessed to the Daily Transom on Wednesday night, May 27, during intermission at former Roxy and Palladium promoter Lee Chappell‘s risque weekly Foreign Affairs show in the dimly lit lounge at Vikram Read More
The seaside, southern Indian city of Cochin is on “India time,” which technically means nine and a half hours ahead of the West Village, but also denotes the indigenous relaxed vibe.
The same could have been said last week of Vikram Chatwal—the 37-year-old Sikh man of leisure, erstwhile Bollywood actor, scion Read More
Vikram Chatwal is not your usual rich Manhattan playboy. For starters, he has never cut his hair and he wears a turban, in keeping with his Sikh heritage. And while he does all that other playboy stuff-dating fashion models, tooling around town in an Aston Martin, running up an $11,500 bar tab in a nightclub, Read More