Morning Memo: David and Victoria Beckham Robbed; Prince Brought Down by Cellphones; Stanley O’Neal Snubbed at Michael’s

Two housekeepers employeed by David and Victoria Beckham have been arrested for selling some of the couple’s possessions on eBay.

Two housekeepers employeed by David and Victoria Beckham have been arrested for selling some of the couple’s possessions on eBay. [US Weekly]

Some of the high-profile attendees of Prince‘s Gansevoort Hotel show refused to turn off their cellphones, even after the signals crashed the musician’s high-tech sound system. [P6]

Merrill Lynch chief Stanley O’Neal got the cold shoulder from the bold-faced names dining at Michael’s last week. [P6]

Grub Street has the first look inside BEast, a new "secret" lounge opening on Thursday and located underneath restaurant Broadway East. [Grub Street]

Holly Petersen, daughter of Federal Reserve Bank of New York Pete Petersen, on how the Upper East Side is weathering the financial crisis: "These women who regularly drop $30,000 a season at Bergdorf’s alone are now reaching into their closets to see what is recyclable for one more season." Meanwhile, the staff at Swifty’s has been told "to be mindful of the economic situation and to take extra-good care of the customers and to be aware of what’s going on in their lives." [Newsweek via Radar]

The team behind the recently shuttered Upstairs are working on relocating down the street to a space attached to fr.og. [Down By The Hipster

Lisa Marie Presley named her twins Harper and Finley. [People


  Morning Memo: David and Victoria Beckham Robbed; Prince Brought Down by Cellphones; Stanley O’Neal Snubbed at Michael’s