Last Friday night launched the Soledad O'Brien and Brad Raymond Foundation, a charity that provides scholarships to young women, in Bridgehampton for a jazz-themed night of fun. Guests included Star Jones, Russell Simmons with actress Melissa George, jazz stars Kirk Frankin and Ron Carter, and event chairs Cicely Tyson and Pharrell Williams.
via guestofaguest.com: The NY Observer picks their hottest bachelors and bachelorettes in Media, Gloria Steinem is rockin' it at 77, and Brian Stelter is having the best year ever. Plus, LOLA relaunches (!), and Mr. Dannijo is spawned! There's a lot going on today...MORE>>
Back in Ocotober Dream Night Club was more of a nightmare than a dream. Carlo Petrusa, a 64-year-old man found himself in the center of a fight during a costume contest. As the fight escalated both parties took the argument out into the parking lot, and it was there that Petrusa and 35-year-old club promoter Shawn Badgett were shot. According to reports the shooter was dressed in a costume from the 1995 film "Dead Presidents". Since the shooting the club has been under tight security, but that is not what has owner Frank Vlahadamis wearing a recording wire these days. [Photo via]
On Sunday, the 668 Gig Shack hosted Author's Night for local author and owner of 668, Lewis Gross, who was signing copies of his book Montauk Tango. Tapas were served as guests mingled and enjoyed company of family and friends.
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You ever feel the urge to just throw on some sleeveless flannel, jorts and chug Miller High Life? Well if this is your steez the 11th annual White Trash Party at the Talkhouse was the place for you. The shit show went down on Sunday night with the finest of trash. With performers such as local favorite Nancy Atlas and a contest for the night's trashiest costume, proceeds went to the Wounded Warrior Project, and things got, well, trashy.
You know, everyone always wishes they were still in college but guess what? Now my summer is cut short cause I have to go back to school. Anyway, here's the latest and greatest fashion picks for going back to campus. Time to get studious...
via guesofaguest.com: New York's biggest fashion party returns to the city for the third year in a row! On September 8, celebrities, designers, and stars, will come together to mingle with shoppers, drink and snap up exclusive designs and deals for Fashion's Night Out. The schedule is up now, and we have some highlights for you...MORE>>
Prince Harry, 26, has dumped his lingerie model girlfriend, Florence Brudenell-Bruce, to focus on his Apache helicopter training. [Telegraph]
Suspicious packages were received through the mail Monday by Alaska's three-member congressional delegation and at least two contained a white powder. [HuffPo]
A New York City socialite helps take down a black-market baby scheme. [NYP]
A wannabe vampire (but really only a 19-year-old Texas man) attacks a woman by biting her in the neck and claiming he needed to "feed." [NYD]
Google says it bought Motorola Mobility only for its patents, but there is some speculation that the company could soon begin producing its own smartphones. [DealBook]
The business competition is really getting heated out here in the Hamptons! Kathleen King, owner of Tate's Bake Shop in Southampton, has been given some competition by her former employee, Ken Patrick, who has now started Hamptons HomeMade Cookies.
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The Gail Schoentag Gallery in Sag Harbor presented "Limits and Desperate" on Saturday evening. The event, hosted by Social Life Magazine, unveiled the work of eight internationally acclaimed artists. The reception, which also served as a kickoff party for the upcoming American Cancer Society’s Festive in Flip Flops benefit, brought out over 300 art lovers.