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Last night at the Walter Cronkite Faith & Freedom Awards Gala held in Prince George Ballroom, the Interfaith Alliance feted MSNBC's Rachel Maddow, who spoke to us about the so-called Ground Zero Mosque, the recent broadcast anchor firings, and what drink she likes to throw down the hatch. More»
At the Norman Mailer Center and Writers Colony Gala last night at Cipriani--where interesting journalism talk went down--the glitterati and Mailer family members tried to negotiate the dichotomy between the deceased writer's overcharged bravado (see: splendid cock, wife-stabbing) and his, ahem, softer side. See how Nobel Laureate Orhan Pamuk and Gay Talese weighed in: More»
At last night's Norman Mailer Center Gala, I had a chance to speak exclusively with Rolling Stone publisher and co-founder Jann Wenner. In something of a response to Tina Brown's attempted Newsweek takeover, Wenner tells me what it takes to make it in print journalism. Check out the his advice below... More»
Meet Stan D'Arde, the man with the best job in NYC. He tweets (@StanDarde) and blogs (StandardCulture.com) for The Standard Hotels, parties every night, and is at the forefront of what's cool and noteworthy in the city. Since he's such an authority on nightlife and culture we asked him a few questions on twitter, partying, and some dos-and-dont's for The Standard. More»
Walk into the bar, tell the bartender what kind of mood you're in, what kind of drinks you like, what kind of night you're hoping to have, and let them whip you up the perfect drink: that's the kind of drinking culture Kevin Denton envisions for the Gramercy Park Hotel Rooftop bar. We sat down with him a few weeks ago to discuss his bar pet peeves, rooftop garden, and Fall Menu. More»
Zach Hyman may be new to The City, but he's definitely been around the block. After only two years in New York, he's built up an impressive amount of life experience, from working as a nightlife photographer and making a splash on Page Six, all before he ever started filming for The City. He sat down with GofG last week and told us about almost getting beat up by Gerard Butler, running around naked, and filming for MTV. More»
Bode Miller would rather be skiing. In New York to promote his limited edition Bode Bang Watch for Hublot, the Olympic gold medalist gamely answered questions, but his mind seemed far away, perhaps on slopes and schussing and other ski terms that we don't know. We asked him a few questions, then pondered why we ourselves aren't more relaxed/sporty/famous. More»
Saturdays Surf, a coffee shop and surf shop in SoHo, is attracting major love. The business recently celebrated its birthday at Wooly's, is drawing increasing buzz, and is launching its own line - in-house and at Bloomingdale's stores across the country - in a month. We hung ten (ie sat down and drank coffee) with owner Josh Rosen. More»
Thursday, June 20
We sat down with Anne Pasternak for a few questions about Creative Time's past and future, as well as the importance of having an awareness about public art in the city.