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On Monday night, a group of celebrities including Julianne Moore, John Reilly, Brooke Shields and Samuel L. Jackson participated in "Starry Night Stories," an event to benefit the children of Bellevue's "Reach out and Read" program. We used the opportunity to chat with Samuel L. Jackson on children's books, new movie projects, and the darker side of Leonardo DiCaprio... More»
Christopher and Heather Tierney (the brother/sister duo behind Apotheke) just opened up shop on Doyers Street with their latest venture, Pulqueria. For those of you who don't know, pulquerias are popular versions of a bar/lounge in Mexican culture - often times with detailed Aztec murals and floors covered in alcohol. The drink of choice? The mysterious pulque. The Tierney siblings are now attempting to bring this Mexican flair to Chinatown. We got a chance to talk to Tierney kids' about their new spot...
Peter Gatien is arguably heralded as the King of New York City nightlife by most in the business. But his reign of the 80's and 90's underground club scene (with ownership of Limelight, Tunnel, Palladium, and Club USA) came crumbling apart after Mayor Guiliani cracked down with the cops, and pegged Gatien as the face of the downfall of the nightlife counterculture. Now, his daughter, successful filmmaker Jen Gatien, delves into the shift that happened in New York City nightlife during Giuliani's mayor-ship with her documentary Limelight which premieres tonight at Sunshine Cinemas. She talked to us about her film, her father, and the current state of New York nightlife. More»
Elizabeth Spiers is amongst a certain rare breed of NYC media elite. As founding editor of Gawker back in the day, she's stuck around to stay relevant in both the editorial and business side of media. Spiers has since launched a host of sites including Dealbreaker.com, Fashionista.com, Crushable.com, TheGloss.com, and many more. An advisor to several early-stage companies, she was also named one of Fast Company's "Most Influential Women in Technology." Currently Spiers serves as the new editor in chief of The New York Observer. Below, she answers 10 questions for me. More»
Steve Madden Music hosts several promotional concerts a year to showcase up and coming talent. At the third concert of the summer, Steve Madden Music hosted the talented band Freesol and we caught up with the well-known designer to talk about his new venture and more.
Peter Davis is quite possibly the most well-liked gentleman making the party rounds these days. When the born and bred Manhattanite isn't busy working on Avenue, the Magazine he recently took over as EIC (and more than doubled its subscription base), he is out and about providing relief to more than a couple weary guests, in an otherwise sea of superficiality. He's been one of my own favorite "bump ins" while out, not to mention a sophisticated social scribe for all things worth writing about that I missed. Check out my 10 Questions for Peter below... More»
Born and raised British DJ darling Chelsea Leyland has the whole fashion industry going gaga over her, while spinning the hottest tracks at the hottest fashion events around. The English bred DJ has fast become fashions favorite DJ, spinning a mix of everything from 50s, 60s, 80s rock and hip hop while incorporating of Indie, Reggae, Funk, Brit Pop, Punk and Metal for some of fashions most coveted designers such as Valentino, Missoni and Fendi. More»
Everyone was disappointed when the Hamptons big Music To Know Festival was axed. Fans were looking forward to seeing bands like Bright Eyes and Cold War Kids. However, the biggest bummer may be missing Vampire Weekend's only scheduled show in New York this year. We talked to Chris Baio, the band's bassist, at the 5 Day War premiere about the cancellation, plans for the new album and more. More»
Thursday, May 23
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.