Eavesdropping Is What Guests Do Best...

by SARAH MANDATO · September 3, 2009

"People of Wallmart" website mocks the out of shape, poorly dressed and otherwise awkward. It's like lunch with the girls! [CNN]

Stumptown to finally open on Monday in the Ace Hotel in Madison Square Park. [Eater]

Another big name feeling the pinch, as Liz Claiborne hires a turnaround firm. [WSJ]

Michael Jackson burial set for tonight, more than two months after the death. [NYT]

Taxi fire in Times Square, today. [Gawker]

Top Chef's Hung Huynh taking over Buddha Bar, renamed Ajna Bar. [NYMag]