Eavesdropping Is What Guests Do Best...

by MELLISSA SEECHARAN · May 18, 2009

Our little rooftop party gets the Gawker treatment [Gawker]

Looks like Woody Allen's seedy past won't be re-hashed in his lawsuit against American Apparel. The clothing company settled with Allen for $5 million, according to a statement released on AA's website. [Gothamist]

It's Sweet 16 for Mercbar, and owner John MacDonald is celebrating with "Retro Hour," a daily menu of discounted drinks. "Sweet Sixteen," the bar's celebratory drink, costs $8. [NYMag]

In the millionth round of technology vs. life, the Today Show brought us a group of teens, who ... well, let's face it, were completely useless without gadgets. One teen went as far as to say newspapers were too hard to read. How did the world exist before computers?!. [Gawker]

Albert Hammond Jr.'s East Village pad is back on the market. This is the third time the two-bedroom apartment is up for sale. Listing price: $899,000. [CityFile]