Charlotte Druckman has written for Travel Leisure, the Wall Street Journal, Town and Country, and many other publications about food and chef culture. But in her most recent endeavor-- a book titled Skirt Steak: Women Chefs on Standing the Heat and Staying in the Kitchen -- Charlotte interviews ov ... More >>
In the two years since their woefully under-appreciated debut %, Brooklyn demento-wavers Dinowalrus have been almost completely overhauled, with two-thirds of the trio replaced and their experimental agitations calmed from drum-and-drone loogie to synth-wave drizzle. One remaining consistent is the ... More >>
A chain of supermarkets in Brooklyn and Staten Island has started piping in food scents to their stores in an effort to subliminally encourage customers to buy stuff. Scents you might smell in NetCost Market include "Lindt Chocolate," "Smoky Bacon," and "Rosemary Focaccia." A shopper in Sheepshea ... More >>
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's mother died on Sunday in Massachusetts at the age of 102. "Today, my sister, Marjorie, and I lost our mother, Charlotte, after an extraordinary 102 years of life," the mayor wrote in a statement. "As the center of our family, our mother's unimpeachable ... More >>
You probably thought the characters in your favorite children's books were just adorable cuddly bears and bunnies and a reminder of when things were safe and cozy and warm and you didn't have to work for a living and instead got read books before you were tucked in at night. But...no. They ... More >>
Crazy celebrity stalkers and morbid ghost-seekers unite for a two-hour tour of the city's sites of notorious deaths (Heath Ledger, Keith Haring, Sid Vicious, "Crazy Joe" Gallo, Thomas Paine, to name a bunch)! And the tour vehicle is no smiley double-decker bus -- it's a hearse (actually a 196 ... More >>
Eat their hearts out.
More cupcake madness...
Forget that you can't walk into a certain kind of bar without being offered a SATC2 Cosmo these days. Now, homage is being paid to the ladies from the Sex and the City sequel in cupcake form. Food2 is highlighting recipes corresponding to each o ... More >>
Ah, Sunday morning, the time when old people everywhere peer down their noses -- through bifocals with their arms extended -- at the paper, as they attempt to decipher what exactly it is kids are doing these days. This week, it seems high school students are using fake names on Facebook to av ... More >>
Here is Mr. Folds, onstage in Charlotte, doing the improvised-piano-on-Chatroulette thing that's become all the rage lately. "Could it be... your... dick." Not to be a mom here or anything but I find all this stuff wildly entertaining.
It was inevitable. The first Sex and the City movie made over $400 million, so there had to be a sequel, and auteur Michael Patrick King has confirmed it. Filming starts this summer, with release expected in summer 2010. That means a year of splashy features, and another summer of young women from ... More >>
photo allegedly sent by rescued passenger via twitter
If what we're hearing in preliminary reports is true, the pilot of a US Airways flight that left La Guardia bound for Charlotte this afternoon found himself in a terrifying situation: the plane ran smack into a flock of geese, which apparently ... More >>