For anyone bemoaning the death of certain NYC scenes, let us not forget that before most of us were even born, legacies were being built and demolished in this city faster that you could say "Fuhgeddaboudit." It's been decades, for instance, since the heyday of CBGB, Max's Kansas City, and the infam ... More >>
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Andy’s best kept secrets are out.
Returning with Old Ideas
Lou Reed, Nico, and a pretty blowjob
Be a star for a night—or at least for 60 seconds
Screening work the way Andy wanted
Sympathy for the model
David WentworthBetsey Johnson's road has been rocky lately; no wonder she wanted a lift. But surfeit financial problems could not dampen the irresistible spirit of her "Le Tour de Betsey" runway show on Monday night, the designer's long-overdue return to Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week.
Sex, drugs, and rock and roll? Lets find out!
The Under 100 office, not to be confused with this new DD172 thing. Photo by Rebecca Smeyne.Under 100, the DIY showspace run out of rap mogul Dame Dash's basement, may have disappeared into a December maelstrom of unwanted publicity, never to be spoken of again. But DD172--the suspiciously si ... More >>
The man behind some of Warhol's best work
Erin Broadley It's been impossible to keep up with the recent adventures of Matt & Kim: guesting on Jimmy Kimmel, winning the Breakthrough Video VMA for their cold-weather streaking parade "Lessons Learned," greasing the stage for spider-suited Weezer on Halloween (with Kim costumed as Edie Sedgwic ... More >>
October 14, 1965, Vol. X, No. 52 Help! By David Bourdon The latest Arthurian exploit of the legendary Andy Warhol occurred last Friday at the public opening of his first comprehensive exhibition at the Institute of Contemporary Art on the University of Pennsylvania campus. (The show clos ... More >>
From the Betsey Johnson collection. Photo by David Wentworth. When Michael Kors tires of crafting pastel Barbarella dresses, he can sell designer migranes. I had one watching his Wednesday exhibition at Bryant Park -- not just because his pastel gowns caught the harsh glare of the revolvin ... More >>
All photos by David Wentworth.Ida Maria Betsey Johnson Spring 2010 Fashion Week Party Plaza Hotel September 15 As Betsey Johnson showers her with kisses - on one cheek, on the other, on the forehead, smack, smack, smack - the Norwegian synaesthetic Ida Maria smirks and adjusts her brilliantl ... More >>
The same ingénues, one new soundtrack
A look back on Warhol's Factory
The stylistas love Lissy
Stacey AndersonPatricia Field is just that into you Yesterday was day four of Fashion Week and also President's Day (pour a Veuve Clicquot on the curb for McKinley!), and your correspondents were happily back in our own turf: downtown. The Bryant Park tents in Midtown are glamorous, sure, with thei ... More >>
The Chelsea Hotel celebrates its 125th anniversary
Missing from the front pages, but given heavy coverage in both papers is the testimony of Sean Bell's pal Trent Benefield. Benefield was shot three times the night Bell was killed and testified that he had no idea that the people shooting at him were cops. Benefield gets the "unreliable witness" t ... More >>
Plus: Silence at BAM and Rogosin at Anthology
Searching for a lost relative in Warhol's Factory
Styles come and go, but the glamour of drugs endures
Plus one we've all been waiting for: the Reagen-obsessed serial-killer movie!
Gave up beer for Lent, so it'll just be Brandy on the nightstand now. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 23 Optimo @ Studio B [Flier] Lemonheads @ Southpaw [Tickets] Lord Finesse’s Birthday Bash: DITC, Das Efx, Nice & Smooth, Grand Puba, DJ Premier, DJ Boogie Blind, with host Chuck D @ Irving Plaza [Flier] Chinese ... More >>
Queen of the Factory gets a dull biopic
An unsentimental journey through this season's most stylish, sinful coffee-table books
Meet clubland's enigmatic, fascinating new "It" boy
Reviving hope in the great American thrift store
The Surveillance Society: Part Two