In just two years, Midtown East has become one of the best neighborhoods in the city for specialty coffee -- to the point that writing that sentence has actually become redundant -- and now its influence is expanding beyond its borders. You can now find great coffee as far north as 62nd Street, than ... More >>
The Amoralists and Adam Rapp do a doubleheader at the Gershwin
At the birthday party for late, great pop artist Andy Warhol at the Gershwin Hotel the other night, Gerry Visco took the stage to sing the Nico classic "I'll Be Your Mirror". Towards the end of the performance, self-possessed Warhol relic Ivy Nicholson--who used to call me and leave six-hour messa ... More >>
Per Madison Square Park Neighborhood, Stumptown's going to be getting another hotel coffee bar neighbor a few blocks to the east. Birch Coffee is under construction at the Gershwin Hotel and will open sometime this fall. According to the Birch blog, which includes painstaking descriptions of all of ... More >>
Plus Abe Lincoln's logs and more than 15 minutes at Warhol's birthday party.
Brian Christopher Cummings At a party that author Bob Heide invited me to at the Gershwin Hotel the other night for late, great pop artist Andy Warhol's birthday, I was most captivated by these two mature gentlemen dolled up in crinolines and pincurls. You gotta admire that level of sheer ne ... More >>
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