Ivanka Trump

  • Blogs

    February 26, 2014

    The Observer's Embarrassing Eric Schneiderman Takedown Attempt, by the Numbers

    On Wednesday the New York Observer published a profile of New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman. The piece is long, and utterly embarrassing in its exasperated defense of Donald Trump, Observer publisher Jared Kushner's father-in-law and the target of an ongoing lawsuit by the Attorney Genera ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2013

    Oprah, Ivanka, and More in City's Newly Released Cathie Black Emails

    As we reported yesterday, the Bloomberg administration lost its lengthy and expensive legal battle against a Freedom of Information Law request by Sergio Hernandez, then a Village Voice intern, requesting the administration's emails concerning the ill-fated hiring of former Schools Chancelor Cathie ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 4, 2012

    Katz's Deli Hosted A Wedding Reception Last Night

    This afternoon EV Grieve posted about a party that really takes the cake, or rather, the pastrami sandwich. A couple had their black tie wedding reception yesterday at Katz's Delicatessen. Ivanka Trump tweeted about the event including pictures of the menu and the party favors. We talked to Kevin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 6, 2011

    Fashion's Night Out Preview: Must-Go Spots

    ​Back in 2009 when Fashion's Night Out launched, Anna Wintour, the brainchild behind the event, aimed to celebrate the fashion industry and its consumers with an all-night party at shops and department stores throughout the city, in an attempt to spruce up retail sales in the wake of the marke ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2011

    New York Observer Editorial Defends Rupert Murdoch; Jared Kushner is a Close Friend

    ​An opinion column in today's New York Observer titled "Murdoch and His Critics" calls the UK phone hacking scandal "deplorable" right away, but spends the remaining nine paragraphs defending News Corporation CEO Rupert Murdoch, who happens to be a close personal friend of Observer publisher J ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2010

    Press Clips: Scattered Showers of Media Men

    ​The New York Observer's man-tastic new look! Big ups to Bill O'Reilly. Breitbart wants us all to die, or something. Hugo-a-go-go at the Times Magazine. Pissy paywall battles, angry clowns, the Lloyd Grove Orgy, and more! Press Clips, Day 17, Lunch Edition, right here.

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2010

    Among Celeb Stalkers, Law & Order Creep Could be Worse

    ​Charles Nagel, a 36-year-old Philadelphia man whom the Daily News describes as "a pudgy creep," went on trial in Brooklyn Federal Court today for allegedly stalking and harassing a Law & Order: Criminal Intent star by repeatedly visiting her on the show's set and sending angry Facebook messag ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2010

    Ray Kelly's Publicity Piggy Bank: The Police Foundation

    ​In what is a fairly shocking disclosure, Leonard Levitt's NYPD Confidential reports today that the Police Foundation has spent $400,000 on a publicist who spent most of his time flacking for Police Commissioner Ray Kelly and introducing him to celebrities and rich folks and get onto that red ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 27, 2010

    Breaking: John Koblin Quits the New York Observer (Updated)

    ​We just got word that the New York Observer's star media reporter John Koblin has left the paper. This goes in line with rumors we were hearing that Koblin would be out following his yearly US Open coverage. If true, it's a bad day and huge loss for the paper. Know any more? Hit us up. Update ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2010

    On the Matter of Cranky Peter Kaplan, Wise Peter Kaplan, and Real Peter Kaplan, The Greatest Show on Twitter

    ​Yesterday, much to this blogger's shock, a Twitter account claiming to be much-revered former New York Observer editor Peter Kaplan made its presence known to me. This is funny, because I've closely followed two other iterations of Kaplan on Twitter, @CrankyKaplan and @WiseKaplan since early Marc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2010

    Downtown Gossip Tidbits

    Sultana​Drag performer Sultana will concentrate on her art and performing full-time from now on. After losing her job at Tiffany's, Sultana has now been pink slipped at Ivanka Trump's jewelry establishment. The economy's being especially rough on drag queens!

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2010

    10 Things You Really Want to Know About Sexy Spy Anna Chapman and Can Learn on Facebook

    via Anna Chapman/Facebook​Should a spy have a Facebook page? Well, maybe, if she wants to seem as Americanized and actually 28 years old as possible. Or maybe not, if she's caught and turns out to have but 183 Facebook friends, 14 of whom are named some variation of "Alex." Personally, we woul ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2010

    Capital New York: New York's Newest Media Launch is ALIVE! Kinda. (UPDATED)

    ​Beloved New York Observer editors Tom McGeveran and Josh Benson left the paper late last year to go work on a secret, hush-hush project. This was after Jared Kushner -- the son of a disgraced Jersey real-estate scion and now Ivanka Trump's husband -- purchased the legendary pink paper (whose ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2010

    Ivanka Trump Celebrates New York's Recent Bomb-Scare Spree News via Retail Operation

    ​Ivanka Trump - daughter of Donald, The and husband wife of the owner of our city's favorite pinkly (pink weekly) The New York Observer, Jared Kushner - is apparently celebrating Bomb Scare Month. With retail!

  • Voice Choices

    April 27, 2010


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  • Blogs

    March 19, 2010

    Ivanka Trump Stalker (Stalker? Really?) Arrested

    Massler​A super fan of Ivanka Trump (of all people) was arrested in Reno Thursday for allegedly stalking the Celebrity Apprentice co-star. We bet her hubby, Jared Kushner, is glad to hear the news. The thing is, the guy doesn't seem like a stalker. A weirdo, maybe, but a stalker? There was a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2009

    Let's Play The Fame Game

    ​ analyzes people's "social connections and media attention" and comes up with a ranking of just how fabulously anonymity-challenged they are at that moment. Last time I looked, I ranked #117, which is pretty good considering Octomom and her brood must take up 15 whole slots and al ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2009

    American Idol Week 2: Diverse is the New Gay and Judge Kara Becomes a Biatch!

    Sharyn Jackson is your American Idol host for season eight. Last week's season premiere followed the adventures of Bikini Girl and Blind Guy, and the eternal flaming hotness of Kara DioGuardi, the newest judge. More auditions this week. Dean Anthony Bradford, who suffers from Spasming Facial Hors ... More >>