Luis Gonzalez

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2013

    An Early Taste of Corvo Bianco

    As testament to Top Chef alum Elizabeth Falkner's star power (or, perhaps, because of the simple fact that there aren't a lot of great, buzzy restaurants on the Upper West Side), the neighborhood quickly embraced newly opened Corvo Bianco: The restaurant was so packed with people clamoring for a tab ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2012

    "Vaseline Bandit" Arrested. New York Media Responds With Collection Of Lame Puns (Sigh)

    [Insert lame pun about Vaseline being slippery and a guy who used the substance to break into apartments here].That's what multiple media outlets in New York City did today when police announced that the "Vaseline Bandit," a.k.a. 40-year-old Luis Gonzalez, has been arrested and booked on charges tha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2012

    "Vaseline Bandit" Suspect Identified, On the Loose -- Now Let's Catch This Creep!

    ‚ÄčOn Tuesday, we told you about the "Vaseline Bandit," a burglary suspect linked to at least 14 break ins in Manhattan over the last six months. How was he linked to these burglaries, you ask? Well, in each case, he was dumb enough to leave a calling card -- dude would put Vaseline over the peephol ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2009

    Bar Luna Chef Goes AWOL

    The day before Bar Luna, the new bar by Bella Luna owner Turgut Balikci, was supposed to open on the Upper West Side, an email circulated to all who'd been invited to the opening party saying that it was canceled due to a delay in obtaining a liquor license. The problem is: the bar wasn't actually a ... More >>

  • News

    July 31, 2001