Chiemi Karasawa's fab documentary Shoot Me--about the charmingly cantankerous ways of Broadway legend Elaine Stritch--played the Tribeca Film Festival as Stritch prepared to go bye-bye into that good night. It's a fitting farewell, and at the after party at the Maritime Hotel's Cabanas, Chiemi gave ... More >>
The last show at the Hiro Ballroom will be on March 31. My personal fave Bebe Buell will be one of the performers, and it will be a fitting tribute to late club owner and mentor Don Hill.
Andy Ciordia/FlickrExpect fish, fish, fish, and more fish. Christmas is a-coming, and while the kiddies might be all excited about Santa Claus's visit, the more food-focused will be looking forward to the Feast of the Seven Fishes, one of the most gluttonous culinary traditions of the season. ... More >>
Jenna Sauers Courtney Love Hiro Ballroom, Maritime Hotel Tuesday, September 6 Better than: Listening to Celebrity Skin alone in your bedroom again. "I need a glass of wine," Courtney Love announced as she took the stage, twirling a big paper parasol through the air around her. "I need win ... More >>
After a long hiatus, the column that cost this company a cool mil in advertising has returned! BlogBeat is back, and this week, we're coming out swinging. The New Yorker's working on a forthcoming profile of Gawker Media owner Nick Denton; Guest of a Guest has some disclosure indiscretions; a ... More >>
Kazuo Uyeda: hard shaker.While cocktailians (and cocktologists) around the city are gearing up for the Manhattan Cocktail Classic, a particular drink-slinging contingent is saving their pennies (67,500 of them) for Cocktail Kingdom's two-day Japanese Cocktail Technique workshop, to be held Ma ... More >>
Want to eat some cock? Then book a table at Matsuri at the Maritime Hotel for this Thursday's phallic feeding frenzy. The press release says it all:
Amid fiscal woes, jobs for pals (qualified or not)
Photo by W MagazineJesus Luz, the comely young Brazilian whom Madonna has taken under her wondrous wing, is going places. To the Maritime Hotel's Hiro ballroom, to be precise.
That's the message of this week's column, in which Jeff Daniels--currently in the rom-com The Answer Man--tells me that when he worked with Jack ages ago in Terms of Endearment, he was amazed to learn that the superstar isn't always the answer man himself. Daniels also tells me about whether he's g ... More >>
Why isn't anyone fucking anymore?
Fools Gold is the record label started by DJs A-Trak, famous for being Kanye West's tour DJ and the youngest ever to win the World DJ Championship, and Nick Catchdubs, famous for many a legendary blog post and ironic mashup. Yes, they have already remixed that track you were gonna bang out on your M ... More >>
A former Vice party girl confronts her demons, both chemical and adolescent
Commiserating with the French on Bastille Day
Susan Sarandon, Cindy Sheehan, and Peaches bring it home
Meow!Paper magazine's Nightlife Awards gets catty between Richie Rich, the MisShapes, and The Trinity
No TV, no computer. I make these wooden vases, I turn them on a lathe.
Tsunami benefits and political parties, oh my! Stars shine.
Whoever wins in November, Republican looks swept the Fashion Week runways
Terry Richardson's 'Terryworld' brings blowjobs to the art world
Politicking With Michael Stipe; Hanging With The Hansons; Slash In Soho