Valeska Paris and DeclanLast week, we wrote about Valeska Paris, the Swiss-born Australian woman who says that from 1996 to 2007, she was held against her will on Scientology's private cruise ship, the Freewinds. She says that Scientology leader David Miscavige moved her to the ship in 1996 ... More >>
Jimmy Carbone, proprietor of Jimmy's No. 43 and Craft Beer proselytizer, is going to be busy next week. In addition to hosting a number of Craft Beer Week events, he's gearing up for Pig Island, the pork and beer blow-out he's presiding over on Governors Island on Saturday, Oct. 2. The event ... More >>
Cookie MagazineFabio Trabocchi, the Meatpacking edition.In January, following his abrupt departure from the Four Seasons, Fabio Trabocchi hinted that he would be moving his family back to Washington, D.C. But as Diner's Journal reports, the owners of Villa Pacri have persuaded the chef to sta ... More >>
Restaurants and bars, they come and they go. Here are a few making their debuts and bowing out this week. Yakitori Torys, sister restaurant to Yakitori Totto and the newly opened Totto Ramen, closed over the weekend, and is reopening as Hidechan, a ramen restaurant, immediately. [Eater] Th ... More >>
Cruising for surreal NYC Housewives. Plus, high and low fashion, plus some new and old-fashioned on Broadway.
Image via Russell Simmons (who else?) by way of AnimalNYNot the best look, performing on New Year's Eve on the yacht of the son of one of the more notorious terrorism financiers and Lockerbie bomber-absolvers on the planet. Worse if that son happens to have a woman-beating problem. The New Yo ... More >>
Bones' Beat is a weekly walk around the grounds of the New York art scene. This week, Bones visits the fall opening ceremonies in the commercial art village of Chelsea's west end. There sure are a lot of people here... The New York art world has long operated on an invented calendar that reflects ... More >>
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