The U.S. Open is approaching, and restaurants are already gearing up to accommodate tennis aficionados. Here's a roundup of a couple of deals in the city.
Table Tennis Tournament at Whiskey Park
Whiskey Park is pairing up with nonprofit group TopSpin in order to host a Table Tennis Tournament to b ... More >>
My favorite Olympic quote so far came this morning from Allen St. John at Salon: "Over the first weekend, I've watched equestrian, dressage, women's table tennis, women's fencing, archery, bicycle racing, volleyball, team hand ball, and men's water polo. It's like Wide World of Sports on steroids.
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On Friday, there's only three places we'd want to be. In Manhattan, The Fader is throwing an afterparty for those of us who won't be attending the Gorillaz takeover at Madison Square Garden. Spin, the Flatiron ping-pong hall/bar/dancerie, will host tonight's revelry, which is less corny than ... More >>
So Gorillaz are playing Madison Square Garden tomorrow night, a no doubt tasteful and demure evening of audio-visual whatsits allegedly featuring cameos by Bobby Womack, Mos Def, Lou Reed, and so forth. If you're short on cash or patience, though, the RSVP-only afterparty runs 10 p.m. to 4 a. ... More >>
David WentworthTavi at Band of Outsiders
What's more fun than supermodels and the celebrity-laden front rows of Lincoln Center? Heading to a random address in Chelsea, walking upstairs past smartly dressed, smiling greeters, and entering a Band of Outsiders fashion presentation that feels lik ... More >>
Sam Horine/MetromixSpuyten Duyvil's idyllic backyard.On this fine Friday, we turn our thoughts to bars where you can drink outdoors. We've gathered up our 10 favorite places to enjoy an adult beverage in the sun, and hope you'll be inspired to sneak out of work early today to check one out.
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Anna Wintour, Diddy, and Oprah got their rap on like it was 1998. MTV's Jersey Shore is being sued for profiting off of... being Jersey Shore. Letterman's extortionist is off to the hoosegow. The SexFraggle now known as Ke$ha played a Bat Mitzvah at Cipriani. These are Wednesday's Gossip Folk ... More >>