The Cookie Takedown, brainchild of Matt Timms (he of the Bacon, Chili, Fondue and Cheese Takedowns), took place under the dangling chandeliers of Brooklyn's Bell House on Sunday, December 20. Read more about the event here.
People dressed like Santa for DJ $mall Change's party in Williamsburg and to watch hoola hoopers, fire jugglers, and ladies hanging from the ceiling. Warning: Graphic proof of reindeer-Santa hybrids in this slideshow.
There were multiple different starting points for this year's SantaCon: Hoboken, Astoria, two in Brooklyn. Our photographer Paul Quintoriano started with a group in Crown Heights at a bar called Franklin Park, which went over to the Brooklyn Museum, then to Stone Street in the Financial...
Another night at the Wired Store yielded a set by Theophilus London, another by James Burke, a whole bunch of his model friends, as well as an appearance by Abel Ferrara. The reception was held in support of Tck Tck Tck, Kofi Annan's fight against global warming initiative.
Since 2002, Art Basel Miami Beach has slowly usurped the original Art Basel (in Basel, Switzerland) in size, popularity, and importance. There are numerous alternative fairs, such as Scope, Pulse and NADA, in other parts of town. There are also parties. Lots and lots of parties.