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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Manhattan’

Mariel Hemingway Claims Woody Allen Made Romantic Overtures to Her When She Was a Teen

Mariel Hemingway is claiming that director Woody Allen made overtures to her when she was 18, inviting her to take a romantic getaway to Paris. In a memoir penned by Mariel Hemingway, the actress said the inappropriate attention came just after she played Woody Allen’s teenage girlfriend in the 1979 movie Manhattan. Mariel Hemingway explained in her upcoming memoir, Out …

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Amazon Signs 17-Year Lease For NYC Brick-And-Mortar Location

Last month, we learned that Amazon was planning to open a brick-and-mortar store across the street from the Empire State Building, and on the same street as the Macy’s flagship store. This was according to The Wall Street Journal, which said Amazon would test this physical location concept, and if successful, could expand it to other cities. Well, it looks …

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Kelly Ripa Sells Penthouse For $20 Million

Kelly Ripa and her husband Mark Consuelos have finally sold their lavish SoHo penthouse. While they did not get their asking price of $24.5 million, they did receive a whopping $20 million for their Manhattan pad located at 76 Crosby Street. The buyer is one of the top real estate agents in New York City Alex Adjmi, who owns several …

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Google Shopping Express Expands To Two More Areas

Google announced on Monday that it is expanding Google Shopping Express, its same-day product delivery service, to Manhattan and West Los Angeles. So far, it has only been available in the Bay Area and the Peninsula & San Jose area. “Suddenly realize that you’re designated snack mom tomorrow and don’t have time to run to the store?” writes Jenna Owens, …

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Cronut Bakery Reopens Tuesday After Mouse Infestation

On Friday April 4, the Commissioner of Health and Mental Hygiene closed down Dominique Ansel Bakery in the Soho area of Manhattan, New York following a rodent infestation. The bakery is famously known for cronuts-a crème-filled croissant-mixed-donut. Loyal customers line the sidewalk of 189 Spring St. daily to grab one of these sweet treats-sometimes even before the store opens. These desserts have …

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Steve Masiello Loses South Florida Deal

After finding “previously undetected discrepancy in his background check,” University of South Florida officials were prompted to end a contract with Manhattan coach Steve Masiello late Tuesday night. USF had paid a Texas-based search firm called Eastman & Beaudine $60,000 to find a replacement for coach Stan Heath, and the company found that Masiello had falsified a credential on his …

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Katie Holmes to Play Manhattan Socialite in ABC Pilot

Katie Holmes will return to the small screen in her first starring role since Dawson’s Creek. The pilot, which will air on ABC, is currently untitled. Homes will play a Manhattan socialite who is described as Audrey Hepburn-esque. Homes will star opposite British actor Rufus Sewell. The pilot will be written and executive-produced by Richard LaGravenese, who has written screenplays …

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Alexa Ray Joel Lands Cafe Carlyle Residency

Alexa Ray Joel, the 28-year-old daughter of Billy Joel and Christie Brinkley, will perform at Cafe Carlyle on Manhattan’s Upper East Side April 1-12. The lounge is located inside New York City’s Carlyle Hotel, where musical greats such as Judy Collins, Sutton Foster, Bobby Short, and Elaine Stritch have performed. Woody Allen and the Eddy Davis New Orleans Jazz Band …

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Melissa Mark-Viverito Is New Speaker Of The NYC Council

Melissa Mark-Viverito was unanimously elected Wednesday as the new speaker of the New York City Council. She replaces Christine Quinn to become first Latin American to hold citywide office. “I hope that as young Latinas and Latinos are witnessing this moment, they are able to dream that much bigger and are inspired to work that much harder, because we have broken through …

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Blythe Danner Stars in New Broadway Play

Although Blythe Danner, the mother of Gwyneth Paltrow and director Jake Paltrow, is widely known for her roles in Meet the Parents and Will & Grace, she has performed in numerous theatrical productions in her past. Danner now heads the bill along with Sarah Jessica Parker in a play written by actress Amanda Peet entitled, The Commons of Pensacola. According …

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Attack In Riverside Park: 5 People Wounded

An attack occurred this morning in Riverside Park, which is located along the Hudson River on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. The suspect has been identified as Julius Graham, who is 43 years old. He was armed with a pair of scissors and is obviously emotionally disturbed, as he slashed five people early this morning, including a father and …

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$1 Million Parking Space Up For Grabs in New York City

$1 million parking space isn’t the sort of thing most of us can afford. However, if you currently have money to burn and are currently in the market for a private spot for your car in the Big Apple, there’s a handy little slice of real estate with your name plastered all over it. Of course, if you’re presently driving …

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