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…

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…

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…

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.…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…