When I heard about The Pierre's $100 million renovation project, I was skeptical. Would the iconic property be turned into a frilly glam wonder? Wonderfully, this is not the case in the least.
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James Frey, author of A Million Little Pieces, is again facing scrutiny for a publishing venture -- a scandal that emphasizes the wide gulf between younger and older literary artists.
Steve Martin may be a wild and crazy guy elsewhere but when it comes to his new novel, An Object of Beauty, set squarely in Manhattan's art-and-commerce world, he's serious.
The big-box revolution (aka superstores) that took over the suburbs years ago has come to the five boroughs. Save time and money by taking care of multiple needs in one big store this season.
Ralph Lauren just built the first mansion on the Upper East Side since 1918 and reached the zenith he's aimed for since the '60s when he started hawking wide ties.
If the gracious and pricey Upper East Side is the Gold Coast of Manhattan, then Madison Avenue is the waterfront for art lovers.
September means a lot of things to a lot of people -- the beginning of fall, back to school, football season. For me, it's time to take stock of my shoe wardrobe.
Although the cliché is that it's hard to imagine Woodstock happened that long ago, I find it hard to imagine that those three days of peace and music happened so recently.
In my many years on Earth, seems to me that most presidents are out of touch with the people. Politicians are not my touchstone of reality. Shopping is.
Let's face it -- the right bag can change an entire outfit -- much more affordably than filling your closet with more new clothes (not that there's anything wrong with that, either.)
It's official: Google is evil. As one of the leading dark forces in the current net neutrality debate, Google has partnered with other large media and...
The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit sold two million copies. And the title entered our national language as a kind of shorthand for a Madison Avenue hypocrite.
It's hard to believe that there's nobody out there
It's hard to believe that I'm all alone
At least I have her love, the city, she loves me
To grey-haired ad execs, wide-eyed media planners, and even furry blue children's characters, Garfield is the man who told the truth, and said: advertising's 'emperor' had no clothes.
I think it's time for me to stop kvetching and give you a few beauty tips that I lifted from the scripts of the "One Minute Makeovers" for Taxi TV. Here's a preview of some of my favorites.
NEW YORK — Ice broke through the ceiling of an atrium at the Sony Building in New York City, showering glass over partygoers who scurried to avo...
What is the most overlooked key issue of our time? A nuclear Iran, America's failing education system, the need for better dental hygiene? The answ...
NEW YORK — Authorities have arrested a 46-year-old man who they say ended up with more than $1 million worth of gems stolen in a deadly New York...
The marble courthouse on 25th and Madison, home to the Appellate Division of the NY State Supreme Court, is a charmingly compact building only three stories high, completely dwarfed by skyscrapers.
Despite last year's blip, the glitter literally remains, and has even grown, on the Miracle Mile as new jewelers have joined longstanding tenants.
NEW YORK — Police say an armed robber who fatally shot a Madison Avenue jewelry store worker made off with nearly $1 million worth of sapphires,...
NEW YORK — A jewelry store worker was shot to death in a brazen midday robbery Wednesday in a shop on posh Madison Avenue, police said.
I live on 96th Street and Madison Ave. in New York City. I often take a walk down one side of Madison, and up the other. The anchor of my walk is The Corner Bookstore, which is on 93rd Street.
I slipped on the Gap's Easy Fit jeans. I looked like a straight guy who might be heading to Applebee's for dinner. Not so much. It got worse with the Standard Jean. I looked like President Obama.
There are a number of ways to view Mad Men. For my own part, I can take it as a period piece, a sort of time capsule of the early '60s, at once relatively close yet far enough away to be intriguing for its unfamiliarity.
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