The attendees of the Derby Day hat contest at the Plaza Hotel’s Rose Club on Saturday, like our farflung friends, the voting public of Greece and France, seemed to be chafing under self-imposed austerity measures.
In the lead-up to post time, Neil Rosen, on-air movie critic for NY1, sauntered up to us and wantonly flirted, “Are you looking for me?” We weren’t, but a miffed bartender with a thin ponytail was. “Where is your friend who bought that glass of red? He didn’t pay.” Mr. Rosen sheepishly admitted he didn’t know where his friend was, and he balked after the bartender trotted off. “That’s guilt by association! I shouldn’t have to pay.” Read More