I haven’t been involved in a disco party blowout in a long time, but when my dear friend Marjorie Gubelmann, a.k.a. “DJ Mad Marj,” asks anything, my answer is always yes. Gubelmann and I, along with co-hosts Mickey Boardman, Nate Berkus, Simon Huck, Tory Burch and Vanessa Getty, threw a “Spring Fling” at the Tribeca Read More
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You never really know the Christmas season has started until you see a tabloid photograph of Goldie Hawn, decked out in haute Western gear, strolling the snowy streets of Aspen—the winter playground for the very rich and very famous. But the Hawnster, a year round resident of the once sleepy silver mining town, can also be spotted in the summer months when Aspen is just as hopping as it is in high ski season. And this July, all of the A-List Aspen crowd—think Heidi Klum, Nick Cannon and Mariah Carey, Kate Hudson, Zoe Saldana and social New York names like Dennis and Coralie Charriol Paul and Tory Burch—will all be eating at the Chefs Club, the spanking new restaurant at the St. Regis Hotel.
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When ACME restaurant shuttered its doors for a full renovation by orders of its new owners, past patrons of the former grubby Cajun eatery went into a tailspin. What would happen to their beloved menu of chicken wings and fried everything, complemented by a wall of assorted hot sauces?
When the New Nordic eatery, which consists of a main restaurant on the top level and a lounge and sitting area downstairs, re-opened its doors for a VIP friends and family tasting last December, only glimpses of the former venue could be found. Co-owner Jean-Marc Houmard says while they did a “gut renovation” on the place after taking over the lease in April of 2011, “the walls had history and we tried to keep that feeling of a lived-in restaurant with all the imperfections that give a good space its personality.”
And ACME is not a restaurant short on personality, especially in its decor. With an imaginative atmosphere that’s high on variety and low on precision, the art darlings of New York City and beyond have been flocking to the venue for dinner and late nights since before the restaurant’s official opening.
Last night saw society heavy-hitters celebrating the spring, and the work of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in their best frocks. Here are a few of the best-dressed!
Constantly filling up the extra space in Page Six recently in the continuing contentions between designer Tory Burch and ex-husband, Chris Burch. The most recent issue between these two designers has been claims that Mr. Burch has ripped off his ex-wife’s signature look for his own new line, C. Wonder.