Met Stars Unwind at the Crown

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Arguably there is no greater red carpet extravaganza than the Met Costume Institute Gala, complete with breathless coverage from essentially every press outlet in creation. By the time the after-parties roll around, however, the atmosphere is considerably more relaxed. Most stars arrive sans handlers, the flashbulbs (at least inside) are kept to a minimum, and [&hellip
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Oceana and La Mer Fete Christie’s “Revolutionary” Sale

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January Jones, Oceana Ambassador, joined Susan and David Rockefeller and Christie’s top executives Steven Murphy, Loic Gouzer, and Brett Gorvy to celebrate the exclusive screening of “La Revolution Bleu,” the documentary of the life and work of artist Yves Klein. La Mer – who has partnered with Oceana to raise ocean awareness around the globe [&hellip
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Tinsley Mortimer Shows Off Her Southern Charm

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Tinsley Mortimer launched her book Southern Charm this week with a pink-adorned bash at LES event space  C+P 164 @ Castle &Pierpont.  Dani Stahl, Dori Cooperman, Ali Wise and Gigi Howard and toasted the tome with HPNOTIQ as they flipped through the pages. Southern Charm, published by Simon & Schuster, focuses on Charleston, South Carolina [&hellip
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BOMB Celebrates Its 31st at Capitale

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Last night, art and literary magazine BOMB celebrated its 31st anniversary with a gala celebration and silent auction. Marina Abramovich chatted with Michael Stipe and Agnes Gund and Cindy Sherman gave hellos around the room as other art world luminaries mingled throughout the space.  Art hung on the walls and sculptures–a piece of cheese, a [&hellip
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Everyone Came Dressed to See Bill Cunningham Honored

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Walking up to the Waldorf-Astoria in the downpour Monday night, between the rows of black umbrellas and hooded pedestrians bumping into each other in a rush to get somewhere dry, I spotted a giant, billowing pink dress emerge from a cab nearly a block away, a cotton candy confection even the rain couldn’t damper. It [&hellip
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NYU Expansion Hearing Brings Public Concerns to Light

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The CPC's Public Hearing on the NYU Expansion (Sexton Plan) drew the full attention of the maximum capacity auditorium at the Museum of the American Indian. by Mike Vidafar Borough President’s Compromise Not Enough to Sway Public Opinion On Wed. afternoon (4/25), the City Planning Commission (CPC) held a public hearing at the Museum of the American Indian to hear both concerns and support over the NYU Sexton Plan – a project that would radically expand the NYU campus over a [&hellip
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What’s Opening on the Lower East Side

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Christian Vautier Le Concept (254 Broome Street) http://www.cvleconcept.com/ A brand new chocolate boutique that makes it’s treats in house, and can seat twenty guests to enjoy the signature chocolates, French pastries, and coffees.  This is the eponymous Chef’s first US venture, after working as a chocolatier in France and Japan.  This is sure to be [&hellip
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Kutsher’s Serves Modern Jewish Cuisine—No, Really

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Dining Crispy Potato Latkes_1 To talk to Zach Kutsher is to become convinced that opening a Catskills-resort-themed restaurant in Tribeca, modernizing American Jewish cooking, one of the world’s most maligned cuisines, was the most reasonable thing in the world to do. But step back and look at those elements individually—the Catskills? Didn’t they shut down the year after people [&hellip
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Tribeca Film Festival Rings in 10th Year

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VANITY FAIR Opening Night Party For The TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL Started in the wake of 9/11 in an attempt to revitalize Lower Manhattan, the Tribeca Film Festival returned for its 10th season this year. From April 18-29, the festival dominates the Downtown area with a range of events, from premieres and after-parties to panels and outdoor film screenings, like the classic Goonies. Photos courtesy of [&hellip
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