Quote Unquote: Kate Pierson On Going Solo After The B-52’s


"All these years, I’ve wanted to do the solo record and I felt like I couldn’t. I remember Michael Stipe asked me if I wanted to do some writing with [R.E.M.], and I didn’t say no, but I didn’t really answer because I was afraid—afraid to collaborate with anyone other than [the B-52s]. In the late ’90s, we kind of took a sabbatical, and I got an ... See the Rest

#QueerLooks: Ex Porn-Star Francois Sagat Launches Kick In NYC

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Ex porn star, turned clothing designer, the legendary Francois Sagat was in New York last to launch his line, Kick Sagat at International Playground. (Full disclosure, IP is run by my ex's bf John Pizzolato.) They asked Sagat about his inspiration for the line: "When we started the first little collection of t-shirts, everything was focused ... See the Rest

#PupCulture: NYC Might Get A Doggie Café!

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Did New York's first cat cafe leave you dog lovers feeling left out? Well, Maggie Chan and Mandy Chow have started an $70,000 campaign on Indie GoGo to fund a dog café in NYC. It will be modeled after cafes in Korea (no dog eating jokes, please) and will feature canines from a no-kill shelter, that are all available for adoption. There would be ... See the Rest

#MegaMillions: My Neighbor Won $326 Million! (Plus, My Life-Changing Advice For You!)


80-year-old retired school principal, Harold Diamond, is the sole winner of the $326 million Mega Millions jackpot, the biggest prize in New York Lottery history! Harold just happens to be my neighbor –sort of– he lives a few towns over in upstate New York's, Sullivan County. He bought the ticket at a gas station about 20 miles from my country ... See the Rest

#RealEstatePorn: Most Expensive NYC Apt Ever – $100 Million


Yes, somebody has just offered $100.47 million on this 11,000-square-foot penthouse apartment occupying the 89th and 90th floors of One57, overlooking Central Park. This makes it the most anyone has paid to date for an apartment in Manhattan. (For townhouses and free-standing buildings, they'd paid more, believe it or not.) Designed by Christian de ... See the Rest

#OutInNYC: These Stars Are Just Like Us (But With More $$)

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It warmed up over the weekend and lower Manhattan saw a few famous faces out and about. Nothing earth-shattering, but don't you like seeing (pictures of) people out walking around as themselves occasionally, instead of always on your TV & movie screens or styled up on the red carpet? The other day I saw a cute guy coming toward me from far away on ... See the Rest

#BadRealEstatePorn: The Ugliest Apartments In New York City


Well, if they aren't THE ugliest apartments in the city, they are certainly the worst pictures unload, uh sell an apartment. NYCurbed is in the business of real estate news and they saw a LOT of photos in 2014. They ranked some of these as "most hideous apartments of 2014" and there were a few others that were not quite bad enough, to me, so I ... See the Rest

#BirdWatching: A Couch’s Kingbird Has The Meatpacking Aflutter


This is SO random and odd but I had to figure out what was going on...? I have a street entrance in the Meatpacking District (if you are stalking me) and today there was a BIG crowd outside my door. Just now there are 100+ people with cameras on tripods with telephoto lenses pointing them into the trees in the park across the street. This usually ... See the Rest