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  • Jenna Lyons: J.Crew trendsetter's divorce gets dishy

     
    Jenna Lyons, J.Crew president and creative director, is reportedly in the middle of a messy divorce from artist Vincent Mazeau. Jenna Lyons, according to various unnamed sources, is in a relationship with a woman after she and Vincent Mazeau split this...
  • UC Davis' 'zero net energy' West Village opens this weekend

     
    UC Davis West Village is set to officially open this weekend in what the campus administration claims will be the nation's largest so-called "zero net energy" community. The "zero net" part means that West Village's goal is to consume only as much...
  • New York City's spots for book lovers

    New York City's spots for book lovers
    On the third floor of a big, gray building at Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street, silver-haired docent Julie Chelminski recently stepped up to the middle of a hushed room and faced 15 spellbound tourists. "On the walls of this room there were 9,000 drawers,"...
  • Hear Vin Diesel's 1986 rap collaboration with Arthur Russell

     
    Barring a collaboration between Will.i.am. and Sarah Palin, there are no two people less likely to have worked together than Vin Diesel and the late New York avant-garde genius Arthur Russell. One of them ranks among the world's biggest box-office......
  • New York Fashion Week: It's Opposite Day at Tommy Hilfiger's fall-winter menswear presentation

     
    The Friday showing of Tommy Hilfiger's fall-winter 2011 menswear collection felt like the the fashion week equivalent of Opposite Day. Fresh off last season's outsized 25th-anniversary bash in the cavernous tents at Lincoln Center, the designer chose to...
  • Book review: 'Alice Neel: The Art of Not Sitting Pretty' by Phoebe Hoban

    Book review: 'Alice Neel: The Art of Not Sitting Pretty' by Phoebe Hoban
    Alice Neel The Art of Not Sitting Pretty Phoebe Hoban St. Martin's Press: 479 pp., $35 Here comes that old question, the one that pops up when a new biography of a prominent artist or writer is published: Do we judge an artist by the life or the work?...
  • The Review: Eveleigh on the Sunset Strip

    The Review: Eveleigh on the Sunset Strip
    Snap. Snap. Snap. In my mind's eye, I see a layout for a design or architecture magazine. The salvaged wood boards, some silvery and weathered, a few whitewashed, used for the restaurant's exterior. The wide barn doors leading out to the courtyard in...
  • Mario Batali: chef, movie star

    Mario Batali: chef, movie star
    How's this for a slice of irony? Mario Batali, dressed in a suit, no orange Crocs in sight, is seated at a gleaming restaurant counter in a Manhattan eatery, haranguing a chef who works for him: "In a down economy, green doesn't play," Batali insists...
  • NYFW: On your mark!

     
    I am in New York a little earlier than usual for the spring 2011 fashion shows because I didn't want to miss “Fashion’s Night Out -- The Show” at Lincoln Center. Spearheaded by Vogue, Tuesday's runway show, which is open......
  • In Sunday books: This author's got U-Haul on speed dial

    In Sunday books: This author's got U-Haul on speed dial
    Brooke Berman makes a left off Sunset Boulevard onto Larrabee and begins to recount, warmly, a home she once occupied in West Hollywood. "This was one of the best apartments I've had in L.A.," she says as we approach a place a few blocks from Book Soup,...
  • Magnolia Bakery opens on 3rd Street

     
    On hot, hot Saturday (so hot that the frosting on your cupcake might have melted faster than you could say red velvet) the long-awaited Magnolia Bakery opened. The bakery on the corner of 3rd and Orlando streets is the Los......