This probably isn't news, but there's some pretty stark income discrepancies between certain neighborhoods of our fair city. What is news is that while most of us are aware that the rich people live in the Marina and the poor(er) people live in the Tenderloin, the income gaps can vary widely from on ... More >>
When the E&O Trading Company was being relaunched as E&O Asian Kitchen this past summer with a complete remodel, refreshed menu by chef Arnold Eric Wong, and bar overhaul by bar manager Carlos Yturria, the whole thing made sense. Both worked together in similar roles at Baccar back in 2001, and Ytur ... More >>
The old school charm at Alfred's Steakhouse, with huge chandeliers from the 1930's, deep red walls, and big drinks and steaks is legit, having been in business for 84 years. Tucked into the list of mostly classic cocktails, is the impressive Upper East Side ($10, Angel's Envy Bourbon, Lillet Blanc, ... More >>
Mom and Dad are baby boomers. Though they're not just any kind of boomers. They are an underrepresented type, a minority voice within their generation. My parents never liked Bob Dylan and thought the White Album was too weird. So the 1960s that Mom and Dad passed down to me was different from the o ... More >>
First Republic Bank instructed compliance officers not to investigate clients' suspicious activity, two former employees charge in a lawsuit. The employees, Frederick Casissa and Elizabeth Riggins, claim that the bank fired them because they pursued the investigations.
The lawsuit, filed in the U. ... More >>
In 1977, Richard Serra made an unexpected contribution to the Whitney Museum's Biennial exhibition. Instead of his well-known, large-scale steel sculptures, he offered a wall-size abstraction he called an "Installation Drawing." Serra did not pay homage to the Whitney's Upper East Side location, but ... More >>
Emily McGowan, Cindy Goldfield, & Arturo Galster If you're looking for a way to honor the legacy of Designing Women star Dixie Carter (she passed away in Houston on April 10), you could do worse than spend an evening with the ladies currently on stage at Brava Theater Center.
Brava's ... More >>