Playing the Field by Adrian Field

Do Not Pass Go, Do Not Collect a Cocktail at the Bar Do Not Pass Go, Do Not Collect a Cocktail at the Bar

I’m often fond of saying that after a certain while, living in New York becomes like living on a Monopoly board: same players, same places, same scene—the only thing missing is the …

Staying Home With Andy Warhol Staying Home With Andy Warhol

Andy Warhol—no stranger to nightlife or society—once said, “I’m the type who’d be happy not going anywhere as long as I was sure I knew exactly what was happening at the places …

What Recession? Condé Nast Helps Us Forget. What Recession?  Condé Nast Helps Us Forget.

A friend of mine and I were having a conversation the other day about the economic situation (see, I’m not so vapid after all!).  I was making a point that here in …

You Get Into Events With A Little Help From Your Friends You Get Into Events With A Little Help From Your Friends

In New York, as in The Beatles’ song, you get by with a little help from your friends. So, when you find yourself not invited to any fun events, you reach out to those …

The Curse Of The Polka Dot Pants The Curse Of The Polka Dot Pants

Let me start out by stating that I am not normally a superstitious person: I don’t throw salt over my shoulder when I spill some, I don’t think twice about walking under …

From Social Scandal to Existential Crisis, It’s All Part of A New York Week. From Social Scandal to Existential Crisis, It’s All Part of A New York Week.

Sometimes seemingly small incidents occur that really rattle your foundations and make you reevaluate your beliefs. My week began with some drama as I was embroiled in a bit of an internet mini-scandal involving …

Why Miss New York When New York Can Miss Itself?

Alexandra and I are fond of saying that New York events are always “hit or miss.” A hit usually comprises complimentary champagne, a few photographers and at least one or two B-list celebrities (though …

Our Fresh New Column: “Playing The Field” with Adrien Field Our Fresh New Column: “Playing The Field” with Adrien Field

We are so excited to introduce our newest columnist Adrien Field. A true New York social climber, Adrien gives us the dish and dirt on what’s hot on the New York Nightlife scene. From the …