Tuesday, March 31, 2009

EDRIS SALON IS WHERE CELEBRITIES SHINE

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EDRIS SALON
430 West 14th Street
#303
New York N.Y 10014
212-989-6800

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Edris Salon


EDRIS SALON offers only the highest quality of hair care. Pairing an ‘uptown’ service sensibility with a ‘downtown’ dynamic is what puts the salon uniquely at the forefront of the meat-packing district. Salon owner, Edris Nicholls has over 20 years of experience in the hair industry both as a successful freelance artist and salon-based stylist. After over 15 years on Madison Avenue, Edris’ dream was to open her own salon in a neighborhood that captures much of her aesthetic and spirit, while retaining the high level of service to which her clientele have become accustomed. Her goal was a meditative space that inspired relaxation, creativity and beauty—many have described her accomplishment as ‘an oasis of industrial Zen’. With a staff of celebrity & editorial artists, EDRIS SALON features spacious styling stations, an independent color room, manicure area and a showcase pedicure room. Hair services include deep conditioning treatments, cuts, styling, updos and bridal packages. Color treatments offer glazing, single-process color and highlighting. Our salon professionals are experienced in hair extensions and relaxing—both standard and Japanese. Specialty services range from make-up illumination and make-up lessons to eyebrow refinement and nail services. EDRIS ROOM SERVICE is an extension of our salon in the privacy of your own environment. Mon through Saturday. EDRIS ROOM SERVICE are available Monday through Sunday.For more information, please contact: ann@edrissalon.com

EMMA ROBERTS SORRY TO TEEN NICK JONAS

Emma Roberts



Hollywood actress Emma Roberts is having second thoughts about putting down singer Nick Jonas in a recent interview. The star wants him to call her. Emma recently admitted to having a crush on the youngest Jonas brother, but said she’d never actually date him. She said, "I used to have a crush on Nick, but he’s kind of making his rounds in Hollywood, and I don’t know if I like that." Roberts was shocked when the television interview was aired, and she tried to make amends to Jonas at the Kids’ Choice Awards in Hollywood on Saturday night. She was spotted writing him an apology, which she signed and scribbled down her phone number.
Photo By: Sara De Boer/Retna

ROBERT DOWNEY JR. AT PARIS RESORT VEGAS

Dan Glickman, Chairman And CEO, Motion Picture Association Of America


Alan Horn President And Coo Of Warner Brothers


Robert Downey Jr.


Robert Downey Jr. attended the ShoWest 2009 at the famed Paris Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada today. The powerhouses of the movie industry were there to speak to the crowd.
Photos By: RD / Kabik / Retna Digital

THE FORGETFUL NIGHT WITH MICKY ROURKE

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In this weeks Steppin Out, beauty Simona Fusco tells Chaunce Hayden about her (forgettable) night out with Mickey Rourke.
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Simona Fusco On Steppin Out Cover


I know what you think. He seems like the kind of guy how would pull out a knife on you or something. But he just loves to go out and have a good time. One night a bunch of us went out with him and later everyone went back to his house. But he lost the keys to his house, so he climbed up the wall into an open window and then forgot we were all outside waiting for him to open the door. He just passed out on us! He's still so in love with Carrie Otis. When we went out that was all he would talk about. The entire night he just kept talking about her. I couldn't take it anymore. I never met the girl, but it was enough. It's a shame, because he messed it up. But isn't that like all guys. They mess it up and cry afterwards, after she's moved on.

MADONNA NOT GETING SPECIAL TREATMENT

Madonna


Pop singing star Madonna is not getting special treatment in her quest to adopt a young girl from Malawi, her spokeswoman said today, amid criticism Madonna is receiving special treatment in the African country. Malawi civil society groups have said they plan to oppose Madonna's attempted adoption of four-year-old Mercy James, while a prominent local human rights activist said the move would amount to trafficking in children. Madonna appeared in court in Malawi yesterday seeking to adopt Mercy. The case was adjourned until April 3rd. "The adoption process for Mercy began over a year ago when Madonna met her on one of her visits to Malawi. Critics had accused the government of giving Madonna, special treatment when she adopted her three-year-old Malawian son David Banda, saying it skirted the laws that ban nonresidents from adopting children.

MATT DILLON FINED FOR SPEEDING IN VERMONT

Matt Dillon


Speeding Matt Dillon has been fined $828.00 after pleading guilty for speeding through Vermont in December. As part of the plea agreement, a negligent operation charge against Dillon was dropped, according to website TMZ.com. The actor was pulled over by state troopers in Newbury, Vermont on December 30th, after he was allegedly caught travelling at a speed of 106 miles per hour, more than 30 miles per hour above the 65 miles per hour speed limit. If convicted, Dillon could have faced up to a year in jail.
Photo By: Sara De Boer/Retna

ANOTHER SEX SCANDAL ROCKS OPRAH'S SCHOOL

Oprah At School With Students


Another scandal is slamming the South African girls school founded by television talk show queen Oprah Winfrey, leading to the suspensions of seven students, according to the foreign media. The all girl students at the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy School For Girls were suspended for "inappropriate behavior" toward other children, the British Telegraph newspaper has reported. Quoting reports from the Afrikaans on Sundays newspaper, a 15-year-old "preyed" on another student, then coerced others into lying to investigators about what really happened. Six other students were suspended after "being alleged to have touched each other intimately," or intimidating others into inappropriate behavior, the Telegraph reports. The Telegraph quoted Lisa Halliday, school spokesman, as confirming the suspensions. "It is because they contravened the school's code of conduct," she told the British paper. This is the second incident of alleged sexual misconduct at the school, which opened in January 2007 after Winfrey contributed $40 million dollars to the great project. In 2007, a dorm matron was charged with sexually abusing and assaulting six students and another supervisor. Following the matron's arrest, a tearful Winfrey vowed to "clean house" at the boarding school for impoverished girls. She called the incident "one of the most devastating, if not the most devastating, experiences of my life."
Oprah Photo By: Sara De Boer/Retna

PAPARAZZI PISS OFF SEXY FARRAH FAWCETT

Farrah Fawcett


Former Charlie's Angles star Farrah Fawcett is slamming the paparazzi who ignored her pleas not to take photos of her in a wheelchair.The Hollywood icon was being escorted from a plane to a car on Saturday after a long flight from Germany, where she is seeking controversial cancer treatment, when the celebrity snappers spotted her at Los Angeles California International Airport. In an online video message, the actress says, "I didn't want to be photographed in a wheelchair, which is what they are always trying to get. That just p**ses me off." And she is also insisting she has become prey for the paparazzi isn’t helping her battle anal cancer. Fawcett adds, "Stress is what feeds your cancer. Stress is what gives you cancer and then there's the paparazzi giving you stress… Something has to be done."
Photo By: Sara De Boer/Retna

SHOWTIME AND GOURMET MAGAZINE'S TUDORS

Matt Blank With Jonathan Rhys Meyers And Robert Greenblatt


Tamzin Merchant And Annabelle Wallis



Showtime Chairman and CEO Matt Blank, and Hollywood star Jonathan Rhys Meyers along with Showtime's Robert Greenblatt attended the launch of season 3 of Showtime's 'The Tudors' at an event hosted by Showtime and Gourmet Magazine.
Photos By: RD/ Leon / Retna Digital

KEITH URBAN TOUCHES SEXY NICOLE KIDMAN

Nicole Kidman



Hollywood superstar Nicole Kidman was overjoyed when her country singing hubby Keith Urban wrote her a very touching love song. The star co-wrote Thank You, a song on his forthcoming album Defying Gravity, for his Hollywood actress wife. Nicole was left "very touched" when she heard the beautiful lyrics her husband had written and dedicated them to her. Urban tells USA Today, "It became quite a confessional, much more intimate than I might have written had I intended to write about her."It was very instinctual and very much from the heart. We did a quick recording of it, and I took it home and played it for her that night. I think she was very touched."
Photos By: Sara De Boer/Retna

Monday, March 30, 2009

PAUL MCCARTNEY AT NEW YORK CITY BENEFIT

Stella McCartney


Barry Diller And Diane Von Furstenberg


Elisabeth Moss


Justine Koons And Jeff Koons


Alec Baldwin


Paul McCartney And Nancy Shevell


Paul McCartney and girlfriend Nancy Shevell attended the Natural Resources Defense Council's 11th Annual `Forces For Nature' Benefit at 583 Park Avenue in New York City tonight. Many other celebrities were at this great event.
Photos By: RD / Dziekan / Retna Digital

CLOSING NIGHT BASH FOR FINIAN'S RAINBOW

Jim Norton And Warren Carlyle


Denis Lambert


Steve Schepis


Rashidra Scott


Rue McClanahan


Alina Faye And Guy Davis


Kate Baldwin And Cheyenne Jackson


Kate Baldwin and sexy Cheyenne Jackson attended the closing night performance After Party for the New York City Center ENCORES! production of "Finian's Rainbow" at the City Center. We hope old friend Golden Girl Rue McClanahan is ok. We haven't spoken in a while because a difference we had in the way her wedding and honeymoon photos were used that we took, but she does not look so good in these shots. We hope you are all right Rue.
Photos By: Walter McBride / Retna Ltd.

WHERE CELEBRITIES FIND THEIR ARTIFACTS

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Demolition Depot

216 E. 125th St.
(bet. 2nd and 3rd Ave.)
New York City
Tel: (212) 860-1138


www.demolitiondepot.com

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Impressive Last Quarter 19th Century Entry


Calling all re-modelers, architects, decorators, prop stylists and antique aficionados: perched uptown on East 125th Street is the collector’s dream-come-true, otherwise known as ‘Demolition Depot’. Part of the Irreplaceable Artifacts company formerly of downtown New York City, Demolition Depot is essentially a grown-up’s toy store for décor enthusiasts, with antiques and architectural artifacts such as antique & vintage lighting, hardware, plumbing fixtures, doors, stained glass, windows, railings, mantels, and decorative terra cotta & stone elements. Owner Evan Blum runs a smooth operation, organizing the architectural treasures perfectly over eight floors. For example: the ground level is devoted to lighting, hardware, mirrors and columns, whereas someone on the hunt for bathroom fixtures should climb up to the fourth floor, and across the street for four additional floors if you are in the market for a fireplace mantel and/or accessories.Blum and his team of experts strip soon-to-be demolished historic buildings in the city and internationally, rescuing beautifully crafted pieces such as sparkling chandeliers, beautiful entryways, and fireplace mantels, to bring back to their Harlem headquarters. Many of these pieces are a unique piece of history, originally belonging to NYC legends such as a 19th century German Renaissance style carved chestnut mantel from the home of John D. Rockefeller, and a ceiling lighting fixture from renowned Playwright Oscar Hammerstein’s 1920's office. It is not just the magical collection of artifacts and architectural details that make exploring the store so delightful - Demolition Depot makes it easy for visitors to navigate through their ever changing inventory. Unlike many stores that make finding a price impossible, Demolition Depot tags each item with a number that can be used to check for the prices on communal computers. If customers are involved in a building or restoration project, Evan Blum and his staff will work closely with them to assist in buying and selling artifacts, in addition to making recommendations appropriate for their project. Demolition Depot has numerous private warehouses filled with all variety of antique architectural objet d'art, so if it's not found on the website, or in their New York City or Middletown, Connecticut, showrooms, chances are, it can be retrieved from one of their hidden treasure troves! To further help décor aficionados and novices alike, Evan and his sister Leslie Blum have written a book called, “Irreplaceable Artifacts: Decorating the Home with Architectural Ornament.” Restaurants, movie sets, renowned houses, hotels, and celebrities have all found special pieces here to enhance their environs. Just recently, a prominent New York hotelier & restaurateur was seen perusing the unique items for his new downtown establishment. Visit Demolition Depot and bring home a piece of history to your own home!

CANDY SPELLING SELLING FAMILY MANSION

Candy Spelling


Tori Spelling's mom Candy is explaining her recent decision to sell the family estate in Los Angeles California, putting the big move down to fears she will never again spend time with her estranged daughter. The mom and daughter had a huge falling out before the death of Spelling's father, Aaron, in 2007. They finally reconciled later that year, following the birth of the actress' first child, Liam, with husband Dean McDermott. But mother and daughter are back on bad terms, and Candy now has little hope they will ever salvage their relationship. Spelling is admitting the most hurtful part of the fight is being kept away from her grandchildren, because she has never had a chance to meet the latest addition to the family, Stella, who was born last year. And she has put the family mansion on the market because her young relatives will never be able to enjoy it. She tells People.com, "I don't see Tori and Dean anymore. I used to see Liam, but no longer. And I've never met Stella. I've tried to talk to her (Tori), but that doesn't work. She may not even know why she's angry. "If I had any hope that I would have a relationship with my grandchildren I would never sell this house. I've fantasized for years about a wonderful playhouse on the grounds for children." Spelling placed the family home in Los Angeles on the market earlier this month for $150 million. The three-story mansion has a bowling alley, wine cellar, library and a gym.
Photo By: Sara De Boer/Retna

TELEVISION STAR TIM ALLEN FATHER AGAIN

Tim Allen


Television star Tim Allen has become a dad for the second time at 55 years old.. The actor's wife, actress Jane Hajduk, gave birth to a baby girl named Elizabeth on Saturday in Los Angeles, California.The baby weighed in at five pounds, 13 ounces, and is the couple's first child together. Allen's publicist, Marleah Leslie, has confirmed mother and child are healthy and says the couple is "thrilled" with the new addition to its family, reports PopEater.com. Elizabeth is Allen's second daughter -- he is also dad to Katherine, 19, from his former marriage to Laura Deibel.
Photo By: Sara De Boer/Retna

PAMELA ANDERSON TEAMS WITH RICHIE RICH

Pamela Anderson


Hollywood star Pamela Anderson has teamed up with fashion designer Richie Rich for a line of environmentally friendly clothes. The animal rights activist and Rich, of fashion duo Heatherette, are collaborating on a line of leather-free shoes and casual clothes including hooded tops, skirts and swimwear for the new Muse brand.She says, "I really don't like to wear clothes. I would rather go naked. But I love Richie's designs, so I agreed to be part of Muse." Rich adds, "Pam is an outdoorsy and summer kind of girl who I have been friends with forever. We share the same wild and crazy aesthetic. And she has long been my inspiration."Even though Pam prefers not to wear clothes, she looks great in sexy dresses. She reminds me of Marilyn Monroe and Bridget Bardot." The fashion line is scheduled to debut this summer.
Photos By: Leon/Sara De Boer/Retna

WORLD FAMOUS HUDSON BAR AND BOOKS

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HUDSON BAR & BOOKS

636 Hudson Street

New York, NY 10014

Tel: 212-229-2642


www.barandbooks.net

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Hudson Bar And Books



Hudson Bar And Books, located on Hudson Street in the famous West Village in New York City, is a favorite destination among others, for celebrities including Jennifer Aniston, John Mayer, Liv Tyler, Kate Hudson, Jeremy Piven, Kiefer Sutherland and James Gandolfini. Originally founded in 1990 in New York City by Raju S. Mirchandani, Bar And Books has set a new standard for cigar bars worldwide by redefining the concept of hospitality, sophistication and comfort. These premier and exclusive cigar bars are the first dedicated cigar bars in New York, offering a variety of over 150 whiskeys from Scotland, America, Ireland, Japan, India and New Zealand plus a large menu of hand-made cigars from the Dominican Republic, Honduras and Nicaragua. The softly lit space of Hudson Bar And Books gives the bar a seductive and welcoming atmosphere. Dark wooden chairs with leather clad seats surround the bar which is home to their elaborate variety of whisky, wine, rum, brandy and cigars. At the end of the saloon is a semi-private area with deep crimson leather booths encasing the border of the room plus a built in library above the rear booth. Mirrors and framed photos adorn the walls giving the cozy area a sense of lounging in a living room.Bar And Books prides itself on their unique form of entertainment; screening classic James Bond films on flat screen televisions played at each location every night. On Mondays, Bar And Books offers complimentary cigars for the ladies and on Tuesdays all whiskies are specially priced.The philosophy is to create an inviting ambiance with a style of service that is second to none, coupled with an elaborate selection of spirits from whiskies and brandies to classic cocktails, light fare, vintage ports, and fine wines. In addition to Hudson Bar And Books, New York locations include, the new Beekman Bar And Books and Lexington Bar And Books. Bar And Books has also become an international phenomenon with two Bar And Books locations in Prague, the capital city of the Czech Republic.Ben Scorah, Mixologist and Managing Partner of Bar And Books, began his career in nightlife, as a teenager, working at the world renowned Hacienda night club as a bar back in Manchester, England. While attending England’s Leeds University to pursue a major in Business Management, he served as a bartender at the Warehouse Bar and Pu Na Na. After graduation he moved to London where he became a mixologist at Bodeca, a private members bar at the Flemings Rooms in Mayfair. There he was responsible for a cocktail list of over 50 signature drinks served to London’s elite. After almost 3 years of living in London, he ventured to New York City where he pursued a career in bar management and mixology at Barmarche in Soho for two years before becoming the Managing Partner of Bar And Books. Ben Scorah has won awards for his expertise in mixology from Theme Magazine, 42 Below Vodka, Belvedere Vodka, Rhum Clement, Glenmorangie Whisky and Glenfarclas Whisky.

JOSH HARTNETT IN CALIFORNIA HOSPITAL

Josh Hartnett


Sexy Hollywood star Josh Hartnett has been admitted to a Los Angeles, California Hospital after suffering abdominal pains in the early this morning. The actor was enjoying a night out at the Chateau Marmont hotel in West Hollywood when he was struck down with the mystery illness, prompting a friend to make an emergency call for an ambulance at 12.53am, according to TMZ.com. Hartnett was taken to Cedars-Sinai hospital at around 2am but did not require the use of a stretcher.
Photo By: Sara De Boer/Retna

DJ BLAMES PARIS HILTON FOR CLUB FIGHT

The CLUB DJ in the middle of a club brawl involving socialite Paris Hilton is blaming the former reality show host's entourage for starting the fight. Paris was enjoying a night out at the Winter Music Conference at the Fontainebleau hotel nightclub in Miami, Florida on Thursday night when the blow out happened. Hilton claims her boyfriend, Doug Reinhardt, was left very bloodied and bruised after stepping in to defend her when she was shooed away by one of DJ Steve Angello’s bodyguards. The star is also claiming a group of "six guys" then attacked her boyfriend. But the DJ claims it was actually Hilton’s bodyguards who started the fight, by punching him in the face after he refused to play a song the star had requested.
Photo By: Sara De Boer/Retna

NICKELODEON'S 2009 KIDS CHOICE AWARDS

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THE STARS SHINE
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NICKELODEON AWARDS
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Amber Valetta


Ashley Tisdale


Chelsea Tavares


Dylan And Cole Sprouse


Dean McDermott And Tori Spelling


Brenda Song


Honor Society


Russell Simmons And Family


Emma Roberts


Lisa Rinna With Harry Hamlin And Family


Amy Poehler


Chris Pine


Pete Wentz


Josh Peck


Keke Palmer


Jennette McCurdy


Jesse McCartney


Alexander Ludwig


Demi Lovato


Andrea Lewis


Taylor Lautner


Victoria Justice


The Jonas Brothers


Avan Jogia


Carrie Ann Inaba


Zac Efron And Vanessa Hudgens


Sammi Hanratty


Tyrese Gibson With Family


Nolan Gerard Funk


Megan Fox


America Ferrera


Lauren Collins With Miriam McDonald And Nina Dobrev


Cameron Diaz


Miranda Cosgrove


Colbie Caillat


David Archuleta


Paula Abdul


The stars came out in force for Nickelodeon's 2009 Kids' Choice Awards at the Pauley Pavilion, in Westwood, California. American Idol judge Paula Abdul along with sexy Hollywood celebrities David Archuleta, Colbie Caillat, Miranda Cosgrove, Cameron Diaz, Pete Wentz and many other stars.
Photos By: Sara De Boer / Retna Ltd.
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