– At the Waldorf Astoria last night Charlie Rose awarded his friend Amanda Burden, the director of the New York City Department of City Planning and chair of the City Planning Commission, as one of six ”passionate champions of the city’s neighborhoods” award at the Citizens Committee for New York City’s annual ”New Yorker for New York City” Gala.
—Fashionweekdaily asked writer Plum Sykes is she was voting today, and who was the more fashionable candidate, to which she responded, ”I can’t vote so it’s no use, but if I could I would vote for Hillary.”
— The API sends FishbowlNY the following email, ”Newspaper Next 2.0: Making the Leap Beyond ‘Newspaper Companies,’ will be released Feb. 19, 2008. In conjunction with the release, a live Webcast is scheduled for 2:30 p.m. EST that day. The Webcast is free, but pre-registration is required; please click here to register.”
—NYCTV reminds us that they are covering events behind the tents all fashion week, ”Looking for something to wear tonight? Look no further than Full Frontal Fashion on NYC TV, where hosts Judy Licht, Lloyd Boston and James Aguiar provide nightly in-depth coverage of Mercedes Benz Fashion Week … Watch Full Frontal Fashion every night at 9 PM through February 14, only on NYC TV (Time Warner 25 / Cablevision 22).”
Above: A blooming Rose, always going in for the glory, eases Amanda’s burden. (image via nysocialdiary)