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Scene Last Night: Bill Ackman’s Rockelganger Alice Cooper

bloomberg.com — Tap for Slideshow Bill Ackman, the hedge-fund manager, and Alice Cooper, the rock star, were on stage in New York last night -- though as you probably guessed, not the same one.

Scene Last Night: Desai Fundraises With a Flatiron BBQ

businessweek.com — Bloomberg News Sometimes the hard-working men and women of finance surprise themselves with their enthusiasm for things outside the office. Anand Desai, who recently started his own hedge fund, Darsana Capital Partners, after working for Eric Mindich at Eton Park Capital, never knew how attached he'd become to the Flatiron District.

Scene Last Night: Desai Fundraises With a Flatiron BBQ

bloomberg.com — Tap for Slideshow Sometimes the hard-working men and women of finance surprise themselves with their enthusiasm for things outside the office. Anand Desai, who recently started his own hedge fund, Darsana Capital Partners, after working for Eric Mindich at Eton Park Capital, never knew how attached he'd become to the Flatiron District.

Scene Last Night: Redmayne, Jones on Early Marriage

bloomberg.com — Last night, "The Theory of Everything" had its New York premiere, bringing out Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones to talk about their roles as Stephen and Jane Hawking. But before we go there, some background. The film tells the story of the love and marriage of a figure we are probably all familiar with, the cosmologist with the computerized voice who has amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.

Scene Last Night: Novogratz, Martha Stewart, Harford

bloomberg.com — Wearing a yellow jumpsuit, holding a torch aflame, Fortress Capital's Michael Novogratz ran around a few tables at the Friends of Hudson River Park gala before hopping on stage to tout a mini-Olympics in the park. He vowed to train for the contests next June, which will include a pentathlon.

Scene Last Night: Red Hook Farmers, Edelson, Gottesman, Neumark

bloomberg.com — Tap for Slideshow Some people know what to do with leafy vegetables. Others learn the hard way. Ariel Morales is one of the ones who knows. The other day in the kitchen of the Williamsburg Community Center, Morales stood over the sink washing a big bowl of chard.

Scene Last Night: Lagarde, Leon Black, Lauder, Jim Simons

bloomberg.com — Tap for Slideshow Charlie Rose last night told Christine Lagarde and an audience of gala-goers that "many people in France would like her to come home to serve her country." "You are quite the headhunter," Lagarde quipped after the roars of applause had died down in a hall at the USS Intrepid.

The Vogue-ing of Brooklyn

nysun.com — A blog about doing good and doing well. Send tips to Amanda Gordon: alougord@gmail.com 66 W. 38th St., Suite 5D | New York, NY 10018 by Amanda Gordon Fri, 24 Jul 2009 at 5:01 PM Hovering tightly underneath their umbrellas, a group of young women in stilettos arrived at the Prospect Park Boathouse last night, eager to get inside the Prospect Park Alliance Junior Committee's Summer Soiree.

Scene Last Night: Ainslie, Colbert, Isay, Soldier Stories

bloomberg.com — Tap for Slideshow Lee Ainslie went to business school in North Carolina, a hub of the U.S. furniture industry, but when he moved to Dallas to start Maverick Capital after working for Julian Robertson in New York, he had nary a chair.

Scene Last Night: Four Seasons Calder, Ralph Lauren World

bloomberg.com — Tap for Slideshow No catering halls were entered in the making of this column, which was quite a relief. Instead, I started last night in the Pool Room of the Four Seasons at a gala for the Storm King Art Center, located about an hour's drive north.
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