In the News: Sex-Trade Chart

••• “[…] Thanks to a new documentary about Paul Liebrandt, we’ll see a chef’s journey over the course of eight years. A Mouthful (the work of debut director Sally Rowe) accompanies a scrappy-looking Liebrandt from his tumultuous tenure at Gilt to his blossoming at Corton, and judging by the trailer, it doesn’t shy away from his notorious prickliness (he’s seen berating cooks Christian Bale–style and throwing pans across the kitchen) [….] It premieres at the South by Southwest Film Festival in Austin this March.” The trailer is above. (Grub Street)

••• The New York Times reviews “American Sexy” at the Flea.

••• “Since early-December, Lower Manhattan residents have been wondering about a marine engineering project taking place in the middle the Hudson that employs cranes, barges, and other construction vessels. […] A call to Weeks Marine, the contractor whose construction equipment is handling the work, elicited a “no comment” other than to confirm that the company’s client is the Port Authority […. A] source within the PA (who asked not to be identified) explained, however, that “they are laying heavy, blast-resistant blankets over the tubes for the PATH train, so that if there is ever a terrorist attack, the explosion will be less likely to puncture the tunnels.'” (Battery Park City Broadsheet)

••• The New York Times profiles Lot-Less on Chambers.

••• Wired‘s article “How Tech Tools Transformed New York’s Sex Trade” featured a chart comparing the cost of various sex acts in various neighborhoods. ($225?! Really?!)


1 Comment

  1. love the chart! so informative…
    now we have to ask the locals to vouch for it’s accuracy :)