MORNING BULLETIN: DEATH AT A FASHION SHOW, A MACHIAVELLIAN MEAL


Photo inside the Museum of Natural History by Avi.

February 16, 2012 Weather: Rainy, High of 44 Degrees.

Notices:
The New-York Historical Society has some exciting new maps that it will be showing for a limited time.

News:
95-year-old fashion maven Zelda Kaplan died in the middle of a fashion show at Lincoln Center Wednesday. (NY Daily News)

Machiavelli, a restaurant that opened last year on 85th and Columbus, got a mixed review in the Times. The reviewer was impressed by the sumptuously decorated interior, but the food and service was uneven. “It’s possible to have a lovely evening and a very good meal here, but it demands a wiliness worthy of the prince himself. (With high prices across the board, it’s equally possible to leave feeling underwhelmed by bland food and listless servers.)” If you go, try the pastas, she recommends.(NY Times)

Police released a photo of a man accused of snatching a wallet at United Church of Christ near 93rd Street. (DNAinfo)

Some interesting stats about gay marriage: same-sex unions have accounted for 7% of total marriages in New York state since it became legal last summer. And 59% of the unions were made up of two women. (NY Times)

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