Bancrofts Drop Price of UES Co-Op

cityfile · 03/20/09 07:56AM

• Socialite Debbie Bancroft (left) and her husband Billy have dropped the price of their full-floor apartment at 132 East 72nd Street by 15 percent. The home, which was occupied by George Gershwin in the 1930s, is now priced at $1.675 million. [WSJ, BHS]
• Lifestyle guru, celebrity party planner, and Oprah BFF Colin Cowie has paid $4.5 million for two unfinished 1,400-square-foot units at The Emory on West 19th Street. [WSJ]
• Ross Heller, a managing director at NewOak Capital, and his wife Yael, paid $3.75 million for a three-bedroom condo at 60 Beach Street. [Cityfile]

Google Billionaire Ex-Wife's Revenge Wedding

Owen Thomas · 01/06/09 08:36PM

What did the ex-wife of Google executive Omid Kordestani (net worth: $2.2 billion) do after getting dumped for a younger woman? She hooked up with a doctor and hired Julio Iglesias as her wedding singer.