The museum will eliminate 74 retail positions.
The purchase comes at a time when the Met has publicly expressed some worries about money.
Now where will we get the lacquered imitation scarab-beetle brooches we get for Gammy every Christmas?
A former high-ranking staff member says declaring bankruptcy is 'a real possibility and perhaps a good option.'
On his replacement, Thomas P. Campbell: 'We do not see eye to eye on everything.'
How could she play a long scene opposite Thomas Hampson almost as if he weren’t there?
'I don’t hunt and, to the best of my knowledge, I don’t have a 17-year-old who is pregnant,' he said.
We consult the Vulture Snootometer!
As summer-desperate editors have always known, any idea, no matter how goofy, can be stretched into a popular recurring feature.
We ask Vulture brother (and former Met designer) Dennis Kois if this was his fault.
Is the Met a death trap???
The museum has taken advantage of the fact that everyone is in the Hamptons and put in place an unacceptable new rule.
According to the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, a recent inspection of the Met turned up mouse poop.
Vulture's Dan Kois talks with the Met's Andrew Bolton about "Superheroes." Plus: lightning fight!
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Good-bye, Coney Island?
The rewards are there for the taking, but as with gas and groceries, the prices they must pay just keep going up.
Al Gore would not envy all that Bloomberg's up against.
Who's a Cylon now? What's up with Starbuck's Viper? Will they ever find Earth? Who's gonna DIE?