Liza Minnelli impressed the audience at Neiman Marcus during a VIP preview of Hudson Yards Thursday, which performed "New York, New York," after a whim from Charli XCX. But we hear that Minnelli doesn't just light up the scene.
"There came smoke from the back, as it looked like a volcano, and the audience could smell something," said a spy.
Insiders told us only Liza had a pre-performance cigarette inside the store.
There was also a buzz about Beyoncé that was to come out, but a source told us "Beyoncé talks" with Yards developers related to another event.
At the same time, Whoopi Goldberg made his first appearance after defeating pneumonia and sepsis, while Katie Holmes was looking at hair extensions, and Marla Maples made the rounds of the 1
Tom Brady and Gisele Bündchen went to a private dinner at Estiatorio Milos.
A witness said, "There were a number of people waiting to enter Milos … even billionaires like Andrew Farkas, Jed Walentas and Harry Macklowe had to wait … But then came Tom and Gisele – and were warned right inside. "Once inside, they were taken to a private room on the fifth floor eatery. Also in line were "Shark Tank" stars Daymond John and Kevin O & # 39; Leary.
Later on we hear yet another VIP bash thrown by Related's chairman Stephen Ross and CEO Jeff Blau on 50 and 51 floors of the 15 Hudson Yards there was a scary sneak: "One of the elevators stopped and dropped 15 feet," one said guest us. But one representative explained, "It was a packed house. One of the elevators was stuck… It happens. Everyone was fine."
Bergdorf Goodman's Linda Fargo told us about the star shield: "I'm so impressed. Feel like New York is not in itself a mall, but I think this really has a shot. "Hudson Yards officially opened for the public on Friday.