Author Archive for Ruth Samuelson

When to Get Lucky at Lucky Bar

The Lucky Bar waitresses and bartenders know their clientele, and they know when they've stopped by for more than just a rum and coke and a cheeseburger.  
Wanna meet a Lucky lady? Here's a guide to when you should show up. Numbers rank hook-up potential on a scale of 1-10 (with help from a panel [...]

Talking With Steves About Bar Pick-Ups

Lucky Bar, 4:45 p.m. Two men—decently attractive, wedding band-free—sit at the end of the entrance bar.
After overhearing me pestering a young waitress for bar pick-up stories, they take interest in my subject matter. Of course, they both have picked up women from bars.  Is the White House white? Is Lucky Bar a bar? I wasted [...]

Kate Gosselin Buys a Rockville Condo?

We thought it couldn't be done.  We were wrong: Sex and housing—my normal beat— can be combined!
The enmeshing comes courtesy of Kate Gosselin, one part of "Jon & Kate, Plus Eight." According to the New York Post, she has purchased a condo in Rockville, near her bodyguard–"the same (married) bodyguard who she is rumored to [...]