Roy Behren and two colleagues waited about 20 minutes last night before BGC Partners Inc. equity derivatives head Richard Anthony walked through Madison Square Garden’s 31st Street VIP entrance wearing a tie, pocket square, shoes and laces in New York Knicks orange.
Bill and Hillary Clinton dined with industrialist Len Blavatnik and hedge-fund manager Richard Perry. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. President Gary Cohn left his seat with Anchorage Capital Group LLC’s Kevin Ulrich to visit at their table.
Eddie Murphy and Ben Stiller steal back their careers from kiddy movies and tired franchises with “Tower Heist,” a canny action comedy that rewards its veteran actors with the best showcase they’ve had in years.
Juan Martin del Potro defeated Rafael Nadal in an exhibition tennis match between former U.S. Open champions at New York’s Madison Square Garden, Nadal’s first competitive appearance on a hard court in 12 months.
“Little Fockers,” a comedy sequel with Ben Stiller and Robert De Niro that was largely panned by critics, led the Christmas weekend box office in the U.S. and Canada, taking in $30.8 million for Universal Pictures.