June 19, 1996 |
Bank of Boston's proposed $2-billion acquisition of BayBanks Inc. won antitrust clearance from the Justice Department after the banks agreed to sell 20 Boston-area bank branches to a UST unit. . . . Hearst's magazine division named Valerie Salembier, president of Quest magazine, publisher of Esquire magazine. She replaces Lawrence Burstein.
March 2, 1988 |
Robert Redford on Los Angeles, in the May issue of Esquire magazine: "L.A. today is like a big two-year lease. Everything is two years. Marriages. Friendships. Neighborhoods. People. Studio heads. Restaurants where you can get a quarter-pounder on a patent-leather bun and only pay $48 for it because the place is in."
May 30, 1997
Boston Chicken Inc. said Larry Zwain, head of its Boston Market restaurants, resigned and the company retreated from a lunch strategy that has hurt overall sales. . . . Esquire magazine has tapped David Granger, the No. 3 editor of rival men's magazine GQ, to become its newest editor-in-chief.
July 26, 2003 |
Esquire magazine has hired Jayson Blair, the New York Times reporter who was fired for plagiarizing and fabricating material, to review an upcoming film about a fellow perpetrator of journalistic fraud. Editor in chief David Granger said he liked the idea of having Blair weigh in on "Shattered Glass," about Stephen Glass, who fabricated 27 of the 41 articles he wrote for the New Republic.
August 17, 1990
Esquire magazine has named Terry McDonell, 46, editor-in-chief. McDonell was most recently founder, president and editor of Smart, a men's magazine noted for its upscale, literary content. Smart had been financially troubled in recent months. Before Smart, McDonell was an assistant managing editor of Newsweek magazine, managing editor of Rolling Stone magazine and founding editor of Outside and Rocky Mountain magazines.
August 12, 2004 |
Andre 3000 is the world's best-dressed man, according to Esquire magazine. "He's a complete individual," Nick Sullivan, Esquire's fashion director, said Tuesday. "But that's really the point." Andre 3000 is the usually-over-the-top-dressed half of hip-hop duo OutKast. Some of the 30-year-old's fashion outings include: a lime green jacket at the 2004 Grammy Awards, candy apple red fur for the VH1 Big in 2003 ceremony and a pink-on-pink ensemble for the 2003 MTV Video Music Awards.