With nowhere else to go, the party spilled onto the street. But Halloween, typically the busiest night of the year in Hollywood, is less than two weeks away. And that leaves city officials trying to balance a robust entertainment scene with the new condos and apartments. He was there to be seen with the famous people, to network, to cut the deal; whilst everyone else cut the coke.
I called everybody I knew in New York to come and blow up masses of white balloons … and I went to the Claremont Stables to arrange for a horse. Frank Sinatra was stranded in his limousine, unable to get near. It was down here that the privileged few were invited to indulge in their wildest desires. Each vehicle had to be taken onto the street, where its tank was emptied, and then pushed back inside by hand.