· A store in Harlem sells its own "more special" version of Manolo Blahniks (read: fake ones) and charges more. [Page Six]
· Matthew Kenney closes Commune to make room for Jeffrey Chodorow's Red Square. [Page Six]
· NBC was offered a discount on "The West Wing" if they picked up "The Ellen Show" as well. [Page Six]
· Steve Guttenberg (you know, from 1988) is livid after Leonard Maltin refers to him as the "youthful-looking everyman." [Page Six]
· Tommy Mottola's exit from Sony was in the works over a year ago. [Cindy Adams]
· "Gangs of New York" became Scorsese's second-highest grossing movie last weekend. [Liz Smith]
· Richard Chamberlain comes clean about his sexuality in his new book; Diana Scarwid will play the mother of NY club kid Michael Alig in "Party Monster," which will be screened at Sundance this month; and Shaquille O'Neal jokes about "pulling a Winona" while buying his wife a mink coat at Saks. [NY Daily News]