The Gothamist on the death of Lyric Benson, the Balthazar waiter/aspiring actress who was shot by her ex-boyfriend last week: "While some might say the reason that Lyric Benson's murder is striking a chord in New Yorkers' hearts is because she was young and beautiful, Gothamist argues that the scary thing is that she was on the verge of making it, after all her hard work."
Lyric Benson: almost famous [Gothamist]