On Monday, Paulie and I met for business at the stupendously fabulous Ace Hotel at 29th Street off Broadway. Deservedly, this joint has been deemed one of New York's 12 top new hotels. Looking at the webbie, even the rooms are divinely original, with full-size retro refrigerators and clever accoutrements. We took full advantage of the vast open work area, with overstuffed couches and free wifi. You got to see this one to believe it; this is the future of public workspaces. Starbucks can bite my butt.