Gawker has the lowdown on the kerfuffle:
We were forwarded an odd email this morning from Morgan Friedman, publisher and co-owner of the incredibly successful Overheard in New York:So Michael has struck out on his own.I am writing to inform you that Michael “Malice” Krechmer, the former editor of Overheard In New York and Overheard in the Office, is no longer affiliated with either web site.
You really need to see the sites side-by-side to appreciate this. Check out the screen shots below. (They link to their respective sites.)
This should be interesting.
New York Overheard: The City Speaks