Elizabeth Spiers has been named editorial director at Flavorpill.com. Spiers formerly served as editor in chief of the New York Observer from January 2011 to August 2012, when she left to pursue her own ventures. She previously assisted Flavorpill co-founders Mark Mangan and Sacha Lewis in launching Flavorwire a few years ago, and she has been serving as an advisor for the company. In her new position, Spiers will be responsible for promoting site growth and incorporating Flavorwire into Flavorpill’s other products and services.
Flavorpill publishes weekly event guides featuring coverage on art, books, music, fashion, world news and cultural events in five cities: New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Chicago and London.