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You Can Sleep in December
Professional night owls select the most unmissable parties of the next 90 days.
Who Knows What Men Want on OkCupid — Men or Women?
I let my friends write me two new profiles, and went on dates with the guys they attracted.
My Day As a Haggler
Emboldened by her reporting, Jillian Goodman tests her negotiating know-how.
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The Everything Guide to Haggling
How to talk down the price of a mattress, cashmere sweater, squash blossom, and cup of coffee.
The New Lululemons
Two boutique fitness outfitters are making their New York debuts in Soho: Sweaty Betty (77 Mercer St., nr. Spring St.; August 28) and Aether (13 Crosby St., nr. Grand St.; early October). Here, a breakdown for the Soul Cycle–Bikram–Bootcamp set.
Pleather Is Back, But Don’t Call It Vegan Leather
The return, once again, of one of few trickle-up fabrics in the last 50 years.
Bees for Beginners
Donation Without Representation
Where to drink nouveau soda in its finest form.
So how is the bookshop business, really? Pretty good, at least if you’re Greenlight Bookstore. An inside look at its ledgers.
What used bookstores (and eBay customers) will fork over for three previously loved titles.
Five Vintage Myths Dispelled
What to know before you shop for old stuff.
Independent-bookstore owners recommend their giftiest titles for the holiday season.
Know Your Pig
Noted porcine enthusiast April Bloomfield provides a nose-to-tail tour.
6. Superfund South
Because a toxic canal is no match for a burgeoning nightlife district.