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The Supermarket of Struggling Artists
Trader Joe’s figured out something that most city retailers have long taken for granted: A good way to keep the customers coming back is to hire a staff as alluring as the products on the shelves.
The All-Purpose Head Thingy
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What became of ten memorable newsmakers.
The Life Aquatic
What happens when the cityï¿½s top aquarium man is hired by David Blaine? Either the fish die or Blaine dies. (Or, no fish.)
The Soda Fountainhead
Finally, thereï¿½s a vegetarian refuge for Ayn Rand fans.
Lobster Van Susteren, Anyone?
Fox News anchor to tend bar.
An illegal eBay for parking spaces?
They Built This City
Would construction workers actually want to work in all these buildings they’re putting up?
Somewhat persecuted area nudists escape to Gunnison Beach in New Jersey at the end of the season.
But Where Do You Sleep?
With real-estate prices through the roof, Murphy-bed sales are “off the hook.”
Another day, another fall from grace for a public figure with a checkered past. How to watch your back—and your cell phone, your e-mail, your husband ...
Frank Bruni’s New Boss Pans Prose
“Ripe fruit basket.”
The Posture People
Alexander Technique disciples want New Yorkers to straighten up.
Upper West Side Baptists pray for real-estate guidance while façade-worshipping neighbors fret.
Ex–elf wrangler keeps the Macy’s balloons flying high.
Big Pimpin’ Grandmas
The Nets audition a troupe of old folks to grind to hip-hop during halftime (it’s not their favorite music).
The Preschooler Glut
Rabidly breeding Brooklyn parents faced with booked-up preschools.