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Arianne Cohen

April 2, 2007
Attack of the 6-Foot Women’s Stores

West 39th Street has been overrun by statuesque female shoppers.

December 25, 2006 |
Because We Like to Watch

New Yorkers don’t need to watch sex tapes. We live in the voyeurism capital of the world, where we can catch our neighbors in the act practically any time we want.

November 5, 2007 |
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.

December 10, 2007
The All-Purpose Head Thingy

A Buff is a seamless, tubular piece of fabric that’s an all-in-one hat/scarf/bandanna/face mask/scrunchie/headband that can be styled to fit the current weather.

February 9, 2009 | Features
Going Deaf and Blind in a City of Noise and Lights

Rebecca Alexander has a condition that is robbing her of her sight and her hearing. But she can’t stop moving at 100 miles an hour.

December 15, 2008
Getting Payback

A trainer wrecked your back. An ATM ate your twenty. A money-borrowing friend is avoiding you. Some phone time and a little paperwork can bring lost causes to sweet resolution.

October 6, 2008 |
Headliners

What became of ten memorable newsmakers.

March 31, 2008
Need a Ride?

It looks (and accelerates) like a bumper car, but the Smart Fortwo is a joy in the city.

February 18, 2008 | Intelligencer
End of the Line

For Second Avenue shop owners, it’s a subway to hell.

March 10, 2008 | Intelligencer
Not Ready for Subprime

New Yorkers behind on their mortgages try to save their homes. How’d they get in such a mess?

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