- November 14, 2005 | Feature
How are New Yorkers coping with the fear du jour? They wouldn’t mind getting some Tamiflu (not that it’ll necessarily help).
- July 19, 2004 | Feature
- Upper-Class Warfare at the Met
The Met’s expansion plan has touched off a rebellion among the museum’s well-heeled neighbors—and set its current director, Philippe de Montebello, against his raging predecessor, Thomas Hoving.
- April 19, 2004 | Feature
- Tot Therapy
Feeling the pressure from the city’s elite schools, New York parents are having their toddlers see professionals for idiosyncratic speech and clumsiness. But the cure may be worse than the disease.
- February 16, 2004 | Feature
- Looks to Die For
Plastic surgery was one of novelist Olivia Goldsmith’s favorite themes. But when she went into the hospital for a chin-tuck, the ending—death—was one she never would have written.
- November 17, 2003 | Feature
- Alpha Women, Beta Men
Wives are increasingly outearning their husbands, but their new financial muscle is causing havoc in the home.
- October 13, 2003 | Intelligencer
- The School Glossy
A Trinity senior (with a little help from Dad) launches a mag for private-school kids.
- July 21, 2003 | Feature
- Rocky Mountain Fervor
McMansions on the Shawangunks?!? Ulster County revolts against its local squire.
- January 13, 2003 | Feature
- Generation Sexless
No sex, please -- we're married! Between the kids and the economy, it's no surprise that New Yorkers' libidos are shrinking faster than their 401(k)s.
- October 21, 2002 | Feature
- Mom Vs. Mom
It used to be the battle of the sexes: Now it's the battle of the moms. Working and nonworking mothers are slugging it out in the schoolyard over who's the better parent -- and who gets to have a sex life.
- August 12, 2002 | New York Magazine
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