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Jada Yuan

December 16, 2002 | Feature
The Low Lights

New York's first street gangs date to the 1790s, when young apprentices organized themselves by trade and spent their off-hours terrorizing pedestrians. Since then, it's been all downhill.

December 16, 2002 | Profile
If You Like Gina Kolata . . . : Times Writer Receives an Unlikely Tribute

In the manner of the Dead Kennedys and Marilyn Manson, a band of brainy twentysomething rockers from Brooklyn have chosen to grant New York Times science writer Gina Kolata the ultimate (ironic) flattery...

May 20, 2005 | Gift Guide 2002
All I Want For. . .

What do children want? We asked a whole slew of 'em what they hope to find under the Christmas tree, Hanukkah bush, Kwanzaa mkeka. Certain themes emerged -- did someone mention Yu-Gi-Oh! cards? -- and, to paraphrase Arthur Godfrey, some kids say the darnedest things.

November 4, 2002 | Restaurants & Food
Blecch or Treat?

We asked foodies: What's the grossest -- um, most adventurous -- thing you've ever eaten?

August 12, 2002 | Feature
Score More?

The editors of randy men's magazines seem to be conquering the world with their beer-and-babes formula. We asked these gentlemen: How has work affected your sex life?

June 24, 2002 | Feature
Throw the Booker at 'Em!
June 17, 2002 | Feature
Go Not So Directly to Jail
May 13, 2002 | Feature
When Shush Comes to Shove

Job-seekers, scholars, lunatics! The city's overcrowded, underfunded libraries have become a war zone.

April 22, 2002 | Feature
Vegetarian Restaurants

Earth Day is this week, on April 22. And isn't it easier to save the planet when you've had a good meal first?

April 8, 2002 | Top Five
Baseball Books

Being a true fan is all about knowing more than your neighbor. And this season's books mean you'll start the year with more to say than the guy next to you at the stadium -- or that interloper from Oakland with the fat contract.

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