- November 11, 1996 | Feature
- Meet Your Neighbor, Thomas Pynchon
While scholars speculated that he had lost his mind, or taken to the road, the world's most successful media fugitive, author of Gravity's Rainbow, and The Crying of Lot 49, has been living quietly among us. A literary investigation.
- May 18, 1998 | Feature
- Dream Rover
She toys with canine heart -- but whose is breaking?
- March 13, 2000 | Feature
- Road Rules
Joint custody turns a weekend road trip into a weekly ritual. A family can grow up and grow together one 70-mile leg at a time.
- May 17, 1999 | Feature
- Why New York Kids Say It Couldn't Happen Here
To many Manhattan high-school students, the hatred and cruelty in Colorado are unthinkable: The city itself preaches tolerance.
- August 9, 1999 | Feature
- Hip-Hop Go the Hamptons
Where does a young man from the projects go when his album hits multi-platinum? The Hamptons, of course (by helicopter). Jay-Z talks about life with his new friends.
- November 8, 1999 | Feature
- The Baby Dinner
Approaching 35, the author had babies on the brain, but there was one little problem: men in Manhattan. And then she thought, Is a husband really necessary? A story of modern motherhood.
- March 30, 1998 | Feature
- Report From the Front
Its a war zone out there. Casualties mount. Supplies are low. Time is short. Everyone is insane. But single New Yorkers soldier on, looking for love.
- August 24, 1998 | Feature
- Caution: These Kids Are About to Blow Up
Hitting it big before the age of 25 -- the way Puffy did -- is the new club-kid dream. And for these three guys, promoting New York's hottest parties is just a stepping-stone. "We're starting an empire," one of them says.
- May 8, 2000 | Profile
- House of the Rising Ronsons
A battalion of young Ronsons, armed with talent and virtually inexhaustible celebrity connections, have overrun Manhattan social life. Where did they get their precocious gifts? From their parents, of course. A hip-hop Edith Wharton tale.
- September 6, 1999 | Feature
- Vida Lopez
Why Jennifer Lopez, Puerto Rican Day parade grand marshal, girlfriend (maybe) of Puffy Combs, inspired by Selena, aspiring to be Barbra Streisand, and owner of America's most famous backside, might be the celebrity of the future.