- December 20, 2004 | It Happened This Year: A Guide to 2004
- Firefighters Lost Their Halos.
A drunken brawl and a sex scandal made people realize that risking your life to save others doesn’t automatically make you a saint.
- May 15, 2000 | Cityside
- The Laptop Nomads
They're in every Starbucks and coffee shop; even sometimes in churches. Who are they? What are they typing? Don't they have a job? For the first time, one of these strangers speaks.
- January 3, 2000 | Cityside
- Happy Ending
Even in the new Times Square, signs of the possibly imminent apocalypse are everywhere. But thanks to Rudy and Hollywood, we may not recognize it when it comes.
- April 26, 1999 | Cityside
- Life in the Clouds
In a Chelsea storefront, the good life comes down to essentials: a hand-rolled cigar, a drop of Scotch, and a spot on the most comfortable couch in the whole world.
- February 19, 2001 | Cityside
- Signs of the Times
A world away from Mylar building "wraps" and dot-com neon, Brooklyn billboards still trumpet by-gone businesses like Eagle Clothes.
- November 12, 2001 | Cityside
- The Jazz Scientist
Musician, scientist, inventor of his own martial art -- "Me and Shaq? Anytime" -- Milford Graves, marching to his own beat, is the different drummer.
- May 3, 1999 | Cityside
- Matt Shipp's Out
What happens when a great piano player makes music and no one's there to record it? That's what Lower East Side free-jazz legend Matt Shipp intends to find out.
- March 22, 1999 | Cityside
- 1999: A Bronx Odyssey
Joe DiMaggio embodied mid-century American values; Stanley Kubrick savagely satirized them. But the two Bronx geniuses were more alike than meets the eye.
- July 15, 2002 | Cityside
- Broadway Sosa
Boys don't sew. In the South Bronx, boys definitely don't sew. But Emilio Sosa did, and now he's one of the hottest costume designers in New York theater.
- May 13, 2002 | Cityside
- Sudac the Mysterious
The bleeding markings on the wrists and feet of Croatian priest Zlatko Sudac have made him an ecclesiastical superstar. He usually doesn't display them -- but have faith.