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Mark Jacobson

May 10, 2004 | Feature
Supersize City

How could it be that there are more McDonald’s here than anywhere else?

May 3, 2004 | Feature
Night-Shifting For the Hip Fleet

It has been a year since I drove a cab, but the old garage still looks the same.

May 3, 2004 | Feature
The Word from the Belmore

It’s official: Old-time drivers, who hang out at the Belmore, say they’re suffering.

May 3, 2004 | Feature
Taxi Driver

An old-school cabbie checks reaction to the changes from behind the wheel.

March 22, 2004 | The Culture Business
Howard's Bush Bash

Radicalized by the FCC’s obscenity crusade, Howard Stern, formerly New York’s raunchiest Republican, is becoming a Democrat.

January 12, 2004 | Feature
Book of Isiah

With a bloated payroll, an injured superstar, notoriously clueless management, and a perpetually hangdog look, the Knicks were basketball's walking dead. Then Isiah Thomas arrived, and a sudden quickening occurred. What's behind that smile?

December 22, 2003 | Feature
The Place To Be

From the Stork and El Morocco to Max’s, Studio, and Moomba, legends were made In The Nighttime. 100 Years Of New York’s Greatest Scenes.

October 27, 2003 | Winter Travel
Angkor's Away

Cambodia’s Angkor Wat isn’t Disneyland, but that’s precisely the point. If you really want your kids to know the world, you’ve got to take them somewhere real.

September 15, 2003 | 2004 Race
Reverend President!?

Whether he’s running for president of America— or president of Black America—Al Sharpton’s political sphere just got a lot bigger. “People used to say I was an ambulance chaser. I said, Fool, I am the ambulance. Now I’m the national ambulance.”

April 21, 2003 | Feature
Can I Read Your Mind?

Who are those mysterious women in their storefronts, beckoning you in to meet your future? Are they con artists? And more important: Do they know what they are talking about? One writer's exploration.

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