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Matt Gross

February 23, 2004 | Test Drive
Super Nova

Bagels and lox is a New York tradition—but whose salmon is freshest?

November 17, 2003 | Ask New York
I Need Space!

I'm trying to finish my first novel, but my husband the aspiring rock star is always practicing at home. I can’t concentrate! Where can I go—or where can I send him—so we can hone our crafts in peace?

November 3, 2003 | Intelligencer
If The Shoe Fits, You Must Be Trying To Look Like Uma

What sort of hip (or not so hip) New Yorkers wear which of the season’s cool sneakers?

October 27, 2003 | Feature
Age of Anxiety

Not everyone can be as rich as Bill Gates by 30.

September 8, 2003 | Feature
You Can Find Them in Da Club?!?

From Hebrew homies to homo thugs, meet the new wave of novelty rappers.

February 10, 2003 | Feature
Top 5 Quickie Ski Trips

This month's cold snap may make for a nasty trudge to the subway, but it's given the Northeast a beautiful coat of snow. Seize the moment, and hit the slopes.

November 11, 2002 | Feature
One Life to Limn by Michiko Kakutani

Dave Eggers, Donna Tartt, and Zadie Smith must be licking their wounds after Times critic Michiko Kakutani's recent drubbing of their sophomore books. But if they want to get back in her good graces, they should stop licking and start limning.

November 4, 2002 | Feature
Eggers's Slow Velocity

He may be a literary rock star, but Dave Eggers is no Eminem. Check out sales of his new book at indie New York bookstores.

October 21, 2002 | Top Five
Offbeat Street Eats

Forget Sabrett hot dogs and those "meat"-over-rice combos. New York's best sidewalk cuisine is flavored by nearly every nation on earth.

October 7, 2002 | Top Five
Private Libraries

The New York Public Library on 42nd Street is a civic treasure. But the city is strewn with specialist collections and reading rooms that -- for modest fees -- offer quiet and respite from Net-surfing term-paper writers.