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January 3, 2000
Ambassador A-List

U.N. ambassador Dick Holbrooke's hyperaggressive style has made him perhaps the country's most successful diplomat since Kissinger. And now he's using his glittering connections to bring the U.N. into the fabric of the city's social life.

January 3, 2000
Shall We Dance?

Ten years after taking over the American Dance Theater, Judith Jamison -- Alvin Ailey's astonishing muse -- celebrates with a Kennedy Center Honor.

December 20, 1999

Josh Harris is using his Silicon Alley millions to fuel a wild, Warholian downtown art scene while building a new company, Pseudo, that's at the forefront of interactive Net TV. (Good Lord, is this the future of television?)

December 13, 1999
Dropping the Ball

Cowed by crowds and wary of Y2K trouble, New Yorkers are staying home in droves this New Year's Eve. That means some of the best seats in the house are still available. But good luck getting a cab.

December 13, 1999
The Shooter

Richard Murphy was known as an exemplary cop -- until last February, when he and three partners fired 41 bullets at Amadou Diallo. With the murder trial starting next month, Murphy tells his story.

December 13, 1999
December 13, 1999
Barb Wired

So what if Barbara Corcoran has sold only three apartments in her life? The lady in red runs the second-largest residential real-estate agency in the city and owns the market for sound bites.

December 6, 1999
The McCain Mutiny

In the backwash of the Clinton scandal, voters are more interested in the messenger than in the message, and that's made the freewheeling, straight-shooting John McCain a contender, even among Democrats. He may be against abortion and gun control -- but at least he believes in something.

December 6, 1999
Questrom Authority

Can master retailer Allen Questrom discipline Barneys, a store known best for its ultrahip excesses, while competing in the boutique world the fashion-forward emporium invented?

November 29, 1999
The Fame of the the Dame

Can a rude, clueless, provincial Australian woman who's actually a man conquer Broadway and win a place in the American cultural pantheon? Barry Humphries's Dame Edna is on the verge.

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