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August 2, 1999
Acquired Taste

Get familiar with the fine arts of choosing wine, perusing antiques, making dessert, and . . . selling fine art.

July 26, 1999
The Sultan of Schwing

With his magazine Maxim -- and now Stuff -- Felix Dennis aims to put man in touch with his inner frat boy. Nobody needs a lesson in how to fold a pocket square anymore: This is the new high-five journalism, and beer and (semi-clothed) babes have never looked so good.

July 26, 1999
There's Something About Geno

A legend among his character-actor friends at Marylou's and Elaine's for his impeccable style and his long romance with the wiseguy life, Geno Durante hasn't been seen much in the movies, but he's played one role to perfection: himself.

July 19, 1999
Harvey's Next Wave

In 1967, BAM was being rented out for karate classes and marked for razing. Harvey Lichtenstein turned it into one of the world's most influential performing-arts centers. What will he do for an encore?

July 19, 1999
The Quiet Man

When a convicted sex offender moves in next door, you want to be told. That's what Megan's Law is all about. But for some offenders, it can turn the neighborhood into a powder keg. And for others, like Frank Penna, the punishment may not fit the crime at all.

July 19, 1999
Going Postal

As e-mail makes the rounds these days, we're all getting a lot more done. Or are we? The merry chatterers are torn about e-mail, the quick pick-me-up that's scarily addictive.

July 12, 1999
The High Cost of Leaving

With rent control and stabilization at death's door, landlords are giving tenants damn near anything they want to just scram.

July 12, 1999
Cho & Tell

Disappearing parents. Humiliation-by-sitcom. Nosedive into substance abuse. Comedian Margaret Cho's life is just a laugh riot.

July 12, 1999
The Outer Borough

Staten Island has long been demeaned as a provincial punch line. But flashy, independent, and unapologetically outré, it's one of the last brash outposts in an increasingly prim city.

June 21, 1999
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