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August 24, 1998
Mom's Place in History

When Mom sold the house in Flushing, Queens, you could see the sweep of the immigrant saga -- and New York changing hands.

August 24, 1998
Dirty Joke

If the lesson of Rudy's hero Fiorello La Guardia is any guide, the disappearance of smut will prove illusory. Today, porn shops are beginning to peddle trinkets; how long before trinket shops start pushing porn to serve a hankering market?

August 24, 1998
Driving Mrs. Whitney

Let the cynics snicker. Sprightly 72-year-old heiress Marylou Whitney and her adoring new 33-year-old husband, John Hendrickson, are too haute and bothered to notice.

August 17, 1998
Charles King's Holy War

There's nobody he won't take on in his crusade for homeless people with AIDS. Even the mayor. And that may have cost him $6.5 million.

August 17, 1998
Mix Master

As hip to hip-hop and electronica as he is to Tori Amos, Craig Kallman is driving Atlantic Records all over the pop-music map in search of hits.

August 10, 1998
The Odd Squad

The Upright Citizens Brigade's latest mission: to infiltrate the prize time slot following South Park.

August 10, 1998
The Long Goodbye

For generations, Jewish educators dominated New York's public schools. Now that era is over. Does anybody care? Meet Milton Fein, the last of the Mohicans.

August 3, 1998
Adult Education / Culture: Food for Thought

High art to low, Broadway to Buddhism -- broaden your mind without those pesky exams.

August 3, 1998
Adult Education / Sports: Body Work

There's only so far a stationary bike can take you. It's time to get out of the gym and into that Speedo.

August 3, 1998
Adult Education / Arts and Crafts:
Handmade Dreams

When you make it yourself, you make it yours -- from clothes to candlesticks to handcrafted paper.

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