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November 8, 1999
The Baby Dinner

Approaching 35, the author had babies on the brain, but there was one little problem: men in Manhattan. And then she thought, Is a husband really necessary? A story of modern motherhood.

November 8, 1999
Tax-Free Bonding

They're dancing as fast as they can on today's charity circuit, where investment bankers and fashion publicists are hoping they'll bag a very significant other.

November 1, 1999
Wine 2K

If the world is going to come to an end when the calendar rolls over, wouldn't you like to go out with a truly worthy bottle of wine? Whether your taste runs to a delicate champagne or a woodsy Rhône classic, here's a vintage befitting a millennial splurge.

October 25, 1999
An Officer and an Atrocity

There are several conflicting theories about what happened in the 70th Precinct on the night Abner Louima was assaulted. Based on one of them, Charles Schwarz may spend the rest of his life in prison. A reexamination of the city's most depraved police-brutality case.

October 18, 1999
Champagne Wishes and Caviar Dreams

At the Russian Tea Room, Warner LeRoy unwraps a fabulous Fabergé egg of a restaurant -- even as a messy divorce threatens to divide his kingdom.

October 4, 1999
Lower West Side Story

Everything SoHo was fifteen years ago -- creative hotbed, destination for the gotta-have-its, quiet streets concealing vast loft spaces and galleries -- West Chelsea is today. And there aren't any tourists. Yet.

September 20, 1999
Hail The Conquering Hero

Can you sell a conservative good ol' boy from Texas to a bunch of liberal New Yorkers? George W.'s team thinks you can. And guess what? Jerry Seinfeld already wrote them a check.

September 20, 1999
There's Something About Mary

She reinvented R&B for the nineties with painful, personal songs about love and loss. Now, secure as the self-styled "queen of hip-hop soul," Mary J. Blige is finally getting happy -- her way.

September 20, 1999
The Summer of Her Discontent

As she fought off a barrage of bad press over staff defections and her affair with a married man, a funny thing happened to Vogue's famously frosty Anna Wintour. She began to seem, well . . . human.

September 13, 1999
Television: Boys' Town

Action is darker than Larry Sanders, savvier than South Park, as risqué as Sex and the City. And you won't even need a cable box to catch it.

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