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March 26, 2007
Which Lit Scene Is More Stuck Up?

The Verdict From Nick Hornby, Lionel Shriver, and More.

March 26, 2007
Are We No Longer the World’s Financial Capital?

London is rapidly emerging as a center of financial innovation. London-based hedge funds are snapping up property in Mayfair, and London has also outgrown New York to become the world’s center of over-the-counter derivatives.

March 26, 2007
A Guide to London's Hottest Young Stage Actors

To be a leading actor on the London stage is to have it all: fame, acclaim, and a table at the Ivy. Which of these young thesps will be the next Olivier or Dench?

March 26, 2007
Who Puts on a Better Show?

Is theater more enjoyable in London because of the age-old tradition of drinking before a play?

March 26, 2007
Sold on London? Not So Fast.

Emily Bobrow, an online editor for The Economist, polls her friends and colleagues on aspects of London that categorically suck.

March 26, 2007
Who Rocks Harder?

While the U.S. as a whole reliably ignores the latest London sensation, New Yorkers will dutifully pack the Bowery Ballroom to see what it’s all about (like Bloc Party, Kaiser Chiefs).

March 26, 2007
Where's the Sex Better?

According to area sexperts, London lags up to four years behind New York, which means pubic topiary, sex diarists, and speed dating are just hitting their stride.

March 26, 2007
Who’s Got Juicier Gossip?

London, obviously. In fact, in a city with thirteen daily newspapers, it can be easy to feel swamped.

March 26, 2007
A Dinner Party

Gwyneth Paltrow apparently finds dinner parties more entertaining in London than in New York. Is it true? We dispatched two revelers to deliver post-party dossiers.

March 26, 2007
London (The Other New York.)

The U.K. capital has become a teeming global boomtown, equal parts shiny and gritty, and our cocky rival for finance, food, fashion, and plain-old fun. But let’s get serious: Would you really want to live there?

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