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Test Drive Archive

May 20, 2005
Scour Power

Body scrubs for all tastes—with carrots, apples, or plain old salt.

March 15, 2004
Small World

MP3 players are smaller, cheaper, and cuter than ever. Which one is for you?

February 23, 2004
Super Nova

Bagels and lox is a New York tradition—but whose salmon is freshest?

February 2, 2004
Training Day

At top salons, you can snip the price down to almost nothing—if you play guinea pig.

December 1, 2003
Pot Sticklers

Come teatime at these elegant midtown hotels, you’ll be sipping pretty.

November 24, 2003
Face Facts

Become your own makeup artist with lessons from the (right) pros.

October 20, 2003
Cool Beans

Whose house blend is best? Our blind tasting had eye-opening results.

September 29, 2003
How Sweet It Is

Rosh Hashanah desserts are everywhere. But which bakery makes you wanna challah?

September 22, 2003
Closet Case

We emptied our wardrobes to create this guide to the city’s best consignment shops.

August 25, 2003
Exercise Powers

Muscling in on private, apparatus-based pilates, we separate the strong from the weak.

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