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June 8, 1998 Issue

"The truth is that New York takes pretty good care of most of its people. The very rich and the very poor may get lousy care, but you don't have to."
-- Garrison Keillor

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FEATURES
New York’s Best Doctors

Chosen by their peers in every field, from primary care to the most esoteric of specialties, the more than 1,200 physicians on New York’s newest Best Doctors list are exactly the men and women you want on your case. They’re up on the latest technologies, devoted and smart, and working at the apex of their field. We’ve made our selections citywide, in every borough. And we’ve highlighted ten remarkable M.D.’s who exemplify what it means to be a great doctor. Plus: Garrison Keillor on the difficulties of selecting one great doc from all those names.

GOTHAM
Artistic risks at the Manhattan Theatre Club; a SoHo sculptor’s new digs; price is no object at the Knicks’ box office
GOTHAM STYLE A foot-powered Mercedes; 2 Seven 7’s heat

DEPARTMENTS
The City Politic
BY MICHAEL TOMASKY

The state Democratic convention is as disorganized as the party itself

The National Interest
BY HANNA ROSIN

The right can’t beat Clinton on domestic affairs, or personal affairs. Next up: Foreign policy.

The Insatiable Critic
BY GAEL GREENE

Butterfield 81 calls up a new chef from downtown

MARKETPLACE
Best Bets
BY CORKY POLLAN

Spiraling incense; a crunchy frog; Antik decorating choices

Sales & Bargains
BY ONDINE COHANE

Berk’s cashmeres; Cozy’s kiddie trims; Broadway Panhandler runs a barbecue

THE ARTS
Movies
BY DAVID DENBY

Truman doctrine: The critics want Jim Carrey to be the next Tom Hanks, but he’s not actor enough

Theater
BY JOHN SIMON

Is the team behind this reinterpreted Hamlet mad, or just pretending to be?

Art
BY MARK STEVENS

I gotta bee me: Wolfgang Laib’s peculiar, wonderful constructions of beeswax and pollen

Classical Music
BY PETER G. DAVIS

The orchestral bad boy Simon Rattle comes to Lincoln Center -- and the world doesn’t end

Dance
BY TOBI TOBIAS

Jerome Robbins re-creates his re-creation of Nijinska; the Parsons Dance Company panders

Television
BY JOHN LEONARD

San Francisco treat: After PBS balks, Showtime gives More Tales of the City airtime

CUE
New York Magazine's weekly guide to entertainment and the arts.

Intelligencer
(Gossip)
Classifieds
Strictly Personals

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