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July 27, 1998 Issue

"This year, it feels like we're working on a classic."
-- Yankees pitcher David Cone, from "Damn Good Yankees"

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FEATURES
Damn Good Yankees
BY CHRIS SMITH

Before David Wells's perfect game, they looked like mere front-runners; since then, the Yankees have seemed invincible. With the whiners of '96 gone, they also resemble something unheard-of these days: a team.

Liquid Asset
BY JOHNATHAN VAN METER

Her sizzling South Beach nightclub solidified Miami's hot-spot status, and her girlfriends Madonna and Sandra Bernhard have made Ingrid Casares the "It" girl of the beau (or at least the demi-) monde. So why can't she catch a break in New York?

Manhattan Transfer
BY JAMES KAPLAN

Since moving his headquarters from Vienna to Greene Street, fashion designer Helmut Lang has been rattling Seventh Avenue, not only with the most singular collection of the season but also with his go-it-alone business strategy.

GOTHAM
A paucity of sommeliers; Manhattan's man-drawn carriages
GOTHAM STYLE Asian-American streetwear designers; stackable bracelets

DEPARTMENTS
The City Politic
BY MICHAEL TOMASKY

In the battle to challenge the Fonz, Gerry Ferraro may not be as far out front as you think

Restaurants
BY HAL RUBENSTEIN

Ken Aretsky finally gets serious about the food at Patroon

MARKETPLACE
Best Bets
BY CORKY POLLAN

Bread-and-butter Bonnard; inflatable bags; classy plastic totes

Tech
BY SIMON DUMENCO

Sony's new bantamweight notebook; Aiwa's jogproof disc player

Sales & Bargains
BY ONDINE COHANE

Sexy underthings; eveningwear; thank-you notes; financial advice

THE ARTS
Movies
BY DAVID DENBY

Steven Spielberg's Saving Private Ryan is a stunning war epic

Theater
BY JOHN SIMON

Even with Helen Hunt and Paul Rudd, Lincoln Center Theater's Twelfth Night is all wet

Classical Music
BY PETER G. DAVIS

Lincoln Center Festival's Patience & Sarah is a rare -- and moving -- opera about women in love

CUE
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