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March 8, 1999 Issue

"Three days in Haiti is a year's course in realism and in the ways we find to transcend it. It will not leave you unchanged."
--Pico Iyer, from "Get Out of Town"

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FEATURES
Get Out of Town

River-running on the Delaware? Biking in Negril? Or perhaps your tastes run to wild nightlife in Reykjavik. With our first annual weekend travel issue, New York offers quick-trip suggestions for every budget, energy level, and season. Whether you're looking for romance in high style, family-friendly adventure, or indulgent solitude, we can tell you where to go (along with how to get there and where to stay and eat). Plus: Four writers on getaways that went awry.

It's in the Bag
BY SALLY SINGER

From stovepipe cashmere jeans to a bugle-bead slip dress, we offer simple, stylish solutions to wrinkle- and worry-free weekend packing -- whether you're headed to Buckingham Palace or Caesars.

Young Gun
BY VANESSA GRIGORIADIS

Laddish London director Guy Ritchie has charmed critics (not to mention Madonna) with his raffish first film, Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels. But this latter-day Tarantino wants to be . . . Jerry Bruckheimer.

Unholy War
BY CHRISTOPHER BONANOS

The demotion of Robert Stephanopoulos, the popular dean of Holy Trinity Cathedral (and, yes, father of George) was the latest stunner in a pitched battle between leaders in the American Greek Orthodox Church and the archbishop they accuse of old-world tyranny.

GOTHAM
The Whitney in limbo; the Y vs. the little old lady
GOTHAM STYLE Clogs with a light touch; wildlife for the wrist

DEPARTMENTS
The City Politic
BY MICHAEL TOMASKY

Will white politicians ever get angry about police brutality?

Media
BY MICHAEL WOLFF

Michael Ovitz: managing talent or just spin?

The Underground Gourmet
BY JOSEPH O'NEILL

Family-style noodles, and gourmet vegan (not an oxymoron)

MARKETPLACE
Best Bets
BY CORKY POLLAN

Minimal shades, panoramic views

Smart City
BY STEPHANIE WILLIAMS

Beating the rent-a-car boondoggle

Sales & Bargains
BY SHYAMA PATEL

Hair and makeup tips straight from the runways

THE ARTS
Movies
BY PETER RAINER

Both 8 MM and 200 Cigarettes pretend to be something they're not

Theater
BY JOHN SIMON

Only one bulb brightens the musical Bright Lights Big City

Art
BY MARK STEVENS

At P.S. 1, Minimalist Ronald Bladen is reborn as a romantic

Classical Music
BY PETER G. DAVIS

Mauling Mahler at Lincoln Center

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

Intelligencer
(Gossip)

Classifieds
Strictly Personals

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