May 3, 1999 Issue
Best of New York
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The Best of New York
Once again, New York's finest (not to say bravest), with some boldfaced backup, combed the city, testing, touching, and tasting, to positively I.D. the best of everything.
The Sporting Life
BY CHRIS SMITH
Darryl Strawberry has been used as a symbol of baseballs decline and rebirth. What now?
The principal of the thing: bringing big names and big money to the public schools
The valedictory of a self-proclaimed "jazz fossil"
The Insatiable Critic
John Tesar goes global with the Dining Room; Tabla on the cheap
Sweep in style; eggs zapped; discreet diaries
Sales & Bargains
$9.99 wine; frames by Calvin Klein
Pushing Tin doesn't fly; an anti-high-school high-school flick
BY JOHN SIMON
Frank Wildhorn's Broadway hat trick is nothing to sing about
The Whitney's "American Century": a lot more pop than art
Lauren Flanigan enters the pantheon with a glorious Intermezzo
Knock-kneed: Eliot Feld's well-meaning Ballet Tech lacks rigor
Hard rain: Noah's Ark as a special-effects spectacular