May 24, 1999 Issue
Foods of Summer
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Foods of Summer '99
BY GILLIAN DUFFY
Loud Records owner Steven Rifkind bases his business on the street, dispatching an army of kids to 25 cities to give away goodies, searching for the next Wu-Tang Clan, and, not incidentally, promoting a $100 million company that's selling records, marketing clothes, and now making movies with Miramax.
Why perennial media baron Barry Diller casts a longer shadow than your average billionaire
BY NIKKI FINKE
Stars' Wars! How the summer blockbusters will fare
The Bottom Line
Slow learner? The leading provider of easy access to new Internet stocks needs an update
The Insatiable Critic
Another Watergate scandal: Jean-Louis Palladin's Gotham debut falters
Serve up summer on trays rustic and refined
Scorched berth: The perfect grill for your barbecuing needs
Sales & Bargains
Turn lame CDs into gold at the city's music resale stores.
Despite the hype, a Star Wars prequel myth-es the mark
BY WALTER KIRN
Annie Proulx talks the cowboy talk in Close Range
In Do Re Mi, Nathan Lane shows why Encores! should be treasured
Alfred Brendel's festival of ice at Carnegie Hall
ABC's slinky Cleopatra plays fast and loose with history