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August 9, 1999 Issue

"Someone bought this great oceanfront property for $6.8 million, and the thing they put up looks like it belongs on the Lido in Venice. It's just too much ego and money working in combination."
-- Realtor Tina Fredericks, from "Land's End"

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FEATURES
THE ULTIMATE HAMPTONS GUIDE

Land's End
BY ALEX WILLIAMS

With too much money chasing too little land, the Hamptons has become very Hong Kong. Plus: Living next door to Ira Rennert's super-manse.

Jigga Who
BY NANCY JO SALES

At his Fourth of July party, rapper Jay-Z made his society debut (as Busta Rhymes and Ivana Trump made small talk over Swedish meatballs).

Trickle-Down Boom
BY ETHAN SMITH

For every bond trader pouring money into an East End estate there's a Sheetrocker quietly climbing tax brackets.

Just You Wait
BY SHYAMA PATEL

So you want that $4,000 bike, that Shoshanna strapless number, some Sen sushi, a seaplane ride? Get in line.

Share and Share Alike
BY VANESSA GRIGORIADIS

The non-boldfaced go Club Med in a posh Bridgehampton rental.

Best of the East End
BY JO B. HOFFMAN

Nicole Miller's favorite farm stand, Pia Lindstrom's beach secret, Steven Gaines's ice-cream picks: Hamptons machers reveal all.


Tama Gets Her Groove Back
BY VANESSA GRIGORIADIS

No longer a slave of Manhattan, eighties literary sensation Tama Janowitz is 42 now, living in Brooklyn, and the mother of a 3-year-old. After a dry spell, she's generating the old buzz again with a new book.

GOTHAM
Boxing is back; Leonardo DiCaprioTM?
GOTHAM STYLE Let your dog have his day; Jackie bag accessories; sleeper chic

DEPARTMENTS
Media
BY MICHAEL WOLFF

Does Brown (Tina) go with Black (Cathleen)?

MARKETPLACE
Best Bets
BY CORKY POLLAN

Good old fixtures; new Kids Down the Block

Sales & Bargains
BY SHYAMA PATEL

A used laptop to meet your needs and your budget

THE ARTS
Movies
BY PETER RAINER

Altared state: Julia Roberts clicks, but not with Richard Gere

Books
BY WALTER KIRN

Channeling the Lost Generation

Theater
BY JOHN SIMON

Ireland's waspish Catholics

Classical Music
BY PETER G. DAVIS

In John Eliot Gardiner's period Schumann, few revelations

Dance
BY TOBI TOBIAS

Cunningham's stunning beauty

Television
BY JOHN LEONARD

HBO's unblinking look at legendary foul-mouth Lenny Bruce

Pop Music
BY ETHAN BROWN

Believe: In Springsteen, rock lives

The Underground Gourmet
BY JOSEPH O'NEILL

Locals Pat Pong and Saffron

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