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November 8, 1999 Issue

Single in the City '99

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FEATURES
Single in the City '99

What's Love Got to Do With It?
BY LILY BURANA

Dating up, dating down, dating for dollars or real estate or sex: Hooking up has never been more complicated in a city where size (as in assets) often matters more than sighs.

Where To Find It

Dating up, dating down, dating for dollars or real estate or sex: Hooking up has never been more complicated in a city where size (as in assets) often matters more than sighs.

Site Unseen
BY TED GIDEONSE

The chat rooms of AOL are fast replacing Chelsea as the gay pickup scene, but how can it be that everyone just happens to be a six-foot-two, well-built Dylan McDermott look-alike?

Tuxedo Junction
BY SARAH BERNARD

The charity circuit doubles as a high-class dating service for the city's most eligible singles: A modest contribution buys a year of party-hopping and a wealth of prescreened phone numbers.

Lady's Choice
BY NANCY JO SALESDetermined to become a mom, but with no prospective dad in sight, the author invited eight former flames to dinner. By the time the dishes were cleared, she hoped, she'd be on her way to a family.

Franchise Players
BY ARIEL LEVYEvery schoolchild has heard of the Emancipation Proclamation, but how many know what happened at Seneca Falls in 1848? Ken Burns's documentary about suffragettes Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton revisits the forgotten sexual revolution that won American women the vote.

GOTHAM
AniVillage; Fight Club for Generation X stumbles into a merger; Saturday Night Fever suffers heat loss
GOTHAM STYLE A London bites the Big Apple

DEPARTMENTS
The National Interest
BY MICHAEL TOMASKY

What Al Gore still doesn't get about voters

Sports
BY CHRIS SMITH

The dutiful sons won it all again, but for many Yankees this was a bittersweet Series

MARKETPLACE
Best Bets
BY CORKY POLLAN

A proper home for your caviar; de Luz linens; cool tools

Sales & Bargains
BY SHYAMA PATEL

New York's top salons lower their prices for "S&B" readers only

THE CRITICS
Movies
BY PETER RAINER

Being John Malkovich goes really inside the cult of personality

Books
BY WALTER KIRN

Epic congeniality makes Ahab's Wife a good read

Theater
BY JOHN SIMON

James Joyce's masterwork The Dead belongs on the page, not the stage

Art
BY MARK STEVENS

In Francesco Clemente's sensual paintings, there are no boundaries between cultures -- or bodies

Classical Music
BY PETER G. DAVIS

Operation: Orfeo descends into a kitschy hell of its own making

Television
BY JOHN LEONARD

Operation: Orfeo descends into a kitschy hell of its own making

Pop Music
BY ETHAN BROWN

Rock may not be dead yet, but three recent albums make a case for artificial respiration

The Insatiable Critic
BY GAEL GREENE

That's offal good! Bastianich and Batali do like the Romans at Lupa

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