November 22, 1999 Issue
"You can pretty much say anything to a guy wearing a spaghetti-strap chemise."
-- Deborah Marlowe on the "Panty Party" at Baby Jupiter, "Wild, Wild Week"
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The Evening News
Reports of the death of nightlife have been greatly exaggerated. From Thursday-night Punjabi hip-hop jams to Wednesday-night house-music marathons, New York is partying harder than ever. A week in the life. Some barflies hear last call as the signal to trade their cosmopolitans for coke spoons, as Vanessa Grigoriadis reports. And that's not the only substance menacing clubland: Ethan Brown goes shopping on the Internet for the drug some dealers won't sell because it's sent so many users to the E.R.. Giuliani is already trying to shutter tomorrow's dance spots today, but Alec Foege discovers a new club culture, where the soundproofers are more important than the D.J.'s.
Hollywood's gothic geek Tim Burton goes to Sleepy Hollow to channel Ichabod Crane (and horse around with the spirit of Washington Irving).
BY CLIVE THOMPSON
How New York got stranded on the shoulder of the broadband superhighway
Consider the notion that Microsoft only feigned stupidity during the antitrust trial
Vintage sixties watches; pants that don't feel, or look, like maternity wear
A guide to the city's best yoga classes, for all ages and abilities
Sales & Bargains
Isabell flowers on a Kmart budget
Milla Jovovich's model Joan of Arc; Atom Egoyan loses his edge
BY JOHN SIMON
Donald Margulies mourns crumbling friendships in ruined marriages
Issey Miyake's visions are a playful, joyous art anomaly
Samuel Ramey's camp Mefistofele is passé
RKO 281 dramatizes the intrigue behind the making of Citizen Kane
The Insatiable Critic
Eating between meals: off-hours menus at the hottest restaurants