March 6, 2000 Issue
"There was Wall Street and Bret Easton Ellis, and that was a Moment in Time. Now there's the Internet -- me, us, this -- and it is a Moment in Time."
-- Razorfish co-founder Craig Kanarick, "The Alley Cats"
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|COVER STORY||The Alley Cats|
BY VANESSA GRIGORIADIS
Back when Silicon Alley was still lower Broadway, a small group of friends drank together, dated one another, and dreamed about making media work on the Web. They grew into a new Establishment, the intellectual center of New York's new economy. One of them is worth more than $80 million. Another lives with two roommates in the East Village.
The Spoilers, and the Spoiled
On the court, Bill Bradley favored a subtle elbow to the ribs. If he'd campaigned that way against Al Gore, next week's primary might look like more of a nail-biter. John McCain, on the other hand, has been anything but subtle. Can the pro-Bush state party keep the faithful in line?
Just Say Nyet
The day Times reporter Tim O'Brien broke the Bank of New York money-laundering story, he met what seemed to be a dream Russian source. Instead, it was the beginning of a relationship worthy of Dostoevsky -- one that would take months to untangle.
Fed up with class, the networks go mass, with game shows for the silent majority of losers
BY PEGGY EDERSHEIM KALB
Brokers are going all-out on their Websites -- driving the market to an even higher state of frenzy
Louis Vuitton travel guides; smart dumbbells
Beyond man-with-van: the city's best moving resources
Sales & Bargains
Affordable alternatives to snakeskin, the season's hottest leather
Michael Douglas delivers a hilarious rendition of the lit life
BY JOHN SIMON
After 50 years, The Time of the Cuckoo still enchants
The Met makes an unhappy mess of The Merry Widow
BAM salutes black contributions to modern dance
Three new albums expand the frontiers of pop
Hamming it up at Douglas Rodriguez's latest restaurant