May 29, 2000 Issue
"There have been adversities. You face them with as much grace as you can muster, and as much intelligence as you can, and as much kindness."
-- Donna Hanover, "Romancing a Stone"
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|FEATURES||Romancing a Stone|
BY CRAIG HOROWITZ
Nothing we knew about Rudy Giuliani prepared us for the operatic drama at City Hall in the past few weeks. How did the man we've known as the ultimate control freak lose control so swiftly? Love's got everything to do with it. The story of the mayor's romances -- and his decision.
Breaking the Code
Until the moment she blew the whistle on the mayor, Donna Hanover was best known to New Yorkers as an absentee First Lady. In a series of interviews over the past year, she painted a detailed if diplomatic portrait of her life as actress, TV personality, and de facto single mom in Gracie Mansion.
HAMPTONS PREVIEW 2000
Jonathan Adler sets up shop in East Hampton, Maya's gives way to Saracen, Starbucks besets Bridgehampton, and the Red Horse Market now delivers brunch. Plus: Kim Goad on why Courtney Ross's neighbors are so angry.
Fork It Over
With $25 million as the new benchmark, it's a sellers' market to beat all sellers' markets -- except virtually no one's selling..
Sexy strappy heels, micro shorts, and bold floral halter tops give weekend casual a whole new meaning out east.
BY BETH LANDMAN KEIL WITH IAN SPIEGELMAN
The Bottom Line
A writer joins the urban nomads
The City Politic
Hillary's in the catbird seat -- time to make some noise
Can Kurt Andersen trade Inside dope for hard cash?
Brilliant summer houseguests
Sales & Bargains
Teeny bikinis with teeny prices
Low-cost pre-summer makeovers
Woody Allen's Small Time Crooks bungles a routine comedy
Philip Roth looks at the nightmare of American racism -- and shrugs
BY JOHN SIMON
A stunning testament to the Matthew Shepard tragedy
The Guggenheim's fin de siècle defies the conventional wisdom
The Three Tenors' newest trick
The Diamond Project is still mostly coal
The Last Days, about Hitler's final push, should not be missed
When did Pearl Jam become a classic-rock band?
The Insatiable Critic
Vine could make the financial district a foodie destination