September 18, 2000 Issue
"Some people go to New York and they're never really a New Yorker. Bill Clinton will be a New Yorker in five minutes."
-- Donna Shalala, "Mr. Clinton Goes to New York"
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|FEATURES||Mr. Clinton Goes to New York|
BY JENNIFER SENIOR
Bill Clinton has always been ambitious, lustful, and self-involved -- a New Yorker waiting to happen. And once he's taken a bite out of the Big Apple, there's going to be no keeping him on the farm in Chappaqua. There'll be morning jogs in Central Park, lunches at the Grill Room, and dinners at parties -- and McDonald's -- all over town. And if he can make it here . . .
Queerer Than Thou
Showtime's Queer As Folk boldly goes where no TV show has gone before: gay men's bedrooms. And what it finds -- 29-year-olds taking teenagers home with them -- has made it a risqué, controversial hit in England. But is America ready to see gay sex in the city?
Charged with reviving a slumping American icon, Coach's creative director Reed Krakoff took the company's bags from the pages of the The Official Preppy Handbook to the cover of Women's Wear Daily. One day, he might even be carrying them into a Coach hotel.
Schools for Scampi
You'd think Manhattanites would sooner starve than cook. But a shocking number wield a whisk in their own kitchens, with a little help from brilliant instructors who teach everything from mastering moussaka to cooking up five easy pizzas.
The Roundabout gobbles up the American Place Theater; Pete Sampras volleys with a rooster; Tuvalu gets wired
GOTHAM REAL ESTATE
The man who set off the battle of the brokers readies his next salvo
Camouflage goes uptown; Chanel goes to Woodbury Common
The National Interest
Dubya's slip about Adam Clymer seemed beside the point, but it could become a turning point
The new new Details: Can one magazine be all things to all men?
Bracelets with buildings; a rocking horse with style
|Sales & Bargains|
BY SHYAMA PATEL
Where to find boss tweed
France: now 20 percent off; now playing onboard: any DVD you want to see
Cameron Crowe's Almost Famous is almost sappy, but it's saved by rock and roll
In his ambitious first novel, David Mitchell destroys the world he depicts so skillfully
Too much violence on TV? Try A Force More Powerful, a history of peaceful protest
Believe the tripe: Meigas's Galician fare is better than its décor