May 28, 2001 Issue
"People in the Hamptons have their gardens done. People in Connecticut do their own gardens."
-- Douglas Cramer, "Shabby Chic"
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There are those who need ocean beaches and packed restaurants and Pilates classes to have a good time on the weekend -- and for them, there are the Hamptons. Then there are those strange New Yorkers who prefer their country living peaceful. New York Magazine has sought out the skinny on ten great alternatives to the Hamptons. And Ralph Gardner Jr. explores the psyches -- and the reverse snobbery -- of the UnHamptons denizens.
Johnny Come Early
For Senator John Edwards of North Carolina, a recent trip to New York meant power lunches with Democratic heavyweights, corporate meet-and-greets, and a whole lot of media attention. So why should you care? Word is, he just might be your next president.
I Want to Be a Millionaire
Not so long ago, it seemed like anyone -- even a magazine writer -- could get rich by starting an Internet company. At least, that's the way it looked to the author. One crazy idea, hundreds of meetings, and thousands of phone calls later, he's older, wiser, and, on paper anyway, a tiny bit richer. A tale of greed -- and online karaoke.
This Media Life
Can Parisian Prosper Assouline bring style back to New York publishing?
|The National Interest|
BY TUCKER CARLSON
Who is Ted Olson? And why is David Brock so against him?
This Media Life
After all of The Village Voice's literary and political wars, the one left standing is . . . David Schneiderman.
Summery slides, retro bowls, and more
Sales & Bargains
A pro's guide to protecting your skin
Pedicures, highlights, spas, and the like
Sizzling swimwear for a hot summer
Moulin Rouge resurrects the musical -- only to kill it again
Ghost Soldiers earnestly re-creates a World War II prison-camp rescue
Frank Gehry at the Guggenheim
Martins's Morgen: A near-masterpiece
Sampling the specialties at D'Artagnan and Artisanal