September 17, 2001 Issue
"I was never happy with monotone, all savory flavors. I always say I want it brighter."
-- Rocco DiSpirito, "Rocco, Star"
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Moving On Up
BY ROB TURNER
The highest culture, the finest dining, the intoxicating anonymity of the urban lifestyle -- what's not to love about New York City? Well, the skyrocketing rents, for one thing. But jaded -- not to mention broke -- New Yorkers shouldn't lose faith yet. Herewith, our picks for six great neighborhoods (within commuting distance of midtown, of course) where the prices remain reasonable -- at least for now.
A Novel Idea
This Media Life
BY MICHAEL WOLFF
A booklet of Michael Bloomberg's remarks -- as recorded by his amused employees -- shows why good CEOs make bad politicians
The National Interest