November 19, 2001 Issue
"Bloomberg may get irritated if there are stories about the shadow mayor or the real mayor. But he owes Rudy -- big. "
-- A Bloomberg adviser
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BY VANESSA GRIGORIADIS
Throughout the nineties, yoga became downtown's great leveler, not to mention stress reducer and body toner. At Jivamukti, Anh Duong and Russell Simmons rubbed elbows with bond traders and grungy East Village denizens; yoga supplied a spirituality that seemed to counterbalance Manhattan's intense materialism. Then came September 11. And the search became more serious. One woman's story.
Becoming Mayor Bloomberg
Politics as Unusual
United We Stand?
This Media Life
The Culture Business
BY RIMA SUQI
Mod Italian bowls, an S.U.V. stroller, and slinky Swarovski jewelry
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