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November 26, 2001 Issue

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Holiday Gifts
Give and Take
Celebrate your favorite people and your favorite city at the same time, by spreading holiday cheer

Thinking Small
Who says stocking stuffers have to be afterthoughts? These tiny trinkets are big on inspiration.

The Whole Package
This season, when giving seems to mean a little more, even if you're spending less, give it a personal touch that starts while the wrapping's still on. Five designers show how to bring imagination to boxing day.

Warm Fuzzies
From chenille throws to shearling chapeaux: A collection of great gifts for keeping the people you love cozy all winter

Romancing the Stone
When it comes to diamonds -- and pearls, rubies, and opals -- size isn't the only thing that matters. A month-by-month guide to finding a jewel of a gift for your personal V.I.P.

Fitting the Bill
What to buy for the man who has everything? The Paris Hilton wannabe? The thrill-seeking athlete? We combed the city looking for gifts for six city species you're likely to recognize -- possibly even in the vicinity of your own home.

Expert Testimony
Shopping safaris with great cool-hunters like Nan Kempner, Bill Clinton's decorator Sheila Bridges, and fashion designer Narciso Rodriguez.

Volunteers of America
The best gift of all can be your time and energy. Ten organizations that could use your help for the holidays.

Features
Senior Partners
BY ROBERT KOLKER
The fiscal samurai of the New York City Partnership, an alliance of business leaders formed after the city's last financial crisis, found themselves without an urgent mission during the nineties boom. But now, with a city in jeopardy, CEOs and philanthropists like Jerry Speyer, Henry Kravis, and David Rockefeller are picking up where Felix Rohatyn left off.

GOTHAM

REAL ESTATE : Christopher Bonanos

DEPARTMENTS
Intelligencer
BY MARC S. MALKIN

The National Interest
BY TUCKER CARLSON
The sky-high stakes of airline-safety reform

This Media Life
BY MICHAEL WOLFF
How David Halberstam, man out of time, became David Halberstam, man of the moment

The Bottom Line
BY JAMES J. CRAMER
Buy while the new bull market's hot

MARKETPLACE
Sales & Bargains
Putting a new face on the holidays
Plus: Daily Sales Update

THE CRITICS
Movies
BY PETER RAINER
Field's In the Bedroom scores emotional intimacy that K-Pax utterly fails to achieve

Theater
BY JOHN SIMON
An able cast can't ignite Neil Simon's latest; Alan Alda is not to be missed in "QED"

Television
John Leonard's TV Notes

Classical Music
BY PETER G. DAVIS
Kurt Masur gets a sentimental send-off from the New York Philharmonic

Dance
BY TOBI TOBIAS
Pina Bausch at BAM is more silly than sensual

Pop Music
BY ETHAN BROWN
Michael Jackson's Invincible doesn't thrill; Erick Sermon makes magic with Music

Art
BY MARK STEVENS
A new Rockwell exhibit at the Guggenheim calls into question his status among the great American masters

Restaurants
BY HAL RUBENSTEIN
Jean-Georges Vongerichten improves on perfection with the newly renovated JoJo

CUE
Movies
Music & Nightlife
Theater
Art
Kids
Classical & Dance
The Mix

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