June 24, 2002 Issue
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SUMMER FUN 2002
Ice Cream, Licked
The complete guide to the rich, the cool, and the sweet. Gael Greene gets the ice-cream standards down cold. A team of experts rates the city's best, and picks two surprising winners. Plus: Beth Landman Keil sorts out the cold fusion of sorbets; Hal Rubenstein rates top restaurants' icy desserts, and Christopher Bonanos samples the soft stuff. Do you want sprinkles with that?
Interior designer Muriel Brandolini's Hamptons guest house is the canvas for her wildest, most imaginative work: bold fabrics, whimsical furnishings, and lots and lots of color -- all this and an ocean view.
Fill the pantry at your weekend place with the magic ingredients to make impromptu dinners flavorful and unforgettable.
You Guest It
Great hosts and hostesses (Martha Stewart, Samantha Boardman, Simon Doonan) share secrets for staying over with style.
Sommeliers like Craft's Matthew MacCartney and Le Cirque's Ralph Hersom sound off about the perfect summer wines.
Think every square inch of the Hamptons is overrun (no, Lizzie, we didn't say "run over")? Think again. Great Hamptons places to hide in plain sight, from tapas joints to wildlife preserves to roadside pubs.
Park It Right Here
Central Park is a city unto itself, where Spence moms and English fugitive murderers (well, one, at least) coexist peacefully. A day in the life.
Car and Driver
Five cool cars that will make you see the L.I.E. in a whole new light.
Best Foot Forward
Glamour girls from Salma Hayek to Cindy Sherman show off their favorite summer shoes.
Booked at the Beach
What to read beneath the umbrella.
From cooking classes to rock-climbing to Britney Spears, 23 ways to help your kids enjoy their summer -- so you can appreciate yours.
This Media Life
The City Politic
BY RIMA SUQI
Life's a beach: totes, umbrellas, and foldable chairs
Plus: Best Bets Daily