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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?
Cottage Industry
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.
Summer Stock
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.
Warming Trends
Sommeliers like Craft's Matthew MacCartney and Le Cirque's Ralph Hersom sound off about the perfect summer wines.
Hamptons Unhyped
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.
Kid Stuff
From cooking classes to rock-climbing to Britney Spears, 23 ways to help your kids enjoy their summer -- so you can appreciate yours.

GOTHAM
Homeland Security
All visitors must be announced -- not to mention interrogated and frisked. New York's doormen are being drafted for the war on terror.
Pop Star
Docu Drama in the Hamptons
Eating & Drinking: Condé Repast
Throw the Booker at 'Em!

GOTHAM STYLE

DEPARTMENTS
Letters

Intelligencer
BY MARC S. MALKIN

This Media Life
BY MICHAEL WOLFF
Woody Allen, once New York's distinctive genius, is now out of time. And his failure, somehow, embarrasses us.

The City Politic
BY MICHAEL TOMASKY
George Pataki would like to forget about Tom Golisano. But Golisano's $75 million campaign will make that impossible -- and make it a very interesting race.

Cityside
BY JACK NEWFIELD
Don't mourn John Gotti, who trampled on family values of all kinds and wrecked all he claimed to hold dear

MARKETPLACE
Best Bets
BY RIMA SUQI
Life's a beach: totes, umbrellas, and foldable chairs
Plus: Best Bets Daily

Sales & Bargains
Gym dandies: workout deals for fitness-happy Hamptonites
Plus: Daily Sales Update

Beauty
BY BETH LANDMAN KEIL
Skin lighteners, summer scents, and a new treatment for elbows

THE CRITICS
Movies
BY PETER RAINER
War Photographer: a glimpse into the life of journalism hero James Nachtwey

Art
BY MARK STEVENS
A new Thomas Eakins exhibit adds a dimension to the realist painter

Pop Music
BY ETHAN BROWN
Sonic Youth's latest finds the perfect balance between pop and noise

Dance
BY TOBI TOBIAS
The American Ballet Theatre enchants with two imaginative -- and exquisitely choreographed -- new works

Television
BY JOHN LEONARD
A cynical new cop series on Showtime; Earth learns a sci-fi lesson in Odyssey 5

Underground Gourmet
BY ROBIN RAISFELD & ROB PATRONITE
United Noodles offers a fresh, flavorful take on Asian fusion

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

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