For many of us, drinking is a key to the city, a thrillingsometimes dizzyingromance that gives shape to our New York nights the way our jobs do to our days. It also, for many of us, gives rise to those morning-after questions: What did I say? Where’s the Alka-Seltzer? Is there something wrong with the way I drink? One writer’s search for liquid balance.
We drank our way through swank bars, neighborhood dives, live-rock venues, and meccas for the do-it-yourself D.J. to bring you this clear-eyed (yeah, right) guide to 50 great New York City bars. PLUS: The best bar noshes.
A jazz-club veteran who still can’t score a drink on a working night, 19-year-old Peter Cincotti is poised to make the leap from connoisseur’s secret to stardom. Did someone whisper Harry Connick Jr.?
Madonna, Chelsea Clinton, Mario Buatta, and more.
The Met’s Color Magic watch, Pet Ped socks, and a new collection of baby bibs
Ski coatsfor the city or the slopes
Stop the presses! Two dailies get ready to duke it out during Fashion Week.
The White Stripes' red-hot vinyl LP (only 500 copies!) has the music industry in a frenzy.
They're taking off at Idlewild, with nary a jet in sight.
"All we really want to do is write!" proclaim these editors-in-chief.
Naked City: The newly straight woman: double the pleasure or two-time loser?
Ann Godoff gets sacked at Random House, and publishing purists cry out in horror. But the high-minded book business lost its pulse long ago.
At Sundance, product placement is everythingespecially when the product is stars
Lost in La Mancha has a high time with a filmmaking fiasco; The Recruit sinks in its own mediocrity.
East beats West in Shanghai Moon; Barry Edelstein delivers a far-fetched staging of The Winter’s Tale.
The Israel and New York Philharmonics join forces in a propulsive concert.
In Unchained Memories, a stellar cast brings the voices of slavery to life
Without its guiding spirit, Martha Graham’s fabled company falters.
Upstairs at ‘21’ delivers opulenceat the expense of authenticity.
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