The promise of Andrew Cuomo’s 1990 wedding to Kerry Kennedy, daughter of Bobby Kennedy, was Cuomolot: a synergistic alliance between two Democratic dynasties that could take the couple anywhere. But the tabloid meltdown of the marriage amid accusations of infidelity raises the question: Was Andrew Cuomo the last believer in the Kennedy myth?
Karen Finley, notorious in the nineties for provocative shows featuring yams and chocolate in unusual places, is back. Her medium this time?
While aspiring writers—and surely New York has more of them per capita than any other city in the world—have a better chance than ever of winning the literary lottery for a first novel, there’s a downside to the supersized advance: It can kill your career. Plus: A tip sheet to getting ahead no matter what kind of writing career you’re after. And writers Jonathan Franzen, Jeffrey Eugenides, Tom Wolfe, and others talk about how they got the write start.
Readers sound off on Hillary Clinton, Dominick Dunne, Martha Stewart, and more.
Do most dog runs make you want to run? Here, one that’ll be a pleasure for both you and your pooch.
From sleek mobiles to the season’s sexiest halter top, dress-up gear for you and your pad
The great margarita shakedown
Hip hats, haute linens, and bridal gowns galore
Naomi Campbell, Bono, Posh Spice, and more!
The latest advance in Brazilian waxing is—zap!—Brazilian lasers.
If you were made editor, what would you do first?
McMansions on the Shawangunks?!? Ulster County revolts against its local squire. By Ralph Gardner Jr.
Dating a writer and seeking revenge? Write back!
En garde, Howard Dean! Chris Heinz is helping his stepfather, John Kerry, maintain a financial edge (for now . . .) in the presidential race.
A building inspector tells me that the cornice of my brownstone is about to break off and clobber someone. Who can replace architectural details?
Time to believe: Five ways to put the new bull market to work for you
Inside the mind of the married man’s mistress
Every studio has a mini-studio to make cheaper, quirkier films (and keep talent happy), but none have done it as cunningly as Fox has with Fox Searchlight.
Filmmakers respond passionately to 9/11; Johnny Depp goes for broke in the wildly entertaining Pirates of the Caribbean
John Leonard reviews The Six Wives of Henry VII, Queer Eye for the Straight Guy, and more.
A cynically anti-American exhibition at the Whitney does little more than recycle clichés
At Artists Space, Zaha Hadid shows how she is liberating architecture from the confines of classical ideals
Lunchbox Food Co. takes diner dining to a whole new level
A few of the many ways to celebrate Central Park’s 150th summer.
Cold And Bold: This year’s new ice-cream flavors are anything but plain-vanilla.
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