What happens when a headstrong designer acquires an ordinary rental space in the financial district? If it’s Todd Oldham, it becomes a playful mid-century-modern style lab (accessorized by his dog, Ann). Wendy Goodman takes us on a visit with Oldham and seven other creative New Yorkers, from Hilary Swank to Jean-Georges Vongerichten, who’ve turned their apartments into bold personal statements—with or without professional help. Plus: No closet space? A stunning view of an air shaft? Top designers and architects share their solutions to typical New York apartment problems.
What banks were to Willie Sutton, New York is to pols: It’s where the money is. These days, Democratic presidential hopefuls are rushing to meet-and-greets all over town, competing for cash and big-name endorsements. Faced with a feverishly crowded field, deep-pocketed Dems are hedging their bets, attending one another’s galas and fund-raisers, writing checks to multiple candidates—and putting the party back in party politics.
Readers sound off on Wesley Clark, Alec Baldwin, and Donald Trump's dating advice for Chelsea Clinton.
Fending off complimentary carbs, charm school for grown-ups, and averting dinner-party disaster
Revamping tired soles at Angelo’s Shoe Repair
Stilettos, scarves, a coffee grinder, and more—all to benefit breast-cancer funds
Mexx give H&M some serious competition.
This week's hottest sales.
Chic (and cheap) ottomans
My favorite lipstick has been discontinued. Who can copy it?
Skip Cabo San Lucas, but don’t give up on Los Cabos just yet
Spike Lee's bunnies . . . De Niro ditches Tribeca...Anna & Glenda at Di Silvano?
New Daily News gossip Lloyd Grove started out with a front-page (in the Times) story. But howÂ’s he doing so far?
A Trinity senior (with a little help from Dad) launches a mag for private-school kids.
A writer has a thrill ride and gets tons of work done.
A list of the top waiting lists. What's your number?
Cuddly creatures channel harebrained magazine prose. Media types eat 'em up!
Will Lever House unseat The Four Seasons at lunch?
Meet the designer of the $95 knickers.
File sharing may be bad for the music business—seriously bad—but good for the music
Why Bloomberg is likely to wait in vain for his adopted party—and especially the governor—to return his many favors
Coronary care becomes a major battleground between the surgeons and the noninvasive docs
Clint Eastwood gets to the tragic heart of a murder with Mystic River; Quentin Tarantino delivers pop carnage (again!) in Kill Bill
Little Shop of Horrors returns, with a lively cast and a hungry plant; Living Out is the first great new play in years
El Greco at the Met finds astonishing unity in the artist’s skill and fervor
John Leonard reviews House Rules, A Tale of Two Wives, and more.
Richard X’s debut is a mix for the mind; skittering synth lines and malaprops make Mu a treat
Going Greek without breaking the bank at Snack Taverna
Pizza Pi... Divane Intervention...Bubby's Goes To Brooklyn
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