As the U.S. Attorney in Manhattan, James Comey has earned admiration as a moderate, almost nonpolitical prosecutor. Now he’s been tapped to be John Ashcroft’s No. 2 in the most conservative Justice Department since Ed Meese’s. Has Ashcroft gone soft? Or is Comey in for the trial of his life?
Long before he found fame as the “Line King,” caricaturist Al Hirschfeld and his friend Gordon Kahn, a screenwriter, turned their Prohibition-era pub crawling into a pithy, affectionate guide to speakeasies and their denizens, from Harlem to the Village. A lavish reprint, out this week, offers a spirited look back.
Drinks with a (winterized) view at the Gramercy Park Hotel
Camper booties, an ultrasmooth new Glenlivet, and a cell-phone battery booster
Chiffon couture that's all about the details.
Smell the coffee: Putting house blends to the test
Hot deals from Tufi Duek, Triton, Zuzka, and more.
Cheap cashmere courtesy of Isaac Mizrahi
Who can monogram my jeans?
Uma's girl power...socialite sick of Soho House...Queer drama
Now that he’s sans Ming (and gator), what should tiger man Antoine Yates do next?
Thomas Ognibene could give the mayor a run for his money in the GOP primary.
Greco Schmecko! Try this . . .
Arnold on his win, Al Qaeda, and (Achtung!) N.Y.C.
If your Nerve.com date looks better onscreen than in life, here’s why.
Finally, the Maritime’s restaurant is taking orders.
Can Time Warner kill TiVo?
Arnold, Rush, Karl, and me: We’re media victims, all. (No, really!)
Why the Feds are to blame (partly) for the latest generation of Wall Street evildoers
Will Jack Valenti survive the flap over Oscar screeners?
Are straight men becoming the next generation of fag hags?
Pieces of April offers a fresh take on a family reunion
Peter Falk tugs at the heartstrings
Marian Seldes, Brian Murray struggle to bring Samuel Beckett to life
Diane Middlebrook finds sympathy for Ted Hughes in Her Husband
Soulful CDs from Rufus Wainwright and Emmylou Harris
Daniel Libeskind’s vision is disappearing from ground zero
Renée Fleming mistreats Violetta
Keith McNally brings his signature bistro style to the Lower East Side
Concord grapes aren't just for PB&J anymore.
Three new restaurants, a west side sampler, Aix's object of desire, and more...
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