After more than 80 years of conflicts and delays, the Second Avenue subway seemed an urban myth. Now insiders say the MTA could break ground as early as next year and change the face of the city forever.
Real-estate tycoon Peter Kalikow is rewriting his legacy by presiding over the biggest expansion of New York’s transit system in 60 years. And the Second Avenue subway is only part of the MTA chairman’s plan.
A new batch of crass, anti-p.c. rogues are mounting a full-scale takeover of the city’s rebounding comedy market—and their white-guy audiences are loving every minute.
Stephen Sprouse was a protégé of Halston’s, image- maker for Debbie Harry, a friend of Warhol’s, and an inspiration for Marc Jacobs. He brokered the fusion of art, rock, and fashion, but he died more cult figure than the legend he aspired to be.
Confessions of a frustrated spouse.
Readers sound off on the many sides of bipolarity and its treatment.
Let us now praise Martha’s goods (seriously)
Shades, shoes, and more—in glittering gold
Plus: This week's sale listings
My 8-year-old daughter has an ugly habit of shoveling cereal into her mouth, then dribbling the milk. Her friends applaud her, and I can’t stop her. Where can she go for etiquette lessons?
For Spring at last pleated skirts that go below the knee, fifties-style.
The Harvard Club, The Kozlowski Sisters, Martha Stewart Biographers, Tom Scott, Hamptons TV, Denise Rich...
First O’Neill. Now Clarke. Whose Bush tell-all is next?
“It”-girl author Plum Sykes worries about what to wear to her book parties.
The rising euro has U.S. shoe designers worried about slipping profits.
To woo Manhattanites, Wachovia bank tries guerrilla tactics.
The steroids controversy in baseball continues to rageexcept among young fans.
After The Passion, here comes scripts about Christ clones
These days, “accounting irregularities” can mean not “sell,” but “buy”
After four deaths at NYU, suicide is anything but painless
Noisy eaters, overeager assistants and one woman with too many men.
Peter Jennings on Jesus
The Coen brothers go Southern gothic
A personal take on the mystery of pop music
Celebs derail the classic Twentieth Century
The Met’s magnificent “Byzantium”
Karita Mattila sings a chilling Salome
Twyla Tharp’s Pergolesi is born again
The city’s first gastro-pub: the Spotted Pig
This week's openings include Miss Williamsburg Portavia, Zeytin, and Indigo Indian Bistro. Plus, Gael enjoys Amuse's sampling options.
Alexis Bittar’s first store sparkles in Soho.
The soundtrack’s the thing at the “Reel Rhythms” Film Festival.
New this week: Something's Gotta Give, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, House of Sand and Fog and more.
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