Ted Forstmann was known as a Wall Street scold, a Master of the Universe in love with his own rectitude. He was the last tycoon you’d expect to see lose $2 billion and find himself in a Connecticut courtroom, where it seemed his whole life was on trial.
What makes New York City so loud? What’s noisiest: Balthazar, Times Square, or Guy the dog? How late can you vacuum? How did Mister Softee become a political issue—and what’s wrong with a little noise, anyway? A guide, in surround sound.
Howard Dean is back, and some Democrats wonder what might have been.
The seventies bathing-suit look returns.
Readers sound off on building a new Jets stadium, Kimora Lee Simmons, hoodwinking focus groups, and more.
So long, eBay—QuikDrop takes New York
Black Mission figs, the Incase tour bag, and lizard Mary Janes from Rickard Shah
Bold gold cuffs for summer
Brooklyn gets some sole.
An Orkney-chair knockoff
Plus: sales at Rafe, Assets London, and Smith & Wollensky
Neil Bush, Lauren Bush, Doug Liman, Queer Eye for the Straight Guy, Amy Poehler, Brad Pitt and more.
How Michael Moore jump-started the documentary with the tricks of reality TV.
Lynne Stewart’s self-defense.
The quest for shining teeth may come at a painful price.
A mysterious swan scare on Georgica Pond.
The words of tomorrow?
The fight to get more Action! for NYC studios.
The easy-money era is over, and New Yorkers will feel the pinch more harshly than most
Why a husband’s supportive presence in the delivery room may not be such a great idea after all.
Jonathan Ames: the sex-obsessed Seinfeld of the Lower East Side
Spider-Man is back—with kick-ass action, a thrilling villain, and a smidge too much emo angst
Richard Move channels Martha Graham; Boris Eifman attempts the same with Balanchine, and falls short
Elvis’s mind-blowing ’68 Comeback Special DVD, complete with rare footage
Sampling authentic Egyptian at Casa La Femme North
Movies released on dvd this week include: Monsieur Ibrahim, The Butterfly Effect, Six Feet Under: The Complete Second Season and more.
Opening this week: Big Cheech, Quartino's, Diner 24, Brasserie ICB, and more. Plus, sour cherries and an ethereal take on strawberry shortcake.
Enjoy a roadtrip and some area classical music festivals.
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