An epic battle between the Miramax mogul and Disney chief Michael Eisner came very close to separating Harvey from Miramax; Harvey from his brother, Bob; and Miramax from its existence as we know it. Harvey and his wife have separated, he didn’t get to reap the full financial triumph of Fahrenheit 9/11, and Eisner’s own troubles may have only postponed the inevitable. Still, there’s good news: He’s finally got that anger thing licked.
Cops may be everywhere these days, but when a former vet tech found her Border collie near death, ripped apart by vicious dogs living in a junkyard near her Manhattan apartment, the NYPD (and Animal Control, and the ASPCA, and the Department of Health . . . ) just told her they can’t do anything about “dog-on-dog” crime. A tale of a pack of canines—and one canine owner—gone wild.
Fall Design Special
How professional tastemakers solve problems in their own homes
Every time Murray Moss gets a new object at his store, he takes it home to spend time with it, in his socks, with the music on, for testing purposes. But even this exacting expert has learned to live with—in fact, embrace—a tacky TV.
Decorator Elaine Griffin on thrift-store finds in Harlem—and that terrible night her bedroom was orange
Art-world impresario Yvonne Force Villareal transforms her loft into a gallery with the help of Alex Katz, Matthew Barney, and Pierre Cardin.
Architect Rafael Viñoly leaves (almost) all the decisions in the hands of his designer wife, Diana
After four tangled years, developer Paul Stallings’s new avant-garde Lower East Side hotel—complete with a pied-à-terre for his family of eight—is finally about to open. How do you live in a building whose entrance looks like fused eggs?
Readers sound off on body-conscious mothers-to-be.
In Williamsburg, handcrafted furniture for goths with cash
LIKEaBIKE's walking bike, Emporio Armani's chocolate suede wedges, Glenlivet's single-malt Scotch and more.
From messengers to top handles, sumptuously soft fur is all over this fall’s bags.
Brit lingerie store Myla’s sexy creations are finally available Stateside.
Cashmere Sweater Sale
Plus: sales at Mini Mini Market, Broadway Panhandler, New Frontier, Grange, Lalique, Buccellati, Completely Bare, and Lale
Plus, Leo moving in?
Conan cements the New York comedy monopoly
Philippe Starck on pleasing his “tribe”
Giuliani’s draft status
The real life of Portman’s “mystery hunk.”
How prog rockers Marillion broke the story of Cat Stevens’s detention.
Bill Lynch’s plan to secure core voters.
Will shochu become the city’s new sake?
Why is Kerry still struggling in the Midwest? Because, in an amazing reversal, Establishment Democrats embraced the elites, allowing the Republicans to make the astonishing but credible claim that they are the working-class party.
Dante declared it unfit for wild beasts, but La Maremma is shaping up to be il primo destino of Tuscany’s wine region
The rise of female commitmentphobia
The Yankees–Red Sox rivalry has grown uglier for one reason: Both teams have a first-rate collection of jerks.
Robert Altman’s Tanner on Tanner sends up political documentaries, while Alexandra Pelosi’s Diary of a Political Tourist gives in to the genre’s worst impulses.
In Stage Beauty, Billy Crudup is a ravishing Restoration actor in Desdemona drag, wildly successful until the law clamps down on his masquerade.
Hoary whores in The Oldest Profession; tangled relationships in String of Pearls
The Chelsea Barneys emporium is reincarnated as a temple to Himalayan art.
At the Met, Ben Heppner plays Verdi’s Otello too nice, while the Philharmonic’s opening night just plays it safe
August on Bleecker Street is noisy, cramped, and won’t take reservations, which only makes the incredible food all the more infuriating
Movies new on DVD this week include: Saved, Born Rich, The Five Obstructions, Tanner '88, The War Room, Aladdin, and Fahrenheit 9/11.
Opening this week: Little Giant, Bonmarche, C, Nolita House, Sachi's On Clinton, Silverleaf Tavern, Almondine, Alfanoose, Hedeh. Plus, Gael Greene's Greek fantasy and Il Buco's pork-lover's treat.
Jimmy Fallon rolls onto the big screen in Queen Latifah’s Taxi.
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