Everyone used to think Hillary Clinton could never win. But plenty of Democrats—and even some Republicans—are starting to believe that the Clintons may soon see their presidential china again.
The long-shot NYC 2012 Olympic bid is counting on relentless politicking and intra-European squabbling to bring home the Games—if Cablevision’s ploy to kill the West Side stadium doesn’t knock them out first.
Ladbrokes, the British bookmaker, puts Paris as a heavy favorite, but IOC voting patterns are mysterious enough that every city still has some notion of how it could win the final vote on July 6 in Singapore.
Getting fired at the age of 50 is a numbing experience that robs you of every ounce of self-worth. But sometimes that can be good for you.
New York breeds more basketball talent than anywhere in the world, and St. John’s is the No. 1 college program in town. So why has it gone so horribly awry?
An alluring (and functional) surge protector, plus multiple uses for the peacock feather.
Ultimate matchmaker Samantha Daniels spends a hypothetical $150,000.
The outfit of a Broadway vet.
Making the marriage sale.
Storefront Realtors take Manhattan.
Store openings this week.
Alveen Dabandan of Yellow Rat Bastard.
Nepalese rug, $2,799
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A review of leading men’s jeans.
Hedeh and Komegashi Re-Construction Cuisine, two very different Japanese restaurants.
Tiny, succulent shrimp from Maine pack a lot of delicately sweet flavor into a small package.
Master chef Eric Ripert demonstrates how to cook well in a cramped apartment kitchen
Before or after your Christo-curated stroll in Central Park, you’re going to need to eat.
Not so long ago, the $160 tab on a four-course Ducasse dinner gave the fine-dining community fits. Today, that price seems almost reasonable. Where to go when someone else is picking up the check. (Tax, tips, and drinks not included, of course.)
Damon Dash goes Harvey Weinstein-hunting, final skirmish in ‘DisneyWar’, Christopher Guest’s latest ensemble satire, and more.
It was a week of high frivolity, as the city gave itself over to ogling frocks (and the preternaturally beautiful models who wore them), erecting enormous artworks, and arguing about porn.
Freeman’s restaurant vs. theater scion.
A night out with Bloomberg’s crack anti-graffiti squad.
Damien Hirst’s decomposing shark.
One’s protected, the other declared by law to have “no style.” Can the Whitney bring them both down?
Who wants to be Martha’s apprentice?
How to write a Brad-Jen-breakup book in one week.
The mayor has dealt deftly with a court ruling forcing his hand on gay marriage—so far.
The Iraqi elections have New York liberals struggling to accept that the Bush administration may have actually done something right.
The Culture Pages
In The L Word, Jennifer Beals shows a sexy second act.
A wry Keanu Reeves highlights the well-crafted supernatural noir of Constantine.
Pulitzer Prize winner Donald Margulies’s latest is endearing and well acted.
The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee is almost too much title for a wispy little musical that hangs on the horns of a dichotomy.
How, I wonder, could one salvage the presently disastrous musical Good Vibrations, which is based on the preexistent songs of the Beach Boys?
Spelling bees move from local news to Broadway.
A one-woman show from Sarah Jones is entertaining but could use more edge.
If you needed to know what happened to Paul Michael Glaser after Starsky & Hutch, you’ll find him running around the Pacific Northwest.
It’s a soap with nipples.
Spamalot may mark the arrival of Monty Python on the New York stage, but it’s not the first British TV comedy export to make waves on Broadway.
What fashion types are saying about Project Runway.
A Nomadic Museum stop in Manhattan.
The haunting memoir of a witness to the Rwandan genocide.
The Anna Wintour book shows what’s wrong with the modern celeb biography.
Music for hipsters and their kids.
“Ellen Gallagher: DeLuxe” confronts issues of race not with hectoring but with clever, even antic, satire.
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