New Mets G.M. Omar Minaya snatched two of the game’s biggest Latino stars away from the big spenders in Boston and the Bronx, setting off Mets hysteria in Queens—and the Dominican Republic. The next step? Winning.
Waiting lists have long been part of the high-end art-collection game. But when Jean-Pierre Lehmann wasn’t able to buy the pieces he wanted by rising star Julie Mehretu, he sued. A look at what happens when millionaires can’t get what they want.
The ten art stars most likely to break out at this month’s “Greater New York” show.
Where to find Greater New York’s artists.
In the summer of 2001, PR queen Lizzie Grubman’s reputation was about as bad as it could get. But she’s back to guarding—and sometimes strolling—the red carpets and hoping a new reality show will erase memories of “the accident” for good.
Richard Lipsky, the man who defeated Wal-Mart.
Can they slim down the island?
Police crack down on satirical baby clothes.
50 Cent, Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, and more.
Although outwardly uneventful, it was a week in which New York was tested in ways both subtle and obvious, trivial and serious.
Kinder, gentler euthanasia at the city pound.
A young architect builds an improbable answer to the Empire State Building.
The mayor's attempts to make New York "the world's second home."
Conservative activists think they can pack the courts by eliminating the filibuster. They may underestimate the stubbornness of the Senate.
The ultimate CD player, plus featherweight sweaters and Four Seasons dishware.
Celebrity stylist Sally Hershberger spends a hypothetical $2 million.
Comparing spring wedges.
Including Fashion/Plate NYC.
Caitlin Condy of Calypso Enfant & Bebe.
Felix Rey Bag.
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A sleek bedroom designed for maximum ‘bling factor.’
Ama impresses by highlighting one of Italy’s lesser-known regions
What to do with celery root
Gael Greene finds a good salad in an unlikely place.
New this week: Tebaya, Turquoise Grill, and Song. Plus, Pinot tastings and more.
Serious chefs love Staub cast-iron cookware for its heat-retaining, flavor-enhancing, indestructible practicality.
Three Turkish style mavens.
The asexuality movement.
Glenn Close checks out the buzz in Harlem.
The gringo’s guide to San Miguel de Allende.
Cassoulet, the gut-busting French stew—a harmonic convergence of duck confit, sausage, lamb, and white beans—is one of winter’s few redeeming features. Get yours before the temperature starts to climb.
The Culture Pages
Jessica Lange threatened never to return to Broadway. Why’s she taking another spin in The Glass Menagerie?
A new Iraq documentary tries to side with the troops but ends up demeaning them.
The evolution of Vin Diesel.
Francine Prose defends her career choices and provocative fiction.
The forces that shaped a dirty rotten scoundrel.
Experimental theater on the subways.
Deadwood continues its skillful and vulgar revision of American myth.
The Office comes to NBC.
At the Film Forum.
Yes, the book was a classic, deserving better than it got in 1937. But being too respectful means embalming.
They all sing “We Shall Overcome,” as if they really might have.
Our reviews of this week's previews.
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