Our semi-annual peek inside the homes and apartments of the city’s tastemakers reveals that personal style has broken free of orthodoxy—and become, in a sense, its own movement.
Tuscany meets Venice in a triangular 1700s house in the West Village.
High atop the Time Warner Center, a couple experiments with some radical color schemes.
How to decorate a city apartment as if it weren’t in the city at all.
Who says you can’t put pagodas, Pucci ties, monkey wallpaper, a mannequin, and lots of stuffed animals all in the same house?
And the in-floor Jacuzzi pit. And the see-through bathtub. And the wok hearth.
In 1976, an Australian newspaper baron named Rupert Murdoch bought the New York Post—a fading liberal tabloid in a fading liberal city. Thirty years later, that tabloid defines the world we live in. How the future of New York (and America) was shaped in a single summer.
Maggie Rizer is a small-town girl who hit it big, a cover model with a Tribeca condo and $7 million in the bank—or so she thought. Turns out her stepfather spent almost every cent of it on an alcohol-fueled gambling binge. The unraveling of a dream come true.
Tapestries from prominent artists, plus natural latex gloves and a python purse.
A fashionable French-lit major.
Settling the crucial debates of our time: LCD vs. plasma, Sirius vs. XM, and broadband vs. landline.
Store openings this week.
Barbara Caldwell of Chelsea Wholesale Flower Market.
Sales & Bargains:
This week's hottest sales & bargains.
Two fantastic and friendly Italian spots.
Spring’s best lettuce.
Week of April 4, 2005: Francesco at Mix, Liberty View, Yumcha, and Uva. Plus, Brian Young makes his Manhattan return.
A guide to NYC barbecue.
Savvy restauranteurs looking to fill seats will stop at nothing - even cutting their prices.
For a sophisticated fast-food fix, you can’t beat a Chinese-dumpling specialist.
The lonely life of the childless married couple.
Belgrade is back.
Although Spring had just begun, some New Yorkers were already visibly sweating.
Japanese restaurants play the misname game with high-grade beef.
A new emergency system for high-rise office buildings.
Pro-marriage propaganda to invade subway.
How charisma-free Freddy Ferrer ended up as the front-runner in the mayor’s race.
The Culture Pages
Kirstie Alley and her place in the burgeoning field of “fat lit.”
A bizarrely entertaining kung fu comedy.
The Director on the mockumentary and its ilk.
Doubt is a sure thing.
How many more overrated British directors are we going to import to become serial killers of American theater?
All that’s missing is a carny out in front of the Public Theater screaming, “Mothers, shield your children! Gentlemen, if you have a heart condition, leave now!”
On his return to the stage.
It’s anyone’s guess whether Grey’s Anatomy will succeed (but it should).
What makes Eyes work so well isn’t just the snappy patter, the slick camera angles, and the surveillance technology; it’s also the smarty-pants scams.
Not even Mike Nichols can save this filmed version of La Goldberg’s solo show from feeling routine, if not a puzzling disappointment.
The epic, postmodern tale of William Shatner.
A three step solution.
Kings of Leon add a welcome punk spirit to southern rock.
The legend talks about loving Elvis and getting fired by Aretha.
A near-perfect version of Handel’s Orlando.
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