Over the past few years, Al Gore has accumulated a massive store of I-told-you-sos—and that might be enough to fuel another run at the White House, with a happier ending, perhaps.
The mounting anxiety in both parties over Hillary the Inevitable.
In high-school comedies, music videos, and certain kinds of dreams, an adult woman’s having sex with a teenager is celebrated as the epitome of awesomeness. But when it happens in real life, people go to jail. Should Mrs. Robinson fry?
Peter Gatien was the rogue club king of New York nightlife until a grisly murder, a drug trial, and a spate of legal trouble got him exiled to Canada. Fortunately for him, it turned out that a rogue club king was just what Toronto needed.
Crime hacks feel the heat.
Cone-bra genius still thinks he’s her only lucky star.
They party with Paris and Lindsay.
Cool priest cast out.
LIU wants it back.
Some weeks, star power takes a backseat to firepower.
A random survey of 2006 Columbia graduates about their GPAs, how much money they think theyï¿½ll make, and if they agree with Hillary that theyï¿½re lazy and entitled.
Bullying. Self-righteous. Lecturing. Obstreperous. How Mayor Mike is becoming Rudy-like.
A teacher at an elite prep school and an uptown SAT tutor tell all.
Finally, thereï¿½s a vegetarian refuge for Ayn Rand fans.
Bartenders have been getting tipped a buck a drink since the sixties. They want more.
A gizmo-laden sports bra, new lawn furniture for modernists, and more
Annateus Sofhian of The Conran Shop.
Store openings this week.
A dancer and mother in a “Korean H&M” outfit.
A onetime Village toolshed turned greenhouse of relaxation.
High-class Mediterranean food and a classy atmosphere at Dona.
Green-garlic- and-fromage-blanc crostini.
Whether you’re eating solo on a park bench or sprawling on a meadow, there are far superior picnic alternatives to the nearest knish vendor.
From chef and veteran hiker Bill Telepan, a menu for four that can withstand a cross-country trek and emerge from plastic containers unscathed and delicious.
Now that it’s safe to say (except in the presence of a Texan) that New York is a decent barbecue town, why not tuck a napkin underneath your chin for National Barbecue Month?
These funky alfresco spots might help you forget being stuck in town over Memorial Day weekend.
Co-ops use the flip tax to avoid maintenance increases.
Having survived the upfronts last week, NBC Universal chief Jeff Zucker and his wife, Caryn, continue to shop around for a place to call home after selling their duplex at 239 Central Park West.
A comparison with a space at the serviceable but unglamorous 550 Grand Street is an eye-opener.
The Culture Pages
Our deliberately oversimplified guide to who falls where on our taste hierarchies.
A portfolio of lithe bodies from the New York City Ballet’s “Diamond Project”.
The Da Vinci Code doesn’t deserve the hype, while Brett Ratner’s X-Men: The Last Stand just deserves a better director.
Movies new on DVD this week: The Bette Davis Collection, Vol. 2, Star Spangled to Death, The Paul Morrissey Collection, Harlan County, U.S.A., and more.
Michel Houellebecq’s clone novel is a clever but messy commentary on the possibility of eternal life.
Roger Angell on his cultural and baseball education.
Q&A with the sometime war correspondent and new fiction writer.
A shocking and absorbing retelling of the Beslan tragedy.
Government officials aren’t regarded quite so tenderly on TV anymore.
Our picks from Ensemble Studio Theatre’s annual Marathon festival of one-act plays by acclaimed playwrights.
Highlights from Williamsburg’s Brick Theater’s $ellout Festival, billing itself as the “best artistically void” showcase of the summer.
An evening of smart talk about gender issues at the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center.
Who says there’s nothing to do with Junior on the East End?
Worthy diversions for a holiday weekend in town.
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