Where would New York’s physicians seek refuge in a medical emergency? We asked over 1,000 of them and ranked the city’s best hospitals according to their preferences.
Plus: Where to go for specialties ranging from heart surgery to obstetrics, the doctors’ choice for best overall hospital, and Dr. Sandeep Jauhar on why bigger means better where medical care is concerned.
The favored stomping ground of Astors and Vanderbilts has lost its hold on the imaginations of all those who aspire to Astor- or Vanderbilt-level wealth. A letter mailed these days to the city’s most expensive Zip Code goes to Tribeca. Now, the decline of Park Avenue isn’t exactly a sob story, but was the segregation of downtown and Big Money really such a bad thing?
Ryan Leslie’s 1600 SATs and outstanding academic record got him, at age 15, into Harvard—where he spent his time messing around with drum machines and cultivating an image as a “thugged-out Lothario.” It paid off: As the producer of R&B’s sultry diva of the moment, he’s mastered the trick of breaking new artists in the MySpace era.
Candidates and donors must dance around Hillary.
Stinky and proud.
There may be one taker.
Weighty, manly crown.
Not by a wig alone.
A week that commenced with swords drawn concluded with olive branches extended.
How one New Yorker beat Republicans at the attack-ad game.
Federal wish list from our city’s reps.
The computerization of the Big Board is quickly turning the trading floor into a ghost town.
The era when N.Y. Times–ers went Californicating at the L.A. Times is over.
A fun-for-the-whole-family game that’s actually fun, and other aids to help you through Thanksgiving.
Jordan Silver of Selima Optique.
Everything Must Go Opens in Harlem this week.
A shoe designer who hires her employees based on their footwear.
Great artisanal meat served in a refreshingly traditional setting.
George W. Bush, as recently revealed, may like his scallops about as much as his dad likes broccoli, but perhaps that’s because he’s never had the pleasure of tucking into a plateful of the Peconic Bay variety.
Metro Marché is a courageous gambit in a corner of the Port Authority bus station, turning out amazingly good brasserie dishes at astonishingly gentle prices.
Week of November 13, 2006: Gordon Ramsey at the London, Pera Mediterranean Brasserie, Dean's Family Style Restaurant and Pizzeria.
Suddenly restaurants are overflowing with new annexes for wine, ouzo, shochu—and as many private parties as they can book.
A takeout-stuffing showdown.
With gentrification comes new and exciting things to eat—and not just for yuppies. Behold the latest in the Rivington Street corridor.
The hard sell from Butterball notwithstanding, Thanksgiving need not be an exercise in masochism—not when so many chefs make it easy to leave the carving and cleanup to someone else.
The art of loft subdivision.
The ghosts of your single past still haunt you even after you’ve had kids.
Downtown brownstones go open-air.
Has Hugh Jackman really spent an entire year looking for a new place to live?
Every year, there’s a little less of the artist-friendly (as opposed to shopping-friendly) Soho of yore, and this Greene Street building is just about to make the transition.
The Culture Pages
Spending a week with Katie Couric and the rest of the timid anachronisms on the nightly news
Daniel Craig passes his Bond test with flying colors.
Q&A with Candy star.
Which new fiction is worth reading.
Sarah Ruhl’s The Clean House feels like it’s been thoroughly scrubbed of human ambiguity. And the jokes would really work better in English.
How a perky British nanny became a Broadway superstar.
Stanley Tucci in yet another hospital gone wild.
A recurring guide to which shows are worth investing in and which ones to avoid.
How Joanna Newsom generates her wackiness.
What Nellie McKay, the Decemberists, and My Chemical Romance have in common.
For the Whitney, the downtown sky is the limit.
Our deliberately oversimplified guide to who falls where on our taste hierarchies.
So you defeated a party defined by corruption and failure; now show us how to defeat the insurgency.
A Schumer-Spitzer gubernatorial primary: the best thing that never happened for New York Dems.
Three photographers show their stuff within a one-block radius.
This month, hit a high-end jazz or cabaret spot for an echo of music history.
What’s next after that first Nutcracker?
These highlights from Latin American Culture Week may help you imagine you were someplace warmer.
When the days grow short and dark, don’t you need a good chuckle?
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