New Yorkers are skilled at cognitive dissonance—deeply romantic yet devoted to the quick thrill, lusty and then surprisingly conventional. But don’t ask us to choose: In this city, the answer to most either/or questions, but especially ones about sex and love, is usually “both.”
Dems’ skittishness leaves opportunity for Bloomberg.
On camera! In a tub!
Federal air marshals get MetroCards.
Hipster mag puts late actress Lily Wheelwright on cover for second time.
Bear Stearns Cafeteria hit with 42 health-code violations.
Star chef teams up with celebrity nutritionist to open health-oriented restaurant.
In a week when the Dow hit a record high and Manhattanites sought tax-season shelter, everyone was rethinking their fiscal strategies.
Will New Yorkers fall for another faux London club?
Creative-writing teachers are regularly faced with disturbing student work. But is the writer dangerous?
When you’re in heavy rotation on MTV and want to hang with the rejects, it’s time to open your own East Village bar.
The NY1 stalwart investigates his tortured personal history.
Why Fred Thompson leads Al Gore by a neck in the ’08 dark-horse race.
A coffee table made of old plates and other gems of repurposing.
New store openings this week.
The proud proprietor of baked hair.
Anthos is a top-notch entry in the haute-Greek frenzy.
Think of green almonds as nuts interrupted, harvested before the shells have hardened and the nuts have fully formed.
"It’s a real find,” our producer friend Dasha promises, inviting us to discover the no-airs bistro Tree in the East Village. And I have to agree.
Week of April 30, 2007: FR.OG, Suba, Móle, and Paradou Marché.
What’s up with snails?
Tomatoes and corn in April? At the Greenmarket?
A rustic restoration that’s meticulously easygoing.
How apartment-hunting can test a relationship.
A month after Susie Essman put her one-bedroom on West 76th Street on the market for $869,000, she’s found a buyer.
Ramrod-straight condo towers are so 2004. The aggressively sculptural buildings now coming on the market are much more interesting—but maybe not to everyone.
The Culture Pages
Mark Ronson, bigwig of the Caucasian-soul-singer industry.
An admirably ambitious Raymond Carver adaptation goes occasionally astray.
What the audience really thought about Robert Rodriguez and Quentin Tarantino’s Grindhouse.
Where to find the Tribeca Film Festival’s most winning moments.
Cheryl Hines is one of the most cruelly hilarious players in Zak Penn's hysterical mockumentary The Grand.
In Gardener of Eden, a whip-smart directorial debut from Entourage star Kevin Connolly, Lukas Haas plays Adam, an asinine and utterly American character.
Misguided smugness at P.S. 1.
“Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs.”
The new wave of youngsters at New York City Ballet.
Our deliberately oversimplified guide to who falls where on our taste hierarchies.
Staten Island Zoo scales new heights.
Students at the country’s best conservatories, local and otherwise, play the city’s big halls.
April 26 is Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day, which means you’ll also have to take the budding young desk jockeys to lunch. A Midtown East selection.
On Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day, think outside the kids’ lunch box. A Midtown West selection.
Highlights from America’s first festival of Danish children’s theater—a ten-day, family-friendly event at the New 42nd Street Studios.
These photographers— one a documentarian, two devoted to staged work—discover narrative in frozen moments.
Readers sound off on Don Imus, Keith Olbermann, and more.
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