First-person accounts of the surreal emergencies, suppressed marital stresses, comforting superstitions, petty irritations, spontaneous epiphanies, and other moment-to-moment means by which cancer— the ultimate life-altering experience—goes about its business of altering lives.
Some of New York’s would-be army officers fill the typical military mold, some are Upper East Side iconoclasts. All are idealists who, upon graduation next week from West Point, must face the fact that their principled dedication and rigorously attained expertise is about to intersect with a dispiriting and seemingly unwinnable war.
The erstwhile purveyor of lust-inspired luxury has moved on to a variety of broadly targeted projects: men’s clothing, perfume, perhaps even movies. But he’s not letting this professional turn from the libido biz cramp his own style.
Everyone’s getting rich!
Pop star sees Edie as her protector.
Open up and say, Ummm…
Crazy Love on the couch.
Protecting the painting.
It was a spring week in which green was bursting out all over.
Our mayor’s travels could win him the Electoral College. What a coincidence!
The key interest group of ’08.
Why the guy who bought Chrysler is the ultimate New Yorker.
Surfing the network-TV upfronts.
The controversial penthouse king of the East Village.
A user’s guide to the person you hire to bring up your kids while you work.
Jerry Falwell’s movement left him behind long ago on its way to the center.
Peacock feathers and other achievements of hippie design.
New store openings this week.
Julie Rice, Ruth Zukerman, and Elizabeth Cutler wanted a spinning-only oasis with no thumping techno and no screaming instructors.
The accessories of a consumption-loving private-equity specialist.
Wild Salmon rescues its namesake from blandness.
Ramps and leeks get all the glory this time of year, but spring onions (a.k.a. green onions), with their healthful tops attached, have their fans too.
Updating Old Homestead’s sidewalk seating with a nip and a tuck to pass it off as the new Prime Burger Café is clearly a bid to make the 1868 landmark seem cool.
Week of May 28, 2007: Bar Stuzzichini, Bodeguita Cubana, and Cecel Crepe Cafe.
New Jersey’s wine Webcaster.
Charting the many charms of Washington Heights.
Apartment discounts, the latest celebrity perk.
Is Jane Pratt skipping town? The founding editor of Sassy and then her namesake magazine is listing her townhouse on Downing Street for $3.65 million.
Trade the subway for the souk.
The Culture Pages
Richard Serra’s journey from public enemy to MoMA favorite.
Virtuoso unhingedness in William Friedkin’s latest.
Pumped about Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End? Salivating for Shrek the Third? Remember, summer is the season of dashed expectations—and don’t think you can outwit the Curve.
The prolific Anna Paquin.
A tale of American genocide is an elegantly executed bore.
Rating the latest fiction from Khaled Hosseini, Ian McEwan, and more.
Two highly entertaining routes around mainstream musical theater.
Jim Shaw explains his own perversely imaginative installation about cannibalism.
Our deliberately oversimplified guide to who falls where on our taste hierarchies.
Two shows reexamine critical moments in African-American history.
Olympic-size show at kids’ museum.
In this quiet week between spring and summer seasons, these high-caliber pairings stand out.
Two very different chances to dig out your dancing shoes.
B.E.D. New York may have been put to sleep, but there are still a few places where you can you dine shoeless while stretched out.
Highlights from Ensemble Studio Theatre’s annual springtime festival of new one-acts from top playwrights.
Readers sound off on Phil Spector, Rudy Giuliani, and more.
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