The author, a professional stock-picker, confronts his own attention-hogging public persona and finds it a baffling symptom of the public’s debased taste. Plus: The author confronts his own attention-hogging public persona and finds it a refreshing symptom of a new egalitarianism.
Governors Island is a vast, untapped reserve of bucolic scenery, skyline views, and other staples of urban stress relief. Presented here, for the first time, are the five visions battling for the right to turn that potential into triumphant urban-planning reality.
An anonymous graffiti defacer stalks the Manhattan night. Is the Splasher motivated by envy, principle—or love?
Upstairs, Downstairs on CPS.
Possible clambake crisis.
Where’s Dan Brown’s follow-up to The Da Vinci Code? The further adventures of Robert Langdon were set to be published in 2006, then this year.
Banquet bon vivant Giuseppe Cipriani has turned over financial records to the Manhattan D.A.’s office as part of an investigation into his company’s income-tax filings, says his lawyer, Stanley Arkin.
The arrival of Fleet Week’s giddy sailors on shore leave marked a summery spate of punch-drunk recklessness.
Nine years ago, the first Chinatown bus service revolutionized cheapo travel. But turf wars and safety problems—culminating in last week’s fatal crash—soon undermined the dream. A historical itinerary.
The proposed penthouse at the top of the Woolworth Building was to be one of the most coveted living spaces in New York.
If you’re wondering where the city’s leisure-class art collectors are for the next couple of weeks, they’re in Europe going to parties and being expensively avant-garde.
Restaurateur: What’s the big deal with giving "Page Six" $1,000?
Hillary Clinton’s competence-based campaign has been stealthily making progress. But two bios put her persona back in the spotlight.
The iciest AC unit of them all and other refreshing buys.
There’s no way to describe the effect of these products without descending into advertising hairspeak, but it’s true: My hair is softer, glossier, more manageable.
New store openings this week.
Parker Posey brings comfort to a dog-bite victim.
Top-notch spinach-and-béchamel lasagne and other artisanal successes at Insieme.
With its new wardrobe of sunny Provençal prints and the magical vernal blooming of its sheltered garden, Provence at the age of twenty has never looked lovelier.
Pesky weed to some, seasonal delicacy to others, the jagged, bitter dandelion green is one of those Mediterranean peasant foods newly embraced for their health-giving properties.
Week of June 4, 2007: Brooklyn Ice Cream Factory, Lola, Le Barricou, and Trois Pommes Patisserie.
Recourse for victims of shoddy development.
Living in America (on Third Avenue).
Penthouse design with Chuck Close.
Discussion of, and the engagement in, the unearthing of pleasantly surprising books, including a gimmicky showdown among the city's most promising up-and-comers, and a critic-compiled list of 60 criminally underrated novels, and more.
Takashi Murakami’s glib exhibit at the Gagosian Gallery gets rebuked by … the other exhibit at the Gagosian Gallery.
Another deserving blockbuster from Judd Apatow.
Check out the second year of the Sundance Institute at BAM, May 31 to June 10.
Can the famously nonsensical disco-movie flop make it on Broadway?
How do you survive the spectacular box-office failure of a film about a mythologically infested roller disco in Venice Beach? The lingering career effects of being involved in one of the best-loved bad movies ever.
Our deliberately oversimplified guide to who falls where on our taste hierarchies.
A pair of old-world cultural embassies show work from back home.
At the Children’s Music Festival, established musicians back up the prodigies.
Small-scale chamber concerts allow the chance to dip a toe into the avant-garde.
Time to dig out the sunblock.
Highlights from St. Ann’s tenth annual Labapalooza!, a festival that showcases new puppet theater.
How to kick off Gay Pride Month.
Reader response to the cancer issue.
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