Candidates for president are asked hundreds of times a day to feign every possible emotion. Such a task should be repugnant to any authentic human—but do we really want a normal person in the world’s most stressful job?
Exploring the massive, viscous, unnerving, litigation-generating oil blob that lies just underneath the streets of Greenpoint.
How diners, investment banks, baseball teams, department stores, copy shops, and every other variety of New York business stay in the black by using what the city offers (deluges of curious customers, the world’s most fertile networking opportunities) to make up for what it takes away (an arm and a leg every time the rent is due).
Those high-flying Heatheretters.
Glass House booked solid.
Wants to take PBS anchor Jim Lehrer shopping.
Chase not king of the world.
Waits out Gov. Spitzer.
MoMA non grata gets gig.
Any week in which scalpers can demand five figures to hear The Police play at the Garden and the pollen count goes through the roof is bound to leave the city gasping for air.
European intellectuals imagine a faux American election for the Venice Biennale.
Back to nature with Ayn Rand true believers.
Bollywood megastars, plus two dorks, onstage at the Nassau Coliseum.
How do you improve on water? Pricey new magic potions on tap.
The marriage-straining possibility that Elmo may be a wolf in Muppet’s clothing.
A bohemian-staffed moving van and other ways to reduce apartment-switching stress.
New store openings this week.
Folami Greene of Kirna Zabête.
A faux-sex-show star on finding her androgynous equilibrium.
Elaborately delicious variations on the hot dog.
Take this quiz to find out if you're a member of the burgeoning green-foodie community, a.k.a. a “groodie.”
Perhaps more than any other item sold at local Greenmarkets, sugar snap peas attract clusters of light-fingered fans.
A glance at the menu reveals the grand ambition of Aurora Soho.
Week of June 11, 2007: Hill Country, Caffè Emilia, and Park Avenue Summer.
Which department-store salad is best?
A survey of options in the world of canine weight loss.
The latest neighborhood-alienating developer in Morningside Heights is ... a cathedral.
Mariska Hargitay’s penthouse can’t get arrested in this finicky market.
Open house at 116 East 63rd Street, Apartment 9C.
Lauren Ambrose, adored by liberal elitists everywhere, moves toward a more traditional form of celebrity.
Ocean’s 13 makes up for Ocean’s 12.
How to Sell Horror, Post-Captivity.
Some excellent work gets lost amid the hyperbole at the Whitney’s psychedelia exhibit.
David Milch sneaks religion onto HBO under cover of a show about surfers and junkies.
Sunday night is up for grabs—so here’s a guide to what you should hold on to and what you should discard.
An admirable one-man stab at channeling Orson Welles.
Coast of Utopians on how they bested the Brits.
A jury of authentic Swedes picks that country’s top-five musical exports.
Our deliberately oversimplified guide to who falls where on our taste hierarchies.
Duchamp turns in on himself, as two artists create their own “ready-made” art.
NYU producer keeps her standards high.
Female writers explore common bonds.
Readers sound off on Jim Cramer, books, and more.
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