In the spring, one Brooklynite took the “locally grown” spirit to the extreme by building a farm in his yard and vowing to eventually spend a month eating only what he’d raised himself. There have been frustrating lows (a severed finger, a crop-destroying storm, a cannibal rabbit) and rewarding highs (weight loss, the feeling of handy self-sufficiency). But will there be edible food?
Hard-charging editor-in-chief Col Allan spent the last year at the center of one embarrassing Post incident after another. But he remains the undaunted master of the tabloid art, and he can still drink you under the table.
How Emma Rathkey, the teenage daughter of a man who perished in the Twin Towers, finally found solace in the company of those who’d suffered the same loss.
Bill Clinton says invest in ethanol, and he might make money if you do.
Current flame Djimon Hounsou a good fit.
But seeks peace with Jay-Z.
Land grab brings worries.
Don’t hang on the art, please.
As a cabbie strike made it easier to flag down a school bus than a yellow taxi last week, the Big Apple did its best to keep moving forward.
But please don’t complain to him about your cable service.
The mystery of the very well-timed sale of Damien Hirst’s $100 million skull.
Getting to the bottom of Sting and David Bowie’s problems opening a burlesque club in Nolita.
Where the original Freedom Tower was actually built, plastic brick by brick.
The Democrats’ chance to become the party for grown-ups.
Quilting and other tasteful hobbies.
New store openings this week.
Alexis Bittar, 465 Broome St., nr. Greene St.; 212-625-8340
A lanky playwright.
One of the best Italian restaurants around—and one of the trendiest.
True, a perfectly ripe heirloom tomato needs no further embellishment than some extra-virgin olive oil and sea salt. But with the lumpy love apples overflowing their Greenmarket stands, a little variety can’t hurt.
Accademia di Vino could be just what the neighborhood was waiting for: a comfy, laid-back spot to order a few $4 antipasti, a seriously al dente pasta to share, and wine by the glass.
Week of September 17, 2007: Papa Lima Sandwich, Pamplona, and Kingswood.
Finishing a Frank Lloyd Wright masterpiece.
Hurricane paranoia hits the insurance industry.
Jessica Alba has been spotted apartment-hunting in Chelsea, most recently in the new condos at 246 West 17th Street.
For the privilege of living in a cast- iron loft building in Tribeca, you’d usually have to pay seven figures. That is, unless you can find a miniaturized version of the dream.
A global nightlife brand tries to grow up.
Try as he might, Paul Haggis can’t mess up an Iraq-war detective story.
Nothing signals the start of high-culture season like the onslaught of fall film festivals: Telluride, Venice, Toronto, oh my!
Oscar nomination in tow, Terrence Howard has set off into the world of practically color-blind casting.
MoMA demonstrates why painting isn’t dead, and never was.
More shows to see in their final days.
A cop show in post-Katrina New Orleans? K-Ville is up to the challenge.
Meet Ben Kuroki, now 90 years old. A Nebraska-born Nisei, he volunteered for the Army after Pearl Harbor.
In a convenient rift in the space-time continuum, Captain Jack’s supersecret “Torchwood” team of young scientist-investigators use scavenged alien technology.
HBO’s great show about bad sex.
Charles Mee adroitly brings political relevance to a Greek tragedy, again.
Why Jonathan Franzen wrote his own Spring Awakening.
A Mo Willems audience.
Three new places at Chelsea Market (75 Ninth Ave., nr. 16th St.) in which to sip, slurp, or, perhaps, raise a pinkie.
Three events worth arriving early for at the Brooklyn Book Festival this Sunday.
Who says group shows are just for summer?
A pair of performances with preshow lectures that are anything but pedantic.
Our picks from the fall lineup at St. Ann’s Warehouse.
Readers sound off on Matt Drudge, Lance Bass, and more.
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