Eighty-three-year-old Anthony Marshall spends his days trying to convince the courts—and himself—that his mother loved him and felt guilty enough about her failings as a parent to transfer a huge amount of money to him before she died. The courts, at least, don’t seem to buy it.
A few years ago, it seemed that bourgeois New York, like the universe, was expanding infinitely. But the Red Hook Real-Estate Slowdown Theory of Yuppie-Hipster Equilibrium suggests otherwise.
Pioneering Times managing editor Gerald Boyd, in spite of his efforts to live a color-blind life, was shaped by race: It lifted him, proved the subject of a journalistic triumph, and eventually destroyed his career.
Tacopina got him that good deal last time.
Finds himself entertaining.
Development czar Doctoroff "wants to run his own show."
Governor calls about Joe's sick wife.
L.A. may be willing to pay and pay to get him to play.
Some weeks, it’s impossible not to feel the love.
The afterlife of a filmmaker.
On the barricades with the head writer of The Daily Show.
Wall Street bonuses are expected to be down 15 percent this year—and may go down more in 2008. So who will buy all the high-end condos being built?
Olivier Sarkozy might like the USA even more than his presidential brother.
Merrill Lynch’s Stan O’Neal and Citigroup’s Chuck Prince racked up billions in losses—and got exactly what they deserved.
It is possible to live vermin-free in New York.
"I tend to do a schoolboy-orphan look, with maybe a touch of Hermès."
Surviving the winter playdate by having activities close at hand.
The mammoth 7th on Sale sample sale has been marking down designer goods since 1990, with all proceeds going to HIV/aids-related funds.
'My mother was a stylist, so I grew up in a hair salon.'
Allen & Delancey brings classical cooking to the Lower East Side.
Revered in France and especially Italy for its slightly bitter and herby flavor, the cardoon has only recently begun to make a name for itself on local menus.
The team that created the brilliant and refined tasting menu at Dévi that quickly became a smash hit is back, having bought out the boss.
Week of November 19, 2007: Solex, Dessert Studio at Chocolat Michel Cluizel, and Ilili.
A new, affordable way to enjoy truffles, and we’re not talking truffle oil.
(Without the aid of a truffle hound or pig.)
San Domenico’s Tony May won’t abide tuber abuse.
The newest developer’s ploy: artists on-site.
This is the year that Web video got really smart. And addictive. Here’s what’s worth a click.
Noah Baumbach plumbs the inky depths of smart, shallow people. Plus: Brian De Palma's Redacted.
Seinfeld: The Complete Series, Rescue Dawn, Ocean's Thirteen...
Are you in the mood for a depressing movie?
Young Frankenstein falls short of super-duper, but Stoppard’s Rock ’n’ Roll is a mother of an invention.
Musical-theater matriarch Barbara Cook celebrates her 80th birthday with two concerts at the Philharmonic.
Will this be the season Project Runway falls out of fashion?
It’s a good week to practice watching documentary television.
Barber’s Vanessa isn’t the forgotten marvel they say it is—but it’s a great vehicle for City Opera’s star soprano.
Our deliberately oversimplified guide to who falls where on our taste hierarchies.
Satellite gallery shows piggyback on two of the fall’s biggest museum headliners. And they’re free!
Williamsburg’s newest children’s boutique offers a cuppa.
A concert dedicated to one composer can paint a much richer picture of his music than a single symphony would.
When the temperature drops, nothing warms the cockles like a hunk of slow-cooked meat.
Poetry enjoys a rare moment in the spotlight.
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