On the campaign trail, Rudy Giuliani at this point relies less on his 9/11 reputation than he does on the premise that he single-handedly saved millions of otherwise doomed New Yorkers in the nineties. It’s insulting to the city, of course—but what may be more relevant to other American voters is that it’s just not true.
Following tweener networking savant Alex Goldberg on his rounds, from the Hamptons to the kitchen at Peasant to the front row at the Knicks games.
Untangling the mess of real-estate scheming and political posturing around the Hudson Yards-Penn Station project to figure out exactly who wants to do what, where they want to do it, and whether any of them are likely to get their way in the end.
Erstwhile Gothamites want to come back. It’s for the kids, dude.
“They try hard.”
Pay toilets...almost here!
Celebrity Bible study.
She don’t lie, she don’t lie.
A hotel fit for a spotted pig.
The lighting of the solar-powered Rockefeller Center spruce put the city in a verdant mood last week.
Has creative Miami been debased by Art Basel?
As the rivalry between Dubai and Abu Dhabi heats up, a tale of the tape.
Why New York likes a Republican also-ran.
Is the bank-branch boom going bust?
The fashion semiotics of unionism.
Who’s going to strike next?
The surge is working! Yikes. Stem cells can be harvested embryo-free! Boo-hoo.
These gifts include a local donation in their price tags.
A Buff is a seamless, tubular piece of fabric that can be styled to fit the current weather.
"I grew up in Georgia. We tend to be a little vain, and we do not mind maintenance routines."
If procrastination is your usual strategy, here are three neighborhoods mapped out for efficiency.
Primehouse New York indulges some steakhouse gimmicks, but the meat is straight-ahead great.
This week marks Hanukkah.
The grand scheme to turn Shelly’s Tradizionale into an Italian fish house has been officially launched.
Week of December 10, 2007: Rheon Café, Philoxenia, and Bar Blanc.
Never are group-friendly accommodations at more of a premium than this time of year.
One hundred years of bras, and how to get the most out of the garment's current iterations.
And other things not to say in your co-op-board interview.
Ricky Gervais’s spoof on celebrity is more serious than you might think.
Atonement should make amends to Ian McEwan. Plus: Juno, a teen flick run amok.
Creating the illusion of a verdant, depopulated Manhattan.
New, eclectic DVD gift ideas.
Martha Plimpton, in Cymbeline, may actually be better than the play deserves.
The new Times headquarters has all the visual appeal of a column of newsprint.
Amazon’s new e-reader, Kindle, is good because it feels old. Wonder how long that’ll last.
This year, Hollywood’s betting big on literature.
Has the New Museum sold itself short?
A four-part finale cracks the riddle of Saving Grace’s engrossing, self-destructive lead.
The latest development in reality television is Animal Planet’s Orangutan Island.
Our deliberately oversimplified guide to who falls where on our taste hierarchies.
Readers sound off on the spa industry, gift ideas, and more.
Findings from the streets, files, and hard drives of New York.
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