MOST RECENT ARTICLES BY:

Kate Pickert

  1. Safe HarborSix ways to get on or in the water.
  2. Plot TwistsIf we’re not afraid, have the terrorists won? An assessment of past terror threats.
  3. Not ’Worth ItSorry, you can’t live in five-and-dime cathedral; hedge funds may move in.
  4. When Bad Things HappenA short guide to nine big things to worry about—and what you can do about them.
  5. How Craigslist Has Changed New York“Erotic services” providers, reality-TV casting agents, Eames lovers—all have plenty of reasons to celebrate the site’s fifth anniversary.
  6. Lights. Cameras. No Action.Bloomberg’s push for more New York TV gets interrupted by the networks.
  7. Mushrooming AnxietyRestaurateurs, foragers worry about more regulation; one East Village chef innocently picks wild toxic “destroying angel.”
  8. Stepdaddy’s Little GirlMaggie Rizer’s fresh-faced, malleable appeal made her a $30,000-per-day supermodel. Then her small-town stepfather got hooked on a lottery game […]
  9. Bloomberg’s TriathalonThe mayor has brought us two of the largest events in the city’s history—the Republican National Convention and The Gates. But he’s not done y […]
  10. iBust on Prince StreetOne sidewalk peddler’s encounter with the NYPD’s art squad.
  11. Intelligencer: February 14–21, 2005Damon Dash goes Harvey Weinstein-hunting, final skirmish in ‘DisneyWar’, Christopher Guest’s latest ensemble satire, and more.
  12. The Clinton YearsA murder evokes a Lower East Side street’s past.
  13. Intelligencer: January 31–February 7, 2005Irv Gotti’s dirty laundry, Melania Knauss’s best dress man, Daniel Boulud on B’way, and more.
  14. Tsunami Donations: Following the MoneyHow a charity with offices on 37th Street, Action Against Hunger can turn a donation from Manhattan into safe drinking water for a Sri Lankan vi […]
  15. In Relief: Five Other Crisis SituationsAs the world continues to give to the relief effort in South Asia, aid groups don’t want people to forget about the rest of the world. Here ar […]
  16. Intelligencer: January 17–31, 2005How Star botched the Brad-Jen breakdup, Morgan Entrekin finally getting married, a luxury Hamptons garage, and more.
  17. Live From KievMany Ukrainians from the New York area traveled to their ancestral home to be official observers in the much-watched December 26 Presidential […]
  18. Intelligencer: December 13–27, 2004Bernie Kerik’s brilliant career path, Martha Stewart’s big book deal, art hipsters in “Democracy Plaza,” O.J.: The Musical, and more.
  19. Intelligencer: December 6-13, 2004Gen. Wesley Clark for President, eye-lifts while you sleep, Rudy Giuliani’s Hampton house, and more.
  20. Let It SnowflakeHow UNICEF plans to turn its Fifth Avenue ornament into a crystal cash cow.
  21. The Station Agent DiariesJohn Borrero, 57, tells Kate Pickert about life in one of the 164 booths the MTA may soon eliminate.
  22. Intelligencer: Nov. 29, 2004 - Dec. 6, 2004Is Yoshio Taniguchi unhappy with the MoMA?, Steve Dunleavy abandons Langan’s, William Safire’s replacement at the Times, and more.
  23. Heard on the StreetShortly after the memorial for Dell Covington, the messenger killed on Eighth Avenue—reportedly from being “doored” by an opening car door—Kat […]
  24. Shrinking Olympic VillageNew York’s first bid for the 2012 Games featured cool ferries and a cluster of high-rises. So, where did they go?
  25. Intelligencer: November 15-22, 2004Hillary’s quiet partners, the woman behind Desperate Housewives tries to save Martha Stewart, Tina Brown flees a dinner party, and more.
  26. Talk DroopJust because John McEnroe’s CNBC talk show has earned 0.0 ratings doesn’t mean it doesn’t need someone to watch it.
  27. Pauley’s ProblemPlus, the new political minority, sex charges on ice, Jane’s harder side, and moon boot madness.
  28. Invisible WiresLook up—and around. Cell-phone antennas are everywhere. But are they harmful?
  29. Recipe ListJean-Georges’s wedding registry
  30. Kitty LittersCat-cloners say nine lives aren’t enough.
  31. Star SystemFor chefs, a perfect review can be a pain.
  32. Animal LiberationA new exhibit of Winogrand’s sixties photos—and a look at how zoos have changed since.
  33. An RNC IndexThe convention by the numbers.
  34. Transit CheckHow to get around when the convention is in session. (Tip: Stay away from midtown west.)
  35. No Way InWhen the going gets tough, co-op boards get tougher.