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  1. Tainted LoveCynics (or are they realists?) need something to read on Valentine’s Day, too.
  2. The Winners Are…Even the awards shows are better in New York—and these two are a lot easier to get into than the Oscars.
  3. Now Out In Theaters—And On Your TV!A guide to the same-day-release movement.
  4. Starstruck Ex-Con Money Manager Rockin’ in the Free WorldFormer money manager to the stars Dana Giacchetto is staging a comeback—as a rock star. He gained notoriety in 2000 after being accused of using […]
  5. Because on a Random Saturday Night, The Arcade Fire Showed Up on a Street Corner, Strapped on Their Guitars, and Tore Through a Set of Cure, Pixies, and New Order CoversNo. 63Late one fall Saturday night, three members of blockbuster Montreal indie-rock band the Arcade Fire were heading back to their hotel after […]
  6. Band PickerCMJ Festival preview
  7. Shakedown StreetAn ambitious period gangster musical inspired by the tunes of the Grateful Dead.
  8. Influences: MobyHow did you spend most of your time growing up? I grew up in Connecticut, and in many ways I was the quintessential latchkey kid. I was an onl […]
  9. Kemado’s Lone-Star InvasionSouth by Southwest, Austin, Texas, March 16-20.
  10. The Best Chocolate StoresInstitutions Maison du Chocolat 1018 Madison Ave., nr. 78th St.; 212-744-7117 Long worshipped as one of the premier Paris chocolatiers, thank […]
  11. How Jacques Torres Makes ChocolateBuilding your own chocolate factory isn’t easy. Jacques Torres, who has a store in Dumbo and is probably the city’s most esteemed chocolatier, h […]
  12. Drawing CardsAnimated features get moving.
  13. August PresenceOne season after her Tony win, Phylicia Rashad turns mystical with August Wilson’s Gem of the Ocean.
  14. TV pilot about TV pilots.Trio’s first series: Pilot Season, an improv comedy that examines the television industry from the inside.
  15. A Finer Grade of Chick-LitAnyone sick of boilerplate like Citizen Girl, Emma McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus’s unpalatable follow-up to The Nanny Diaries, will find fine and […]
  16. Om EconomicsRelaxation doesn’t always come easy in New York City, but the right beginners’ meditation class can help.
  17. Anti-Noise GearTesting devices that drown out the roar.
  18. How to Party Like It’s 1992Solving Lollapalooza
  19. How to Avoid Melting Down on the Subway PlatformKeep cool with tips from a Bikram yogi
  20. Cynthia PfefferShe’s studying grieving children’s hormone levels to soothe their pain.
  21. Sign LanguageA Brooklyn band gets some very writerly lyrics.
  22. Getting TrashedCan Martin Amis recover from his savage reviews?
  23. Pack A BookWhether you’re after juicy historical details or something to help you escape reality completely, here are twelve books worthy of a spot i […]
  24. Macy’sA Herald Square legend since 1902.
  25. All I Want For. . .What do children want? We asked a whole slew of ‘em what they hope to find under the Christmas tree, Hanukkah bush, Kwanzaa mkeka. Certain theme […]
  26. Jackass Vs. Grand Theft AutoWho’s the sickest of them all? A cultural timeline . . .
  27. L.A. StoryReal Women Have Curves, a comedy in which big and beautiful Ana (America Ferrera) comes of age in East L.A. surrounded by her overbearing family […]
  28. Father’s Day EventsThe Mets-Yankees series at Shea is sold out, so use a little creativity to have a fabulous time with Dad this Sunday.
  29. Vegetarian RestaurantsEarth Day is this week, on April 22. And isn’t it easier to save the planet when you’ve had a good meal first?
  30. Back IssuesHere’s the rub: Get the weight off your shoulders – for about half off the tab – with S&B’s limited-time deals on high-end massages.
  31. Wrap StarsWho says you can’t judge a gift by its wrapping? In a season when the thought counts more than ever, express your affection from the outside in, […]
  32. On the WaterfrontsCity folk fancy themselves intrepid explorers, but when it comes to the shoreline, most New Yorkers are hardly Vasco da Gama. We were no excepti […]
  33. The Ivy League: Nerd QuotasWith college-admissions letters going out right about now, it’s time to consider that maybe you should have pushed your kids a little harder. At […]
  34. Amazing FeetsOn your toes, people: Sandal season is upon us, and to make sure you put your best foot forward, we’ve arranged discounts at a few of our favori […]
  35. Drop ZoneApril showers bring May flowers – and flimsy basic-black umbrellas. But these antic, stylish prints will have you singing in the rain.