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Sarah Bernard

  1. A Head-to-Toe Pharm-Free Tune-upWe asked Dr. Woodson Merrell, chairman of the Department of Integrative Medicine at Beth Israel Medical Center, to suggest non-prescription reme […]
  2. Blades of GloryNecessary equipment for a day at the rink.
  3. Presents With PurposeThese gifts include a local donation in their price tags.
  4. The Tortoise and the Whoopee CushionSince Dustin Hoffman and Natalie Portman spent months in a holiday-gift wonderland for ‘Mr. Magorium’s Wonder Emporium,’ we thought we’d ask the […]
  5. Toys to the TestWe asked the best toy stores in the city to send us their most irresistible items. Then we put them all in the same room and asked the kids to p […]
  6. Ugly Shoes: A Brief HistoryA look at the most memorable assaults on our fashion sense, and a forecast for the ugly shoe of spring 2008.
  7. Get Up and GoWhether the New York Marathon inspires you to run or just to think about it, here’s the gear.
  8. Owners in TrainingAfter 33 years in retail, Marjorie Stern had a new idea. How about a kids store that sells…careers?
  9. Mind the GapWhen your sale goes through quickly and your purchase is delayed, where do you move?
  10. It’s 1 a.m. Do You Know Where Your Guests Are?A crew of four New York nightlife experts plan wee-hour high jinks, from a limbo party in Chinatown to a raucous sleepover in the Bowery Hotel.
  11. And Our Season Tonight Is…How Park Avenue Summer became Park Avenue Autumn (almost) overnight.
  12. For Your Browsing PleasureStores and services worth investigating, even if you don’t buy anything.
  13. How Would Venus Williams Spend $1.4 Million?We asked the Wimbledon ladies champ—the first ever to receive the same jackpot as her male counterpart—to blow her prize money in a New York sho […]
  14. The New Style MerchantsSmall boutiques run by young women with very decided tastes are guiding the look of the city.
  15. Play Outside the ParkFirst-rate kid zone off Madison Square.
  16. Now Accepting Working GuestsTen years ago, David Page and Barbara Shinn walked away from three West Village restaurants for a North Fork vineyard. Now they’ve added a B&B, […]
  17. Yoga on a BikeJulie Rice, Ruth Zukerman, and Elizabeth Cutler (below) wanted a spinning-only oasis with no thumping techno and no screaming instructors (1) […]
  18. Everyone Says I Love YouSome of New York’s most memorable weddings: from Alfred Hitchcock’s daughter’s at St. Patrick’s Cathedral to Cynthia Rowley’s in a Brooklyn airp […]
  19. The Nap RevolutionarySleep deprivation made Nick Ronco crazy. So crazy that he opened a space-age sanctuary for power napping on West 57th Street—the first, he hopes […]
  20. The Last Go-RoundFor decades, locals and visiting celebrities alike have circled beneath the pink neon palm trees at Brooklyn’s Empire Roller Skating Center. A f […]
  21. Coming to Your Kitchen TableEight years ago, ceramicist Jono Pandolfi was teaching high-school kids how to make birdbaths and cookie jars. Now, he’s selling at MoMA, making […]
  22. Locally GrownShe’s happy to model spring’s pretty dresses, but Claire Danes prefers the comforts of jeans and her Soho bistro.
  23. Dance Workouts: A Brief HistoryDance-based exercise regimens, which have twirled in and out for decades, are back in style. A look at how the original low-impact craze has com […]
  24. 550 Pairs and CountingThe shoe collection of Michael Millon, Venture Capitalist.
  25. Ask The Foot DoctorWe asked Dr. Rock Positano, director of the Non-surgical Foot and Ankle Service at the Hospital for Special Surgery, what high heels really do t […]
  26. Precision-Tune Your HypochondriaWill it make you feel better to find what’s really wrong?
  27. Retreat! Retreat!Some people need high-thread-count sheets to relax. Some don’t. There are destinations for both.
  28. Go Hard, or Stay HomeCablessness, tourists, and drunkards conspire against you on New Year’s Eve. To make it work, be decisive: Head for the eye of the storm, or tak […]
  29. Delegate the MistletoeA hands-free, picture-perfect holiday is a phone call away.
  30. The Rules of the MasqueradeH alloween is full of hazards: costume breakdowns, overheating, booby-trapped candy. But none is as painful as walking into a party and seeing s […]
  31. Under SurveillanceAnother day, another fall from grace for a public figure with a checkered past. How to watch your back—and your cell phone, your e-mail, your hu […]
  32. Gangs of New YorkTheir twins due home from intensive care any minute, an anxious couple considers the high cost—physical, marital, and financial—of multiples.
  33. Goalie OrientedRookie goaltender Henrik Lundqvist is the unexpected savior of the New York Rangers. This is the fitness routine that helps him keep the puck […]
  34. Los AngelesFor this special edition of Strategist, we subjected six great metropolises—London, Paris, Los Angeles, Sydney, Rome, and Miami—to the same scru […]
  35. LondonFor this special edition of Strategist, we subjected six great metropolises—London, Paris, Los Angeles, Sydney, Rome, and Miami—to the same scru […]
  36. SydneyFor this special edition of Strategist, we subjected six great metropolises—London, Paris, Los Angeles, Sydney, Rome, and Miami—to the same scru […]
  37. Her MystiqueA portrait of the feminist as an unhappy portrait subject.
  38. Here’s JohnnyJohnny Weir is the best male figure skater in the United States—and the most outrageous. This is the fitness routine that got him to the 2006 Wi […]
  39. Maven in TrainingCover model Louise Pederson likes staying in so much, she’s bought two (and a half) houses.
  40. How Would Jade Jagger Spend $11,250?The creative director of Garrard plays with the price of the most expensive pearl necklace from her latest line of jewelry.
  41. Because at Least One Person on This Page Will Be Justly Famous by 2010Nos. 7–33 1. Matthew Yglesias, 24, blogger. After Yglesias’s blog was name-checked by New York Times columnist Paul Krugman, Yglesias hit th […]
  42. How Would Shalom Harlow Spend $2,419?The environmentally conscious supermodel gives us her very green gift list.
  43. How Would Doo-Ri Chung Spend $16,000?The designer won rave Fashion Week reviews with her ethereal jersey dress […]
  44. Founding FathersThe Odeon and Union Square Cafe would seem to have little in common other than the fact that they’re both celebrating anniversaries this month ( […]
  45. Going DutchThe next Northern European design invasion has begun.
  46. Collection AgentsPhillips de Pury makes a bid for first-time auction buyers.
  47. The U.S. OpenWho to watch, where to score tickets, what to wear, and more.
  48. Because Your Toddler’s Worth ItDr. Bobby’s skin care for kids hits the Hamptons.
  49. How Would 50 Cent Spend $3.5 Million?It’s taken the rapper and first-time memoirist four years to renovate the Connecticut house he bought from Mike Tyson. We asked him how he’d s […]
  50. How Would Adrian Grenier Spend $9,000?The New York actor doesn’t live quite as large as Vincent Chase, the movie star he plays on HBO’s Entourage. Chase just treated his pos […]
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