As advertising struggles in its latest crisis, David Lubars, BBDO’s new creative director, has a new 99 44⁄100 percent pure strategy for saving it.
Beaten down by the tyranny of inspections and low profit margins, one owner gets out of the business—while another thrives.
An atypical deli owner faces the typical industry struggles—bellmarked Doritos, the DEA—and decides he wants out.
Grace Dancyger introduced branding to the Korean deli—and ended up with an East Village empire.
Ten worth going out of your way for.
On the corner of 34th and Park, three lives changed forever.
Animated features get moving.
Readers sound off on 9/11’s environmental implications, Don Hewitt, Ray Kelly and more.
Forget Wal-Mart. The real bargains are stocks like Coach and Whole Foods that cater to the ric
Deep conditioning for fried summer hair
The art of the cash-free bribe
Kate Spade’s Hedy Sandal, Arai’s on- and off-road helmut, Richart’s silver-coated chocolate and more.
Tenthousandthings’ low-key jewelry moves to the loud and proud meatpacking district.
J Crew wedding dress
Fourteen years after his death, Leonard Bernstein’s comeback reminds us that it’s his charisma, more than his music, that we miss most.
David O. Russell’s I Love Huckabees cares more about its own cleverness than about the audience
An all-male bloodfest hacks up Shakespeare; Tina Howe’s Ionesco finds itself lost in translation.
Atsuko Tanaka’s Electric Dress.
Nova’s mini-series Origins is a CSI: Earth for the PBSset; Desperate Housewives is a campy delight
The new Interpol album isn’t derivative, just emotionally cool
Super-porky ramen by way of Carolina
Cheney in demand, homeless bumped for hotel, condos replace Windsor Hotel
Cell-phone antennas take Manhattan
Beethoven’s hearing loss resonates with this similarly affected—and talented—pianist.
Jean-Georges’s wedding wish list
Daniel Libeskind’s cranky memoir
Williamsburgers were thrilled to sign up for a cheap gym. Until it failed to open.
Movies new on DVD this week include: Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Super Size Me, Andy Goldsworthy Working With Time, Nothing But a Man.
Opening this week: Devi, EN Japanese Brasserie, Bar Tonno, Citron, Serafina Broadway, and The View.
The films that rocked Cannes arrive Stateside at the New York Film Festival.