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Manny Howard

September 17, 2007 | Feature
My Empire of Dirt

The “locavore” movement says we should only eat what is grown within a few miles of where we live. How about a few feet? An experiment in Brooklyn-style subsistence farming, starring smelly chickens, an angry rabbit, a freak tornado, a vegetable garden to die for, two psyched kids, and a marriage in the weeds.

March 5, 2001 | Feature
Haute Anxiety

As the nation's economic boom sputters to an end, New York's restaurateurs wonder if they can take the heat.

June 15, 1998 | Feature
Blazing Saddles

Go ahead, blow that bonus on a Harley -- but remember, a motorcycle’s a lot more dangerous than a Rolex. Gentlemen, start your engines: School’s in session.

March 30, 1998 | Feature
The SoHo Sleeper

A restauranteur turns to innkeeping.