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Happy Hour, Boar, Green Pie, Digestif

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Here’s what we believe: Key lime pie is meant to embody a fundamental tension that exists between sweet and tangy. Not sour. Tangy. Sour is another matter. Wine drinkers understand that this is the same tension that animates white wine. Fruit vs. acid. The payoff, when this tension is properly managed, is vocal: you yelp [&hellip
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Howard Stern’s Robin Quivers

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FACE=”New York” SIZE=1> Q&A with Robin Quivers Robin Quivers has the best female voice on radio, just as Howard Stern has the best male voice, and they’ve made a uniquely successful team since they started in Washington, DC, in 1981. As it turns out, Andy Krents, George Tabb’s entertainment lawyer friend, has known Quivers since [&hellip
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The Best & Brightest-And All the Rest

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Yours is the most relevant publication of my generation. Tuesday–hours. Wednesday, still more hours. Thursday, I look forward to more hours. Just fascinated with–and love reading–this "Best of." Where do I start? I’ve got to tell you that, like many readers I suppose, I couldn’t care less about where to go for shoe polish or [&hellip
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Amy & Bruce In Sweden

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The trouble with Amy Sohn is that she’s no Candace Bushnell. Compared to the struggling nobodies and poor slobs Amy knows and writes about, Bushnell’s rich and famous are interesting, even if their names aren’t revealed. Bushnell also wrote with style and class. Sohn doesn’t deserve to be working for the same paper as Cindy [&hellip
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Autumn Looms; Downtown Restaurants Bloom

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Speaking of school, the eighth-grade chainsmokers who attend summer session at Marta Valle Model High School, at the corner of Norfolk and Stanton Sts., challenged us to a game of handball the other day. They beat our ass summarily and demanded a pack of Marlboro reds as victory booty. Loath to encourage bad habits, we [&hellip
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