Part One Best Lumber Home Depot …

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Part One Best Lumber Home Depot 550 Hamilton Ave.,(betw. 16th & 17th Sts.), Brooklyn, 718-832-8553 If We Were a Carpenter. It sure isn’t Best Home Depot, however. “What do they think?” we wonder, as we stroll–or rather, dodge our way–through the disorderly mega-aisles of this warehouse retailer. “What must the Home Depot execs think when [&hellip
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Part Two Best Curious Boutique Tracy …

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Part Two Best Curious Boutique Tracy Feith 209 Mulberry St. (Spring St.) 334-3097 Carnaby Street Updated. Sexy slips in swell colors and paisley patterns. Dresses that make any woman look like a beautiful ballerina. Nice jewelry selection: very delicate and not too expensive. There are some men’s shirts at Tracy Feith, but only for the [&hellip
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Part One Best Herring Ulrika’s 115 E. …

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Part One Best Herring Ulrika’s 115 E. 60th (betw. Lexington & Park Aves.) 355-7069 Calling Squareheads, Jews and Russkies. We’d say that herring is one of those foods you either love or hate, but it’s actually just one of those foods nobody gives a shit about. After temple lets out, if the bar mitzvah boy’s [&hellip
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Part Two Best Northern Tribeca Restaurant Sosa Borella …

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Part Two Best Northern Tribeca Restaurant Sosa Borella 460 Greenwich St. (betw. Watts & Desbrosses Sts.) 431-5093 The Bubby’s Alternative. Tucked away in a low-profile part of Tribeca (probably not for long; developers have finally discovered this fertile land), right below Canal St., Sosa Borella is an Argentine/Italian restaurant that most New Yorkers haven’t heard [&hellip
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Part Three Best Place to Dine with Your Dog …

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Part Three Best Place to Dine with Your Dog Downtown Odeon 145 W. Broadway (Thomas St.) 233-0507 See Spot Drool. Let’s face it, in a city that is supposed to be very accepting of different races, religions and Republicans, there’s one group that’s always left out: our four-footed friends. And we don’t mean rats, cats [&hellip
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Hateful, Helpful, Insightful, Wonderful Best of Manhattan 2001; Phew! MUGGER’s Okay!; Cockburn Nails It Again; Nuh-Uh, Neuberg; Reader Reaction, Pt. 4, Plus More History Lessons and Things of that Ilk; More

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Hey, thanks for including the Bridge and Tunnel Club in the Best of Manhattan 2001 (10/3). That was really cool and I don’t even mind–not at all–being a part of the "Best Letdown." It’s kind of an honor, actually. Scott Sendrow, Astoria Slightly Less Easy I just read your review of the Bridge and Tunnel [&hellip
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Best of Manhattan 2001: Normal’s Not an Ordinary Word

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Not surprisingly, New York Press’ 14th annual Best of Manhattan issue is as subdued as the city itself. It was originally planned for Sept. 19, but we pushed back publishing our largest annual edition for several obvious reasons. Primarily, in the midst of New York City’s most severe crisis, with so many citizens mourning the [&hellip
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