Best of Manhattan 2001: Normal’s Not an Ordinary Word

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But first things first: If you want to drink in classy surroundings and hear some poems, e-mail savedate@aol.com now to reserve your spot at the Intoxicating Poetry party this Wednesday, Oct. 3. Intoxicating Poetry is sponsored by Alizé, cohosted by a delightful woman named LindaAnn Loschiavo and free to anyone willing to adhere to the [&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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Best of Manhattan 2001: Media & Politics

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Deford’s Done. As we’ve written before in these pages, the once-literate Sports Illustrated has devolved–like most Time Warner publications–into a banal melange of cliches and hack writing. However, S.I.’s Sept. 24 cover was the class of the newsstands after the WTC bombings. The image was stark: an American flag draped over an empty seat in [&hellip
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Best of Manhattan 2001: Services

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align=”left”> Best Shoe Repair Continental Shoe Repair 2 Barclay St. (B’way) 349-6878 Sole Man. Some years ago, we attended a recital at Carnegie Hall. At the intermission, we strolled into the lobby. We passed a strikingly handsome, dignified older gentleman in black tie, knowledgeably discussing the performance with several people. We recognized Sal Iacone, who [&hellip
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title>Untitled Document MUGGER Russ Smith Media & Politics Christopher Caldwell Media & Politics Alexander Cockburn Media & Politics Part One Media & Politics Part Two Media & Politics Part Three Manhattan Living William Bryk Manhattan Living Alan Cabal Manhattan Living Part One Manhattan Living Part Two Manhattan Living Part Three Eats & Drinks Taki Eats [&hellip
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BEST CHEAP BACKRUB Part One Best Cheap Backrub Christine at …

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LIGN=”left”>Part One Best Little Italy Boutique Mayle 252 Elizabeth St. (betw. Houston & Prince Sts.) 625-0406 Please Jane, Forgive Us. For years we avoided this narrow storefront shop at all costs–mainly because its proprietress was, in our estimation, a little too thin, a little too great-looking, a little too connected to Peter “A Year in [&hellip
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Personal Bests

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Best Congressional Race in New York City There’s almost no such thing as a good congressional race in the city anymore. The congressional districts of all the boroughs have been drawn with consummate artistry to protect incumbents and avoid races. Just look at the map! Every political observer has his favorite Rorschach patterns. There’s the [&hellip
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