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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Best of Manhattan 2001:Eats & Drinks

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align=”left”> Best Quietly Retracted Zagat Review Tomoe Sushi The Words (or Something) Get Stuck in Our Throat. When a friend first pointed this out to us, we couldn’t believe it. How could the Zagat’s people have let this one slip into their 2000 Survey of New York Restaurants? For those who didn’t catch it, here’s [&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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About the Best of Manhattan 2000

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Danny Hellman I’m Talkin’ Trash New York’s National Embarrassment Pouring It All Out, Part XIII. This week’s entire New York Press is devoted to our annual Best of Manhattan roundup. There’s no need to expand further; our editors and writers have worked for several months at compiling this year’s digest of recommendations and opinions. Read [&hellip
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