BEST REMINDER OF THE WRETCHEDNESS OF EXISTENCE Part One Best Reminder …

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LIGN=”left”>Part One Near the top, it’s the forlorn, dead-eyed Chinese men whose Sisyphean task it is to perpetually fill, empty, transfer and refill the tanks with doomed sea life. They use nets and halved garbage pails and cower under the mercenary stare of the pit boss lurking behind the huge office window. Often, a man [&hellip
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BEST EUROTRASH TANTRUM Part One Best Eurotrash Tantrum …

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LIGN=”left”>Part One The first was only a single incident, even if it took place in a Broadway theater in front of hundreds of people. (Stewart made a curtain speech in which he faulted his own producers for not spending enough money advertising the play.) The second went on a bit longer, sparked, apparently, by the [&hellip
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My Dream Lunch

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title>Untitled Document My Dream Lunch My perfect lunch is at Le Cirque 2000, Sirio’s Eighth Wonder of the World on Madison Ave. The best lunch partner would, of course, be Juliette Binoche, or, say, Helen Hunt. Both ladies have physical defects, but it is just those imperfections that make them so attractive. If they, alas, [&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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Part Two Best Bike Shop Bike Works …

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Part Two Best Bike Shop Bike Works 106 Ridge St. (Rivington St.) 388-1077 Mad as Hatters, But They Know Their Stuff. Like bunny rabbits, warm cinnamon toast or Schindler’s list, the bicycle is an absolute good. Even in the hands of the reckless, there’s something about a bicycle that is karmically pure, free of negative [&hellip
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