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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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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My Dream Lunch

Written by Taki on . Posted in Best of Manhattan, Posts

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, are unavailable, [&hellip
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The Best Things About Being A Middle-Aged Guy in New York

Written by Alan Cabal on . Posted in Best of Manhattan, Posts

The idea of aging used to terrify me. America, young, randy and so fashionably decadent, worships youth. Coming up on 40, I became so neurotic about not having achieved any level of what could be termed "worldly success" whatsoever that I actually took to consulting a shrink for a while, a fruitless endeavor for anyone [&hellip
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