Best of Manhattan 09: City Living

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Best Fashion Trend that We’re Ready to See the End of: Women’s Gladiator Sandals Just like the inexplicably omnipresent beige Burberry scarf that draped itself over every working woman from 1998-2000, or the boot that’s reminiscent of a loaf of bread (the Ugg), the gladiator sandal has taken the throne as the must-have accessory of [&hellip
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Best of Manhattan: Arts and Entertainment

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Best Triple Threat on Broadway: The Three Billies of Billy Elliot David Alvarez, Kiril Kulish and Trent Kowalik: all three have singing, acting and—most importantly—dancing chops. Little wonder that they consistently upstage veteran Broadway actors whenever they show up on the scene. Consider the Tony Awards celebration at Radio City Music Hall last June, when [&hellip
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Meet Fishy, This Year’s Best of Manhattan (and Beyond) Mascot

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We first saw Nate Hill’s “art” when videos surfaced online of him offering subway passengers “bouncy rides” on his lap. Strange, sure. But the fact that he was dressed in a plush fish costume to made it creepy and…cool? Hill’s “Fishy” was the sort of street performance art that we missed. With everyone worried about [&hellip
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Best of Manhattan 09: Reader’s Poll

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Best Summer Festival: JellyNYC’s The Pool Parties Best Public Space: Tie—The High Line and Central Park Best Reason to Love NYC: The food Best New Building: New Cooper Union buildingBest Local Blog: brooklynbased.netBest Weekly Club Night: Disco Down at Happy Endings Best Reason to go Downtown: The High Line Best Reason to go Uptown: Central [&hellip
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THE BEST OF MANHATTAN 2008

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We know the word “best” is a little presumptuous. And it’s easy to run into trouble with superlatives, especially in a city with so much to offer. Nevertheless, we took a stab at it and compiled our annual “Best of Manhattan” list, an eclectic and wide-ranging catalog of goods, services, foods, drinks, places, people, ideas, [&hellip
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