Eats & Drinks

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Best Person to Visit when You’re Feeling Down Best Person to Visit when You’re Feeling Down Your Favorite Cute Bartender One bourbon, one scotch, one cheer. We’ve dated bartenders, we’ve dated waitresses. We know how it works. The smiles come with the job. No matter her enthusiastic laughing and giggling and leaning over to your [&hellip
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Entertainment

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BEST NIGHTCLUB REMODELING Best Beatdown Jeff Koyen vs. N. Scott Stedman The “N” is for ‘nocked-out. It started as these things always start: with a taunt. In the June 11 issue of New York Press, we called the floundering fledgling L magazine “dreadful.” We’d just launched our sister paper, New York Sports Express, and both [&hellip
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New York Sports Express

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Best Knicks trade Best Knicks trade Latrell Sprewell to Minnesota, Terrell Brandon to Atlanta, Glenn Robinson to Philadelphia and Keith Van Horn to New York. This is a great trade for the Knicks, despite outward appearances. What Van Horn lacks in toughness, athleticism, leadership qualities, and statistical productivity, he more than makes up for in [&hellip
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Best of Manhattan 1903

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Best Women of “Loose” Character Best Women of “Loose” Character Those of Coney Island Blessed be the harlots. Feed the naysayers penny candies so that their sour countenances may be correctively sweetened! Many a blustery windbag has proclaimed Coney Island the home to women of chaste and demure demeanor. They say the ladies who walk [&hellip
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Best of Manhattan 2002: Best of Manhattan 2002

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Real Rock ’n’ Roll Rockin’ in the Free World. As rock turns into jazz (respected but commercially unsalvageable), it becomes important to honor the places that keep it alive. For the longest time, bands have complained that New York has no midsize rock venues–nothing between CBGB and Irving Plaza. Now several places have materialized in [&hellip
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Best of Manhattan 2002: Readers’ Poll

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Best Neighborhood to Avoid Upper West Side Best 9/11 Opportunism Patriotism Best Outdoor Makeout Spot Cloisters Best New York Athlete Mike Piazza Best Subway Station to Avoid Canal St. Best Neighborhood West Village Best Local Celebrity Who Still Is Not Lizzie Grubman Robert De Niro Best Reason to Leave New York Sept. 11 Best Reason [&hellip
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Best of Manhattan’s Financial World

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In these endlessly astonishingly complexly troubled money times? When heretofore normal commercial practice is suddenly revealed as questionable if not outright unethical or illegal practice? When Uncle Kenny Boy and Aunt Doily Martha are plausible candidates for abstemious federal hospitality? While the bad apples theory of what has gone wrong appears occasionally to refer to [&hellip
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Best of Manhattan 2002: Manhattan Living

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Fulton Fish Market, Weekdays Before 6 a.m. Something Fishy, Perhaps. After an evening of downing a number of sophisticated alcoholic products, our boyfriend decided we weren’t ready to go home and ordered the cabdriver to drop us off at the Fulton Fish Market. The Fulton Fish Market is one of those places one never sees [&hellip
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Best of Manhattan 2002: Media & Politics

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FACE=”Plantin BoldCondensed” SIZE=5> John Gotti You Talkin’ to U.S.? We were traveling in Europe when the King of New York bit it last June. Needless to say, we weren’t disappointed by the European reaction to his death. The Europress managed to turn Gotti into an American icon on the level of Elvis and Marilyn–and the [&hellip
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