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 2001 Best of Manhattan 2001 Russ Smith Normal’s Not an …

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ML PUBLIC “-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN”> Best of Manhattan 2001 Russ Smith Normal’s Not an Ordinary Word PUBLIC “-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN”> Best of Manhattan 2001 Russ Smith Normal’s Not an Ordinary Word Not surprisingly, New York Press’ 14th annual Best of Manhattan issue is as subdued as the city itself. It was originally planned [&hellip
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OKAY, maybe we were a bit brusque last week Okay, maybe …

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Please don’t make this an exercise in futility (to save you from yourselves, we’ve eliminated categories for McDonald’s french fries, Barnes & Noble and Jim Knipfel). Have fun. Vote for something you can’t get anywhere else. Vote for something we’ve never heard of. Fax your completed poll to 212-244-9864 or mail it to Readers’ Poll, [&hellip
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OKAY, maybe we were a bit brusque last week Okay, maybe …

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Please don’t make this an exercise in futility (to save you from yourselves, we’ve eliminated categories for McDonald’s french fries, Barnes & Noble and Jim Knipfel). Have fun. Vote for something you can’t get anywhere else. Vote for something we’ve never heard of. Fax your completed poll to 212-244-9864 or mail it to Readers’ Poll, [&hellip
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WE’RE LONG PAST caring what the hell you think We’re long …

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Still, some of you seem to enjoy putting yourselves and us through this mindless exercise in futility, so here it is: the 2002 Best of Manhattan Readers’ Poll. Knock yourselves out. Fax your completed poll to 212-244-9864 or mail it to Readers’ Poll, New York Press, 333 7th Ave., 14th fl., NYC 10001. The deadline [&hellip
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BEST ARGUMENT FOR Best Argument For Staying In …

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New York City has always required certain dispositional traits from its citizens. You can spot New Yorkers in crowds elsewhere. They’re the ones plowing ahead, pushing through the throng with umbrellas or briefcases and standing off the curb, defying traffic, waiting for the light to change. "Hi! How are you? Get out of my way." [&hellip
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Part Four Best Wine List Veritas 43 …

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Part Four Best Wine List Veritas 43 E. 20th St. (betw. Park Ave. S. & B’way) 353-3700 Who Woulda Thunk? This was a fairly easy choice, given that you’ll probably find 80 to 90 percent of most other restaurants’ wine lists among the selections at Veritas. The list reads like a phone book–indeed, some of [&hellip
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Part Two Best Summer Film Festival Newport …

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Part Two Best Summer Film Festival Newport International Film Festival Green Screen. In Newport, RI, of all places, kinda off the beaten path (no direct flights from Cannes or to Telluride), but the June 5 weekend brought excellent weather to a spot quiet and cozy enough for you to actually think about the movies rather [&hellip
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