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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Best of Manhattan 2002: Services

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FACE=”Plantin BoldCondensed” SIZE=5> Digital Society 60 E. 10th St. (betw. B’way & University Pl.) 777-3093 iDoc. This Mac fixit joint offers thoroughly reliable and efficient technical service at costs that match the competition. Now that that’s out of the way, what we really prefer about Digital Society is its bedside manner. See, if there’s an [&hellip
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Best of Manhattan 2002: Eats & Drinks

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Les Halles 411 Park Ave. S. (betw. 28th & 29th Sts.) 679-4111 They Hit the Snail Right on the Head. The French, for all their faults, have one endearing quality, and that’s their ability to make little garden animals taste good. Properly sauced, muddy frogs become a national delicacy. Cute ortolans are gobbled in a [&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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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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