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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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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Part One Best Lumber Home Depot …

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Part One Best Lumber Home Depot 550 Hamilton Ave.,(betw. 16th & 17th Sts.), Brooklyn, 718-832-8553 If We Were a Carpenter. It sure isn’t Best Home Depot, however. “What do they think?” we wonder, as we stroll–or rather, dodge our way–through the disorderly mega-aisles of this warehouse retailer. “What must the Home Depot execs think when [&hellip
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Part Two Best Curious Boutique Tracy …

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Part Two Best Curious Boutique Tracy Feith 209 Mulberry St. (Spring St.) 334-3097 Carnaby Street Updated. Sexy slips in swell colors and paisley patterns. Dresses that make any woman look like a beautiful ballerina. Nice jewelry selection: very delicate and not too expensive. There are some men’s shirts at Tracy Feith, but only for the [&hellip
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Part One Best Herring Ulrika’s 115 E. …

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Part One Best Herring Ulrika’s 115 E. 60th (betw. Lexington & Park Aves.) 355-7069 Calling Squareheads, Jews and Russkies. We’d say that herring is one of those foods you either love or hate, but it’s actually just one of those foods nobody gives a shit about. After temple lets out, if the bar mitzvah boy’s [&hellip
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Part Two Best Northern Tribeca Restaurant Sosa Borella …

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Part Two Best Northern Tribeca Restaurant Sosa Borella 460 Greenwich St. (betw. Watts & Desbrosses Sts.) 431-5093 The Bubby’s Alternative. Tucked away in a low-profile part of Tribeca (probably not for long; developers have finally discovered this fertile land), right below Canal St., Sosa Borella is an Argentine/Italian restaurant that most New Yorkers haven’t heard [&hellip
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Part Three Best Place to Dine with Your Dog …

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Part Three Best Place to Dine with Your Dog Downtown Odeon 145 W. Broadway (Thomas St.) 233-0507 See Spot Drool. Let’s face it, in a city that is supposed to be very accepting of different races, religions and Republicans, there’s one group that’s always left out: our four-footed friends. And we don’t mean rats, cats [&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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