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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Hateful, Helpful, Insightful, Wonderful Best of Manhattan 2001; Phew! MUGGER’s Okay!; Cockburn Nails It Again; Nuh-Uh, Neuberg; Reader Reaction, Pt. 4, Plus More History Lessons and Things of that Ilk; More

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Hey, thanks for including the Bridge and Tunnel Club in the Best of Manhattan 2001 (10/3). That was really cool and I don’t even mind–not at all–being a part of the "Best Letdown." It’s kind of an honor, actually. Scott Sendrow, Astoria Slightly Less Easy I just read your review of the Bridge and Tunnel [&hellip
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Best of Manhattan 2001: Entertainment

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align=”left”> Best Rap Crew Screwball Q.B. or Not Q.B. When Screwball put out their 2000 album Y2K, we figured it was the last gasp for New York hardcore. Four seasoned intelligent-hoodlum types from Queensbridge, these guys must have preceded Nas and Mobb Deep in everything but the rap industry, where their talents were wasted in [&hellip
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Best of Manhattan 2001: Normal’s Not an Ordinary Word

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But first things first: If you want to drink in classy surroundings and hear some poems, e-mail savedate@aol.com now to reserve your spot at the Intoxicating Poetry party this Wednesday, Oct. 3. Intoxicating Poetry is sponsored by Alizé, cohosted by a delightful woman named LindaAnn Loschiavo and free to anyone willing to adhere to the [&hellip
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Best of Manhattan 2001: Normal’s Not an Ordinary Word

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Not surprisingly, New York Press’ 14th annual Best of Manhattan issue is as subdued as the city itself. It was originally planned for Sept. 19, but we pushed back publishing our largest annual edition for several obvious reasons. Primarily, in the midst of New York City’s most severe crisis, with so many citizens mourning the [&hellip
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Best of Manhattan 2001: Media & Politics

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Deford’s Done. As we’ve written before in these pages, the once-literate Sports Illustrated has devolved–like most Time Warner publications–into a banal melange of cliches and hack writing. However, S.I.’s Sept. 24 cover was the class of the newsstands after the WTC bombings. The image was stark: an American flag draped over an empty seat in [&hellip
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Best of Manhattan 2001: Services

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align=”left”> Best Shoe Repair Continental Shoe Repair 2 Barclay St. (B’way) 349-6878 Sole Man. Some years ago, we attended a recital at Carnegie Hall. At the intermission, we strolled into the lobby. We passed a strikingly handsome, dignified older gentleman in black tie, knowledgeably discussing the performance with several people. We recognized Sal Iacone, who [&hellip
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