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A Bipolar Year

by 02/04/2001
Neighborhood: Upper West Side

Since September, my family has experienced an unusual barrage of schizophrenic divisions on personal and global levels — our kids’ schools, the subway series, the election, and Christmas/Hanukah overlap – each of which raised unique parenting dilemmas, the kind they don’t write about in those “What to Expect” books. Because our daughters are 3_ years […]

Fear and Loathing at the Armani Exhibit

by 02/02/2001
Neighborhood: Upper East Side

It was bitter cold, about 2 pm on a Wednesday afternoon, and yet people were waiting in a helluva line: it wrapped from the entrance on Fifth Avenue around the corner onto 88th Street like a caterpillar stretching its limbs. The line was full and restless. Photo by Miles Aldridge, 2000, of woman’s evening gown, […]