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  • Finding hotel room deals in New York

    Finding a room for $250 a night — the average rate for a hotel room in New York City — isn't easy. Once upon a time, you could get a discount by walking in or calling the hotel directly. Now getting a deal is a whole new ballgame, thanks to...
  • Whodunit? Otto Penzler, no doubt

    Whodunit? Otto Penzler, no doubt
    NEW YORK — For someone steeped in murder, grift and shady characters, Otto Penzler is remarkably cheerful. "I'm the happiest person you know. I am an optimist, I'm happy, I love life, I love friends, I love my job," he says in his book-lined...
  • Buying clothes made locally

    Buying clothes made locally
    Watching people shop farmer's markets religiously on Sundays, splurge on locally grown blueberries at Whole Foods and select dishes from fancy menus that name-check family farms got me thinking. Localism is a huge trend in food; why not in fashion? -----...
  • Blind architects have a real feel for the site lines

    Blind architects have a real feel for the site lines
    The architects met on a damp October Saturday and set off to visit a modern New York landmark, the American Folk Art Museum. The building is clad in lustrous bronze panels that shift in color as they catch the sun's slow trek across the sky. Inside, a...
  • New York offers a wealth of fun for budget travelers

    New York On Park Avenue, begonias are blooming in hues matching the blur of passing taxicabs. At Bryant Park, the white tents of Fashion Week have been tucked away, and grass now shines on the lawn. And throughout the city, hotels and restaurants are...
  • Subway sketchers create an online community

    The F train howls to a stop, and the subway sketcher boards a front car, its windows clouded with white spray paint, its benches filled with characters. Ed Velandria takes a seat, pulling a computer tablet and touch pen from his black backpack. He...
  • Feel at home at Blue Moon and other boutique NYC hotels

    New York Some small hotels have lobby cats. The Lower East Side's Blue Moon Hotel presents the reception area mom. "What kind of tea do you want? Is it in there?" Rita Settenbrino asks while I sort through a small continental breakfast buffet that has...
  • 'Star: How Warren Beatty Seduced America' by Peter Biskind

    'Star: How Warren Beatty Seduced America' by Peter Biskind
    In the introduction to "Star: How Warren Beatty Seduced America," Peter Biskind calls Beatty an "indecently gifted" artist whose work has "enriched the cinema." But that's just foreplay. Here's the first sentence of Chapter 1: "On a hot summer night,...
  • ARCHIVE: In New York, a Day of Fire and Fear

    ARCHIVE: In New York, a Day of Fire and Fear
    People likened it to a bomb, to midnight, to a volcano and, finally, when the air was choked with soot and smoke, to hell. In the aftermath of the explosions Tuesday morning that shook the twin towers of the World Trade Center, thousands struggled to...