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2006 Stories by Corina Zappia

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  • Shecky's vs. Girlshop

    published February 28, 2006

    The idea of nightlife-guidebook company Shecky’s opening a store sounds so bizarre—comparable to Zagat launching its own restaurant or... More >>

  • Getting Fat

    published February 21, 2006

    It's more than a little disheartening to read the reports of beleaguered New Orleans scrapping together the annual Mardi Gras celebration and then... More >>

  • High and Dry

    published February 21, 2006

    It feels like we've been reading about the return of higher-waisted jeans for years now, the periodic article in magazines like Lucky or... More >>

  • Is Lambanog the New Grappa?

    published February 14, 2006

    Producing the Filipino coconut liquor lambanog is a treacherous process with potentially fatal consequences—harvesters... More >>

  • Pig-Heart Lollipops Meet Moses Dolls

    published February 14, 2006

    Visionary educational fare for Mensa preemies or the devil's latest playthings: Over the course of four days, the American International Toy Fair... More >>

  • BCBG Max Azria: Sitting Next to Lord & Taylor's CEO

    published February 7, 2006

    At the larger shows in Bryant Park, the runway often circles a row of seats set up in the center of the room. This allows for more VIP seating,... More >>

  • Call of the (Well-Heeled) Wild

    published February 7, 2006

    No one tackles an open bar quite like the fashion crew, jimmying for bar space with the same ferocity they attack those Bryant Park... More >>

  • Overpriced Cocktail Hall of Shame, Part II

    published January 31, 2006

    When we asked readers last week to email their own experiences with bars that serve absurdly overpriced cocktails, it went way beyond the $14... More >>

  • Gouge Away

    published January 24, 2006

    We don't care if it's made with aged whiskey or house-infused vodka, we don't care if it's been muddled with a rare, medicinal herb harvested by... More >>

  • Here Kitty, Kitty

    published January 24, 2006

    In a 2004 article in the Japan Times, a Sanrio designer describes Hello Kitty's target demographic thusly: "The fans of Kitty, when I first... More >>

  • Behind the Bar

    published January 17, 2006

    Stop by Superfine's Sunday bluegrass brunch, and your spicy bloody mary will... More >>

  • Pretty Hate Machines

    published January 10, 2006

    Go Fug Yourself versus People magazine; Perez Hilton versus Star; Manolo the Blogger versus Lucky: There's little debate... More >>

  • A Little White Lie Hurts Everyone

    published January 10, 2006

    Women purchase most of the wine sold in the U.S., and the wine industry took notice this past year with a host of new products and marketing... More >>

  • Awards for Awards

    published January 10, 2006

    So Brokeback Mountain and Walk the Line won most of the awards, Mary-Louise Parker beat out all the Desperate Housewives for Best... More >>

  • Images: Fashion Highs and Lows From the Golden Globes

    published January 10, 2006

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  • Radical Recruit

    published January 3, 2006

    By the time you read in Vogue about a provocative young Antwerp designer named Bernhard Willhelm, it is old news to the sales staff at... More >>

  • Butter Us Up

    published January 3, 2006

    A roll should be buttered. A drink should not be. That sage reasoning has always guided us away from buttered rums and ciders. We envisioned... More >>

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