intersection 08.2.11

Every Person in New York

Plenty of marys out there. A brief look at some of them—in town, on the seas, and on the judging panel.

mary's fish camp
Nothing says summer like steamers and a lobster roll: Mary's Fish Camp, 64 Charles [W. 4th] 646.486.2185

queen mary 2
The biggie-sized QM2 is sold out for its next transatlantic sail from NY on 8/22, but there's space for the 'New England Canadian Soujourn' on 9/27. And here's an image of the QM1, docking on the West Side in 1957.

mary ewing mulligan
For over 25 years, the International Wine Center, under Mary Ewing Mulligan, has offered serious classes for hospitality pros and general-public wine lovers.

typhoid mary
Anthony Bourdain's book Typhoid Mary: An Urban Historical, looks at family-cook-from-hell Mary Mallon and how she spread typhoid from Oyster Bay to Manhattan, through ignorance about the disease and some tasty peach ice cream.

mary tyler moore
It took until last year, but all seven seasons of The Mary Tyler Moore Show are now available on DVD. Still the best.

mary boone
Mary Boone Gallery, 745 5th [57th] 212.752.2929 and 541 W. 24th [10th/11th] 212.752.2929, since 1977, top-tier artists represented.

bloody mary
Though legend has it that the drink was invented at the St. Regis' King Cole Bar, it was most likely brought to the King Cole by the bartender who created it at Harry's New York Bar in Paris.

mary arnold toys
Opened in 1931, it's the city's oldest continually operating toy store, 1010 Lex [72nd/73rd] 212.744.8510.

mary ann tighe
CB Richard Ellis' commercial real estate power broker, voted # 1 Most Powerful Woman in New York this year by Crain's.

mary queen of scots
Mary Queen of Scots, 115 Allen [Delancey] 212.460.0915, is a Scottish gastropub, with a good list of single malts.

mary poppins
The movie can't be touched, but as spoonfuls of sugar go, the Broadway show goes down easy.

mary shelley
In addition to her books, the NYPL has locks of hair from the Frankenstein author.

mary cleaver
Ms. Cleaver, one of our favorite caterers in town, was a locavore long before anyone knew what that meant. You can taste her point of view at Chelsea Market's The Green Table.

mary a. whalen
Portside New York calls the Mary A. Whalen New York's favorite oil tanker and who are we to disagree?

mary murphy
Yes, she's the So You Think You Can Dance? judge who shouts a lot of goofy stuff when she likes a performance. But here's the thing: she knows her dance, she's passionate about it, articulate, supportive, sweet as pie. We love her. Woo-hoo!!

Jason Polan started Every Person in New York in March of 2008. He plans on working on the project until it is finished. Look for Every Person in New York on Tuesdays in MUG and daily at Jason's site.

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