By Jessica Shaw
Updated August 25, 2006 04:00 AM
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These stories range from an old lady held hostage to a New Yorker who gives up killer real estate for a guy.

Fashion Moment
Weiner’s women aren’t exactly fashionistas: One character runs barefoot in her satin-bodiced gown into the pouring rain on her wedding day.

Lowdown
Weiner’s fans will recognize the kooky-kid-sister sagas, but it’s the new territory — notably ”Swim” and ”Dora on the Beach” — that shouldn’t be missed.