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  1. gallery
    A Trove of ‘Lost’ New York City Crime Scene Photos, Unearthed After 82 YearsSeventy-three prints from legendary photographer Weegee were stashed in a kitchen cupboard and unseen until now.
  2. just asking questions
    Daniel Okrent on the Very Familiar Immigration Panic 100 Years AgoIn his new book The Guarded Gate, he looks at a 30-year campaign — aided by elite social scientists — to keep minorities out of America.
  3. art
    Tom Slaughter’s Polaroid PortfolioThe artist known for his Pop-y paintings and prints had a side project: shooting Polaroid photos, constantly, of everything that interested him.
  4. book excerpt
    Almost Nothing in Arthur ‘Weegee’ Fellig’s Greatest Photo Happened by Accident“With this picture,” he said, “I matured as a photographer and human being.”
  5. openings
    Inside Brooklyn’s New, Supersized Russ & DaughtersThe Navy Yard outpost officially opens today.
  6. cityscape
    Who Works in the Chrysler Building? A Floor-by-Floor Investigation.The tenant list, revealed.
  7. how did i get here?
    How My Son and I Ended Up in a Film About FilmInstant Dreams, a documentary about Polaroid enthusiasts, comes to New York. I’m in it. How’d that happen?
  8. photography
    On the Nearly Indescribable Light in Diane Arbus’s Last PhotographsIs it about to rain? Dusk? Something else? Go to David Zwirner to see.
  9. best of new york
    The Absolute Best Restaurants in Murray HillFrom world-class soba to the best (yes, it’s debatable) pastrami in town.
  10. vulture picks
    Neil Simon’s 29 Plays and Four Musicals: A Guide to the Highs and LowsA guide to the playwright’s body of work, which spanned nearly 50 years.
  11. select all
    Ranking New Gmail’s AI-Generated Smart(ish) RepliesThe idea, especially on a small, one-hand phone screen, is that you can tap and send using one thumb, without typing.
  12. documented
    The Photographer Who Documents the Former Sites of Confederate MonumentsArtist Matthew Shain set out to capture the pedestals where they once stood.
  13. snubbed
    Searching for Alan Dershowitz on Martha’s Vineyard My mission to find America’s most snubbed man.
  14. Remaking a Murder: How Weegee Photographed a Mob KillingA lot went into his famous photo of the slaying of Dominick Didato.
  15. Philip Roth’s Biographer Has a Hair-raising Claire Bloom StoryBlake Bailey on how the job changes when the subject’s no longer around.
  16. from the archives
    The Making of Tom Wolfe’s ‘Radical Chic’Remembering the story that helped put New York on the map.
  17. fixations
    I Think About This a Lot: A Song About New York From This ’70s MusicalThere’s a joke in the lyrics about alternate-side-of-the-street parking, for god’s sake.
  18. printed matter
    20 Philip Roth Books, RankedThe indispensable, the significant, the disposable, and everything in between.
  19. 20 Philip Roth Books, RankedThe indispensable, the significant, the disposable, and everything in between.
  20. Tom Wolfe, Pioneer of New York and New Journalism, Dies at 88In a city of people who wear black, the man in the white suit.
  21. obituary
    Tom Wolfe, New York and New Journalism Legend, Dies at 88In a city of people who wear black, the man in the white suit.
  22. graphic design
    Our 7 Favorite Posters (Out of 427!) From Milton Glaser’s New CollectionFive decades of wall art from New York’s co-founder.
  23. the city
    The New Ferry Fleet Will Be Delightful, and Is Also a Huge MistakeSix hundred million dollars is way too much for such a tiny number of riders.
  24. art
    The Photographer Who Captured Life in Mid-Century Burkina FasoSee lively portraits from 75-year-old Sanlé Sory, in advance of his first American exhibition.
  25. from the archives
    The Subway Crisis We’ve Been Writing About for 48 YearsThe intensity of the subway’s troubles is new, but the problems themselves are not.
  26. That EPA Seal Scott Pruitt Hates? He Can Blame Neil Gorsuch’s Mother.When she ran the agency under Reagan, she went out of her way to save a dated logo from extinction.
  27. urban fauna
    Manhattan Mice Have Evolved to Live on Cheese FriesProwling New York with the evolutionary-biologist author of ‘Darwin Comes to Town.’
  28. new york 50th anniversary
    The Birth of New York Magazine, Told by the People Who Made ItGloria Steinem, Tom Wolfe, Milton Glaser, Gail Sheehy, and more tell the story of the magazine’s early days.
  29. from the archives
    Revisiting New York Magazine’s First IssueFeaturing Rita Moreno’s ropa vieja recipe, Tom Wolfe on New York accents, Gloria Steinem on Ho Chi Minh, and more.
  30. the city
    What New York Should Learn From the Park Slope Crash That Killed Two ChildrenMost of these not-really-accidental events are preventable by steps more powerful than telling people to “be careful.”
  31. theater review
    Theater Review: Three Tall Women, Three Great ActressesLaurie Metcalf and Alison Pill and Glenda Jackson, yeah.
  32. reread
    Remembering New York’s Great Illustrator Robert GrossmanA celebration of one of our early contributors.
  33. Kissing Cynthia Heimel Good-byeRemembering the humorous writer.
  34. from the archives
    A Hard Look at the Original ModelizerRevisiting our 1988 profile of Elite Model Management founder John Casablancas, whose inappropriate behavior was no secret in the fashion industry.
  35. primers
    Why You Should Care About A Futile and Stupid Gesture: A National Lampoon PrimerIt’s time for a primer for Netflix’s A Futile and Stupid Gesture, a biopic about National Lampoon co-founder Doug Kenney, based on Josh Karp’s book.
  36. tribute
    A Tribute to Maura B. Jacobson, New York’s Great Crossword ConstructorShe died last week at 91.
  37. from the archives
    The Hottest Fashion Show of 1987 Took Place a Week After the Market CrashedRevisiting Julie Baumgold’s report on the opulent spectacle of Christian Lacroix’s first New York show.
  38. We Published a Book!For New York Magazine’s 50th anniversary, an eight-pound extravaganza.
  39. On Not Being Scared of a Halloween AttackA lot of people moved on with unnerving speed.
  40. from the archives
    How the Late-Night Monologue Got TopicalA short history featuring Johnny Carson, Dick Cavett, David Letterman, Conan O’Brien, Jimmy Fallon, and Stephen Colbert.
  41. design hunting
    A Teen Girl’s Suite Outfitted With a Warhol Print and a Laurie Simmons DollhouseThe space, designed for a highly discerning 13-year-old, also features Mickalene Thomas, Tom Sachs, and a couple of Gaetano Pesces.
  42. this thing's incredible
    The World’s Greatest Glass Cleaner Destroys Grime in One SwipeWindow cleaning used to take three times as long.
  43. from the archives
    Remembering When Christie Hefner Took Over PlayboyLally Weymouth profiled Hugh Hefner’s then-29-year-old daughter, the newly appointed president of Playboy Enterprises, in a 1982 New York cover story.
  44. from the archives
    Looking Back at 40 Years of New York’s Fertility JournalismThe millennial baby-boom, in vitro fertilization, later-in-life pregnancies, and more.
  45. Precisely Why Is Bodega, the Start-up, Such a Terrible Idea?It is anti-city, anti-sharing, anti-kitteh.
  46. from the archives
    Looking Back at Long Island City’s Slow SizzleThe last time we called the neighborhood hot, we might have been a little ahead of schedule.
  47. from the archives
    Revisiting Nora Ephron on the Artifice of the ‘Battle of the Sexes’Ephron’s 1973 New York piece, “Bobby Riggs, the Lady-Killer,” displays her deadly aim and clear-eyed skepticism.
  48. Remembering Our Colleague S. Jhoanna RobledoA tough reporter and a lovely person, gone way, way too soon.
  49. from the archives
    Remembering When City Hippies Left New York for Country LifeSome found “Back to the Earth” backbreaking. Others took root and blossomed.
  50. cityscape
    From Alligator Shoes to Whole Foods: Watching One Harlem Corner Over 28 YearsA photographic history of gentrification at 125th Street and Malcolm X Boulevard.
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