Running Weld
By Stephen Rodrick
The quixotic candidacy of the partying patrician who wants to be governor, again.
 
     
  Vera Wang’s Second Honeymoon
By Amy Larocca
Brides love Vera Wang. But does she love them? (Not so much.) What this former Vogue editor and self-described fashion nun really has a passion for is clothes. But let her tell you about it.
 
     
  THE IMPERIAL CITY
The Good Old Boy of Time Inc.
By Kurt Andersen
John Huey sits atop Time and Fortune and 149 other magazines, ready to have some fun. Only now the good old days of big media are history.
 
     
  THE POWER GRID
Chuck’s Chance
By John Heilemann
Whatever happens with Judge Alito, Schumer is likely the Democratic winner. It’s all part of his secret plan for senatorial domination.
 
     
 
 
 
 
 

August 1927

Tunnel vision: The city excavates Sixth Avenue in Greenwich Village to put in a new subway line. New York’s subway system launched in 1904 with the IRT (Interborough Rapid Transit)—it ran from the Brooklyn Bridge to Grand Central Terminal, west to Times Square and north to West 145th Street—but took off in the thirties when the Sixth Avenue and Eighth Avenue lines were added.

Photo: Herbert McCory/ Daily News

 

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