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Matthew Shaer

June 9, 2014 |
Does Oscar Sound Cooler Than Aetna?

Oscar, a post-Obamacare start-up, tries to conquer—and cover—a new generation of uninsured.

September 30, 2013 | Encounter
134 Minutes With Frank Serpico

A Hudson stroll with the NYPD’s most famous whistle-blower and aging Casanova.

October 7, 2013 |
The Yogurt That Ate New York

The unlikely rebirth of a dairy town in the dumps.

September 16, 2013 | Encounter
91 Minutes With David Miliband

The parliamentarian learns to blend into the crowd.

June 24, 2013 | Features
The Boss Stops Here

A nonhierarchical workplace may just be a more creative and happier one. But how would you feel if the whole office voted on whether to hire you—and when to give you a raise?

June 3, 2013 |
The Rise of Northside

How the eight-day, multi-venue music festival whistled past “the graveyard.”

December 17, 2012 |
45. Because the Best Boxing Coach at Gleason’s Gym in Brooklyn...

Is a white, middle-aged, resolutely right-wing Republican ex-convict with a killer right hook, a fancy apartment on the Upper East Side, barely any cash in the bank, a doctorate in literature from CUNY, three hip-hop albums, and five books of poetry under his belt.

December 17, 2012 |
34. Because Red Hook Wouldn’t Let Red Hook Go Under.

Sandy hit hard. But neighborliness is waterproof.

November 26, 2012 | Intelligencer
Picture Day

How a Chabad class portrait gets made.

October 15, 2012 |
This Is What $90 Million Looks Like

Some nice views. A large floor plan in the most conspicuously coveted new luxury tower in town. And most important: a place to park your cash.