New York Magazine

Skip to content, or skip to search.

Skip to content, or skip to search.


Look Book Archive

February 4, 2013
Kim Doggett, Architect

“I’ve had a beard since 1968. Debra, my girlfriend, says that as soon as I die, she’s going to have it shaved off.”

January 28, 2013
Amina Suleimanagich, Student

“Everyone said, ‘You’ll move to New York City and meet someone amazing,’ but for every one straight guy, I meet ten gay ones.”

January 14, 2013
Yvonne Wilkins, Retiree

“I took a bus up from Washington, D.C., the day Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated.”

December 31, 2012
Steven Onoja, Student

“I came here to be an artist, but we Africans, our families don’t want us studying art. So I’m studying accounting.”

December 17, 2012
Victor Alicea Jr., Doorman

“I’m from East Harlem. One of my role models growing up was boxer Hector Camacho, who passed away a few weeks ago.”

December 10, 2012
Mary Scahill, Student

“I spent a year traveling as a punk with friends—riding freight trains and hitchhiking across the country.”

December 3, 2012
Jeff McCarthy, Actor

“I’ll be covered in green for the entire holiday season. Wiping that makeup off is a real chore, so I’ll probably just leave it on between shows.”

November 19, 2012
Shamecca Ajavon, Stylist and Actress

“This was the first time I was able to vote. It’s like I’m part of the change for once, and it’s very exciting.”

November 12, 2012
Lucian, Third-Grader

“I’m going to ballroom-dancing class. There are more boys than girls, so we have to share the girls.”

November 5, 2012
Boyuan Gao, Marketing Manager

“I enrolled in what I thought was a self-defense class for women, but it ended up being mixed martial arts. We did knife-fighting and gun disarmament.”

Current Issue
Subscribe to New York

Give a Gift