Increasingly, the normal New York family is one with an only child. And these only children are far from the lonely misfits portrayed in the old suburban stereotype—which doesn’t mean they’re not . . . different.
It wasn’t just Willem de Kooning’s big, declarative brushstrokes that made him the paramount New York artist of the fifties. It was his whole way of life—the tough-talking machismo, the late nights at Cedar Tavern, the alluring young mistress—that created a new ethos of downtown cool
On the cusp of a second term in the U.S. Senate, Chuck Schumer seems to have Albany on the brain. It’s one way, at least, to escape the shadow of Hillary.
Cashmere for kids, plus . . .
Deena Abdulaziz, Mother
Punta del Este: the next Rio?
Sleeping with the enemy
Yes, you still can get a precious Mitchell-Lama apartment deal—if you qualify, and if you’re very patient.
Store openings this week
Junko Higuchi, Harry Winston
Bamboo Veneerware All-Occasion Plates, $6.95–$12.95
Sales & Bargains: This week's hottest sales & bargains
Tía Pol gets tapas right . . .
Maple Butter Baked Seckel Pears
Week of Nov. 1, 2004: Jolie, Ora, Fluff, Chocolate Haven, Scharffen Berger, and Theeee Coffee Chamber. Plus, pink salt and Alice Waters at the Whitney.
With Rocco out, why go to Union Pacific?
These restaurants have figured out how to winterize their gardens.
Takeout turkey from Craft
What’s the best thing about the New York City Marathon? Pre-race carbo-loading.
Plus, the new political minority, sex charges on ice, Jane's harder side, and moon boot madness.
Bruce Davidson revisits the subway
A look at the city's new lamppost.
Shrinks on electoral anxiety
Will Crawford save the Knicks
Why voting is no more reliable than polling
How Wilbur Ross got very rich
The Culture Pages
Matthew Broderick’s passive allure.
The Incredibles, from Pixar
Literary royalty and an indie-radio darling.
Star Of Brother To Brother.
Our reviews of this week’s previews.
Twelve Angry Men, instant classic.
Villain Tim Roth In The God Of Hell At The Actors Studio Drama School Theater. Opens November 16.
Leonard Cohen gets creepier
It could affect the election.
A rapper with a raucous delivery and a lust for the good life.
Composer of Symphony No. 13, “Hallucination City” and Sonic Youth's mentor.
A retrospective on Isamu Noguchi.
New singers at Carnegie Hall
Lethem and Chabon, for now
Hank Azaria in Huff
The Emmy-winner returns.
Season 2 reviewed.
The rise of the "sane teen" is the season’s most unexpected trend.
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