Once again, it was a down year for crime in New York. But that doesn't mean we're some sort of post-crime Utopia just quite yet. A look at what kind of crime persists and why, a thought experiment on how we could make murder disappear completely, the emergence of crime porn, and more.
America’s burgeoning money culture is producing a record number of heirs—but handing down values is harder than handing down wealth.
Only one thing stands between Alain Ducasse and world domination: New York.
Politicos want to be her friend, successor.
Looks on CPW.
Digs moderation, Israel.
Semi-nude with Marc.
Here’s some lingerie, son!
The city was chilled by news that Iowans had frozen out New York’s candidates for the White House.
With the return of Letterman and Leno, the writers' strike hits home.
The trouble with Asperger’s.
Old New York pols never die; they only try to run for something else.
Steep rent increases hound the city’s doggy-day-care industry.
Hot-dog vendor, elbowed out by Greenmarket, sues city.
Iowa transformed Obama into the front-runner. Which means a whole different level of scrutiny.
This time of year, getting away feels essential. Even if it’s just to a new neighborhood.
When tricked-out leggings came roaring back recently, I was thrilled.
The first new ADAM store has warm lounge areas, mid-century furniture (for sale), and a small garden.
"I don’t consider myself a normal person, and piercings aren’t something you normally see."
At Smith’s, Danny Abrams delivers appetizingly dainty fare. Just don’t expect any elbow room.
Consider this humble green’s many benefits.
Some people buy kicks because they’re exquisite, rare, socially significant—and comfortable.
A Soho loft turns out to contain a surprise from the neighborhood’s artistic past.
Images that represent a few of David Edelstein's favorite female performances of 2007.
Two Jewish cultural centers reinvent themselves for the demographics of a changing city.
In her new WWII novel, A.L. Kennedy survives her own obstacles (chief among them, writing a WWII novel).
The New Year is a time to reevaluate old acquaintances.
The Terminator franchise lands on television with atavistic androids and a sizzling Sarah Connor.
Our deliberately oversimplified guide to who falls where on our taste hierarchies.
Dance and drums at the Japan Society.
Take these hot drinks in regular doses this winter and you won’t feel a thing, least of all the cold.
Readers sound off on Mike Huckabee, "Where to Eat 2008," and more.
Findings from the streets, files, and hard drives of New York.
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