New York isn’t exactly the first city that springs to mind as the place to find peace and quiet. But you can find literal and metaphorical silence without leaving the cacophonous city. What's it's like to be a single-person religious order; a roster of serene locales; relaxation tips from some of the most stressed-out workers; the benefits and absurdities of chanting; and more.
Does sensible technocrat Jeff Bewkes have the solution for Time Warner’s problems?
Before he was the Bourne director, Doug Liman was the son of a New York legend.
Writers’ strike has moguls tripping the light desperate.
If Lowry goes to the Met…
Loves the playas.
A resurgent Hillary Clinton wasn’t the only one who felt like having a good cry last week.
Philippe de Montebello’s triumph of strategic snobbery.
Goose Gossage is a regular guy who did one thing well.
New Jersey and you: Pricey together.
John McCain isn’t any good at being a front-runner, but the mainstream GOP may—finally—need him.
Britney goes to the psych ward, and mothers everywhere secretly rejoice.
Suddenly, solid colors don’t seem so exciting, do they?
The annals of excess.
Where bikinis and cover-ups are year-round essentials.
"My family are jewelers, so I grew up in that world."
A West Village anti–wine bar breaks away from the panini pack.
In the depths of winter, citrus fruits are more than just a ray of sunshine—they’re a godsend.
If there is cachet in having an entrance the average Mensa candidate can’t find, Dovetail has it.
Persephone and Greene Grape Provisions.
East Harlem’s pricing catches up with the rest of upper Manhattan’s.
The playwright on Hillary, corruption, and our democracy’s saving grace.
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days looks back in anger at Romania’s dead-soul past.
Star of Mitchell Lichtenstein’s Teeth.
A selective sampling of the New Yorkers barnstorming the festival this year.
At Sundance, aspiring auteurs will swarm the ceaselessly inventive director Michel Gondry.
The Little Mermaid is such a splashy bore, you’ve got to wonder: Was The Lion King just a fluke?
The journey of John Buchan's novel to the screen and the stage.
A no-frills guide to new books by writers who’ve won big awards in the past.
It’s been more than a year since Lee Siegel was temporarily suspended from The New Republic.
The broke chemistry teacher in Breaking Bad turns out to be pretty handy in a meth lab.
Our deliberately oversimplified guide to who falls where on our taste hierarchies.
An all-Beatles day.
Readers sound off on "Rich Kid Syndrome," sex offenders, and more.
Findings from the streets, files, and hard drives of New York.
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