Surveying some of the city’s amazingly inventive interiors: a Yonkers castle fit for a wizard; what may be the whitest apartment in Manhattan; a Hell’s Kitchen loft you’d never guess was furnished by scavenging and visiting Home Depot; protest-provoking modernism in North Flushing; a Red Hook masterpiece of decorating density; Bel Air on the Upper East Side.
The City Council speaker’s unusual political identity—gay, female, with a good-government pedigree and a ward heeler’s instincts—makes her a strong mayoral candidate. But now her rivals have something to throw.
Why the same things that attract millions of happy visitors to New York—the glamour, the skyline, the anonymity—also draw people from around the world to kill themselves here.
Ten thought experiments exploring the possibility of Hillary Clinton, nominee.
Billionaire’s X-ray vision can’t see a search-engine bid.
Until they get laid off.
Funny, she doesn’t look Scientologist.
A face for victory.
Long Island’s finest!
It’s trashy art.
The Police announced last week that they’d wrap their reunion tour in the city this summer
A Jewish patrol group says it protects Crown Heights. Others call its members vigilantes.
Sotheby’s takes the high-end art brands to a Moscow mall.
The fall of book publishing’s last don.
A memoir gives the lowdown on the down low in the world of hip-hop.
A field guide to the Costume Institute gala’s fashion team-ups.
Colorful totes to haul around, or out of, town.
"I know I look a little different, and to be honest, it’s nice to be noticed."
At Olana, old-school Italian meets modern locavorism; Mia Dona is in-your-face hearty.
Think of lovage as celery gone wild.
Faux smoke and grime above Wildwood’s bar want to suggest that barbecue belongs to the city.
Week of May 19, 2008: Hundred Acres, Scarpetta, and Curry-Ya.
Grand Sichuan's founder explains what’s wrong with Chinese food in New York.
Some don’t. The high-low designer-retailer partnership isn’t always fruitful.
How one Navy officer whisked Iraqi art out of the country—and into Soho.
The film we didn’t know we were waiting for: Postmodern. About Norwegian writers.
It’s hard to remember now, but Robert Downey Jr. didn’t seem like an obvious call for Iron Man, either.
A search party for new music.
Boeing-Boeing comes out of storage, and the great Mark Rylance nearly gets it airborne.
It’s spring, and the tutus are in bloom.
Elizabeth Peyton returns to life.
Our deliberately oversimplified guide to who falls where on our taste hierarchies.
Rocker-dad now sings in Spanish too.
Readers sound off on the media's fondness for Barack Obama, Sarah Jessica Parker, and more.
Findings from the streets, files, and hard drives of New York.
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