The political heiress’s bid to become Hillary Clinton’s successor may
have been the strangest candidacy in the history of New York. And the farce had, as characters, nearly every important player in the state, from
David Paterson to Michael Bloomberg to the Cuomos to the Clintons to,
in the end, the very lucky Kirsten Gillibrand. By Chris Smith
On the Cover: Photograph by Joseph Moran.
Patti LuPone’s final day as Mama Rose in Gypsy: A diary in photos.
Ordinary investors may flee the market’s dizzying ups and downs, but Peter Milman and his kind hang on tight while riding the giant waves of uncertainty. There’s nothing more exhilarating than to catch the perfect surge.
Don’t want mayor at their party.
Madoff-lit boom busts.
Hotel fireplace not cozy.
As Barack Obama became president, it seemed like most of New York had traveled to Washington.
Why Obama’s inaugural realism promises great things.
Fashion’s unsettled relationship with its newest icon.
The search for Malia and Sasha look-alikes to sell products.
The left quadrant of Obama’s base wants to stay relevant by staying angry. And the right doesn’t have anything to do but get angry. So who’s his biggest problem?
Four exciting new accommodations, and where to take your hometown vacation.
“When I retire, I’m gonna go live in a trailer park.”
Seven finds fresh from the stores.
Downtown’s 10 Downing is trendy, but tasty.
Squids are at their sweetest, tenderest best right now.
Six-foot heros, those Super Bowl standbys, needn’t be unsightly loaves stuffed with grim cold cuts.
You may not have gobs of disposable cash at the moment. But sales have never been this good.
Mary-Louise Parker is the latest to tackle the iconic role. Can she, finally, get it right?
At BAM, Sam Mendes’s production of The Cherry Orchard is a bold beginning to a daring series.
An Oscar nominee for Best Foreign Language Film also happens to be one of the best films in any language.
Two days after Barack Obama’s inauguration came the announcement of this year’s Oscar nominations.
The strongest lineup in years launches a passel of new stars.
How do you remain a rock god for more than 40 years?
Carnegie Hall isn’t a natural destination for most indie rockers, but it makes perfect sense for Andrew Bird.
What’s a rabbit potpie doing in an Italian wine bar?
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