The social-networking giant is trying to build trust and good
feelings among users—while at the same time turning them into commodities. Can a community be built on this paradox? By Vanessa Grigoriadis
On the Cover: Mark Zuckerberg. Photograph by Jill Greenberg/ Corbis Outline.
In an otherwise forgettable season, the shortest player in the NBA gave an unforgettable performance.
Like Bernie Madoff, Marc Dreier bilked unsuspecting investors out of many millions of dollars. But Dreier did it with flair.
Our little slice of real-estate voyeurism returns: a look at some Madoff clients who have put their homes on the market; a penthouse duplex that will floor you—and whose price may go way down; seven optimists who think now is the time to buy; and more.
With April 15 nearly here, we asked 100 New Yorkers what they’re willing to pay for.
The turnaround artist who made the Treasury secretary telegenic.
When the liquidity crisis gets personal.
Our roundup of news from around the city.
Helen Levitt made the life of the street come alive in her photographs.
Fantasy baseball has never felt so glorious.
The weepy Fox populist is enjoying his moment from the back seat of an Escalade.
Out magazine has two unwilling names on its “Power 50” list this year.
At the Academy of American Poets benefit, Diana Scholl engaged in some wordplay.
Will the New York City Opera greet the first season under new general manager George Steel with a strike?
Twins Brad and Brandon Belle are training to make the 2012 Olympics for table tennis.
Obama and Geithner got it right: What’s good for GM is not necessarily what’s good for America.
A new app for night-owl nerds, spring scarves, and more.
“My style is influenced by eighties rappers like Run-DMC.”
Josh DeChellis reimagines La Fonda del Sol.
Passover arrives this week, and with it, for the observant, matzo at every meal.
Week of April 13, 2009: Emporio, Bodhi Tree, and Nios.
Is the humble Vietnamese hoagie poised to become New York’s No. 1 sandwich?
Where to eat burgers and upgrade your sight lines at Citi Field and the new Yankee Stadium.
Can Amy Poehler’s Parks and Recreation resurrect NBC? No pressure or anything…
Our critic takes bleary-eyed stock of eight new shows, and reconsiders a vet.
Jody Hill’s Observe and Report is icky, mean, and spectacularly funny.
With Observe and Report, Anna Faris turns her epic ditziness into fine, crass art.
Our infallible guide to the May-to-August movie season.
The red-hot joint of downtown cool has been passed to Lissy Trullie.
Hair retains its wispy elation on Broadway. Plus, An Oresteia’s beautiful marathon of blood.
Is Broadway ready for a rock musical about bipolar disorder?
Unlike most cafés, the Smile doubles as a boutique of sorts.
Readers sound off on the Wall Street mess, Lady Gaga, and more.
Our deliberately oversimplified guide to who falls where on our taste hierarchies.
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