Inside (and outside) Goldman Sachs as it watches its golden reputation tarnish, suffering a public drubbing for doing what it’s always done: making money any way it can.
By Joe Hagan
On the Cover: Illustration by Darrow for New York Magazine.
Rumpled political consultant Hank Morris had the bright idea of leveraging his connections to sell access to the state’s retirement funds. The scheme made him—along with an all-star cast of powerful New Yorkers—a lot of money. But it also may have made him a felon.
How the yoga brand Lululemon turned fitness into a spectator sport.
McKinsey & Co. are supposed to know it all.
Centrist Democrats think that going slow on health care is good politics—but if Obama loses, they lose.
Mets play dirty game on, off field.
Our roundup of news from around the city.
A look at the Os Gemeos mural going up at Houston and Bowery.
Volunteering for Bloomberg.
The former lover of Brando and Sinatra shocked her friends (and her son) with her dirty novel.
Paul Giamatti’s on the lookout for amputees.
Dustin Payseur was about to move back home to North Carolina—but then he got a record deal.
Scanning the sales on Lexington, a parkside "speakeasy," and more.
“I wear a lot of flowers in my hair. These orchids are pretty and feminine and perfect for the summer.”
Marianne Boesky’s terrace is inches from the most popular public space in New York.
A booming secondhand market is making for a midsummer stoop-sale bonanza.
With Andrew Carmellini at the stove, De Niro’s second try at the Greenwich Hotel hits the bull’s-eye.
Oregano, contrary to popular belief, is not only found in shakers at pizza parlors.
If that scoop of ice cream doesn’t melt, isn’t cold, and tastes like an everything bagel, is it still ice cream?
Are prices at 2007 levels? Or 2005? Earlier? Finding the magic number.
A former fan remembers why she fell for Madonna, and tries to learn to care again.
Unplug the phone. There’s a new William T. Vollmann book.
Inside the harrowing world of Sister Ping, Chinatown’s human smuggler.
Key locations from Patrick Radden Keefe's The Snakehead.
Jennifer Westfeldt’s 2001 movie, Kissing Jessica Stein, made bi-curiousness cool.
Judd Apatow’s cancer comedy is DOA. Plus, the year’s best caper flick is a documentary.
Funny People is Jonah Hill’s third Judd Apatow film and his fourth with co-star Seth Rogen.
John Cazale got famous playing Fredo Corleone. Was he also the greatest actor of his generation?
For five consecutive Thursdays, the Museum of Arts and Design hosts MADCrush, a pop-up wine bar.
Readers sound off on the Williamsburg condo bust, our annual Eat Cheap list, and more.
Our deliberately oversimplified guide to who falls where on our taste hierarchies.
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