The actor once known as Doogie Howser now plays a womanizing cad on How I Met Your Mother, hosts the Emmys next week, and is about to become a Hollywood leading man. Incidentally, he’s gay. Neil Patrick Harris upends the conventional wisdom: It was after he came out that his career really took off.
On the Cover: Photograph by Art Streiber for New York Magazine.
On the one hand, marijuana is practically legal—more mainstream, accessorized, and taken for granted than ever before. On the other, kids are getting busted in the city in record numbers. Guess which kids.
A Nepalese woman’s 53 hours lost on the streets of Queens.
Two recruiters agreed to give opinions on job prospects for unemployed Masters of the Universe.
Which predecessor does his rhetoric most nearly echo? The data don’t lie: It’s Ronald Reagan.
Bruce Ratner SHoPs for respectability.
Our roundup of news from around the city.
After the dynasty.
The Philharmonic’s announcer on his Mahler-conversion moment and his fantasy wife.
There’s no cash-for-clunkers initiative to save the fashion industry.
NYU grad Sean Patrick Murray, 22, thinks he can do MTV one better.
One year later, what the collapse of the banking colossus has taught us.
Tasting beers by the dozen, new stuff in stores, and more.
“I skateboarded my whole life, so I’m pretty good with the balance thing.”
With chef Dan Silverman at the helm, the Standard Grill rises above the faux-bistro competition.
Labor Day has come to mean the end of summer, but some warm-weather indulgences linger on.
The pop-up shops and food trucks of guerilla salesmanship.
Those neighborhoods that never see a downturn? They’re seeing a downturn.
Julianna Margulies enters Silda Spitzer territory with The Good Wife.
Ashton Kutcher’s new show explores the beautiful life. And he should know.
Bright Star is Jane Campion’s pungent ode to the tragic affair of John Keats and Fanny Brawne.
Our hero is born in Glasgow in 1969.
If the idea of reviving Bye Bye Birdie has you thinking “Camp Spectacular,” please adjust your mind-set.
The actor serves up redemption in the new Tracy Letts play, Superior Donuts.
The new Cooper Union building has it all: drama, elegance, and the most inviting stairs in town.
In his new essay collection, David Cross aims at targets big and small.
How New Wave hot dogs Yo La Tengo have survived (and thrived) for 25 years.
More than the name has changed at the storefront that housed Una Pizza Napoletana.
Readers sound off on the late-night TV wars, foreclosures, and more.
Our deliberately oversimplified guide to who falls where on our taste hierarchies.
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