A few of the city’s most dramatically transformed living spaces: an overhauled brownstone nakedly exposed to bustling 14th Street; a Fifth Avenue renovation that looks back to a glittering age; a habitable Airstream trailer inside a studio inside a Red Hook storage building; pristine spaciousness unearthed in the cramped West Village; and more.
On the Cover: Architect Bill Peterson’s state-of-the-art renovation of a formerly boarded-up brownstone on 14th Street. Photograph by David Sundberg/Esto.
Oversize, overdriven U.S. Attorney Chris Christie is throwing everything to try to topple Governor Jon Corzine. The ex–Goldman Sachs head has plenty to throw back.
Robert Isabell, the high-society party designer who died this past summer, conjured a vision of New York extravagance that may never exist again.
A poll of 100 New Yorkers on what David Letterman did in the office, and what they’ve done.
Was Letterman really a predator? The sin of the office flirtation.
President fails them.
Our roundup of news from around the city.
Why the historic city needs the new.
At 45, he’s still gonna “Let Love Rule,” with five nights at Irving Plaza.
A jury found Tony Marshall guilty of enriching himself at the expense of his mother, Brooke Astor.
Meet the new Eugene Jerome, Neil Simon’s alter ego in the Brighton Beach Memoirs revival.
How the public option returned from the brink.
New bracelets and bangles, a shiny redesigned Y, and more.
“In New York, I can dress like this—I’m a girlie-girl—but in Korea, I can’t.”
Caravaggio brings a dose of extreme pre-bust nostalgia to midtown.
No one takes potatoes as seriously as Txikito’s husband-and-wife co-chefs.
Randomly selected locals reveal their current smartphone obsessions.
In which our hero, John Irving, engages in a bloody and epic battle for survival.
From Monty Python to 30 Rock.
By this time you’ve finally gotten to see the shows you’d spent weeks hearing about.
Modern Family offers a novel development for network TV.
Enshrining Berkeley Breathed’s ‘Bloom County.’
Spike Jonze puts his own poignant spin on Where the Wild Things Are.
For Where the Wild Things Are, the songwriter composes her first soundtrack.
The season’s October boomlet, from Hamlet to Princess Leia.
To mark the change of seasons, Char No. 4 launches a weekly Game Night on October 14.
Readers sound off on persecuted gay Iraqis, bike safety, and more.
Our deliberately oversimplified guide to who falls where on our taste hierarchies.
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