The mayor’s first eight years have been, by most measures, successful, but as he barrels to a likely third term unsanctioned by voters, flattening opponents with $100 million of his own money, the implicit question on the ballot is whether the ends justify the means. By Chris Smith
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Our roundup of news from around the city.
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Before carrots were orange, they were purple.
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A comprehensive investigation into the pros, cons, and controversies of circumcision.
Ayn Rand never got into an argument she couldn’t win. Except, perhaps, with herself.
Sherri Shepherd’s upbeat empire.
On-set photos from the Will Ferrell-Mark Wahlberg cop comedy The Other Guys.
On the legacy—if there will be one—of Neil Simon.
So Percussion tries to make music out of the city’s noise.
A recovered treasure of punctilious joy.
This year, book a locally raised gobbler for your Thanksgiving table.
In appreciation of Bruce Wasserstein (1947–2009).
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Our deliberately oversimplified guide to who falls where on our taste hierarchies.
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