Should a child’s fate be sealed by an exam he takes at the age of 4? Why kindergarten-admission tests are worthless, at best.
On the Cover: Photograph by Tobias Zarius/LN’B Agent. Model: Lorraine.
The giant in Paterson’s way isn’t Andrew Cuomo. It’s the governor’s own essential, if appealing, weirdness. And it’s hard to see how in this story the giant doesn’t triumph.
What other Hollywood star gets to direct Sam Shepard plays (starring longtime, less famous friends who don’t hate him), become a serious theater actor, do the occasional vampire movie, and emerge from it all with his artistic integrity intact?
Move over, trendy vampires: The pack is back.
From Obama to the iPad, we need something to chew over, even in our niches.
The question of Democratic dynasties.
Our roundup of news from around the city.
How Stuy Town became an oasis for Manhattan’s new middle class.
Munching on veggie pizza and contemplating Washington popularity with the TARP cop.
The Volcker rules are a great political idea—even though the real problems may lie elsewhere.
Wallpaper made by female artisans, sexy new hotels in Miami Beach, and more.
In Greenpoint, an earnest farm-sourced antidote to the urban feeding frenzy.
Well, another (Jet-less) Super Bowl Sunday is upon us, and what would it be without a big vat of bean dip?
Week of February 8, 2010: Print and El Quinto Pino.
Made with boutique meat and DIY passion, artisanal jerky is not a contradiction in terms.
Dresses like Bunyan, acts like Thoreau, works in marketing. A primer on the plaid-clad male archetype, plus classes on the necessary skills (butchering, riflery), and five ways to nail the beard.
Fourth-quarter numbers reveal six neighborhoods where prices maybe, just maybe, have bottomed out.
A film festival known for stunning breakout performances produces its latest batch.
To Paris With Love and District 13: Ultimatum bring the pain (eat your heart out, John Woo).
La Roux’s Elly Jackson bares her heart to a bouncy beat.
Agnolo Bronzino was sixteenth-century Italy’s Joey Ramone.
How novelist Adam Haslett got to the financial crisis before we did.
Can machine-made music sing without a composer?
Bill Cain's second major play, Equivocation, is a “speculative history” of the Gunpowder Plot.
Here's a chance for Andrew Carmellini to really channel his inner Italian-American grandma.
Readers sound off on the Tryon juvenile facility, the relationship between man and dog, and more.
Our deliberately oversimplified guide to who falls where on our taste hierarchies.
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