Our obsessively vetted annual compendium of where to go for the best of everything —
New York’s most estimable food, stores, stress-relief outlets, home services, kid stuff, and places to get (and stay) beautiful. Inside, you’ll find the city’s finest Canadian sandwich, a dance party where you’ll never hear
the words “last call,” the boutique with the biggest designer discounts per square inch, a grocery-delivery service that surpasses FreshDirect, and much more.
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The former vice-president has a plan to ensure his legacy: the political future of his daughter Liz.
Tony Judt’s dazzling, cantankerous brain is one of this city’s great treasures. Now, two years into a devastating battle with ALS, it is all he has left.
New York hasn’t had a big earthquake in 126 years, and history suggests that we’re likely to have one every century or two.
The crazy logic of an outsider/insider carpetbagger candidacy.
Our roundup of news from around the city.
Reality TV’s new crisis.
Major League witch hunt.
New York loses big.
The best snowboarder in human history likes to skateboard aimlessly around New York City.
“Thank God I’m not singing ‘Send in the Clowns,’” she says.
Ryan McGinley wishes he could remake All That Jazz.
They represent change, not business as usual. And they’re … Democrats!?!
Mumblecore’s Greta Gerwig goes mainstream with Greenberg.
Dakota Fanning can’t quite save The Runaways. Plus, the frenetic attack of Green Zone.
If you can’t move your face, can you still act with it?
A Kuniyoshi retrospective reveals the roots of manga.
After decades of putting up awful buildings, Columbia tries to break its streak.
On Justified, Timothy Olyphant returns to his calling: the smoldering lawman with issues.
Shilpa Ray turns alienation into lusty, bluesy rock.
David Shields’s new “manifesto” is a pain in the ars poetica.
Roberto Caporuscio of Kesté Pizza & Vino adds three special pies to the menu.
Readers sound off on Rupert Murdoch, the Ultimate New York Playlist, and more.
Our deliberately oversimplified guide to who falls where on our taste hierarchies.
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