Just when Oprah was ready to give up her talk-show throne, a new opportunity presented itself: the chance to launch her own
24-hour channel. But can one work without the other?
On the Cover: Photo-illustration by Darrow.
Excerpted from My First New York, Nora Ephron, Ashley Dupré, and others share their early days.
Testosterone and risk.
Kelsey Grammer is a fervent conservative, recovering cocaine addict, and paranormal enthusiast who just might run for office. (Politicians have had more baroque baggage.) But first he’s playing gay on Broadway.
Bluefin tuna—rich, fat-marbled, delicious for sushi—is floundering.
Ex-Democrat Steve Levy is the angry new face of the New York Republicans.
The rise of the Walter Mitty radical.
Our roundup of news from around the city.
Toasting the macho-nerd new editor of The Paris Review, a dapper, Schwinn-riding, headcheese-loving Francophone.
In 2000, philanthropist Anne Bass was on a trip to Cambodia with the World Monuments Fund when she saw Sokvannara “Sy” Sar dance.
The path to peace leads right through the murk of East Jerusalem. But it just got a little clearer.
Authentic clay rice bowls from China, a colorful coat rack, and more.
"My fashion sense is generally influenced by my environment...When I wake up in the morning, I gravitate toward black."
To limit your orange-envelope exposure, consider these apps, loopholes, and ticket-contesting techniques. And do try to be nice to the meter reader.
A pair of tiny sandwich shops make a big impression.
March is high season for New York and Vermont sugar-makers, who tap maples for the sap that they boil down into syrup.
Week of March 29, 2010: 5 & Diamond, 6th St Kitchen, and Fatty ’Cue.
The Bromberg brothers of Blue Ribbon late-night and raw-bar fame publish their first cookbook next month. What took so long? They’ve been busy.
The besieged architect Robert Scarano designed thousands of apartments. What do you do if you bought one?
As Morticia Addams, Bebe Neuwirth is hoping for a perfect fit.
Two films, Vincere and Greenberg, lay bare the emotional destruction of hideous men.
No New York festival introduces excellent filmmakers more consistently than MoMA and the Film Society of Lincoln Center’s “New Directors/New Films.”
In his new memoir, the artist credits “lack of talent” for his success.
The dazzling structural experiments of Damages and Caprica.
How Aaron Paul saved his life on Breaking Bad.
Can Ivan Fischer put the shock back into “Eroica”?
After a fire ravaged the kitchen at the Brooklyn Star last month, several businesses have banded together to lend support.
Readers sound off on the Cheneys, plastic surgery, and more.
Our deliberately oversimplified guide to who falls where on our taste hierarchies.
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