The downtown institution’s demise was one falling domino in a systemic breakdown. Keeping a hospital solvent in New York is mathematically impossible and getting harder, with each failure just making things worse for the few that are left. By Mark Levine
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Abelardo Morell takes the camera obscura to the rooftops of Manhattan.
Tony Kushner is one of the last public intellectuals left standing in the theater—or America. Heavy is the head that wears that crown.
A meeting of populism's fat cats.
Between Paladino, the Bronx tortures, and the suicides, are things really getting better?
Upscale restaurateurs now flipping for patties.
Our roundup of news from around the city.
He got the fight taken out of him when he was caught in his Vietnam lie. But will he beat McMahon anyway?
The singer discusses her life in Brooklyn and her sixth album, Something About Faith.
A quick peek under the hood of the campaign of the GOP challenger to Senator Kirsten Gillibrand.
He’s going to be governor—but by playing it safe, he gave up a chance to start leading.
Ralph Lauren's new flagship, Brooklyn's busiest thoroughfare, and more.
"I’ve done a few magazines that sell overseas."
It’s not just about scoring a bargain. Shopping for vintage clothes now requires a new level of expertise.
Two Brooklyn kitchens keep it fresh.
Three brave souls from mess with the holy trinity.
Here, our 28 favorite apples of the five dozen culled from the Greenmarket.
The cozy pleasures (and sometimes bracing financials) of buying your old apartment back.
Charles Burns’s comic-book revisionism.
Naomi Watts and Valerie Plame Wilson on Fair Game.
The Met’s long road to a new Boris Godunov.
John Stamos gives you his best song and dance.
Three citizen critics* offer competing takes on noteworthy recent albums. *Special artist edition.
After 26 years in business, Lisa Spellman and her 303 Gallery are having their (latest) breakout moment.
Varieties both savory and sweet will be on the menu at a new occasional Sunday supper.
Readers sound off on Jerry Brown, Meg Whitman, and more.
Our deliberately oversimplified guide to who falls where on our taste hierarchies.
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