Schools chancellor Cathie Black wasn’t hired to be a visionary, she
was hired to be a saleswoman for Bloomberg-style reform. And
while her customers (all the people bruised by said reform) are quite hostile,
for the moment she’s her own biggest problem. By Chris Smith
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As it approaches its tenth year, our nation’s longest war is showing signs of waning. Meanwhile, our soldiers are falling apart.
Joe, father, won an Oscar for composing “You Light Up My Life.” Now he faces 127 counts of sexual misconduct, including rape. Nick, son, allegedly killed his girlfriend in Soho House.
Choosing a taxi model that stands up as well as the discontinued Crown Vic.
The federal food police single out the sacred slice—and pick a smart fight.
The biological case for live updates from the delivery room.
Our roundup of news from around the city.
Big boycott flops.
Eating ribs and discussing stereotypes with the ex–Wall Street analyst.
Obama’s handling of the Egyptian uprising reveals that in foreign policy, too, he is a pragmatic centrist to the core.
A sleek kiddie vehicle, APC's new West Village shop, and more.
"When I’m onstage, I go from this shy little girl to this wild woman who can eat people alive."
Harlem is, once again, in full Renaissance mode.
“Anytime you think you really know something, you’re going to find out you’re wrong.”
Britain’s James Blake made esoteric electronic music, when all he really wanted to do was sing.
Bjarke Ingels reinvents the New York apartment building.
Oscar nominee Geoffrey Rush moves from a king’s speech to a madman’s diary.
Poetry reaches for solemn, cliché-free uplift; Cedar Rapids, for better oral-sex jokes.
Nixon in China, like Nixon himself, does best when Mao is around.
An $85 prix-fixe menu will be served at this Mardi Gras-themed pop-up at Locanda Verde.
Readers sound off on porn, the sexual socialization of preteen women, and more.
Our deliberately oversimplified guide to who falls where on our taste hierarchies.
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