Sardine Life: Justin Davidson asks: When did we start living on top
of each other, and why did we think it was a good idea?
Tales of the Stacked City: Luc Sante, Gay Talese, Anne Roiphe, and others reminisce about the tenements and tugboats that have sheltered them. Attention Seekers: The gaudiest, grandest, and smallest dens in city history. And much, much more.
On the Cover: Diane Von Furstenberg. Photograph by Horst P. Horst/Vogue, 1976 © Condé Nast Publications. Taylor Mead in his Lower East Side apartment, 2002. Photograph by Robin Holland.
Finally, slowly, the Republican presidential field is taking shape.
Public spaces, not virtual town squares, are still the places where uprisings are decided.
Saving Prospect Park’s geese, preemptively.
Our roundup of news from around the city.
Daft rules a boon for NBA fans.
On a museum outing, the son of the Fonz talks about the movie he made but now can’t make himself watch.
The tea party is revolting—over the budget—which might make John Boehner’s reign shorter than he planned.
Matias’s iPad-compatible keyboard, Frank Gehry’s patio chairs, and more.
“I’m really into the press because my store is kind of important.”
Gabriel Stulman’s Fedora takes a page from the BK-dining playbook.
The amazing thing about pea shoots is how faithfully they mimic the flavor of peas.
The radically reinventive chefs of Torrisi Italian Specialties reveal their plans for Parm.
Twenty under-the-radar microneighborhoods that may just be the Next Big Thing.
With Arthur, the comedian’s outrageous persona gets tweaked.
Good-bye, LCD Soundsystem.
Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman put showbiz back on Broadway.
Why David Foster Wallace still demands our attention.
The female collective Pizza Island gets its due.
For spring, the Met and City Opera hedge experimentation with coziness.
A fund-raising “Oyster Saloon” on April 9 revives a once commonly found urban institution.
Readers sound off on Sandra Lee, Alex Jones, and more.
Our deliberately oversimplified guide to who falls where on our taste hierarchies.
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