Great-looking experiments in urban living; design experts pick their favorite urban innovations, including an inner-city stream in Seoul, a flower tower in Paris, and WikiLeaks’ Stockholm lair; a palatial cement plant in Barcelona, a penthouse air-raid shelter
in Berlin, a four-foot-wide pod in Warsaw, and seven more of the world’s most unexpected residences; an unfinished Caracas skyscraper transforms into a cooperative-housing oasis; and the lessons that Hong Kong, Copenhagen, and Medellín could teach New York. By Wendy Goodman and Justin Davidson
On the Cover: James Leynse/Corbis (Jobs); Clockwise From Top Left: Danny Kim/New York Magazine; Iwan Baan; Courtesy Of Design 99; Iwan Baan (2); Courtesy Of General Electric; Iwan Baan; Thomas Loof
CNN’s new Larry King made his name in the scandal-chasing, privacy-invading British tabloid gutter. He’s now ascended to cable-news royalty, though his past is casting a shadow over the coronation. By Benjamin Wallace
Jeffrey Eugenides insists his new novel is not a roman à clef. But it might have been: The writers of his generation had youths tangled enough for ten novels. By Evan Hughes
A selection of Steve Jobs’s devices held by museums.
Blaming the NBA owners.
“Genovese Syndrome,” amended.
Our roundup of news from around the city.
Wall Streeters seek psychic help.
Backstage and out on the town with the feminist TV pioneer, now in the limelight again, as a “dumb blonde.”
Steve Jobs turned on, tuned in, and created a new archetype for the American businessman.
Four industrial designers scour the globe for next-gen appliances, hardware, and décor you can live with now.
At RedFarm, General Tso’s chicken and company get the local, fresh, and seasonal treatment.
Local albacore tuna are at their fattiest best.
Perhaps a seafood platter or some macaroni and cheese?
Week of October 17, 2011: Flying Lobster and Hot Kitchen.
If it’s wet-hopped, very. Not to mention intensely seasonal and in limited supply.
How five groundbreaking, teen-intoxicating videos got made.
With The Skin I Live In, Almodóvar focuses again on live flesh—yet somehow, it’s lost that rosy glow.
Jonathan Ames’s goofball quest.
Harry Belafonte, America’s first black matinee idol, leveraged his fame for social change.
Spotted Pig launches ‘Little Piggy’ dinners.
Readers sound off on Eric Cantor, Michael Lewis, and more.
Our deliberately oversimplified guide to who falls where on our taste hierarchies.
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