Seven years into our annual swoon, we’ve got 42 more reasons to be smitten, including a novelist who gets his own Times Square billboard;
a governor who shows that "career politician” isn’t a slur; four famous public toilets; a restaurant
that lets you pay what you want; a Washington Heights apartment
that doubles as a jazz club; a tabloid czar that is his own best story; a mother who took a bullet
for her child; and a couple that
got a chance to make it legal after 64
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Poet Tomas Tranströmer is having a good two weeks.
How sports journalists learned to go for the hard tackle.
Zynga’s American dream.
Our roundup of news from around the city.
The hobbyist oppo researcher.
An uptown layover with the “homeless billionaire,” who has just a few plans for saving the world.
A playbill for the GOP’s midwestern gladiatorial showdown.
A beach towel, a new barbershop, and more.
“I’m always in the market for a tree. I’m a sucker for the holidays.”
The newly modernized Le Bernardin loses something (and one of our stars) in translation.
The earthy beet can get a bad rap—its distinctive taste seems to some, well, dirty.
It’s a crackly-crusted, open-crumbed, local-floured moment in dough.
A more livable lower Manhattan is emerging.
The zany comic takes her first dramatic role, in Pariah.
The Tao of Oak Bluffs, laid bare in Stick Fly.
Tinker, Tailor is no relic.
With her new film Young Adult, Diablo Cody hopes to become grown-up famous.
The owner, a former Daniel pastry chef, bakes the tender, buttery madelines to order after 3 p.m.
Readers sound off on Levi Aron, Bronx Science, and more.
Our deliberately oversimplified guide to who falls where on our taste hierarchies.
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