Christine Quinn is the leading candidate to take over
City Hall, with the tacit support of its current tenant. How different
from Bloomberg would the outspoken, bawdy,
cautiously pragmatic City Council speaker be? Just listen
to her laugh, for starters. By Jonathan Van Meter
On the Cover: Christine Quinn. Photograph by Ruven Afanador for New York Magazine. Styling by Freddie Leiba at Bryan Bantry; Hair by David Milligan; Makeup by Frances Hathaway for Make Up Forever and Yonka at Jump; Manicure by Sue Nam at Artists by Timothy Priano.
Earthquakes, shipworms, shards of concrete raining into the Hudson. Planning a trip over the Tappan Zee Bridge? Maybe read this first. By Andrew Rice
The 50-year-old director is saying good-bye to Hollywood, quitting film for the small screen and painting. He discusses how kids are ruining the movie business, getting the best out of Jennifer Lopez, and one of the things Americans are still really good at: cat food. By Mary Kaye Schilling
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Our roundup of news from around the city.
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A visit to Wall Street with its most hated antagonist. Or is he its most loyal soldier?
Sometimes a coaching change is all you need. Until you need the next one.
A cake server, a sleeping bag, and more new stuff in stores.
“I’ve had a beard since 1968. Debra, my girlfriend, says that as soon as I die, she’s going to have it shaved off.”
The celebrated chef Daniel Humm reinvents Eleven Madison Park—again.
Parsley root makes a first-rate foundation for a clever, winterized tabbouleh.
First look at Harvist, opening this week at My Images Studios.
First look at Pho 66, Greg Hugunin's Thai joint opening in Hell's Kitchen.
Uri Scheft opens the first American outpost of Breads Bakery in Union Square.
Andrew Tarlow opens Achilles Heel in Greenpoint.
Cauliflower makes a move to the center of the plate.
How to live in the home of the future, right now.
Secret shops, island charcuterie, and tycoon dowries.
Hollywood takes a working vacation to Sundance.
Ten great performances from the Sundance Film Festival.
Leaders of Israel’s secret service open up, sort of, in The Gatekeepers.
30 Rock had it both ways, all the way to the end.
To further celebrate its passing, Matt Zoller Seitz has picked his favorite episodes of the show’s run.
Matisse: In Search of True Painting is intoxicating. Possibly even a little bit dangerous.
Sullivan St Bakery's Jim Lahey tries his hand at Super Bowl Sunday chili takeout.
Readers sound off on high school, Larry Gagosian, and more.
Our deliberately oversimplified guide to who falls where on our taste hierarchies.
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