Just as New Yorkers wrestle with the astonishing reemergence
of Anthony Weiner—whose potential path to City Hall is
growing clearer every day, if no less surreal—he must wrestle with how much he wants to win. By Mark Jacobson
On the cover: Photographs by R Umar Abbasi (Weiner) and Mary Altaffer/AP (Spitzer).
With the signing of baseball player Robinson Cano and the release of a new album (via smartphone!), Jay-Z—rapper, brand, entrepreneur, and now sports agent—has further burnished his sterling business cred. A study in the tricks of his trades. By Andrew Rice
Decoding John Boehner’s brain during yet another pivotal political battle in which he must ask himself whether failing at his job is worth the price of keeping it. By Jennifer Senior
And many—Wall Street, unions, the Establishment—are afraid he hasn’t changed a bit.
In the next few weeks, a 26-foot, 2.7-ton bottle launched by the Norwegian soda company Solo is expected to make landfall.
“It’s one of the greatest works of Western sculpture I’ve ever seen.”
Investigating Bigfoot with the pot-evangelizing Fear Factor host.
Our roundup of news from around the city.
A silicone wine glass, Crumpler’s pop-up shop, and more new stuff in stores.
“My three sisters and I all love fashion and want to open a clothing boutique someday.”
Why restaurants are louder than ever.
Green onions are perfect for Alex Stupak’s take on the Mexican street-food snack cebollitas.
The Beach Plum Inn & Restaurant brings New Brooklyn cuisine to Menemsha.
First look at Nourish Kitchen + Table, a West Village takeout shop.
Think of pét-nat as Champagne's hip younger sister: a little funky and unpredictable, with an underlying sweetness.
All the permits, paperwork, portable toilets, empanada trucks, and moon bounces you’ll need to host the ultimate outdoor fête.
The architect will finally get to land one of her spaceships in New York. An exclusive first look.
Our deliberately oversimplified guide to summer reading.
The movies, books, TV shows, albums, and European countries that shaped his work.
Salsa’s biggest start returns with a new album. And socks.
The Gorillaz guys turn their ears to Chinese opera with Monkey: Journey to the West.
Diane Kruger and Demián Bichir track a killer on the Tex-Mex cop drama The Bridge.
Death squads reenact their own war crimes in The Act of Killing.
25 things to see, hear, watch, and read.
Readers sound off on cheap eats, domestic privacy, and more.
Our deliberately oversimplified guide to who falls where on our taste hierarchies.
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