The great promise of Bill de Blasio in City Hall is that he turns out
to be a highly effective blend of operative and ideologue.
The potential peril? If the two sides of his political personality are forever locked in battle—and nobody wins. By Chris Smith
On the Cover: The De Blasio family. Photograph by Christopher Anderson/Magnum Photos/New York Magazine. Makeup by Elizabeth Yoon for M.A.C Pro. Hair by Takeo Suzuki.
Sky Ferreira has been working in the music-industry machine since she was 15, trying on and shedding pop personas at label executives’ whims. Now, at 21, she’s got a record—and a life—all her own. By Nitsuh Abebe
First they control their bodies, then they control their destiny: For a subset of urban warriors, the juice fad is a path to losing weight, clearing minds, and achieving world-conquering intestinal harmony. By Vanessa Grigoriadis
Meanwhile, a cadre of bright young geeks have found their own liquid elixir, a food that banishes the need for food altogether—called Soylent. By Adrian Chen
According to aid groups, at least 22,000 households are still displaced. Here are five of their stories.
According to recent research, that hunchback you’re developing might really be your cell phone’s fault.
Life is one big complimentary cheese plate for the new RollingStone.com director.
Our roundup of news from around the city.
To compete with each other, the Knicks and Nets are destroying themselves.
A lightweight sofa, horseshoe magnets, and more new stuff in New York stores.
“The rumors [about Miley Cyrus] are all lies. She is amazing and gorgeous.”
Call your chiropractor—these totes are huge.
Juni’s willfully untrendy fine-dining experience.
Try this deconstructed-caramel-apple recipe from Toro chefs Jamie Bissonnette and Ken Oringer.
The Marlton Hotel opens a stylish coffee bar.
100 percent all-American is the theme of the new bi-level barbecue joint Route 66 Smokehouse.
The Skylark rooftop bar opens in the Garment District.
Orchard Street gets even more appetizing.
Head to these lesser-known cities for equally fine wine, just-as-ancient architecture, and even-more-secret warehouse parties.
Vulture’s second annual scientific ranking of Hollywood’s biggest stars–and you can make your own list, too.
The band members from After Midnight—Broadway’s Duke Ellington tribute, opening November 3—have worked with nearly every pop and jazz star of the past half-century. A family tree.
The photographs of underground legend Bob Mizer come up for air.
Matthew McConaughey plays a drug-smuggling AIDS patient in Dallas Buyers Club.
Boardwalk Empire finally finds its footing.
Nico Muhly’s Two Boys takes chat-room culture to the opera house.
25 things to see, hear, watch, and read.
Readers sound off on cancer drugs, Mike Tyson, and more.
Our deliberately oversimplified guide to who falls where on our taste hierarchies.
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