Andrew Rice

Features Writer, New York Magazine

Andrew Rice has been a writer on staff at New York since 2012 and is the author of two books: The Year That Broke America and The Teeth May Smile But the Heart Does Not Forget: Murder and Memory in Uganda. He can be reached at

  1. art and design 2016
    5 Lessons in Today’s Art Market From a Sotheby’s AdvisorSotheby’s Amy Cappellazzo has made a very nice career out of pricing pigment.
  2. timeline
    A History of Donald Trump in New York MagazineLooking back on the GOP prince’s days as an NYC clown.
  3. real estate
    Feds Deal Huge Blow to NYC’s High-End MarketWill those buyers think of putting their cash elsewhere? 
  4. cover story
    How Are You Enjoying the de Blasio Revolution?Experiments in a mayoralty focused on disrupting a city that may not want the disruption.
  5. reasons to love new york
    Affordable Housing Could Look Like ThisThe view from Hunter’s Point South, the city’s largest affordable-housing development since the 1970s.
  6. profile
    How Obama’s Confidant Became His Greatest Adversary on Climate ChangeLaurence Tribe is fighting the White House on behalf of Big Coal. His friends are furious at him, which breaks his heart.
  7. architecture
    Santiago Calatrava’s Glorious BoondoggleHe was commissioned to design an architectural extravagance at ground zero. He succeeded, an accomplishment that threatens to destroy his reputation.
  8. real estate
    The Red Hot Rubble of East New YorkOne of the poorest neighborhoods in Brooklyn is suddenly the focus of both private speculators and City Hall.
  9. real estate
    The Red-Hot Rubble of East New YorkOne of the poorest neighborhoods in Brooklyn is suddenly the focus of both private speculators and City Hall, which wants to build thousands of units of affordable housing there — and by announcing its plans is fueling the land rush.
  10. art
    Dan Loeb Rolls Sotheby’s and Its CEO“This was obvious and inevitable,” said one source.
  11. profile
    The Pierre Omidyar InsurgencyThe eBay founder was an Obama supporter looking for a way to spend his time and fortune. The Snowden leaks gave him a cause — and an enemy.
  12. blog-stained wretches
    Matt Taibbi Leaves Omidyar’s First Look Media [Updated]“Our differences were never about editorial independence,” says Omidyar.
  13. Stash PadThe New York real-estate market is now the premier destination for wealthy foreigners with rubles, yuan, and dollars to hide.
  14. Glenn Greenwald Greeted by Media Scrum on His Return to the USAThe Polk Awards drew an impressive collection of intelligence world scourges.
  15. The Gavel Drops at Sotheby’sThe auction house is under attack by hedge-fund activist Daniel Loeb, who wants it to start making lots more money, in part by refusing to kowto […]
  16. Why Run a Slum If You Can Make More Money Housing the Homeless?One notorious real-estate family has converted its run-down buildings into for-profit shelters, paid for by the city. The going rent per cubicl […]
  17. the racie for gracie
    Mysterious Soho Structure for Political EventApparently, it’s called a “think tent.”
  18. The Last of BloombergvilleDevelopers rush to build before the next mayor ruins the fun.
  19. the racie for gracie
    Landlords Who Reap Millions From City Housing Homeless Bet Big on De BlasioMore than $35,000 in total.
  20. jay-z-nomics
    ‘Oh, I’m So Good at Math’: Lessons From the Jay-Z Business ModelLeveraging talent, managing risk, and cashing out.
  21. The People’s CriticMichael Kimmelman’s war on Madison Square Garden.
  22. Does BuzzFeed Know the Secret?Jonah Peretti’s viral-content machine purports to have solved the problems of both journalism and advertising at once, all with the help of a si […]
  23. Falling DownThe Tappan Zee Bridge, as one expert calls it, is the “scary of scaries.”
  24. stories from the storm
    As Sandy Loomed, the Publishing Industry PanickedBut not about the storm.
  25. Miss Grundy Was Fired TodayOnce deified, now demonized, teachers are under assault from union-busting Republicans on the right and wealthy liberals on the left. And leadin […]
  26. The Billionaire and the Book LoverAre Barnes & Noble founder Len Riggio and his nemesis Ron Burkle the only people in America who still want to own a mega-bookstore?
  27. What’s a Dress Worth?The online retailer Gilt Groupe offers a great deal: Buy designer clothes at deep discounts. But is it good or bad for fashion?
  28. The Obama DiasporaWhen Barack Obama’s half-brother George releases his autobiography early next year, he may transition from Kenyan bad boy to best-selling author […]
  29. The Opportunist’s Guide to Real EstateStefania Patinella and George Evageliou live in a 200-square-foot studio apartment at the top of a five-story tenement building near Avenue C.