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Katy Schneider

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    The Look Book Goes to the Jamaica Post OfficeOn 164th Street, where we spoke to USPS workers, many of whom are working ten- and 12-hour daily shifts to keep up with demand.
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    The Look Book Goes to The FlyThe socially distanced line for pre-batched martinis and dry-brined chickens in Bed-Stuy.
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    The Look Book Goes to Ninth Avenue and West 34th StreetAt the normally bustling intersection, it was just a trickle of well-masked security guards, construction workers, and DoorDash delivery drivers.
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    The Look Book Goes to Freshmen’s BedroomsWe asked NYU students, all of whom are online learning for the rest of the semester, to take self-portraits on their beds.
  5. ask a cool person
    The New Guard of Non-Fusty PuzzlesThe humble jigsaw has gotten a rebrand.
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    The Look Book Goes to a Movement ClassWe spoke to sweaty dancers in Soho after two hours of “creative movement, play, music, contact exercises, and human-to-human connection.”
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    The Look Book Goes to the Hebrew HomeAnd the adjoining RiverWalk apartments and RiverSpring Assisted Living in Riverdale, the Bronx, where we spoke, post-lunchtime, to the residents.
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    The Look Book Goes to Astor Place HairstylistsNewly shorn clients on a Thursday afternoon at the 73-year-old downtown barbershop.
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    The Look Book Goes to the New Year’s Gala at the Metropolitan OperaWhere patrons enjoyed some Champagne with their La Bohème, Tosca, and Turandot.
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    The Look Book Goes to the Bloomingdale’s Beauty DepartmentTalking to the spritzers and stylists.
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    The Look Book Goes to Big Apple CircusBackstage, where we met an acrobatic rigger, an equestrian acrobat, and Pidge the clown.
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    The Model-Actor-Artist-Cook Creating a New Queer Food ProjectServing up cucumber ball gags at Bobbi Salvör Menuez’s conceptual dinner series.
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    The Look Book Goes to a Doorman Union MeetingMembers of SEIU 32BJ, who work in buildings from Park Avenue to Washington Square.
  14. i keep seeing this
    Kindercore: A Decidedly Toddler-esque MovementThe primary-colored collision of Bauhaus, Memphis Milano, and maximalism.
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    The Stylish Attendees at “The New Black Vanguard” OpeningHundreds of people squeezed into Aperture Foundation to celebrate the release of Antwaun Sargent’s new photography book.
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    What Foodgod (né Jonathan Cheban) Can’t Live Without“One side shoots water up the nose, the other side sucks it out. It’s a freaking game-changer.”
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    The Look Book Goes to the Taxi DepotAt McGuinness Management in Greenpoint, drivers pick up their cabs at the beginning of the day and drop them off at the end.
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    The Look Book Goes to the United First-Class LoungeWhere well-heeled travelers snack on kale salad and catch up on emails before their flights.
  19. trends
    The Secret Shame of Wearing Brandy MelvilleHow did a brand targeted at teenagers become a New York fashion-girl phenomenon?
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    The Look Book Goes to a Beard and Mustache CompetitionPeople with impressive facial hair gathered in Coney Island to compete for titles like “Best Partial Beard and Chops” and “Best Mustache Styled.”
  21. strat investigates
    Stripes As Far As the Eye Can SeeThe casual luxury of stripes, an investigation.
  22. problem solving
    31 Ideas for Renting an Apartment in New YorkCraigslist is a wasteland, Zillow owns everything, so try these slightly off-kilter, in-the-side-door tips instead.
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    The Look Book Goes to JuilliardThe newly minted dramatists, musicians, and dancers who competed with thousands of applicants for a spot at the conservatory.
  24. strategist investigates
    15 Kooky Chairs for Design-Minded FolksA chair made entirely of striped pillows is a not-too-drastic way to infuse some wacky design into an otherwise not-so-daring apartment.
  25. strategist investigates
    How Combat Boots Stomped Back to the CatwalkTheir ubiquity on the fall runways (Dior, Bottega Veneta, and the Row), could be a sign, at long last, that sneaker fatigue has set in.
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    The Look Book Goes to ZitomerWe spoke to shoppers at the nearly 70-year-old Upper East Side pharmacy–slash–department store.
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    Ranking New York’s Most Toxic Museum BoardsWho might activists try to take down next?
  28. the urbanist
    The Urbanist’s Guide to Coney IslandThe scariest car on the Cyclone, the best time to hit the Sideshow and where to get a incognito Paloma.
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    The Look Book Goes to Port Authority, Gate 32Talking to passengers boarding the Kingston-bound Trailways bus.
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    31 Home Upgrades for Under $100People with excellent taste on the tips and tricks they use to make a drab apartment look like a charming prewar or a perfectly sparse loft.
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    The Look Book Goes to the RockawaysWe set up outside Locals Surf School on Beach 69th Street to talk to the surfers, many of whom are there every morning, year-round.
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    The Lookbook Goes to the Circle LineOn a hot June afternoon, we talked to dozens of tourists as they disembarked from a three-hour sightseeing cruise.
  33. this thing's incredible
    The Sleek French Shopping Trolley That’s Easy on My Mother’s Arms (and Dignity)The effect the thing has when filled up, with a baguette peeking coquettishly out of the top, is downright charming.
  34. best bets
    The New Class of Handblown GlassA surge of young glassblowers are creating loopy glass straws and warped vessels that have found their way into hypercurated homewares shops.
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    The Look Book Goes to a Little Tina Turner AuditionDozens of 8-to-12-year-old actresses lined up for the opportunity to play a young incarnation of the star in Broadway’s Tina: The Tina Turner Musical.
  36. the urbanist
    The Urbanist’s Guide to New York City BeachesThe less-crowded Rockaways, the best swimming in Staten Island, and a party on the sand in the Bronx.
  37. best bets
    Everything You Need to Build Your Own ’80s AquariumFrom gaudy cherry-red beads to LEDs that simulate the moon.
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    The Look Book Goes to Bottomless Brunch in BrooklynWoodland hosts a weekend daytime dance party with unlimited mimosas. The long line to get in is a pre-party of its own.
  39. real estate
    Would You Leave Your Life Behind for a House You Saw on Instagram?These people did.
  40. style
    Downtown’s Denim QueenJudi Rosen and her ass-flattering jeans have returned to Manhattan.
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    The Look Book Goes to a Cher ConcertOn May 2, thousands of fans streamed into Barclays Center for Cher’s “Here We Go Again” tour to see her for the first — or the 30th — time.
  42. strat investigates
    Why Does Every Renovated Brownstone in Brooklyn Have This Chandelier?If the parlor floor’s been fixed up recently, odds are there’s a Serge Mouille hanging above the mantle.
  43. recommended by experts
    The Best Under-$1000 Chandeliers to Buy Online, According to DesignersOne’s under $100.
  44. celebrity shopping
    50 Things Amy Sedaris Can’t Live Without“If it’s not heavy-duty, I’ll have a meltdown. It matters.”
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    The Look Book Goes to the High-School Track-and-Field Championships“The girls are more competitive. In my opinion.”
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    The Photographer Who’s Selling His Clothes for a Ticket to Paris“I just sold this tulip-print ’70s wing-collar blouse that I wore once, and now I’m going to drop off a pair of Nike Air Force 1’s.”
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    Brooklyn’s Vinyl District, Indoor Fountains, and Italian Leather GoodsWhat’s new in New York stores.
  48. everything guide
    The Everything Guide to RainThe $5 umbrellas, shtreimel covers, and block-long stretches of scaffolding in the Financial District keeping New Yorkers dry.
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    The Musician Who Knows How to Sell You Tequila“I sell 20 bottles a day on average. At the very least, I’m much better than the annoying sangria guy who works next to me.”
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    Ikea Comes to Manhattan, Ribbed Stools, and Two Sneaker StorefrontsWhat’s new in New York stores.
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