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  1. from the archives
    A Serial Killer in CommonFive dead women turn up on a beach, and their families ask: Who murdered my daughter? Who was my sister — really?
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    How New York Caricatured Richard Nixon Through the YearsTalking to the magazine’s original graphic-design team about capturing the crooked president, who appeared on our cover ten times from 1968 to 1974.
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    From the Archives: The Return of SuperflyRevisiting New York’s August 2000 profile of Frank Lucas, once the city’s biggest heroin kingpin, who died on May 30th, 2019.
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    The Subway Crisis We’ve Been Writing About for 48 YearsThe intensity of the subway’s troubles is new, but the problems themselves are not.
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    Revisiting New York Magazine’s First IssueFeaturing Rita Moreno’s ropa vieja recipe, Tom Wolfe on New York accents, Gloria Steinem on Ho Chi Minh, and more.
  6. reread
    Remembering New York’s Great Illustrator Robert GrossmanA celebration of one of our early contributors.
  7. from the archives
    Looking Back at Long Island City’s Slow SizzleThe last time we called the neighborhood hot, we might have been a little ahead of schedule.
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    Remembering When City Hippies Left New York for Country LifeSome found “Back to the Earth” backbreaking. Others took root and blossomed.
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    How Much New Yorkers Make, Then and NowLooking back at the nosiest issues New York ever published.
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    What New York’s Homelessness Crisis Looked Like in the 1980sAs institutions closed and pushed thousands of people onto the streets, the desire to help them evolved into a fearful wariness.
  11. real estate
    What It’s Like to Live in a Trump BuildingThe protesters, the new frisson, and the extremely clean floors.
  12. from the archives
    Remembering When Gerald Ford Seemed Like the Worst Problem We Could HaveCovering Washington’s big power shifts, then and now.
  13. from the archives
    A History of Waiting for the Second Avenue SubwayNow arriving. (Really!)
  14. from the archives
    The Last Time New York Felt BlueThe mood after Bush beat Kerry, and the ways our writers thought about it.
  15. reread
    From the Editors: About That Trump CoverWe, and the artist Barbara Kruger, had always intended for it to convey multiple meanings.
  16. from the archives
    Are These Quotes From This Summer or Our 1996 Bob Dole Cover Story?Establishment senator or billionaire outsider? Doesn’t much matter to the operatives, when you’re running against a Clinton.
  17. from the archives
    Anthony Weiner’s Journey From Boy Wonder to FlameoutA brief history of our coverage of the former congressman.
  18. Remembering Mary Ann MaddenShe died on Tuesday night.
  19. reread
    Looking Back at 46 Years of Roger Ailes Coverage Certain larger-than-life figures tend to become running characters in New York  and, for nearly our entire history, that cast has included Roger Ailes.
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    Revisiting New York’s Watergate Series As the scandal crested, we imagined what it looked like. 
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    Revisiting the Last Great Debate Over Skyscraper ShadowsAnother tall building, another fight over a share of light. 
  22. from the archives
    The Trump Voter, Before TrumpFrom Pete Hamill’s 1969 New York feature, “The Revolt of the White Lower Middle Class.”
  23. from the archives
    John Heilemann: The Case for Merrick GarlandFrom 2010, the case for nominating the man Obama nominated six years later.
  24. 2016
    Jeb Bush Has Apologized a Lot for Helping Crooks“At the time, I didn’t feel I was doing business with a crook. Unfortunately, I didn’t give it a whole lot of thought.”
  25. the sports section
    From the Archives: The Beloved Anthony MasonMark Jacobson’s 1994 New York profile of the Knicks forward.
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    From the Archives: Mario Cuomo’s All-Star Family FeudWhen his father-in-law died and left an estate worth at least $5 million, Cuomo’s wife challenged the will and her older brother’s role as executor.
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    Imagined Conversation: Mario Cuomo and the DevilThe late governor’s fictional 1990 encounter with Satan, when he considered running in the ‘92 presidential race.
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    From the Archives: Mario Cuomo and Those Mob RumorsWhen Mario Cuomo said he wasn’t running for president in 1988, some people thought that he had something to hide.
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    From the Archives: Remembering Mario Cuomo’s First 4,000 Days in OfficeThis 1994 New York cover story looks back on the late governor’s term in office, before he lost his bid for re-election.
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    The 9/11 EncyclopediaAs the 10th anniversary loomed, we found ourselves asking: With all we now know, how to begin to address the enormity of the event?
  31. from the archives
    If You’re a Stiff or a Welsher, Don’t Fly to Vegas“Give us action is all we ask,” explains the Vegas junketeer. “If you wanna play, play. If you don’t, just go as a tourist … ”