The Met’s expansion plan has touched off a rebellion among the museum’s neighbors—and set its current director against his raging predecessor.
After nearly a decade, the Pataki era in Albany looks like it’s coming to a close. Could he really be running for president?
Three barns with a distinctly urban take on rural living.
Music for the L.I.E.: The Sirius satellite receiver
Stackable rubber cups, Jonathan Adler’s Happy Home, glow-in-the-dark wall hangings, and more.
Meditation classes for beginners
The Felissimo quilt-making kits
Electric skin therapy, plus the freshest in makeup
Why are artists so fascinated with old video games? Because they’re the freaky subconscious of the digital age.
Despite his tragic final years, Marlon Brando left a legacy of brilliantly novelistic acting.
In a rock world bogged down in retro-chic uniformity, the brother-sister duo Fiery Furnaces blaze their own trail.
Blue Hill at Stone Barns, on the old Rockefeller estate 30 miles up the Hudson, delivers country dining with city sophistication.
A refreshing new cast for Hairspray—especially sweet, innocent Carly Jibson and Michael McKean as a credible Edna.
The Grid’s Julianna Margulies and Dylan McDermott return from TV exile; The 4400’s glowing, gifted abductees face off with Peter Coyote.
Restaurateur Marc Packer, artist Yvonne Force Villareal, designer Rudolf Stingel, Isaac Mizrahi, director M. Night Shyamalan, and more.
The official off-site entertainment schedule for GOP delegates includes Wicked, The Lion King, and private visits to Saks.
Unmasking the fake Bob Weinstein.
Tod Williams’s wary take on the Hamptons.
The drawings collector who’s got the art world talking.
A draft questionnaire.
Eighth Avenue’s new span joins an illustriouslist.
Milieu expands to fine dining, a first taste of LCB Brasserie, a preview of Dumpling Man, corn season kicks in, and more.
New on DVD this week: The Dreamers, The Barbarian Invasions, Against the Ropes, The Legend of Leigh Bowery, and the original The Manchurian Candidate.
An independent journalist in Iraq describes the ever-shifting safety rules—and coping mechanisms—of the Baghdad beat.