A guide—map included—to locating the celebrities who’ve been migrating eastward in large numbers.
Last week’s lawsuit seemed to leap out of nowhere into the headlines.
The story of a tragically typical “staredown” in East New York.
Medical-weed activists thought he’d legalize it.
Kerik’s new jail could be in Jordan.
Many boys nearby.
They’d have known Hillary.
Veni, vidi, Vespas.
In a week when the U.S. was useless in stopping the fighting in Lebanon, no one was above seeking support from improbable quarters.
A Gen-Y overachiever bets he can turn a profit on a money-losing weekly newspaper. He says he’s used to being underestimated.
The connection between sweltering heat and 300-pound cast-iron discshurtling through the summer air.
The rise of a lettuce-based midtown meat market.
What’s the deal with empty comedy clubs?
Iraq was supposed to trigger a democratic chain reaction in the Middle East. Instead, the tumbling is going backward.
What your facial hair is really saying.
An old-school bleach substitute, a silent blender, and other hot buys.
Napapijri Opens on Mercer Street this week.
Alberto Bruchi of Scooter Bottega.
Checking out the fashions on visitors from Malibu, Milan, and more.
Two new “brasseries,” unoriginal but dissimilar, and not entirely unenjoyable.
Tia Pol chef Alex Raij’s Stuffed Avocado Squash.
Draining ground tomatoes through cheesecloth to make crystal-clear, intensely sweet tomato water is a rite of passage for the contemporary chef.
Fall is the season for restaurant openings, but these new places have a jump on the competition.
At the high end of the market, fake buyers are a real problem.
Lincoln Center’s Mostly Mozart Festival unveils four premieres to mark the composer’s 250th birthday and its own 40th.
An only–in–New York mix of four inventive shows.
Spiegeltent goes multigenerational.
Promising picks from the annual FringeNYC festival, which returns with over 200 companies performing new, multidisciplinary work.
The intimidating skill of “Mother Courage” star Meryl Streep.
Discussing the life, times, and cosmetic enhancements of Nora Ephron.
Oliver Stone’s 9/11 film is tasteful, gripping, and a little beside the point.
To hype Pedro Almodóvar’s new fall movie, Volver, Sony is presenting “Viva Pedro”—a retrospective of eight films.
How a 20-year-old blogosphere star is dealing with massive hype, brutal flops, and a suddenly awkward name.
From abandoned pool to Bloc Party venue.
Our deliberately oversimplified guide to who falls where on our taste hierarchies.