Patti Smith, along with her friend Robert Mapplethorpe, lived a New York dream to the fullest. Now in a great new memoir, she tells it like it was.
A crusading minister has built a forested Utopia for the itinerant and destitute.
The sad, eerie descent of publishing heiress Annie Morell Petrillo.
A half dozen budget-pie joints are looking to undersell the Joes and Rays of the world.
The death of Percy Sutton marks the passing of a pioneering era in New York.
Conscience collides with NFL fandom.
What I learned from ten years of covering the wreckage of the beau monde for “Page Six.”
The evolution of the actor who can’t find God, plays Darwin, and put on 45 extra pounds without his wife, Jennifer Connelly, noticing.
The pop diva discusses contributing to the Precious soundtrack.
Charles Gabriel hosts Fried Chicken Fridays at Aretsky’s Patroon.
Printed wayfarers, a discounted designer chair, and more.
“I once won honorable mention for a poem I wrote about the Statue of Liberty.”
At Maialino, Danny Meyer brings a taste of Trastevere to Gramercy Park.
It’s root-vegetable season, and if that doesn’t make you want to jump up and down, the so-called Gilfeather turnip might.
RBC NYC, Choptank, Colicchio & Sons, and more.
New home-brew suppliers and classes make fermenting a keg-quality IPA in your closet that much simpler.
From eating Greek yogurt to chatting up strangers, some suggestions for regular daily contentment.
Six people who’ve traded up, saved a fortune, or finally gotten away from a nightmarish roommate.
Readers sound off on Larry Kramer, restaurant trends, and more.
Our deliberately oversimplified guide to who falls where on our taste hierarchies.
Julian Casablancas is still New York’s definitive (if somewhat wearier) rock star.
Fish Tank’s working-class lass never turns into a plucky cliché.
Avatar has proved Curve-proof.
The longtime friendship behind the rusty twang of Crazy Heart.
Justin Davidson on the Metropolitan Opera’s Carmen.
Family values get upended (and sometimes obliterated) on four smart shows.
How Andy Cohen became Bravo’s face.
Q&A with Victor Garber on his role in the revival of Noël Coward’s Present Laughter.