The billionaire with a voracious sexual appetite and the phony war hero who tried to ruin his life.
What drives the holiday-movie industrial complex? One reporter got herself cast as an extra in one to find out.
Behind the science fiction, there was an obsessive, often lonely, pursuit of greatness.
E. Alex Jung
Matt Gaffney’s latest puzzle.
Readers sound off on why Jamie Spears forced his pop star daughter into a yearslong conservatorship, Mathias Döpfner’s global ambitions, and more.
Our deliberately oversimplified guide to who falls where on our taste hierarchies.
“SBF had his hands in so many pots … that the only way to really understand this story in full was to tell it from many different perspectives.”
Knit beanies and Army jackets at the city’s best vintage stores for men.
Glad-hands at Governor Hochul’s victory party.
How Scarr Pimentel became Orchard Street royalty.
Our design editor says good-bye to a 27-year-loved apartment.
Lourdes Leon subverts her own expectations
Decoding the world-building in the film’s most memorable sets.
The actor somehow always leaves you wanting more.
How the TV adaptation of my novel re-created a New York that no longer exists.
Twenty-five picks for the next two weeks.
Carefully selected, unusually special gifts, from $0 to $2,260,000.
Including tinned eel, Elizabethan cuffs, and a borosilicate honey dipper.
Including a Dickensian nightgown, some Wall Street–inspired bedding, and three bonnets.
Including a persimmon-colored Ton33, Greenpoint-milled matcha, and murano-glass gelato spoons.
Seven highly discerning New Yorkers on their go-tos.
A selection of never-scratchy, highly shoppable shawls and stoles, all pictured in situ.
The quality all repeat gifts must have: deliciousness.
Holiday-related proclamations and well-sourced recommendations from the Strategist’s staff and contributors.
For cooking up imaginary stews and pretend-microwaving wooden fruit.