CULTURE, POLITICS, FOOD, FASHION: A NEW YORK POINT OF VIEW. With assertive reporting and sophisticated design, New York chronicles the people and events that shape the city that shapes the world.
The City Politic : David Freedlander • A Mayoral-Race Mystery Why is the Black frontrunner getting snubbed by the Black political Establishment?
The Group Portrait: Running Zoom on Zoom • How this group of executives managed a period of explosive growth while working from their own platform.
127 MINUTES WITH … Sam Bankman-Fried • Who was that mysterious Biden donor? A dispassionate 28-year-old with $10 billion in crypto.
Extremely Online : Scott Galloway • The Capitalist Case for Overhauling Twitter We know it’s terrible for society. But it’s also a terribly run company.
All Work, No Pay • Women’s workplace participation is the lowest it has been in decades. Even those who leave by “choice” say the decision is anything but.
The Numbers Don’t Tell the Whole Story
The Breaking Point • Women on stepping back and being forced out.
“HEY, HUN!” • In women’s joblessness, multilevel marketers saw opportunity.
The End of the End of Men • Women’s advancement was always tenuous.
REINTRODUCING SONIA SOTOMAYOR • Over a decade into her tenure, the once-maligned justice has taken up the mantle of Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Thurgood Marshall. But what can she accomplish on the most conservative court in decades?
SHE POSTED AN AD FOR A ROOMMATE. WHAT’S THE WORST THAT COULD HAPPEN? THE NIGHTMARE SHARE
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Shopping for Furniture on Instagram • Business is booming for the city’s vintage-store owners and amateur thrifters who are using their Instagram accounts to sell secondhand housewares. Hilary Reid talked to both shopkeepers and buyers on how to navigate these unwieldy new virtual flea markets.
A 24/7 Vaccination Center • We chatted with people who got late-night appointments—between 8 p.m. and 2 a.m.—at 125 Worth Street.
A Vibrant Reimagining of a Mid-’60s Williamsburg High-Rise Co-op • Cassandra Bromfield inherited the apartment from her mother and has made it her own.
… And a Cookbook Author TellsYouWhereto Shop for Groceries • Grace Young eats her way through Chinatown in order to save it.
A Restaurant Critic Treads a Familiar Chinatown Path… • On the cusp of the Lunar New Year and 12 months after COVID-19 upended the neighborhood, Adam Platt searches for signs of rebirth (and his favorite dumplings).
Life After Barneys • Mark’s Off Madison is more than just Freds with an apostrophe (and a proper club sandwich).
Hot Plate • What to eat, drink, and Zoom right now.
A Star in Waiting • Morfydd Clark’s breakout moment was supposed to come last year. She’s been too busy shooting The Lord of the Rings to worry about it. By Joseph Bien-Kahn
When COVID Becomes the Story • How Superstore leaned into a pandemic it couldn’t ignore.
Write a Pandemic
A Wake for MF DOOM
Let Sharon Mashihi Whisper in Your Ear • Her strange, intimate podcast, Appearances, feels like a breakthrough for the form.
Best Sex I Ever Read • Melissa Broder on the steamy vulnerability of Tumblr vomit erotica.
Living the Scheme • Born into poverty, a young man claws his way into the gilded class.
Lost in the Club • A joint effort from two hitmakers that hits only half the time.
Come As You Are • A taxonomy of intimacy from a veteran of the Bay Area queer scene.
To Do • Twenty-five things to see, hear, watch, and read.
NOT YOUR AVERAGE ROM-COM • Under-the-radar films to watch on Valentine’s Day.
THE APPROVAL MATRIX • Our deliberately oversimplified...