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 National Interest : Jonathan Chait • Full Employment Now! The most exciting idea in American politics is (maybe) possible again.
Jeffrey Wernick • The 65-year-old Parler investor is caught up in a technological, legal, and political debacle of the highest order.
The Group Portrait: Publishing’s New Power Club • A wave of hires is set to pick up where the reckoning left off.
Tomorrow : David Wallace-Wells • Imagining a COVID Endgame “Should we be satisfied with just slightly speeding up the status quo?”
CHLOÉ ZHAO’S AMERICA • The creator of quiet indie dramas is now the most-sought-after director in Hollywood.
GOING WHERE THE NOMADS GO
The Gut Renovation of Ryan Serhant • He was a real-estate striver slinging cheap rentals until ‘Million Dollar Listing’—and a pandemic market—made him the plutocracy’s broker of choice.
A GOOD PRICE IF YOU CAN AFFORD IT • Condos in luxury towers are about the only deals on the market right now. A look at a few recent sales, courtesy of Jonathan Miller of the real-estate-appraisal firm Miller Samuel.
THE CRISIS CANDIDATE • Maya Wiley believes a traumatized city deserves a progressive mayor—and she is certain she’d be better at it than her former boss Bill de Blasio.
Pillows Made Out of Pants (And Other Rare Finds) in Red Hook
Ten Highlights From a Recent Visit
Thank You Have a Good Day by the Numbers
Junior Rangers Practice • On a Saturday morning at the Learn to Play program at Prospect Park, where children 10 and under were slip-sliding on the ice.
Rock-Star Journalist Lisa Robinson Has Lived in Her Apartment for 45 Years • She’s kept an archive of the cassette tapes containing hundreds of interviews she’s done in her Upper East Side rental.
Heritage Foods • At Stone Barns Center, guest-chef residencies are bringing fresh flavors to fine dining.
The Layered Look • The ever-increasing, all-consuming, unstoppable appeal of lasagna.
Patricia Lockwood’s Infinite Scroll • The Twitter-famous poet’s first novel, No One Is Talking About This, moves between the body in space and the mind online.
EVERY TIME WE LOVED TO HATE LANA DEL REY
TikTok Is the New Radio • “Drivers License,” the latest song to top the charts alongside a viral challenge, tells us something about the kind of music the app rewards.
In the Struggle • Is it possible to make a convincing Hollywood movie about an anti-capitalist radical?
This Is How It Ends • Cautionary tales about urban demise from cities of the ancient world.
Happiness Is a Warm Reboot • A nostalgia play that never pulls the football away.
To Do • Twenty-five things to see, hear, watch, and read.
PAN AFRICAN FILM FESTIVAL • Highlights of the Danny Glover–co-founded fest (February 28 to March 14), which has gone virtual with over 200 films from 45 countries.
THE APPROVAL MATRIX • Our deliberately oversimplified guide to who falls where on our taste hierarchies.