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 Power Grid : David Freedlander • Cuomo, Wounded Amid the governor’s scandals, his enemies are ready to unleash a decade of resentment.
The Group Portrait: Working Wave After Wave at Elmhurst • Approaching 365 days in a hard-pressed hospital.
Identities : Kathleen Hou • Swallowing Our Bitterness The quiet costs of being Asian in America.
Jill Biden • Grieving with the First Family.
The newest fashion trend in New York isunironically, hyper-specifically—New York itself. • THANK YOU, DR. ZIZMOR
Zizmoristas • 12 locals who wear their hometown on their sleeves.
The City Ate My Closet • An utterly fractional sampling of some of the most-worn (and most-coveted) New York merch.
No Sleep Till ‘Sidetalk’ • Two NYU students host the city’s best 60-second talk show.
Wang Off Duty • The designer Alexander Wang was famous for his partying. Now, he could become infamous.
The Party-Boy Mogul
Just Watch Me • More than four decades into her trailblazing career, Lorraine O’Grady finally has the world’s attention.
A Lorraine O’Grady Primer
Beige Ambition • Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen grew up to make New York’s most desirable clothes. But can even perfection survive the pandemic?
12 Months. 14 Covers. • The fashion industry can’t seem to get enough of Carlos Nazario.
The Glasses to Get
13 Highly Recommended Frames
S&T Auto Body • A Friday morning at the 46-year-old car-repair shop in the Bronx’s Little Italy.
THE LOOK BOOK: AT A BRONX REPAIR SHOP
PICKING UP THE PIANO • An adult-specific guide to hosting a sing-along in your living room, learning a Bach invention, and buying an actually functional Yamaha on Craigslist.
WHAT DO YOU WANT TO LEARN?
A BRAND-NEW STEINWAY OR A USED BALDWIN GRAND • A first-time buyer’s (and renter’s) manual.
Artist Emily Mason’s 4,700-Square-Foot Studio Is Just As She Left It • She painted there for 40 years.
The Knickerbocker Bar & Grill • The neighborhood fixture has been dark for a year, but there’s hope yet for fans of T-bone steaks and supercolossal booths.
Hot Plate • What to eat, drink, and stream right now.
The Big Pizza Pivot • As might be expected, pizza has boomed nationally during the pandemic. What that macrotrend looks like to the New York dough cognoscenti is not the rise of Domino’s or Pizza Hut but a bunch of canny chefs and restaurateurs launching virtual pizza parlors inside their existing restaurants and establishing new brands around their new pies.
Fresh Pasta, Frozen Feet • Braving the elements for a taste of Rome off the Bowery.
The Fresh-Faced Veteran • Youn Yuh-jung’s heart-shattering performance in Minari is likely to get an Oscar nod. She’s been doing this too long to care.
The 101 Best Movie Endings of All Time
A Work in Infinite Progress • For the Wooster Group, theater is a religion and the process is the point. Its latest: a years-in-the-making adaptation of Brecht’s The Mother.
CRITICS • Alison Willmore on The Father … Jerry Saltz on “Grief and Grievance” at the New Museum … Kathryn VanArendonk on It’s a Sin.
Heartbreak and Resurrection • A brutal, essential show that pulls from the canon of Black contemporary art.
The Hierarchy of Tragedy • In this British series about the AIDS crisis, doom confers importance.
To Do • Twenty-five things to see, hear, watch, and read.
Klara and the Sun
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