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New York Magazine

April 26-May 9, 2021
Magazine

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.

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The System : Zak Cheney-Rice • We’ll Be Here Again Chauvin’s verdict is self-preservation disguised as redemption.

The Group Portrait: Little Pot • The activists and entrepreneurs intent on making NewYork’s new cannabis industry more equitable,less corporate.

30 MINUTES WITH … Eric Adams • Eight weeks before the mayoral primary and second in the polls, Brooklyn’s borough president sharpens his case for more cops.

The National Interest : Jonathan Chait • 100 Days That Reshaped America Learning from Joe Biden’s quiet, seismic young presidency.

While You Were Truly Out

New York City Made the Office • And the office, in turn, made modern New York.

THE STATUS OFFICE: An incomplete history.

1 It Was Stressful, Filthy, High Stakes—and Where the Action Was

Everything Is Illuminated Badly • Fluorescents were terrible. But LEDs can drive you insane.

2 It Was Stuffed With Unforgettable Co-workers

3 Just One Office Building Could Be a Cosmos

4 The Relationships Were Deliciously Complex

Married to the Job • The Victorian etymology of a modern dynamic.

Take Me on the Xerox! Eight tales of office romance.

5 It Was Where Hollywood Depicted Our Dreams and Anxieties

6 It Was Always Clear Who Was the Boss

The Office Could Shield Predators

7 You Had to Fight—Sometimes Scheme—to Belong

8 Sometimes You Just Needed a Break. (And Even Those Could Be Fraught.)

The Open-Plan Miracle Was an Auditory Disaster • To quiet the din, consider a 1976 Acoustic Conditioner.

9 It Has Defied All Predictions of Its Obsolescence • If You Believe the Headlines, the Office Has Been Dying for Half a Century

Natural Hair, Now • The industry has ballooned in the past few years, and the market is full of new direct-to-consumer braiding-hair lines and edge-control combs by Black-owned businesses. But what products are actually worth it?

Some Hair Stories • New Yorkers on going natural for the first time—and how they take care of their curls, Afros, and locs.

A Compendium of Especially Excellent Products • As recommended by stylists, salon owners, and other obsessive testers.

Seven Steps to an At-Home Silk Press

What Even Is Braiding Hair? • An (thwarted-at-every-turn) attempt to figure out what is in Kanekalon and a look at some Black-owned companies with better-for-the-scalp products.

Some Particularly Nice-Looking Accessories

Dia Chelsea • After a two-year renovation, the gallery reopened with an exhibition of works by artist Lucy Raven.

Their First Apartment Together Launched a Small Business • Just out of NYU, David Zhang and Sarah Kim turned their Bushwick rental into a home-furnishings lab.

India Off the Beaten Path • For their latest venture, Dhamaka, the owners of Queens hit Adda delve deeply into the country’s most local pleasures.

BITES

Cafedelia • 59 E. 8th St., nr. Broadway; 347-897-6764

Too Few Cooks in the Kitchen • Jobs are returning to New York’s restaurants. Will workers?

Taking the Waste Out of Whey • By finding commercial value in a by-product of yogurt-making, a new canned beverage tackles food waste.

The End of Kimye’s Wild Ride • She thought he was an artistic genius. He wanted to “dip her ass in gold.” And now it’s over.

‘Oh, That’s Right. I’m This Guy.’ • Mads Mikkelsen is known for playing villains in Americaand more nuanced roles in Denmark. He takes everything and nothing seriously.

Dancing on Your Own...


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Frequency: Every other week Pages: 112 Publisher: New York Media, LLC Edition: April 26-May 9, 2021

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  • Release date: April 26, 2021

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News & Politics

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English

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.

Comments

The System : Zak Cheney-Rice • We’ll Be Here Again Chauvin’s verdict is self-preservation disguised as redemption.

The Group Portrait: Little Pot • The activists and entrepreneurs intent on making NewYork’s new cannabis industry more equitable,less corporate.

30 MINUTES WITH … Eric Adams • Eight weeks before the mayoral primary and second in the polls, Brooklyn’s borough president sharpens his case for more cops.

The National Interest : Jonathan Chait • 100 Days That Reshaped America Learning from Joe Biden’s quiet, seismic young presidency.

While You Were Truly Out

New York City Made the Office • And the office, in turn, made modern New York.

THE STATUS OFFICE: An incomplete history.

1 It Was Stressful, Filthy, High Stakes—and Where the Action Was

Everything Is Illuminated Badly • Fluorescents were terrible. But LEDs can drive you insane.

2 It Was Stuffed With Unforgettable Co-workers

3 Just One Office Building Could Be a Cosmos

4 The Relationships Were Deliciously Complex

Married to the Job • The Victorian etymology of a modern dynamic.

Take Me on the Xerox! Eight tales of office romance.

5 It Was Where Hollywood Depicted Our Dreams and Anxieties

6 It Was Always Clear Who Was the Boss

The Office Could Shield Predators

7 You Had to Fight—Sometimes Scheme—to Belong

8 Sometimes You Just Needed a Break. (And Even Those Could Be Fraught.)

The Open-Plan Miracle Was an Auditory Disaster • To quiet the din, consider a 1976 Acoustic Conditioner.

9 It Has Defied All Predictions of Its Obsolescence • If You Believe the Headlines, the Office Has Been Dying for Half a Century

Natural Hair, Now • The industry has ballooned in the past few years, and the market is full of new direct-to-consumer braiding-hair lines and edge-control combs by Black-owned businesses. But what products are actually worth it?

Some Hair Stories • New Yorkers on going natural for the first time—and how they take care of their curls, Afros, and locs.

A Compendium of Especially Excellent Products • As recommended by stylists, salon owners, and other obsessive testers.

Seven Steps to an At-Home Silk Press

What Even Is Braiding Hair? • An (thwarted-at-every-turn) attempt to figure out what is in Kanekalon and a look at some Black-owned companies with better-for-the-scalp products.

Some Particularly Nice-Looking Accessories

Dia Chelsea • After a two-year renovation, the gallery reopened with an exhibition of works by artist Lucy Raven.

Their First Apartment Together Launched a Small Business • Just out of NYU, David Zhang and Sarah Kim turned their Bushwick rental into a home-furnishings lab.

India Off the Beaten Path • For their latest venture, Dhamaka, the owners of Queens hit Adda delve deeply into the country’s most local pleasures.

BITES

Cafedelia • 59 E. 8th St., nr. Broadway; 347-897-6764

Too Few Cooks in the Kitchen • Jobs are returning to New York’s restaurants. Will workers?

Taking the Waste Out of Whey • By finding commercial value in a by-product of yogurt-making, a new canned beverage tackles food waste.

The End of Kimye’s Wild Ride • She thought he was an artistic genius. He wanted to “dip her ass in gold.” And now it’s over.

‘Oh, That’s Right. I’m This Guy.’ • Mads Mikkelsen is known for playing villains in Americaand more nuanced roles in Denmark. He takes everything and nothing seriously.

Dancing on Your Own...


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