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 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.
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...