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.
Tomorrow : David Wallace-Wells • The Invisible Dead As the U.S. vaccinates, the pandemic enters its colonial phase.
The Group Portrait: Neighborhood Fitness • The Lower East Side seniors who organized their own t’ai chi class.
Movements : Eric Levitz • The Big Rig Why are Texas Republicans subverting democracy in a state they already dominate?
Games : P. E. Moskowitz • Tennis Lessons At age 28, I began transitioning. But picking up a racket made my body mine.
The Real Zola • Five years after she lit up Twitter with her tale of a strip-club road trip gone awry, A’Ziah King’s story has become a big buzzy movie. Now she’s ready to make it her own again.
Rank Me • Fifteen candidates for mayor, each selling a different vision of the city. Choose your top five.
THE Tiger Mom AND THE Hornet’s Nest • For two decades, Amy Chua and Jed Rubenfeld were Yale Law power brokers. A new generation wants to see them exiled.
THE RETURN OF EVERYTHING • The pandemic forced us to simplify our lives and look inward. Now it’s time to have fun again. That should be easy, right?
Make Up for Lost Meals • No takeout, no pasta kits, just 66 of the best new (or newly relevant) places to eat. A collaboration between NEW YORK and EATER.
Here’s Where You Be Eating Next
Where Did You Go for Your First Big Post-Vaxx Meal Out?
Out All Night With Remy Durant By Brock Colyar • A downtown-famous party boy is about to become a pandemic parent. Time to go dancing.
56 Places We’ll Be Drinking, Dancing, and Hanging Out Too Late This Summer • For weekly dispatches from New York's vaxxed-up, ready-to-party summer, sign up for our new nightlife newsletter, are u coming?, at nymag.com/nightlife.
Steal Their Vacations • In an effort to streamline the stressful process of trip planning (now that we’re able to travel again), we spoke to five people who have taken particularly wonderful, well-thought-out vacations and had them walk us through their day-by-day (and in some cases, hour-by-hour) itineraries.
Michelle Zauner’s Incredible Spring • The Japanese Breakfast front woman became a best-selling author with a memoir centered on the loss of her mother. Now it’s time for her dance album.
Let’s Go to the Movies • A summer guide to everything you’ll maybe, just maybe, want to watch on the big screen.
The Show That Made Things Up • Conan O’Brien’s writers on their favorite bits from a decades-long run.
HOW TO: Write a Twist Ending • Zakiya Dalila Harris knew The Other Black Girl would have a brutal finale—if she could just figure out how to get there.
The Shared Pleasures of Plutocratville • Little Island is a billionaire’s gift to the public; the supertall 111 West 57th is what the ruling class builds for itself. I [whispers] love them both.
You Get Back Up • A posthumous album from DMX that feels like it was meant to be the start of something.
Girlboss Becomes Her • A punky villain’s backstory, brought to you by IP churn.
Sorting Out the Known Knowns • Slow Burn takes on the forever war.
To DO • Twenty-five things to see, hear, watch, and read.
TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL • Celebrating its 20th anniversary and a reopening city with a mix of outdoor and virtual screenings, June 9 to 20.
THE APPROVAL MATRIX • Our deliberately oversimplified guide to who falls where on our taste hierarchies.