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 • Save the Union by Enlarging It Hoping to win by coupproof margins is not a strategy.
The Group Portrait: Back on the Decks • The crew of DJs behind the best parties in Brooklyn this summer.
Andrew Giuliani • A failson sets his sights on Albany.
Extremely Online : Emilia Petrarca • Occupy the Dating App In today’s marketplace for love, everybody wants to eat the rich.
Rachel Lindsay Has No Roses Left to Burn • When I became The Bachelor’s first Black lead, I thought I could change it from within. Until I realized I was just their token.
THE PETTY, VINDICTIVE, BACKBITING, LAWSUIT-LADEN, CAREER-RUINING I INFIGHTING AT EVERYONE’S FAVORITE LOCAL NY1 NEWS STATION. • NOBODY WRAPS PAT KIERNAN
What Is Going On in WASHINGTON SQUARE PARK? • A 48-hour diary of a ten-acre park where everything in the city seems to be happening at once.
Stem the Swarm
The Best Products for Various Pests
Malcolm Shabazz Harlem Market • Locals and out-of-towners alike shop for custom dresses, crystals, and mud cloth at the daily African crafts and textiles market.
THE LOOK BOOK: MALCOLM SHABAZZ HARLEM MARKET
Camping Out in a 3,000-Square-Foot Loft With Pond-Green Floors And van Gogh–Yellow Walls • “More is more” designer Brock Forsblom tries living with less.
Fancy Francie • Caviar, lobster, and New York’s last remaining cheese cart.
Gin Rickey • Summer’s thirst-quenchingest cocktail, revised.
The Next Course • Nearly two decades after influential pastry chef Claudia Fleming left Gramercy Tavern, she returns to Danny Meyer’s restaurant group in a new role.
SUPERRICH KIDS GET TROLLED • The next-generation ‘Gossip Girl’ is more diverse, more self-aware, and far more lavishly produced.
The Hottest Streamer (Right Now)
THE MAN IN TROUBLE • Comedian Tim Robinson can’t resist playing characters who make him wince.
FLIPPING OFF THE LAUGH TRACK • How the creators of Kevin Can F**k Himself made two shows at the same time.
SINGING MORMONS ( NO, NOT THOSE SINGING MORMONS ) Schmigadoon! ’s send-up of musical theater is both wholesome and really, really funny.
Up Where the People Are • A coming-of-age tale that takes the phrase “fish out of water” literally.
All the World’s a Luxury Mall • The Shed was meant to artwash Hudson Yards. What artwashes the Shed?
Catch Her If You Can • Doja Cat refuses to be dragged down to earth.
To Do. • Twenty-five things to see, hear, watch, and read.
Objects of Desire
THE APPROVAL MATRIX • Our deliberately oversimplified guide to who falls where on our taste hierarchies.