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 Body Politic : Rebecca Traister The Betrayal of Roe Decades of neglect have brought abortion rights to the precipice.
The Group Portrait: Rick’s Kids A secretish society of Rick Owens obsessives.
Jamian Juliano-Villani • The painter and her pals thought the art world had gotten too prissy. So they opened their own gallery, O’Flaherty’s.
Tomorrow : David Wallace-Wells Waiting for Omicron The new COVID-19 variant is here. Are we prepared for it?
133 REASONS TO LOVE NEWYORK
BECAUSE NEW YORK MAKES THE MOVIES AND THE MOVIES MAKES NEW YORK
BECAUSE IT MAKES VILLAINY INTOXICATING
BECAUSE THE STREETS ARE FULL OF ACTION ...
...AND BECAUSE YOU CAN SLIP A TAXI DRIVER $100 AND GET YOURSELF AN AUTHENTIC CHASE SCENE • Fred Williamson on shooting Larry Cohen’s classic ’70s sleeper hit Black Caesar. Williamson, a former NFL defensive back known as “the Hammer,” played gangster Tommy Gibbs. Shot on a shoestring, the movie became a blockbuster, sparking a sequel and helping to define a genre.
THE STREETS ARE A CASTING CALL
BECAUSE LITERALLY ANY MEET-CUTE CAN HAPPEN EVEN IF IT COULD NEVER HAPPEN
BECAUSE NEW YORKERS LIVE SIDE-BY-SIDE AND WORLDS APART
BECAUSE There’s No BETTER SET
BECAUSE THERE ARE LOTS OF DIFFERENT WAYS TO LOOK PRECISELY LIKE NEW YORK • Kevin Thompson is a former architect who has been building sets for New York movies for more than 25 years. “Most movies don’t want to be a postcard New York City,” he says. “You want to feel the milieu of the city or a specific neighborhood.” Here, Thompson’s five rules for building a non-cookie-cutter New York set.
BECAUSE WE’LL ENDURE ANY APARTMENT NIGHTMARE TO LIVE HERE
BECAUSE OUR UNDERWORLD IS WORLD CLASS
BECAUSE WE ALL PARTIED TOO HARD WHEN WE WERE 23
AND BECAUSE YOU CAN'S HAVE PARTY GIRL WITHOUT BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY’S
BECAUSE IT’S THE NATURAL HABITAT OF THE GAY SOPHISTICATE
Nobody Cares About Your Stupid Film Shoot
BECAUSE YOU CAN'T HAVE THE FORTY-YEAR-OLD VERSION WITHOUT SHADOWS
BECAUSE It Took an Artist to Make a Great Film About Art-Making BY JERRY SALTZ
BECAUSE The Artists Here Are the Best Muses
BECAUSE YOU CAN'T HAVE SUMMER OF SOUL WITHOUT MO’ BETTER BLUES
BECAUSE YOU CAN’T HAVE NEW JACK CITY WITHOUT SHE’S GOTTA HAVE IT
BECAUSE YOU CAN’T BEAT THAT SKYLINE
BECAUSE SOMETIMES YOUR ACTOR’S FATHER LETS YOU SHOOT IN THEIR FANCY LIVING ROOM
THESE 101 NEW YORK MOVIES WERE THE BEST
BECAUSE IF YOU LIVE IN LARCHMONT, HOTSEX IS A METRO-NORTH RIDE AWAY
BECAUSE THE ’70S WASN’T ALL BAD
BECAUSE BREAKING ASTORY CAN BE THE STORY
BECAUSE YOU CAN'T MAKE PAGE ONE WITHOUT THE FRENCH CONNECTION
BECAUSE YOU CAN'T MAKE LISTEN UP PHILIP WITHOUT WELFARE
AND BECAUSE YOU CAN'T MAKE WELFARE WITHOUT DUCK SOUP
BECAUSE NOT ALL DISASTER MOVIES CONTAIN EXPLOSIONS • Ciao! Manhattan set out to capture Warhol’s New York underground and instead became a symbol of its demise.
BECAUSE YOU CAN'T MAKE THE BIG SHORT WITHOUT AFTER HOURS
SOHO USED TO BE FUN
GOING TO THE MOVIES HERE CAN BE ITS OWN COMEDY OR HORRORSHOW
12 Newly Opened New York Stores • AN UNUSUALLY DELICIOUS BLACK-AND-WHITE COOKIE THE LOOK BOOK SITS FRONT ROW AT A KNICKS GAME
And the Gifts to Get From Each • Especially special gifts from around town.
A Knicks-Lakers Game • Celebrity guests and multi-decade season-ticket holders alike mingled in the floor seats during a 106-100 home win at a...