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.
Recalculating Risk • In the breakthrough era, age matters as much as vaccination status.
The Group Portrait: P.S. 705’s Welcome Committee • The teachers who turned the school-drop-off line into a shindig.
120 MINUTES WITH … Hasan Piker • Streaming with the AOC of Twitch.
Big Apples • The tree expert who turned the five boroughs into his personal orchard.
‘I Should Have Quit Way Before Tokyo’ • For SIMONE BILES, walking away was an act of self-reclamation.
HOW SEDUCED MIAMI SILICON VALLEY • Awash in coders, crypto, and capital, the city is loving—and beginning to shape—its newest industry.
AFTER TONY • DAVID CHASE RETURNS TOTHE SOPRANOS, THE MASTERPIECE HE’S BEEN UNABLE TO ESCAPE SINCE IT WENT OFF THE AIR 14 YEARS AGO
An Absolutely No-Skills-Required Kitchen Renovation
A Weeklong Trip to Jamaica With Four Friends • IN JULY, journalist and podcaster Marjon Carlos spent a week traveling across Jamaica. She and a friend started off in Negril at Rockhouse Hotel (one of the most “COVID-safe” hotels, according to a Strategist survey) and ended up in Port Antonio, where three more joined. Here, Carlos outlines her favorite spot for goat curry and the best blue-green lagoon for paddleboarding.
Chess in the Park • At the tournament, which is held yearly near Bethesda Fountain, more than 700 children (and a few adults) faced off over six rounds of rapid chess.
THE LOOK BOOK: CHESS IN THE PARK
An Artist’s Bed-Stuy House That Feels Like It’s in the Country • Adrian Nivola found what he wanted.
ARE VEGETABLES WINNING? • From celery-root muffulettas to eggplant unagi, plant-based food is sweeping the city.
1. 12 NEW WAYS TO EAT YOUR VEGGIES (And Other Assorted Meatless Wonders) • Plant-based takes on Chinese, Caribbean, Colombian, and Cuban food, all born during the pandemic.
2. SUPERIORITY BIGGER • Talking (and shopping) with Brooks Headley as he prepares to expand his deceptively ambitious, Greenmarket-fueled veggie-burger joint.
3 THE CANDIDATE ON THE KALE TICKET • Eric Adams wants to change the way we eat.
4. THE HOT VEGAN DISH • Cadence’s southern-fried lasagna.
5 SIX STELLAR SWEETS • Minus the dairy and eggs.
6 A VEGAN KITCHEN’S FERMENTATION STATION • A peek at the secret-weapon flavor enhancers on Eleven Madison Park’s newly meatless menu.
Jasper and Me • The artist who invented contemporary art also changed my life.
Enter Stage Right • In Impeachment: American Crime Story, Billy Eichner and Cobie Smulders play side characters who’d love to control the narrative.
Interior Life • The Amant arts center faces the city with severity but aims to cosset visitors within.
Not a Safe Space • Sanctuary City is an undocumented-immigration story that takes a sharp turn.
Every Woman for Herself • In this horror story, the oppression is coming from inside the house.
God Help Her • A biopic that’s heavy on the eye shadow, light on coherence.
To Do • Twenty-five things to see, hear, watch, and read. SEPTEMBER 29–OCTOBER 13
CONCERT TONIGHT • Pop-music critic Craig Jenkins on upcoming can’t-miss in-person shows.
THE APPROVAL MATRIX • Our deliberately oversimplified guide to who falls where on our taste hierarchies.