In the Apr. 15–28 issue: Olivia Nuzzi on “wonder boy” Pete Buttigieg. Plus: Art & Design, by Wendy Goodman; the half-billion dollar “Leonardo”; Natasha Lyonne, Annette Bening, and more.
Tomorrow : David Wallace-Wells COVID Is a Vibe • After Omicron, the pandemic will be what we make of it.
The Group Portrait: Brooklyn’s Trans Hype House • My chaotic, queer, accidental family.
Wendy MacNaughton • The illustrator teaching kids (and their parents) how to see.
Justice : Irin Carmon The Lonely Liberal Minority • What can Stephen Breyer’s successor accomplish?
THE GRIEF NEVER ENDS • Sybrina Fulton, who lost her son Trayvon Martin ten years ago this month, found her painful place in American history.
The Fear of the Hoodie
The Day I Quit Believing
The Religion of Protest
WHAT HAPPENED TO THE WITNESSES • Filming police killings can have long-lasting consequences. Four who did tell their stories.
The Rise and Rupture of Campaign Zero
Black Athletes and the Value of a Body
The Misguided Empathy of ‘Open Casket’
The Battle Wounds of Protest
The Performance of Black Death
The Return of the Mass Protest
The Lure of White Martyrdom
The Failure of Police Reform
The Cry to Be Included
The BLM Mystery: Where Did the Money Go?
The Freedom Fighters of Florida
Standing Your Ground While Black
The Countless Lost Friendships
In Case of Crises
Products for the Budding Prepper • There is a lot of stuff out there for the particularly paranoid among us (flares, ammunition, gold and silver if currency becomes worthless), but here the focus is on the slightly less theoretical emergencies, including flooding, power outages, and water shutoffs.
Senior City • The housing stock for New York’s elderly is suddenly far less bleak.
A Union Square Ski-Bus Pickup • On a recent freezing Friday, winter-sports enthusiasts lined up to take the OvRride bus to Mountain Creek and Hunter Mountain for the day.
Pop-up Gone Permanent • Ridgewood’s Porcelain is a neighborhood restaurant with destination-worthy “vaguely Asian” food.
Little Cans, Big Plans • A restaurant group spawns its own line of tinned fish.
The Girl Makes a Show • Quinta Brunson got famous through her memes. Now she has created the most charming show of the winter.
Another Wave • For feminist writer Kate Millett, sculpture was a proving ground.
Good-bye to a Local Legend • Pour one out for Brooklyn’s rowdiest theater.
Speed-Dating Eugene O’Neill • A drastically cut Long Day’s Journey Into Night with Elizabeth Marvel and Bill Camp.
The New Old Crowd • Which rich lady will prevail? And furthermore, who cares?
Shock of the Real • A fairy tale unfolds in the metaverse.
To Do • Twenty-five things to see, hear, watch, and read.
SO YOU ALREADY MISS ‘YELLOWJACKETS’? • Here, what to watch next.
THE APPROVAL MATRIX • Our deliberately oversimplified guide to who falls where on our taste hierarchies.