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 Uses of Grief
The Group Portrait: The Guggenheim Goes Dark • A group of artists on the perils of being seen.
Mike Crumplar • The self-mythologizing Substacker of the Dimes Square literary scene gives up.
THE POWER ISSUE • Billionaire whisperers, City Hall string-pullers, low-profile art collectors, cult-cabbage sellers, and other quietly powerful New Yorkers who could very well be sitting next to you on the subway right now.
ENFORCE THE MAYOR’S PETTY GRUDGES • Ingrid Lewis-Martin “is the Adams administration.”
MAKE (OR BURY) A CAREER AT THE ‘TIMES’ • Carolyn Ryan decides who gets a good beat, and who gets beaten down.
SWAY CITY POLITICIANS • They all read Mara Gay’s column.
PROPEL COMEDIANS ONTO NETFLIX • Mike Lavoie and Carlee Briglia have charted a path from small theater to Broadway to beyond.
MONOPOLIZE THE HARBOR • Tim O’Brien and his Hornblower armada have taken over the rivers.
ADJUDICATE PICKLEBALL • For every decision about Manhattan Parks, Steve Simon is there.
Murder Airbnb • As a hotel-union boss, Peter Ward set the platform’s local demise in motion. Next project: A casino in Queens.
Stop a Sunset Park Development • It was the work of environmental activists Elizabeth Yeampierre and Eddie Bautista.
KEEP CONTROL OF THE BRONX • The game of politics changes. The Yankees lobbyist and election lawyer Stanley Schlein doesn’t.
KEEP PUBLIC HOUSING PUBLIC • Nothing happens at the Smith Houses without going through Aixa Torres.
BROKER PEACE BETWEEN TECH AND CITY HALL • The reason they don’t hate each other—like they do in San Francisco—is Julie Samuels.
SEAT YOU DOWNSTAIRS AT THE POLO BAR • Nelly Moudime decides if you make the cut.
KEEP BROADWAY’S LIGHTS ON • Theater landlord Bob Wankel can prop up a struggling musical—and maybe an entire industry.
FIX THE KIDNEY LIST • The transplant process relied on a racist algorithm. Michelle Morse changed that.
START A BIDDING WAR FOR A BOOK • Now that she has secured deals for Clint Smith and Nikole Hannah-Jones, publishers trust Alia Hanna Habib’s taste.
AND GET IT ALL TO REESE WITHERSPOON • Her book club mints best sellers. Jon Baker is one of her scouts.
Mainstream the Queerest Manuscripts • Jackson Howard got a book narrated by a queer mountain lion published by FSG.
LEAD YOUR FORMER BOSS’S REVENGE CAMPAIGN • When Andrew Cuomo was governor, Melissa DeRosa was his right hand. With an eviscerating new book, she’s settling scores and prepping a comeback.
GET YOU PAST THE CO-OP BOARD • Serena Boardman doesn’t just sell you a $50 million apartment.
BUY A NEW HIGH SOCIETY LIFE • Zhang Xin escaped China with her fortune. Now she’s one of New York’s most significant cultural philanthropists.
Reinvigorate Harlem Politics • Keith Wright knows his neighborhood.
DESTROY A CANDIDATE • Nobody whispers oppo research to the tabloids like Jonathan Davis.
JUMP-START A CAMPAIGN • Any Latino politician considering a run meets with Eduardo Castell.
Channel the Asian Vote • As a bloc, they’re moving rightward. Yiatin Chu is making Democrats pay attention.
SQUEEZE ENTIRE ECONOMIES • After breaking Argentina, the debt investor Jay Newman is back with a new list of targets.
ANOINT A HEDGE FUNDER • Every Bill Ackman wannabe wants an invitation from Graham Duncan.
INHERIT A MEGAGALLERY (MAYBE) • Of the Zwirner children working in their...