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.
Imagine This • WHAT HAPPENS WHEN KIDS UNLEASH THE FULL POWER OF THEIR IMAGINATIONS ON A MASSIVE PILE OF LEGO ® BRICKS
The System: Eric Levitz • Return of the Hostage Takers Joe Biden’s last chance to stop the GOP’s economic sabotage.
The Group Portrait: Pain Relievers • A new stand-up show offers Chinese feminists a space to joke about their troubles.
120 MINUTES WITH … Shanti Gooljar • Behind the wheel with the go-to driving instructor of the Gossip Girl set.
The City Politic: Errol Louis • All in the Banks Family Is New York’s schools chancellor the power behind the throne?
PLYWOOD GOURMET • THE PANDEMIC GAVE 12, RESTAURANTS A ONCE-IN-A-LIFETIME CHANCE TO GRAB LAND. THEY’RE NOT ABOUT TO GIVE IT BACK.
Bad Reputation • Moira Donegan created the “Shitty Media Men” list to address a moral injustice. Stephen Elliott says he’s suing her for the same reason.
THE FUTURE OF BLACK POLITICS IS AT STAKE IN GEORGIA • The legacy of the civil-rights movement may hinge on Raphael Warnock’s reelection campaign.
A Flat Iron for Every Hair Type
Steal My Couch • A selection of shoppable sleepers, settees, and more, photographed by their passionate owners.
The Best NAIL ARTISTS
A Dinner at MoMA PS1 • For three nights, the popular Bed-Stuy Nigerian restaurant Dept of Culture Brooklyn took up residence at the Queens museum.
How Much for a Hamburger? • The cost of comfort hits a tipping point.
Seven Shades of Veg • A salad platter that spans the globe.
Hot Potatoes • The cottage fry comes back.
You Can Sit on (Some) of the Art at the Horts’ House • Everything is always changing in Michael and Susan Hort’s live-in museum in Tribeca.
Suddenly Sorta Spielberg • Gabriel LaBelle beat out 2,000 actors to play a version of the famed director as a teen by embracing the meta-ness.
What Do Movies Suddenly Have Against Donkeys?
What Was Brangelina? • The couple were always known for their image-making savvy. Now, as their divorce reenters the press cycle, we’re reminded of who’s better at it.
1776’s Sara Porkalob H as Some Notes • “Are you artistically fulfilled by 1776?” “No, I’m not.”
Hell House • Watching The Watcher requires surrendering to Ryan Murphy’s Law.
American Dreaming • A new Death of a Salesman in pursuit of Black happiness.
Father-Daughter Dance • In Aftersun, coming of age is untethered from time.
To Do • Twenty-five things to see, hear, watch, and read.
The Short List SPOOKY SEASON ETERNAL • The creepiest moments from our travels.
THE APPROVAL MATRIX • Our deliberately oversimplified guide to who falls where on our taste hierarchies.