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 City: Errol Louis • Jordan Neely Was Already Dead New York reckons with a homeless epidemic and a killing.
They Didn’t Do Nothing • Jordan Neely’s death and the onlookers myth.
The Group Portrait: ‘SNL’ Goes on Strike • The issue is serious. The mood is festive.
The Body Politic: Rebecca Traister • What If E. Jean Carroll Doesn’t Win? The rise and fall and rise of the Me Too movement.
INDOCTRINATION NATION • CONVINCED THAT TEACHER ARE BRAINWASHING CHILDREN TO BE LEFT-WING IDEOLOGUES, CONSERVATIVES ARE QUICKLY GRABBING CONTROL OF THE AMERICAN CLASSROOM.
A year and a half after the shooting death of Halyna Hutchins, Alec Baldwin is back on set to finish Rust. Throughout the saga, his marriage has taken on a starring role. Alec & Hilaria Against the World • LATE IN THE DAY on October 21, 2021, Alec Baldwin was sitting alone in an interrogation room at the Santa Fe County sheriff’s office, trying to get ahold of his wife, Hilaria. “Can you hear me?” Alec asked quietly. “Can you hear me? Can you hear me?”
LATE WORK • How poet Jorie Graham —living with cancer, reeling from her mother’s death, and isolated on an island—wrote one of the finest books of her long career.
FOUR ARTISTS’ STUDIOS, FOUR NEIGHBORHOODS
The Best STATIONERY STORES • TO FIND THE SPOTS on this list, we polled dozens of stylish and savvy New Yorkers—calligraphers, an event designer, and an illustrator among them. For more obsessively sourced recommendations, including the best piercers, florists, and psychics, visit curbed.com.
Parsons During Finals • We talked to students leaving class on one of the last Mondays of the semester.
West of Flushing • A different kind of Chinatown has emerged in Long Island City.
The Superfan Who’s Eaten Every Cronut • The original viral pastry is ten. Dominique Ansel’s doughnut-croissant hybrid debuted on May 10, 2013, and the chef has released a new flavor, never repeated, each month since. Joey Lim, a 39-year-old IT specialist, has been there to try them all.
A Bunch of New Bananas • In pudding, pastry, and cookie form.
4 PLACES Where ART Gets Made
A Shonda Story • Rhimes made Bridgerton a TV phenomenon but hadn’t written its world. Queen Charlotte is all hers.
Cover Me! • The software that cloned Drake’s and the Weeknd’s voices is easy to use—and impossible to shut down.
Roy Wood Jr. Doesn’t Know Either • The Daily Show veteran’s career has brought him to this moment. If only there were the perfect job opening.
The 2023 Tony Awards Chatter in Nine Acts • ➽ Are the Tonys leaning toward spectacle or emotion? Do they go for British imports or American crops—and how much do they like corn?
CRITICS • Bilge Ebiri on Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 … Jackson McHenry on Prima Facie … Justin Davidson on the Gilder Center at the American Museum of Natural History.
To Do • Twenty-five things to see, hear, watch, and read.
THE APPROVAL MATRIX • Our deliberately oversimplified guide to who falls where on our taste hierarchies.