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 Discourse: Eric Levitz • Is That Antisemitic? The fraught terminology surrounding the war in Israel.
Neighborhood News: The Boys Are Back in Town • The Trump sons defend their father in court.
Emma and Jens Grede • A big chunk of the Kardashian-Jenner family’s net worth rides on one Bel Air couple.
The Money Game: Kevin T. Dugan • The Real SBF Stood Up An open-and-shut case finally revealed the criminal behind the legend.
What Erewhon Knows • In the 1960s, two Japanese macrobiotic enthusiasts started a health-food sect beloved by celebrity hippies.Fifty-seven years and a corporate makeover later, it’s the most culty grocer in America.
The Rookie • Billionaire hedge-funder STEVE COHEN is used to getting what he wants. His time as Mets owner and casino bidder is teaching him what money can’t buy.
THE RADICAL PESSIMISM OF CORNEL WEST • Condemned by Establishment Democrats as a narcissistic curmudgeon, dismissed by academics as an intellectual has-been. What else is there to do but run for president?
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The Best LEGAL DISPENSARIES • TO FIND THE SPOTS on this list, we polled dozens of stylish and savvy New Yorkers—business owners, writers, and cannabis entrepreneurs among them. For more obsessively sourced recommendations, including the best psychics, florists, and cobblers, visit curbed.com.
A Butt Magazine Dinner • In celebration of its 33rd issue, the magazine hosted a dinner at Raf ’s and an after-party at the Eagle.
The Wool Club Reborn • Artist Claudia Doring Baez lived in the penthouse of the American Thread Building for 22 years before hiring a decorator.
Tourists Welcome • Roscioli is a Roman holiday, for better or worse.
Four Easy Meals • Casual, delicious picks from our food team.
A Nouveau Newburg • Museum food gets an update at the New-York Historical Society.
Slap Me, Choke Me, Love Me • In Danny and the Deep Blue Sea,Christopher Abbott and Aubrey Plaza play messed-up people in a messed-up love story.
‘She Eats, She Pays, She Gets the F– Out.’ • How Taylor Swift dines in New York.
Tracey Emin Is Serious • The artist has always worked in the confessional mode. After surviving cancer, she sees no reason to hold anything back.
CRITICS • Kathryn VanArendonk onThe Curse … Alison Willmore onPriscilla … Sara Holdren onHere We Are.
To Do • Twenty-five things to see, hear, watch, and read. NOVEMBER 8–22
GET THEE TO A THEATER • The season ramps up ahead of Thanksgiving. Critic Jackson McHenry on the shows to catch.
THE APPROVAL MATRIX • Our deliberately oversimplified guide to who falls where on our taste hierarchies.
PART 1 WHAT ON EARTH AM I GOING TO GET THEM? • No matter how good your taste is, or how savvy a shopper you are, you most likely have someone in your life who is just impossible to shop for. So this year, we devoted our energies to finding the right items for those tricky people, solving each puzzle one by one with our usual obsessive rigor.
AMY SEDARIS HAS SOME SUGG ESTIONS • Introducing this year’s holiday-advice columnist.
HIGH SCHOOLERS TOLD US WHAT THEY WANT • We convened a group of students from the Beacon School.
FOUR COUPLES DISCUSS WHAT WORKS WELL • From years of experience.
SILICON VALLEY CEOS PREFER EXPERIENCES • Some Bay Area–adjacent options.
AND OUR OWN IDEAS FOR 56 STUMPED READERS • Suggestions from the Strategist staff.
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