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 System: Zak Cheney-Rice • When the Crime Wave Recedes The only certainty of America’s urban politics is that there will be more cops.
Neighborhood News: Big Trouble in Little Paradise • The decadelong battle over the Elizabeth Street Garden nears its end.
America Ferrera • How the actress, who taught a generation of women to reject traditional beauty standards, found her way into the Barbie universe.
Mating: Elizabeth Weil • Banishing the Flannel Nightgown What happened when I invited Esther Perel into bed with my husband.
NEW GLUT CITY • The panic — and pivot — of the office megalandlord.
The Lonely Island • Everyone’s trying to downsize their office space at the same time, which means there’s a giant amount of it on the market. (Congrats to fancy new builds in Hudson Yards; good luck to the old clunkers in the 30s.) From Fidi to midtown, these are the Manhattan towers with the most available square footage (including space for sublease), according to data provided by CoStar.
A Typology of Unwanted Office Buildings • Certain kinds of properties are more doomed than others. Here, four case studies.
The Teetering Tech Office • Meta and Twitter are shedding square footage, while Amazon and Google aren’t giving up on the dream.
Three Bleak Blocks of Third Avenue • The office apocalypse in miniature.
SPERM FEVER • The TANTALIZING business OPPORTUNITIES and DISORIENTING POLITICS of the WORLDWIDE DECLINE in MAN’S MOST PRECIOUS BODILY FLUID
THE Realest Pair of Jeans • VINTAGE DENIM has gone from fringe specialty to the domain of digital natives everywhere. In a hype-fueled market, how much you can get for your Levi’s depends on how good a story you’re telling.
Our Sweeping Sleeping Guide
The Best of the Strategist Sleep 100 • WE NARROWED down our archive of the most comfortable, innovative, and effective sleep products to a list of 100. These are just the first 38. To see the entire collection, scan the QR code.
The Best BOXING GYMS • TO FIND THE SPOTS on this list, we polled dozens of stylish and savvy New Yorkers—a reality star, model, and trainer among them. For more obsessively sourced recommendations, including the best cheese, butcher, and bike shops, visit curbed.com.
A West Village Med-Spa • At Ject, clients get everything from Botox and filler to plasma under-eye treatments.
54 Years on Washington Square North • The bohemian apartment of John Githens and artist Ingeborg ten Haeff.
So Many Sardines • Our diner-at-large looks back on six months of tinned fish, Little Gem salads, and beef-curry potpies.
Meanwhile in Bushwick … Danger Danger Revives the Rock Bar • With Roxy Music and Red Bull spritzes.
And Everyone Wants Some Stew • A weekly party is open to anybody who brings an ingredient for the pot.
Kit Connor Wasn’t Ready • The star of Netflix’s teen rom-com Heartstopper was forced to come out by the show’s fans. He’s not letting them get to him anymore.
Riches From the Swift Vault • Taylor Swift is halfway through rerecording her first six albums to get revenge on her old label—and each of these releases features a few previously unheard tracks “from the vault.” While some could’ve stayed locked up, here are the ten best.
An Action Movie About Scientists Talking • Christopher Nolan’s Oppenheimer plays out across the landscapes of Los Alamos and of Cillian Murphy’s face.
‘I Can Do Things to You With My Voice’ • Fifty-one years of acting. Hundreds of roles. One Samuel...