The cultural elite has a new enemy

November 12, 2020 9:09 am

We were all so drunk by the time it was over, some of us were cheering the fact that Eisenhower had beaten Stevenson


Why should The Strand survive?

October 26, 2020 11:54 am

It has become another improbable victim of the culture wars


The perception of doors

October 11, 2020 12:38 pm

Take hope, ye who enter here

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Creeping critical race theory in Manhattan’s private schools

October 2, 2020 5:59 pm

‘At the two private schools my sons attend in New York City, a new kind of “education” is now in full force’

9/11 lockdown 2001

A different lockdown

July 27, 2020 11:20 am

Life in Manhattan, September 2001


Can COVID-19 tell whether a protest is progressive?

June 23, 2020 12:23 pm

Clearly the virus targets especially working-class and middle-class workplaces and industries...

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In defense of drinking in the street

June 15, 2020 5:07 pm

It’s the only good thing to come out of lockdown

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Bill de Blasio unites cops and protesters — in disgust

June 3, 2020 3:02 pm

Andrew Cuomo deserves a share of the blame too


Mayhem in Manhattan

June 2, 2020 11:22 am

Last night’s property damage was, by most accounts, worse than Sunday’s

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In Central Park, an unstoppable Karen meets the immovable Karen

May 26, 2020 5:18 pm

The outrage mob destroys one of its own

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An education in love

June 20, 2019 12:09 pm

City of Girls by Elizabeth Gilbert reviewed

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Born again: My Year of Rest and Relaxation, by Ottessa Moshfegh, reviewed

July 26, 2018 9:40 am

For all her wise-cracking, the history of parental neglect, bereavement and social savagery that has brought her low is genuinely affecting.