New York

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Junk food is my American dream

October 21, 2019 12:12 pm

If you are a fat kid, it is an indelible state that can never be escaped much as one might try

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Ben Schott’s traveler’s notes

October 18, 2019 5:17 pm

I’m a keen student of hospitality’s ‘wow’ moments

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Hipsters are getting high on an alcohol-free cocktail

October 11, 2019 1:20 pm

Kin has become popular as swatches of America veer towards sinless living and self-care

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A great time in the Faddisphere

October 11, 2019 11:50 am

Faddis took a break, sat down on a chair onstage near me, then started blowing along with the band again

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I am a part of Batavia, New York

October 9, 2019 12:00 pm

My friend Henry W. Clune used to say that all he ever really wanted was to appear considerable in the eyes of his hometown

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Blondie ambition

September 30, 2019 11:51 am

Face It by Debbie Harry reviewed

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Don’t write off Joey Salads

September 29, 2019 3:41 pm

The YouTuber’s outside chance at New York’s 11th district

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An elegy for New York

September 26, 2019 7:15 am

The city’s character has been irretrievably lost

WeWork is what happens when New York and Silicon Valley collide

September 25, 2019 4:04 pm

While Silicon Valley is great at producing larger-than-life ideas fueled by a messiah complex, New York is great at producing larger-than-life people

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A New York state of mind

September 22, 2019 12:59 pm

Doxology by Nell Zink reviewed

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The ballad of Bill de Blasio

September 20, 2019 4:47 pm

In New York, you can win elections even if everybody hates you. We just have to hate the other candidate more

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Farewell to Bill de Blasio, 2020’s least consequential candidate

September 20, 2019 10:15 am

New Yorkers wish he could have been out of town for even longer

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Thun in the sun

August 30, 2019 7:19 pm

A Manhattan climate protest with teen sensation Greta Thunberg

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Kirsten Gillibrand blames everyone except herself

August 30, 2019 2:57 pm

Her failed presidential campaign has left her worse off

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The problem with Greta Thunberg’s sea crossings

August 28, 2019 3:50 pm

She owes the very existence of her message to the technology she is speaking out against

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Pity poor Candace Bushnell, still flogging Sex and the City at 60

August 15, 2019 1:09 pm

Is There Still Sex in the City? by Candace Bushnell reviewed

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El Presidente vs. El Union Presidente: AOC and Barstool founder clash online

August 13, 2019 6:09 pm

‘Hey @aoc welcome to thunder dome. Debate me’

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A letter to our subscribers, from the New York Times

August 7, 2019 2:23 pm

As told to Chadwick Moore

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The Whitney Museum surrenders to the mob

July 30, 2019 11:43 am

Crying crocodile tears over tear gas ruins a great gallery

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The insufferable wokeness of public art

July 25, 2019 6:33 pm

Tyrannical progressives in municipal governments are inflicting their agenda on us through the medium of sculpture

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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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New York progressives want to legalize selling children

June 18, 2019 11:42 am

The state’s proposed surrogacy laws will rent wombs to the highest bidder

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This Pride, let’s celebrate shame

June 17, 2019 4:12 pm

Few gay men are proud to have surrendered their movement to a hostile takeover by Democrats, corporations, Marxists, and racial identitarians

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The world of William Maxwell

May 25, 2019 10:08 am

An American original with an almost European touch: A Slightly Foxed books essay