New York

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An Englishman in New York

January 24, 2020 4:05 pm

Mist was blowing in drifts off the East River and already I could feel the intoxication of the city

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A new mob at Sarah Lawrence College

January 24, 2020 12:29 pm

Hope for Gen Z?

consumption

Show off and tell: the sad death of inconspicuous consumption

January 17, 2020 2:07 pm

While I was in Manhattan I was dropped by my New Yorker girlfriend for not being rich enough

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The Cardi B kongressional kandicacy

January 14, 2020 12:38 pm

What she’d run on, where she should run and how she could win

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In the cart of the city

January 11, 2020 8:26 am

‘The new owners employ Army vets for a few dollars a day to sit by a van in case an inspector comes’

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An American pogrom

December 30, 2019 6:38 am

The Democrats have connived with incitement

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Bowl food: childhood memories have inspired a new craze for cookie dough

December 24, 2019 6:50 am

Hundreds of customers can be seen snaking around the block, eagerly awaiting tubs and cones of buttery, sugary batter

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For duck’s sake: New York’s foie gras ban is classic political posturing

December 22, 2019 11:08 am

The ban is about much more than animal rights. It is about punishing the rich. And it has to be, because the animal-rights case has no merit

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American anti-Semitism is everyone’s problem

December 19, 2019 6:15 am

Jews, who are a reliable Democratic voting base, have to start demanding the change from the politicians on their own side

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In 2020, Trump must save the cities

December 2, 2019 2:04 pm

Progressive leadership is destroying urban America

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Michael Wolff is working on ‘nothing’

November 29, 2019 11:32 am

A surprising number of my contemporaries have children who are stand-up comics

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What a drag: dress-up used to be fun. Now it is far too serious

November 26, 2019 1:23 pm

Gender-bending as a good time is hardly done anymore. The rules are rigid

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The race to replace Pete King

November 18, 2019 11:44 am

Sporting a slick hairdo and slicker website, Mike LiPetri has a polish that many New York Republicans lack

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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