New York "has the second largest millionaire and largest billionaire population of any global city," according to analysis by Spear's magazine, but as LA Times reports, walk down the streets of The Big Apple and 1 in every 25 New Yorkers you bump into is a millionaire. Show More Summary
In the vast stew of humanity that is New York, we regularly brush by all sorts of people with secret lives, lives rich with closely-held knowledge to which we'll never be privy as we hustle past on Lexington Avenue. That man in the smart...Show More Summary
Do you live in New York? Are you a millionaire? You're in good company, as a new study released today found that more than one in every 25 New Yorkers is worth at least one million. Consulting firm WealthInsight, in conjunction withShow More Summary
[guest post by JVW] New Yorkers of the urban variety were greeted this morning by white flags flying from atop the Brooklyn Bridge. Fox News explains: New York City police Tuesday were investigating how the two American flags that historically sit on top of the Brooklyn Bridge’s 273-foot towers were stolen and replaced with two […]
The New Yorker relaunched its website yesterday, signaling a shift in the magazine's new focus on the internet. In honor of their revamped online presence, the magazine has made their archive (from 2007 to present, plus an assortment of older pieces) free to the public for the remainder of the summer. Show More Summary
Yesterday, The New Yorker made all of its magazine pieces since 2007 freely available online for three months. After that time, everything will go behind a metered paywall, along the lines of what the New York Times has in place. SoShow More Summary
One out of every 21 New Yorkers is a millionaire. According to data from Spear's Wealth Management and WealthInsight, the city has 389,100 people with net worth greater than $1 million. That's 4.63% of the population. For San Francisco,...Show More Summary
Vox's Libby Nelson has a good starter list of 12 New Yorker education articles to read while the archives are free but I think she might have missed and/or gotten a few wrong. No problem -- that's what I'm here for. For example, theShow More Summary
Two American flags that wave atop the two towers on the Brooklyn Bridge were mysteriously replaced with white flags sometime recently. New Yorkers began reporting the white flags on social media around sunrise Tuesday.
Fans of good longform journalism — as opposed to very, very bad #longform journalism — rejoiced this week after the New Yorker announced that it was opening its archives — every story from 2007 on, plus selected pieces from earlier issues — for free until autumn, when it will institute a metered paywall. To get […]
Yes, the President told the New Yorker that – and I agree. Writes the Washington Times; President Obama said he couldn’t really understand why Vice President Joseph R. Biden — or former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, for that matter — would want to undertake the “undignifying process” of running for president in 2016. But […]
("Hey, I'm Jon. So...do you want to be the mommy or the daddy?") Fresh off our masterful performances in Friday's Roundtable discussion of one-minute fights — the New Yorker calls us "irreverent"! — the CP staff has decided to rest easy for a while and let you write the next one. Show More Summary
Our own Edan Lepucki’s whirlwind tour continues. Her debut novel California landed at number 3 on the Times Bestseller list and she celebrated with a visit to The Colbert Report. New Yorkers can see her tonight at WORD bookstore in Brooklyn and tomorrow at McNally Jackson in Manhattan. See Edan’s events page for the rest […]
In A Note to Our Readers The New Yorker's editors announce all sorts of changes -- most notably: "a summer-long free-for-all" online of all content in the print editions (previously they had kept some of this stuff behind a non-subscriber-paywall),...Show More Summary
Eerily similar to cell phones, internet connectivity might be the next step for pay phones. As public phone booths grow less and less useful to New Yorkers, former Mayor Michael Bloomberg began a plan in 2012 to give the city's 7,300 pay phones purpose, Bloomberg reports. Show More Summary
UFC bantamweight women’s champion Ronda Rousey is easy to love and hate, somehow all at the same time. Of course, it’s that dichotomy of emotion that she inspires in mixed martial arts fans that keeps them glued to the television screen every time she fights. Since 2011, Rousey’s fought and won decisively 10 times professionally. […]
The New Yorker debuted a breezy redesign of its website today, part of a larger overhaul of print and digital offerings that the publication has been rolling out over the last six months. But perhaps even more exciting is the fact that the magazine's archives dating back to 2007 will be free for the rest of the summer. Read more...
We've all had one too many drinks and suddenly decided it was a great time to impress people with our spot-on English accent. Right? Right?!? Read more...
New Yorker taking its own look at the Legend of Joe Biden...After the speech, just before Biden ducked back inside, a young man cupped his hands and yelled, “Stay gangster, Joe! I dig you, man.” Biden looked up, pleased but perplexed by an image he doesn’t control or entirely recognize. He waved and kept walking.