NEW YORK POST DUBS DE BLASIO “MAYOR PUTZ:” “New Yorkers see a deterioration in public spaces, an explosion of disheveled vagrants and have a growing belief that the mayor isn’t as committed to fixing those things as he should be. After last week, it is impossible to argue that they are wrong.”
The experts are in agreement: this week’s weather won’t be pretty. Well it might be pretty if you like the look of snow, but it won’t be pleasant. New Yorkers can expect cold winds and rain turning to snow on Monday morning, growing steadily less snowy and more wet through... More »
There's nothing like a little home cooking.
New Yorkers relived the tragic sight of the Twin Towers crumbling apart while watching a Super Bowl 50 commercial for Colonial Williamsburg.
Nobody likes to be critiqued. Lucas Gardener at The New Yorker would really like to assure all of his concerned Creative Writing workshop classmates that his most recent submission, “Creative Writing Beatdown,” is entirely fictional and has no basis in reality. Really.
Thirty-seven percent of New Yorkers were born outside the United States, which is a statistic that might terrify the average Trump supporter but explains why this city has such a spectacular culinary scene. But though the immigrant population...Show More Summary
Valentine's Day for single folks can be a pretty touchy subject. But New Yorkers who don't have qualms about exchanging money for short-term companionship have an alternative option in Ohlala. It recently launched in Gotham and offers...Show More Summary
Donald Trump is staying in New York this weekend instead of campaigning in snowy New Hampshire, because whoa whoa whoa, most New Yorkers assumed New Hampshire was a few stops north of Yonkers on Metro North. Several women were electioneering...Show More Summary
Police are forcing hundreds of New Yorkers out of their homes every year, and sometimes forcing family members to permanently separate, using an obscure legal tool that doesn't require proof of a crime. The Daily News and Pro Publica...Show More Summary
Are you relatively new to this bustling metropolis? Don't be shy about it, everyone was new to New York once upon a time, except, of course, those battle-hardened residents who've lived here their whole lives and Know It All. One of these lifers works among us at Gothamist—publisher Jake Dobkin grew up in Park Slope and still resides there. Show More Summary
And New Yorkers talk the most. Now, who's surprised?
Douglas Elliman broker Aimee Fink was recently named NY1’s “New Yorker of the Week” for her outstanding devotion to community and volunteer work. Not only is Fink an enthusiastic licensed real estate professional, she integrates her occupation with her passion – giving back to those in need in New York City...
Listen to George Saunders read his new story in the latest issue of The New Yorker. Our own Elizabeth Minkel writes on Saunders and the question of greatness.
It was 2009 and the creative New Yorker, Satya Twena was working a desk job at a large interior design firm in the city while feeding her artistic soul taking sewing, knitting, and crochet classes. There's one class that fed her soul like none of the others, hat making. Show More Summary
It ran a piece asking, “Should Millennials Get Over Bernie Sanders?” It’s clear that Bernie Sanders has gotten many mainstream types upset. After all, he is raising issues about the distribution of wealth and income that they would prefer be kept in academic settings, certainly not pushed front and center in a presidential campaign. Show More Summary
As the icy grip of winter takes hold, thousands of homeless New Yorkers seek refuge in doorways and subways or stand atop grates to catch what little heat they can to survive another night. In the... To view the full story, click the title link.
Lawrence Krauss makes a strong case at the New Yorker's website for why huge cash prizes -- like the $3 million Fundamental Physics Prize -- aren't really helping the scientific world, and how that money could be better spent:
Having first seen the light of day online during Amazon's early 2015 pilot season, and then a preview at the just-wrapped Sundance Film Festival, The New Yorker Presents is launching its full 10-episode first run February 16. The result is compelling and entertaining. Show More Summary
If you've ever had occasion to read "Let's Get Drinks," a New Yorker piece about the unending cycle of scheduling and rescheduling of catch-up drinks with friends you are not that close with, then this video of a pair of women who actually manage to hang out should look familiar.... More »
What President Obama asked and Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg — according to Justice Sonia Sotomayor, quoted in a short New Yorker piece by Ian Frazier, "Sonia From the Bronx." If the quote is accurate, it means that Justice Ginsburg dreams of a Supreme Court with 8 female justices. Show More Summary