An elderly New Yorker has joined the legal fray over the ownership of artwork found in a Munich apartment that was allegedly looted by the Nazis during World War II. In a complaint filed Wednesday in US district court in Washington,Show More Summary
The first poll gauging Mayor Bill de Blasio's approval rating brings some ill tidings for the progressive stalwart. Only 10% of voters think de Blasio is doing an "excellent" job, while 57% believe his term has been less than "good."...Show More Summary
All does not necessarily end well just because your startup scored $6.5 million and a profile in The New Yorker. TechCrunch reports that Google Ventures pulled its $100,000 investment in Bustle "divesting after deeming the startup out of touch with its values." Read more...
Have you tuned into Comedy Central lately? I mean, besides The Daily Show, The Colbert Report, and South Park? Because you really should be obsessed with some of their scripted series and sketch shows. Two hilarious New Yorkers justShow More Summary
“I never considered going into cartooning professionally — who does that?” asks New Yorker cartoonist Tom Toro. (thebillfold.com) The Oregonian is leaving its longtime headquarters and moving into a new downtown space. (oregonlive.com) CNBC kills “The Kudlow Report.” (mediabistro.com) Boston Globe adds two opinion pages to its Sunday paper. Show More Summary
Here’s a blast from the past: Susan B. Anthony’s indictment for voting in the 1872 election. Turns out she was a woman. Who knew? [Slate] The New Yorker has a cartoon that hits the current state of Biglaw right on the head. [The New...Show More Summary
A Spanish start-up is behind the technology that allows New Yorkers to cast votes from overseas.
I met Tom in English class during my sophomore year of high school, and we became acquaintances and occasional friends. Mostly, I had a crush on him. After high school, I moved out of the Bay Area and to the East Coast, where I received sporadic updates on high school friends from my good friend Julia. Show More Summary
The Health Department is urging New Yorkers to make sure they are vaccinated against measles because 16 cases of measles have been detected in northern Manhattan and the Bronx. [ more › ]
Are you relatively new to this fine 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...Show More Summary
Until last week, if you wanted to see the password that New Yorker subscribers use to access their accounts online and to get digital versions of the magazine on their iPads, all you needed was their name and address. That information, of course, is not hard to find; it’s on the label of every issue mailed out.
The tragic events of September 11, 2001 have taken an enormous toll on so many people across the country and around the world. New Yorkers are reminded everyday of the tragedy when they look south and don’t see the Twin Towers that so definitively graced the Manhattan skyline. Even 13 years later, one can’t help [...]
"Work is a necessity for man. Man invented the alarm-clock." Pablo Picasso (quoted by Janet Flanner in The New Yorker,...
Roz Chast published her first cartoon in The New Yorker in 1978; the spread in this week’s issue marks her one thousand two hundred and sixty-seventh. On a blisteringly cold, recent winter morning, we rode the train to Connecticut and...Show More Summary
New Yorkers are always complaining about the weather, while San Franciscans tend to moan about the city's perpetually poor MUNI bus service. That's not just a stereotype — it turns out there's hard, Twitter-based evidence for it London-based...Show More Summary
A new poll released Thursday showed the majority of New Yorkers do not like Donald Trump. The NBC 4 New York/Wall Street Journal/Marist Poll found 61 percent of New York City voters have an unfavorable impression of Trump. Only 36 percent...Show More Summary
A new poll released Thursday contained some bad news for newly-minted New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio. The NBC 4 New York/Wall Street Journal/Marist poll found, just two months after he took office, only 39 percent of New Yorkers approve of the job de Blasio is doing. Show More Summary
New Yorkers enjoy a wealth of yearly film fairs. Among my own personal favorites: the Sephardic Jewish Film Festival -- an annual springtime pot pourri of perfumed flowers and pungent herbs that traces the fate of the descendants ofShow More Summary
Next Wednesday, millionaire hitmaker and Auto-Tune adventurer T-Pain plays at Neumos. Today, The New Yorker website published a fascinating and lightly heartrending profile of the man by Leon Neyfakh, focusing on what T-Pain's been doing...Show More Summary
A rare skin infection contracted through touching contaminated seafood has afflicted at least 30 people in the New York City area. Health officials are warning New Yorkers to avoid touching raw fish and seafood at Asian markets in Flushing, Queens; Sunset