In May of this year The New Yorker ran a somewhat gushing feature on how the Silicon Valley inspired and funded AltSchool company was ‘disrupting education’. The author had recently been taken on a tour of one of six AltSchool premises, the ‘micro-school’ in question being one of two based in New York, with another […]
A 2013 cut to food stamps benefits continues to wreak outsized havoc on New York City’s poorest — as well as the organizations that stand in the breach to provide emergency food assistance to those facing hunger, according to a new report released by the city’s primary food bank network. More than half of all […]
One of Brooklyn's most beloved institutions is the Brooklyn Botanic Garden. Founded in 1897, the garden has served as a quiet refuge from the hustle and bustle of city life for millions of New Yorkers ever since. We wanted to share part of what makes the gardens so special so we sent our video team over to spend some time in a few of our favorite spots! READ MORE »
After publishing several of Ronan Farrow's investigative features on sexual harassment and abuse in Hollywood this fall, the New Yorker is returning to the topic this week with a provocative cover image. Titled "Nowhere to Hide," the...Show More Summary
Ranny Sinclair Another Autumn Modern Harmonic Like a soft summer breeze, the hazy mid-‘60s lounge pop of New Yorker Ranny Sinclair offers a soothing respite from the modern world. Collecting her four singles plus four previously unreleased tracks, Another Autumn evokes a melancholy cool similar to Astrid Gilberto’s “The Girl from Ipanema,” with Sinclair’s breathy, […]
Françoise Mouly talks with the artist Barry Blitt about his cover for the November 27, 2017, issue of The New Yorker.
Dozens of New Yorkers jumped into action after a scaffolding collapse in lower Manhattan Sunday morning left several people trapped, but fortunately with only minor injuries.
New Yorker: “Unlike 9/11, the Russian campaign did not occur without warning on a quiet fall day. Rather, it unfolded over at least six months on Americans’ social-media accounts—hardly the stuff of spy novels. Kremlin leaders had signaled their plans [...]
Erin Overbey and Joshua Rothman on The New Yorker’s reporting on misdeeds ranging from mob hits to elaborate kidnappings.
This week in the New Yorker Jane Hu analyzes the “dispassionate first-person narrators” prominent in works by English-speaking Asian authors and questions whether that makes it easier to identify with the narrator. She uses Chemistry...Show More Summary
Out this week: On Power: My Journey Through the Corridors of Power and How You Can Get More Power by Gene Simmons. New Yorker: “Simmons’s thesis, if that’s not too decorous a word, is that power is an amoral tool, [...]
Giving gifts to a fashion girl who lives in New York City is easier than you think. They appreciate anything trendy or unique that sets them apart from the crowd and will find a way to wear what you give them to the many social events on their calendar. Show More Summary
When TBS and TNT president Kevin Reilly picked up the series Search Party two years ago, he knew the dark comedy (about self-absorbed millennial New Yorkers looking for a missing college acquaintance) was going to appeal to younger audiences. He also knew those viewers wouldn't watch to watch the show on linear TV. "We knew...
The commission appointed by New York's mayor to evaluate statutes and monuments and ensure there are no "symbols of hate" on public property held its first hearing Friday, featuring a mix of citizens... To view the full story, click the title link.
President Trump and his fellow Republicans are forging ahead with the most sweeping overhaul of the nation’s tax code in 30 years.
The New Yorker, Disappointment....(Click to enlarge.) The New Yorker front page has an especially minimal look right now, and the headline on Franken — "Al Franken, Disappointment/The Democratic senator’s straight shooting containedShow More Summary
As temperatures drop and the volume of coughs and sneezes in offices around the city rises, New Yorkers are once again showing up for a flu shot. Dr. David Shih, executive vice president of strategy,... To view the full story, click the title link.
That's in "The Weinstein Moment and the Trump Presidency/The producer and other powerful men are facing repercussions for their alleged abusive behavior. Will the President?," a short essay that begins with a section on Susan Brownmiller's...Show More Summary
Roy Moore - the Republican candidate currently facing allegations of sexual abuse and misconduct from five women - was allegedly banned from his hometown mall for “badgering” teenage girls. The New Yorker reported that the Alabama Republican running for Senate was banned from the Gadsen shopping mall sometime during the early 1980s. Show More Summary