Do you have a question about New York's complex and sometimes terrifying housing laws? Native New Yorker columnist Jake Dobkin has been receiving a lot of these questions lately, and he's decided to kick some of them over to his dad, longtime NYC tenants' lawyer and housing activist Steve Dobkin. Show More Summary
For Borhan Porag, the annual post-Thanksgiving shopping scramble was Pitch Black Friday.
(via Paul Noth at the New Yorker)
German Chancellor Angela Merkel Photo by Glyn Lowe Photoworks. (CC BY 2.0) A New Yorker profile of German Chancellor Angela Merkel depicts a shrewd politician cast firmly in the mold of our era: deeply reserved personally and entirely...Show More Summary
"... and to kill St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Robert McCulloch and Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson — the Post-Dispatch has learned."In that light, consider the new New Yorker cover:
Thousands of New Yorkers lined the streets for the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, hailing the colossal balloons drifting overhead.
84-year-old Paul Aronson from New York bit off a little more than he could chew when he “employed the services” of twin sisters Shaina and Shalaine Foster, who he met on a “sugar baby” dating website called SeekingArrangement.com. After...Show More Summary
Japan is back in one of its all-too-familiar slumps, said John Cassidy at The New Yorker. The world's third-largest economy slipped into a recession last week, its fourth since the financial crisis, prompting Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to dissolve the Diet and call a snap election. Show More Summary
JOHNSON recently sized up the controversy that pits It’s me against It is I. Both exist in English: the first is common in speech, the second is preferred in writing. But Nathan Heller, a writer with the New Yorker, insisted that only It is I is correct. Show More Summary
A horny old New Yorker's fantasy date with teenage twin sisters relieved him of a large sum of money as well as his ambulatory freedom last month, and though his memory of the affair may fade, the night will live forever thanks to a Penthouse-worthy police report. Read more...
THE ASPCA is asking New Yorkers to add a homeless cat to their Black Friday shopping lists.
New Yorkers may have re-elected Gov. Andrew Cuomo, but plenty of them would rather see Taylor Swift and other celebrities shake it up.
Who wants to direct a Rocket and Groot movie? Were those two characters in The New Yorker? Which Serenity actress is now on The Flash? Will Supergirl cross over with Arrow? What’s happening on the set of Batman v Superman? Does Gwyneth...Show More Summary
The December 8, 2014 issue of The New Yorker features a powerful “Broken Arch” cover illustration by Bob Staake in response to the unrest in Ferguson, Missouri. “I wanted to comment on the tragic rift that we’re witnessing,” Bob Staake says about his cover for the December 8 issue, arriving next week. “I lived in […]
The December 8th issue of The New Yorker features a powerful “Broken Arch” cover illustration by Bob Staake in response to the unrest in Ferguson, Missouri. “I wanted to comment on the tragic rift that we’re witnessing,” Bob Staake says about his cover for the December 8th issue, arriving next week. “I lived in St. […]
The New Yorker’s new cover is a beautiful, understated take on the unrest in Ferguson this past week. It also bears a strong resemblance to an Aug. 21 editorial cartoon by R.J. Matson. (courtesy Cagle) Bob Staake, who illustrated the...Show More Summary
Senator Schumer said Obamacare was a political miscalculation because it benefited a population that is less likely to vote and ignored the middle-class. The law has made health insurance affordable to millions of New Yorkers and led to an overall slowdown in premium increases in Schumer's home state of New York. Show More Summary
The New Yorker's next cover is incredible. http://t.co/aCtcI2lilI pic.twitter.com/kLD9u1Aglz — Matt Pearce (@mattdpearce) November 26, 2014 I've seen a whole lot of commentary online about people who had to unfriend people over racist Facebook rants yesterday. Show More Summary
This stunning New Yorker cover seems destined to take its place among the magazine’s pantheon of illustrations that merge iconographic simplicity with sharp social commentary. As the artist, Bob Staake, explains to the magazine, hisShow More Summary
Next week’s New Yorker cover depicts the Gateway Arch in St. Louis as half white, half black and broken in two.