New Yorkers are taking it upon themselves to demand the immediate eviction of First Lady Melania Trump from the Big Apple.
Trump’s initial travel ban was met with a swift backlash and stymied by the courts. “We’re spending just one night here and we can always go inside if we get cold, if we get wet, but refugees don’t have that option available to them,”...Show More Summary
Because he's not a hero. He's a silent guardian, a watchful protector...a Black Swan.
In the New Yorker, Rachel Aviv has written about “resignation syndrome,” an affliction specific to immigrant children in Sweden who essentially and physically lost the will to live upon being told they will be deported. It’s a profoundly heartbreaking story that illustrates the true human cost of denying asylum to… Read more...
The digital vendor for President Donald Trump's political campaign has hired a new senior consultant: his daughter-in-law, Lara Trump. The New Yorker, Eric Trump's wife, will serve as a liaison … Click to Continue »
New Yorkers can take the train from Penn Station to a North Fork village to learn about oyster farming (and to taste a few, too).
Ride along as a New Yorker in a wheelchair explains why more people with disabilities don’t take the train.
When Citi Bike completes its expansion to 12,000 bikes by the end of this year, New Yorkers will have many milestones to celebrate: Residents and visitors will be able to pick up blue bikes in... To view the full story, click the title link.
Inveterate Crain's readers will recall the tale of the Skypicker, a clever invention by New Yorker Dan Mooney that can replace expensive and risky tower cranes on certain construction jobs. Opposed... To view the full story, click the title link.
Following a rework of “The Musket” last year, New Yorker and Brooklynite, Maxwell Hazan presents his latest project with the “BSA A50” motorcycle — (BSA is short for Birmingham Small Arms Company, a British brand that used to be the largest motorcycle producer in the world during the late 1950s). A notable two-time winner of […]
At the New Yorker, Dan Chiasson remembers the poet Bill Knott, who passed away in 2014. Farrar, Straus & Giroux recently published a selection of Knott’s poetry, I Am Flying Into Myself: Selected Poems, 1960-2014, edited by Thomas Lux. In this profile, Chiasson remembers Knott’s “anti-career of guerrilla mischief, waged on the margins.” He writes: […]
THE MOST profound images spark in us a peculiar sort of sensory conversion. Put simply: Sight becomes emotion. What the eyes behold, the soul is moved to feel. Yet what about what lingers as our eyes are closing, shortly before we nod off? On the animated cover of the latest New Yorker magazine, London-based French artist […]
'The New Yorker's cover art has long reflected a cosmopolitan sensibility — but recently, the images have become much more topical, depicting issues the nation is facing like politics, immigration and race.' -- +WNYC
It is certainly right and proper that the president of the United States offered condolences to the family and friends of Kurt Cochran, the American murdered in a London terrorist act for which the Islamic State has claimed credit. The...Show More Summary
In the stunned aftermath of the 9/11 attacks, America healed in part by tuning in to Saturday Night Live, just a few miles from the wreckage of the twin towers of the World Trade Center. We all felt like New Yorkers and like Pentagon...Show More Summary
In “The Rules Do Not Apply,” a writer for The New Yorker interrogates the hoary conceit of “having it all” after a harrowing miscarriage and divorce.
Over a century ago New Yorkers were drawn above the sweltering, smog-filled milieu to enjoy extravagantly decorated rooftop theaters. Stunning nostalgic images reveal the bustling hubs.
Adam Davidson of The New Yorker had a good opinion piece about why healthcare is so important and unlike anything else and I thought I would highlight some of his points here. I struggle with healthcare spending and government policy...Show More Summary
Cole Porter’s lost musical from 1930 raises a glass to the giddy heyday of Prohibition and high (really high) society.
For those of you too busy this week to follow Judge Neil Gorsuch's confirmation hearing, here's a nice collection of the highlights by Benjamin Wallace-Wells. [New Yorker via How Appealing] SCOTUS confirmation hearings are often compared...Show More Summary