Brock Colyar

Features Writer, New York Magazine

Brock Colyar is a features writer at New York. In 2021, they launched are u coming?, a newsletter all about nightlife. They are also a recipient of the 2023 ASME Next Award for Journalists Under 30.

  1. fire island
    Meet the Gay Architect Pitching ‘New Fire Island’ (Location TBD)“There’s something magical about Fire Island Pines, but even magic fades with age.”
  2. are u coming?
    Is There a Serial Killer Stalking the Brooklyn Mirage?Or maybe this EDM club is just too big and messy.
  3. are u coming?
    Celebrating the Holidays With Some High-End Gays (and Martha Stewart)Plus caviar, croquembouche, and cigs.
  4. are u coming?
    Rockin’ Out With the Mayor and ‘Late-Night Dorinda’ at the New Hard Rock HotelDon’t expect Sid and Nancy; it’s pretty swanky.
  5. the group portrait
    The Bike Brigade on Three-Borough Sunday ‘Ride Out’“People see us two ways. Either Oh, wow, these talented guys wheelie-ing! Or Come on, get out of the way!”
  6. are u coming?
    Caroline Calloway’s Final Days in Her West Village StudioGood-bye to all that clout-chasing.
  7. fast times at tiktok high
    The Grown-up Hysteria Around TikTok’s Devious LicksThe hottest new teen trend is stealing from your school. But not everything you see on the internet is real.
  8. look book
    The Look Book Goes to Sami’s Kabab HouseDuring the third week of Ramadan, people gathered to break the fast with Qabuli, lamb shanks, and aushak at the Astoria restaurant.
  9. #theapartment
    You Can Now Rent Alison Roman’s ApartmentIt’s located in Boerum Hill, or, as Roman calls the neighborhood, “the Paris of Brooklyn.”
  10. look book
    The Look Book Goes to Dia ChelseaAfter a two-year renovation, the gallery reopened with an exhibition of works by artist Lucy Raven.
  11. look book
    The Look Book Goes to the Rockaway YMCAChecking in with masked members at the gym.
  12. supertalls
    Meet the Teen Who Hates 432 Park More Than AnyoneShe’s an 11th-grader in Vancouver.
  13. look book
    The Look Book Goes to the AngelikaFor the first time in nearly a year, moviegoers came back to the theater — masked and seated apart.
  14. look book
    The Look Book Goes to S&T Auto BodyA Friday morning at the 46-year-old car-repair shop in the Bronx’s Little Italy.
  15. look book
    The Look Book Goes to Junior Rangers PracticeOn a Saturday morning at the Learn to Play program at Prospect Park, where children 10 and under were slip-sliding on the ice.
  16. look book
    The Look Book Goes to a 24/7 Vaccination CenterWe chatted with people who got late-night appointments — between 8 p.m. and 2 a.m. — at 125 Worth Street.
  17. look book
    The Look Book Goes to Grand Central TerminalOn a much quieter than usual morning, we spoke to commuters, and even a few tourists, who were passing through.
  18. welcome to new york
    No One Is Selling New York Harder Than This TikTok CoupleAnd, against all odds, we find it … slightly charming?
  19. look book
    The Look Book Goes to a Blood DriveIn the midst of New York’s blood shortage, some Bronx residents came to donate at the St. Frances de Chantal Church.
  20. look book
    The Look Book Goes to JJ Christmas TreesOn the day after Thanksgiving, the Dyker Heights lot was full of holiday shoppers buying Fraser firs, wreaths, and reindeer made from logs.
  21. look book
    The Look Book Goes to MeMe’s DinerOn the last weekend before the restaurant closed for good, diners lined up for a slice of Vietnamese-iced-coffee cake and a free bowl of cheese puffs.
  22. look book
    The Look Book Goes to The Chelsea FleaAfter a nearly nine-month closure, the 44-year-old market is back.
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    The Look Book Goes to the PollsElection workers ushered in hundreds of early voters to the Barclays Center.
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    The Look Book Goes to the Hudson Yards EquinoxWhere members were working out on treadmills, ellipticals, and weight machines under a tent.
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    The Look Book Goes to a Bed-Stuy Stoop SaleOrganized by a fashion editor and a photographer, a sale where passersby picked up a snakeskin hat, white leather bell-bottoms, and a pink kimono.