1. reasons to love new york
    39 Reasons to Love New York Right NowEvery time it’s been confronted, New York has returned, more impossibly and unpredictably itself than ever, because we wanted it to.
  2. the group portrait
    A Basquiat Family ReunionThe artist’s sisters have put on an exhibition of his work to remind the world where he came from — and have a party.
  3. new york jobs
    How Kenny Rivero Went From Night Doorman to Armory Art Fair ArtistIt was a snooty building near Gramercy Park. Not everybody was nice.
  4. better days
    25 Ways to Make the Post-Pandemic City More Livable, Prosperous, and JustFree subways, feminist housing, a “Department of Care,” and other proposals by Jeff Zucker, Bjarke Ingels, and other thoughtful New Yorkers.
  5. public art
    Rashid Johnson Welcomes Everyone to His Red Stage on Astor PlaceDo what you want, people!
  6. take a dip
    First Look: The Plus Pool’s Future East River HomeThat zany, self-filtering, floating swimming hole officially has a place to drop anchor.
  7. the covid memorial project
    Paul Chan Wants Us to Look Up at the Night SkyPart 12 of 15 proposals to help us remember the pandemic’s toll.
  8. reasons to love new york
    Farewell to My Brick and Mortar ShopsThe now-shuttered stores that made an impression, from Staten Island to Hudson Yards.
  9. reasons to love new york
    Farewell to My Party SpotRemembering late nights, sweaty dance floors, and karaoke with celebrities.
  10. reasons to love new york
    500 Reasons We’ve Loved New YorkA send-off to the many places, big and small, that closed in 2020.