MOST RECENT ARTICLES BY:

Emma Alpern

Senior Copy Editor, New York Magazine

Emma Alpern is a senior copy editor at New York. She writes about culture and food.

  1. night life
    ‘This Is Like the Studio 54 of Now’Two-stepping the night away at Ridgewood’s sold-out honky-tonk party.
  2. collectors
    First in Line at the MTA’s Memorabilia SaleShopping for train doors, wooden benches, and subway signage in a south Brooklyn lot.
  3. best of new york
    The Best Eyeglasses Shops in New YorkFor hard-to-find frames, something zany, vintage Persols, and more.
  4. best of new york
    The Best Pilates in New YorkWhere dancers, Broadway performers, and 90-year-olds practice.
  5. best of new york
    The Best Physical Therapists in New YorkFor back spasms, learning to run again, and more.
  6. my spots
    Author Sloane Crosley’s Favorite Spots in the West VillageA Wonka-esque Japanese grocery, a bar that will put candied ginger in anything, and a tennis court where timing is key.
  7. my spots
    Tanaïs’s Favorite Spots in Williamsburg“New Wave babe” vintage finds, a copy shop run by an illustrator, and spiced Ethiopian tea.
  8. my spots
    Xochitl Gonzalez’s Favorite Spots in Clinton HillA two-block street that’s perfect for dog-walking, the best store for crystals, and a house with chickens.
  9. my spots
    Alexandra Kleeman’s Favorite Spots in Staten IslandA restaurant with a New England-like view, the world’s best artichokes, and a tugboat parking lot.
  10. viral houses
    This Pristine ’60s Ranch Is Actually From … 2021?It came together with dead-stock appliances and a half-century-old blueprint.
  11. saturday night fever
    Greenpoint’s Disco Ball Rite-Aid Is About to Be DemolishedThe beloved pharmacy, originally a vaudeville theater, will soon be replaced with apartments.
  12. it’s our own damn fault
    A Margaritaville Resort Opening in Times Square in a Pandemic, Sure, Why Not?Here’s everything we know about Jimmy Buffett’s high-rise paradise.
  13. viral houses
    A Florida Family Bought the Viral Shag-Carpet House Without Setting Foot InsideIt’ll soon be a vacation rental, but without all of the wall-to-wall carpeting.
  14. viral houses
    Meet the Couple Who Bought the Brutalist Bachelor Pad You Saw on TwitterPeople went wild for the house online, but these people actually plan to live in it.