MOST RECENT ARTICLES BY:

Jane Starr Drinkard

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    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.
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    The Look Book Goes to Dia ChelseaAfter a two-year renovation, the gallery reopened with an exhibition of works by artist Lucy Raven.
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    The Look Book Goes to the Rockaway YMCAChecking in with masked members at the gym.
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    The Look Book Goes to the AngelikaFor the first time in nearly a year, moviegoers came back to the theater — masked and seated apart.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
  11. reasons to love new york
    Farewell to the Places I Took My Dates and Old FriendsSaying good-bye to the Mermaid Inn, Rose’s Brooklyn, Pegu Club, and more.
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    Farewell to the Places That Made New York What It WasSaying good-bye to Gem Spa, Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, the Staten Island Yankees, and more.
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    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.
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    Farewell to My Party SpotRemembering late nights, sweaty dance floors, and karaoke with celebrities.
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    Farewell to My Go-toRuth Reichl, Rumaan Alam, Jiayang Fan, and more on losing the place where they were a regular.
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    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.