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  1. stadiums
    The 2026 World Cup Final Is Coming to ‘New York’Well, technically, it’s New Jersey, where the metro region’s only suitable soccer stadium is located.
  2. trash talk
    ‘Things That Work Throughout the Country Don’t Work in New York City’A sanitation expert on the city’s new garbage trucks.
  3. parking wars
    Not Just Any Beach PassThe scramble to get the most coveted parking permit in the Hamptons.
  4. look book
    The Look Book Goes to a Dance BattleAs part of the Motion/Matter: Street Dance Festival, the Perelman Performing Arts Center hosted voguers, break-dancers, and waackers, among others.
  5. brick & mortar
    The Lidls Are ComingSoon there will be almost a dozen locations of the discount European grocery chain in New York City.
  6. the business of brokering
    A Three-Bed, Two-Bath, One Open Street ApartmentHow a pandemic-era open-space program became a hot real-estate selling point.
  7. street view
    A Bad Office Can (Maybe) Become a Good ApartmentThe challenges and complexities of cubicles out, bedrooms in.
  8. parenting
    Living in a One-Bedroom With Kids — by ChoiceSome parents are more committed to their pricey New York City neighborhoods than to having a door to their bedroom.
  9. getting around
    We Now Have a Better-Than-Nothing Subway-Platform BarrierThe prototype, at 191st Street, looks simple, cheap, and modestly effective.
  10. developing
    Anyone Know Where to Park a 1,000-Foot Ocean Liner?A real-estate company’s plans to turn the S.S. United States into a floating hotel may not work out.
  11. look book
    The Lookbook Goes to a Rodeo at Madison Square GardenThe Professional Bull Riders’ Major circuit began with the three-day Monster Energy Buck Off.
  12. preservation watch
    How the Nivola Horses Got Their Hooves BackAll 18 modernist sculptures have been reinstalled in an Upper West Side plaza.
  13. street fights
    The Clash Over a Secret Tunnel Under a Crown Heights SynagogueIt’s causing a huge fight in the Chabad-Lubavitch movement — and destabilized two buildings in the process.
  14. getting around
    Kayaking to School in Broad ChannelOn one block, a night of heavy rains and high tide sometimes means breaking out a boat to get around.
  15. housing
    My New Apartment’s Most Aggravating FeatureNew York homes come with standard headaches. This might be the dumbest one yet.
  16. getting around
    Drama in the Teachers’ LoungeNew York City educators were shocked to hear their union was suing the MTA.
  17. street view
    Our Radical, Practical NYCHA MakeoverFor Curbed, Peterson Rich’s architects propose balconies, energy efficiency, and adding mixed-income low-rises.
  18. getting around
    The Flatbush Chick-fil-A CrunchLong waits, wrong-way drivers, and canceled orders at the chain’s only franchise in Brooklyn.
  19. who’s selling
    Justin Theroux’s Problem Neighbor Is Selling His ApartmentAfter a long battle with the actor, Norman Resnicow is moving out.
  20. neighborhood news
    How Weed Dispensaries Colonized the Lower East SideMapping the LES cannabis-shop boom.
  21. cityscape
    The Brooklyn Bridge, Now Empty of Street VendorsThe scene on the first day of the city’s ban.
  22. trash
    2024 Is the Year of the Disappearing Trash CanThe DSNY prefers to remove cans rather than leave them to overflow.
  23. year in review
    Curbed’s 20 Most-Read Stories in 2023They include IHOP real-estate fights, boomer dads killing real-estate deals, and an exposé of Tom Sachs’s office culture.
  24. bluestockings bookstore
    Bluestockings Bookstore Is Facing Eviction for Handing Out NarcanThe bookstore’s harm-reduction program and free store have made enemies of its neighbors and its landlord.
  25. street fights
    The Neon Peace Sign Causing Friction at the AnsoniaA 69-year-old resident was ordered to remove the symbol in her window nearly a decade ago. Now it’s back.
  26. street fights
    Travis Scott Made Dean Street QuakeMonday night’s show at Barclays caused neighboring buildings to vibrate. The Fire Department was summoned.
  27. the housing crisis
    It’s Going to Be a Long Winter at Floyd Bennett FieldFamilies who weathered this week’s storms are worried about what happens when it snows.
  28. look book
    The Look Book Goes to The Nutcracker at Lincoln CenterKids and grown-ups put on their holiday best to see New York City Ballet’s annual production.
  29. renters
    It’s Sublet-My-Apartment SeasonEveryone you know is leaving town for four days and has a “v calming, chill” place you should message them about.
  30. legal drama
    Cars for Kids Might Kill Kars4KidsA 20-year legal dispute between the semi-infamous nonprofit and a similarly named rival came to a head this week.
  31. collectors
    First in Line at the MTA’s Memorabilia SaleShopping for train doors, wooden benches, and subway signage in a south Brooklyn lot.
  32. developing
    When New York’s Biggest Private Landlords Are Columbia and NYUA new bill proposes the schools start paying taxes accordingly.
  33. street view
    Making Headway on the Perfect New York StreetTwo years after our last close look, real signs of progress.
  34. stunts
    My Morning on the BeamRockefeller Center’s 1932 stunt photo is now its $25 tourist ride, minus lunch.
  35. redevelopment
    The Limelight’s Next Act: TheaterFrom church to club to mall to gym — and, now, to performance space. Will this plan stick?
  36. getting around
    Unbending License Plates With Gersh KuntzmanCongestion pricing might bring the transit vigilante out of retirement.
  37. getting around
    The Beginning of the End of the TurnstileA visit with the MTA’s new anti-fare evasion gates in Queens.
  38. neighborhood news
    The SUV That Tried to Take the SubwayA mishap in Washington Heights highlights a bad year for traffic accidents.
  39. urban fauna
    What We Know About the ‘Mystery’ Dog Illness That’s SpreadingSo far, vets aren’t too worried about the respiratory illness circulating among dogs.
  40. housing
    The Landlords Are MergingTwo organizations representing owners of rent-stabilized buildings across the city may be teaming up because one of them is going broke.
  41. reasons to love new york
    The Boys Who Got Lost Under Staten IslandA sixth-grade adventure.
  42. reasons to love new york
    Reasons to Love New York Right NowMaybe because the year was so challenging, our 37 reasons to love New York this year feel even dearer.
  43. reasons to love new york
    We Took New York’s TikTokers to LunchThe people who tell the world about dating, dining, and celebrity apartments met up at Bad Roman (where else?).
  44. reasons to love new york
    Good-bye, Beautiful Trash CansWe’re ditching you for something better.
  45. reasons to love new york
    How This Lost Dog Got FoundIt’s Waylon, and he’s a good boy.
  46. getting around
    Huge Hunks of Concrete Are Key to the Mayor’s Plan for Safer IntersectionsNot all approaches to “daylighting” are created equal.
  47. look book
    The Look Book Goes to an Anime ConventionCosplayers and gamers went all out for Anime NYC’s three-day event at the Javits Center.
  48. getting around
    A Postcard From Driverless San FranciscoUnexplained stops. Incensed firefighters. Cars named Oregano. The robotaxis are officially here.
  49. getting around
    A Frank Talk About Thanksgiving TravelTips from a Port Authority veteran on flying out during this week’s storms.
  50. new york jobs
    Someone Had to Build the Giant Mushrooms for the Candy ForestDesigning the hallucinatory spectacle of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.
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