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  1. encounter
    Kathryn Garcia’s Wide-Open FutureShe’s out of a job and lost the primary, but the almost-next-mayor of New York is now a political celebrity.
  2. look book
    The Look Book Goes to a Dimes Square Clothing RackTrying on Armani pants and rare Tiffany & Co. caps at Chad Senzel’s vintage pop-up, which appears most Saturdays at Canal and Ludlow Streets.
  3. great rooms
    A Live-in, Surf-Out Rockaways DIY Design LabDaniel King and Emma Hastil started their company, Locus of Occult, at home by the beach during the pandemic.
  4. karate kids
    Greenpoint Parents Rumble Over Playground ‘Fight Club’“I was a bit shocked at how aggressive it was.”
  5. look book
    The Look Book Goes to a Financial District Dig InnWorkers who have gone back into the office — and some who never left — stopped by to pick up their Friday lunch.
  6. encounter
    The Man Behind L.A.’s MegamansionsRamtin Ray Nosrati is a developer for our new Gilded Age.
  7. great rooms
    This Used to Be the “Ugliest House on Mt. Merino”Jeff Hayenga and Michael Belanger’s long-simmering upstate project.
  8. look book
    The Look Book Goes to Malcolm Shabazz Harlem MarketLocals and out-of-towners alike shop for custom dresses, crystals, and mud cloth at the daily African crafts and textiles market.
  9. great rooms
    A Maximalist Tries Living Like Donald Judd“More is more” designer Brock Forsblom tries living with less.
  10. cityscape
    What Is Going On in Washington Square Park?A 48-hour diary of a ten-acre park where everything in the city seems to be happening at once.
  11. street view
    A Slice of the SkyThe supertall 111 West 57th is what the ruling class builds for itself.
  12. the group portrait
    The Lower East Side Seniors Who Organized Their Own T’ai Chi Class“T’ai chi helps with memory,” one says. “It’s important, at our age, to keep our minds alert.”
  13. the city politic
    20 New Yorkers (From Fran Lebowitz to Ron Kim) On Ranking The Mayoral CandidatesFran Lebowitz, Ron Kim, Chelsea Manning, and more weigh in on the mayoral primary candidates.
  14. the city politic
    One of These People Will Be the Next Mayor of New YorkFifteen candidates for mayor, each selling a different vision of the city. Choose your top five.
  15. the city politic
    Meet Your Next MayorHousing? Policing? Pot? New York Nico interviews the candidates for New York Magazine.
  16. street view
    Little Island Won Me OverThe tiny public-but-private garden squeezes in a multitude of experiences.
  17. look book
    The Look Book Goes to New York DressHigh-school students tried on tulle gowns and sequined A-lines for proms and quinceañeras at the Maspeth boutique.
  18. great rooms
    Barbara Jakobson Thinks of Her Art-Filled Townhouse As Her AutobiographyShe’s lived here since 1965 and now gets up and down its five floors on her spiffy new stair-climbing “worm.”
  19. biography of a building
    A Fairly Exhaustive Oral History of the Still-Wild McKibbin LoftsFour Loko parties, falling maggots, and first-floor strip clubs.
  20. 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.
  21. cityscape
    New York’s First Climate Adaptation Battle Is HereThe city wants to bury East River Park to save it.
  22. the group portrait
    How the Oldest Family-Run Business in Chinatown Keeps the Lights On“Throughout the COVID year, we had a half a dozen family members here every day. It’s our family living room.”
  23. 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.
  24. great rooms
    The Maker Couple Whose First Apartment Together Launched a Small BusinessJust out of NYU, David Zhang and Sarah Kim turned their Bushwick rental into a home-furnishings lab.
  25. the office
    The Open-Plan Office Was an Auditory DisasterTo quiet the din, consider a 1976 Acoustic Conditioner.
  26. the office
    Remember the Office?A look back at 150 years of cubicles, corner offices, all-nighters, and the holiday party.
  27. the office
    The Infinite Semiotics of the Office BathroomIt is an unavoidable intersection of power and poop.
  28. the office
    What It Was Like to Work at The Paris Review in the 1980sA few of the people we discovered became famous; many did not.
  29. the office
    Scandals, Murders, and Innovations in One Iconic New York City OfficeThe Equitable Building is not as famous as the Chrysler, the Empire State, or even the Flatiron. But it changed the city in countless ways.
  30. the office
    The Exquisite Pleasure of a Dead-End JobThe dirty deeds, office drama, and pay irregularities of a starter job.
  31. the office
    The Subtle Art of the Executive AssistantThe role occupies a peculiar place in the modern office.
  32. the office
    Why Is Office Lighting So Bad?Fluorescents were terrible. But LEDs can drive you insane.
  33. the office
    New York City Made the OfficeAnd the office, in turn, made modern New York.
  34. look book
    The Look Book Goes to the Rockaway YMCAChecking in with masked members at the gym.
  35. great rooms
    At Home in an Old Hotel in NomadAfter 15 years, Julie Chartoff and Irene Glezos finally really renovated their apartment inside the historic Gilsey House.
  36. best of new york 2021
    The Best Housepainters in New YorkAn architect favorite who has been likened to Jackson Pollock, a downtown go-to with a knack for color combinations, and more.
  37. best of new york 2021
    The Best Upholsterers in New YorkFor restoring mid-century chairs, pattern-matching a couch, and more.
  38. best of new york 2021
    The Best Therapists in New YorkWe asked 31 notable New Yorkers about their therapists and are publishing their referrals in their own words.
  39. best of new york 2021
    The Best Playgrounds in New YorkGiant geodesic climbing nets, ravines full of sprinklers, and a variety of slides.
  40. best of new york 2021
    The Best Custom Woodworkers in New YorkWhether you want a Judd-like plywood bench, a full wall of bookshelves made of rift-cut oak, or just some simple, inexpensive cabinets.
  41. best of new york 2021
    The Best Toy Stores in New YorkA Harlem fixture owned by a former schoolteacher, the packed-to-the-gills shop in Cobble Hill, and more.
  42. best of new york 2021
    The Best Homeware Stores in New YorkAffordable vintage furniture, Japanese gifts, Brimfield-quality quilts, and more.
  43. best of new york 2021
    The Best Exterminators in New YorkIncluding Chloë Sevigny’s pest guy.
  44. best of new york 2021
    The Best Colorists in New YorkWhere to go for Scarlett Johansson’s seasonal highlights, bubblegum-pink buzz cuts, “hot girl” hair, and more.
  45. best of new york 2021
    The Best Caterers in New YorkIndividual peking-duck buns from Nom Wah Tea Parlor, racks of ribs from Hometown Bar-B-Que, bissap mojitos from Teranga, and more.
  46. best of new york
    Best of New York 2021Reintroducing a 36-year-old New York magazine franchise.
  47. movements
    ‘Six Generations, and We Ended Up in the Same Place 150 Years Later’A mother and daughter on their family’s history in Chinatown and returning to Columbus Park to protest anti-Asian racism.
  48. best of new york 2021
    The Best Psychics in New YorkA palm reading by a psychotherapist, chakra balancing with body treatments, access to your ancestors, and more.
  49. best of new york 2021
    The Best Fitness Instructors in New YorkFor $10 pilates, a mind-body workout, “1,000-calorie burn” sessions, and more.
  50. best of new york 2021
    The Best Florists in New YorkWhere to find bodega roses that will last two weeks, Anna Wintour-approved arrangements, inexpensive marigolds, and more.
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