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  1. something for everyone
    23 Floor Lamps, Vetted 23 WaysIncluding an elegant vertical LED light and a circular lamp that looks like the many Charli XCX has.
  2. look book
    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.
  3. great rooms
    A 1915 Crown Heights House That’s Only On Its Third OwnersAfter living all over the world, Thomas Gensemer and Gabe Brotman settled down in a Brooklyn place with “a bit of an English feel to it.”
  4. a long talk
    Fran Lebowitz vs. the WorldA long talk (on a landline) with the star of Martin Scorsese’s cranky, necessary love letter to New York, Pretend It’s a City.
  5. the group portrait
    Los Deliveristas Unidos, the Essential Workers of TakeoutOrganizing the delivery workers who keep much of the city fed.
  6. biography of a building
    Inside Villa Charlotte Brontë, a Cliffside Co-op in the BronxIt remains today much as it was nearly a century ago: 17 units, no two alike, teetering over the Hudson.
  7. look book
    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.
  8. great rooms
    A Brooklyn Family’s Pet-Friendly, Kid-Filled Self-Made Comfort ZoneAda Davila and Agustin Hurtado transformed part of a 19th-century brewery in East Williamsburg into a bright and lively home.
  9. power
    The Karen Next DoorA white woman calls the police on her Black neighbors. Six months later, they still share a property line.
  10. office swag
    This New York x Neighborhood Spot Merch Is Another Reason to Love New YorkDo-good streetwear brand Neighborhood Spot created a collection of totes and prints based on the latest “Reasons to Love New York” issue cover.
  11. reasons to love new york
    Farewell to That Gentrifying Harlem Restaurant I Really Won’t MissIt catered to the people the owner wanted to see in the neighborhood, not the people who were already there.
  12. 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.
  13. reasons to love new york
    Farewell to China Chalet, the City’s Hottest Dim Sum DiscoParty till 3 a.m. Then open for lunch the next day.
  14. 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.
  15. reasons to love new york
    Farewell to Paris Blues Jazz Club, Where You Could Always Find Sam“He can’t sing, he can’t dance, he has no musical talent. But that was his love.”
  16. reasons to love new york
    Farewell to the Place I Got In Shape (and Stayed Sane)Wyatt Cenac, Cat Marnell, and Joshua David Stein on losing their favorite workouts.
  17. reasons to love new york
    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.
  18. reasons to love new york
    Farewell to La Caridad 78, a Holdout From the Old Upper West SideThe food felt like the good old days and the bad old days of an entire neighborhood — versions of the past that can be challenging to tell apart.
  19. reasons to love new york
    Farewell to BBar, Where I Was Still Hung-over from the ’90s“It existed in a zone unimaginable in Manhattan today.”
  20. look book
    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.
  21. reasons to love new york
    Farewell to My Party SpotRemembering late nights, sweaty dance floors, and karaoke with celebrities.
  22. great rooms
    An 1880 Artist’s Cottage in the Rockaways That Feels Like a ShipPatrick Clark has spent the last 22 years bringing the house back to life, preserving it for its next century.
  23. reasons to love new york
    Farewell to Odessa, Once a Place for Pierogies and a Lost Friendship“It was just there, and now it isn’t.”
  24. reasons to love new york
    Farewell to My Go-toRuth Reichl, Rumaan Alam, Jiayang Fan, and more on losing the place where they were a regular.
  25. 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.
  26. the group portrait
    The Remaining Rockettes on Their Spectacular-less Christmas“Our kick lines look the same, but we are doing them socially distanced.”
  27. cityscape
    From Community Organizer to the Ultimate InsiderKathy Wylde, the longtime head of the Partnership for New York City, has a message for today’s young socialists.
  28. look book
    The Look Book Goes to The Chelsea FleaAfter a nearly nine-month closure, the 44-year-old market is back.
  29. great rooms
    A Lounge in the Sky in the West VillageHow architect Alexander Gorlin turned a badly renovated studio into a sunny and starlit day-to-night home — with enough space for 30 Dutch soldiers.
  30. fear vs. fun
    New York Nightlife Never Stopped. It Just Moved Underground.After hours in the contagious city.
  31. biography of a building
    The Downtown Co-op of All Downtown Co-opsThe Art Deco building One Fifth Avenue has long been an expression of a certain type of New York–ness.
  32. street view
    How Joe Biden Can Be the Amtrak President New York NeedsStart with a new Hudson River tunnel and build from there.
  33. look book
    The Look Book Goes to the PollsElection workers ushered in hundreds of early voters to the Barclays Center.
  34. look book
    The Look Book Goes to the Hudson Yards EquinoxWhere members were working out on treadmills, ellipticals, and weight machines under a tent.
  35. the system
    Two Visions of the Suburbs Are on the Ballot. Both Are Myths.To understand them as imagined by Donald Trump and Joe Biden, you first have to understand that they are actually talking about segregation.
  36. small-business stories
    The Beauty-Supply Store Run by a 16-Year-OldIn September, just as her Zoom classes were starting, high-school senior Paris McKenzie held the grand opening of Paris Beauty Supplyz.
  37. the bigger picture
    Prospect Park Is the (Only) Place to BeOne October weekend of socially distanced socializing.
  38. the encyclopedia of new york
    It Came From New YorkDisco. The freak show. Neoconservatism. Q-tips. They all started in the world’s most creative, inventive city.
  39. street view
    The Next Mayor’s Next CityBill de Blasio’s successor will get the chance to make New York life easier, nicer, and fairer — or just keep us going the way we were before.
  40. neighborhoods
    When NIMBY Met MAGA on the Upper West SideA group of liberal residents wanted to oust hundreds of homeless men from a local hotel. Then Tucker Carlson took up their cause.
  41. design hunting
    When Nest Was What’s NextLooking back at the fearlessly eccentric magazine that Condé Nast was too afraid to buy.
  42. the establishment
    The Panic Attack of New York’s Power BrokersThe city’s “permanent government” has always built its way out of crisis. But what if it can’t?
  43. design hunting
    A Building Where the 19th Century Met the 21stInside the multiple lives of an apartment at the Osborne — Edwardian décor in 1910, eclectic maximalism in 1967, and airy and modern in 2017.
  44. design hunting
    Inside a 24-Room Tokyo Home That Feels Like a PaintingArchitect Kazuyasu Kochi converted an eight-unit apartment building into this sprawling single-family dwelling.
  45. design hunting
    Tour a New York Rarity: A (Mostly) Untouched Artist’s LoftTaken with the endless possibilities of a 4,000-square-foot space, decorator Cheryl Mowinckel did what most people can’t: She left it alone — almost.
  46. design hunting
    A Reykjavík Pied-à-Terre Inspired by the Natural Colors of IcelandDesigner Sheila Bridges took inspiration for her second home from the hues of the northern lights, the North Atlantic, basalt rocks, and black sand.
  47. design hunting
    A 1950s Bungalow, Transformed by an All-Black-and-White Paint JobIn order to turn a quaint cottage into an optical-illusion art house, architect Jean Verville had to use what he calls “conceptual space projections.”
  48. space of the week
    An Interior Designer’s ‘Chic and Disorderly’ Dream Home“There is a general opinion that maximalism is about clutter, but everything in this apartment has its spot, and every object engages the eye.”
  49. ask the experts
    Why Sustainably Sourced Furniture Is Worth the InvestmentAnd more expert advice from furniture designer Alexandra Climent.
  50. space of the week
    How to Retire on Both Coasts at OnceA visit to the Manhattan and Beverly Hills homes of Mark Lee, Broadway producer and former Barneys CEO.
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