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  1. look book
    The Look Book Goes to the Rockaway YMCAChecking in with masked members at the gym.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. best of new york 2021
    The Best Upholsterers in New YorkFor restoring mid-century chairs, pattern-matching a couch, and more.
  5. 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.
  6. best of new york 2021
    The Best Playgrounds in New YorkGiant geodesic climbing nets, ravines full of sprinklers, and a variety of slides.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. best of new york 2021
    The Best Homeware Stores in New YorkAffordable vintage furniture, Japanese gifts, Brimfield-quality quilts, and more.
  10. best of new york 2021
    The Best Exterminators in New YorkIncluding Chloë Sevigny’s pest guy.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. best of new york
    Best of New York 2021Reintroducing a 36-year-old New York magazine franchise.
  14. 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.
  15. 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.
  16. 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.
  17. 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.
  18. in the stacks
    How the Strand Lost Its WorkersThe bookstore’s owner says it’s hanging by a thread — and staff say they’re the ones paying the price.
  19. encounter
    Meditations on Loneliness With Happy the ElephantWhat can we learn about the meaning of solitude from a 50-year-old Elephas maximus at the Bronx Zoo?
  20. the pin drop
    Miami’s Little ManhattanDuring the pandemic, many well-off New Yorkers fled to South Florida … and their favorite restaurants followed.
  21. look book
    The Look Book Goes to the AngelikaFor the first time in nearly a year, moviegoers came back to the theater — masked and seated apart.
  22. great rooms
    How This 1856 Chelsea Parlor-Floor Apartment Got Its Glamour BackArchitects Daniel Rauchwerger and Noam Dvir invented a new history for their fixer-upper.
  23. look book
    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.
  24. the real estate
    The Gut Renovation of Ryan SerhantHe was a real-estate striver slinging cheap rentals until Million Dollar Listing — and a pandemic market — made him the plutocracy’s broker of choice.
  25. the city politic
    Maya Wiley, the Crisis CandidateShe believes a traumatized city deserves a progressive mayor — and she is certain she’d be better at it than her former boss Bill de Blasio.
  26. look book
    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.
  27. street view
    If Your City Were Really Dying, You Probably Wouldn’t KnowVisiting Annalee Newitz’s Four Lost Cities.
  28. the online thrifter
    How to Shop for Furniture on InstagramBusiness is booming for the city’s vintage-store owners and amateur thrifters who are using their Instagram accounts to sell secondhand housewares.
  29. look book
    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.
  30. get out
    The Nightmare ShareShe posted an ad for a roommate. What’s the worst that could happen?
  31. great rooms
    A Vibrant Reimagining of a Mid-’60s Williamsburg High-Rise Co-opCassandra Bromfield inherited the apartment from her mother and has made it her own.
  32. green rush
    Million Dollar SliceChris Barrett has made bank on the gray market selling pizza laced with 40 mg of THC per slice. Can the Pizza Pusha survive pot legalization?
  33. my spots
    John Wilson’s Favorite Spots in RidgewoodChicken pupusas, a special occasion strip club, and a used bookstore with great coffee.
  34. great rooms
    An Elegantly DIY Williamsburg Apartment With a Vreeland-Red WallTaylor Angino and Kiko Sih’s place is always evolving.
  35. look book
    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.
  36. 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.
  37. 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.
  38. 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.”
  39. 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.
  40. the group portrait
    Los Deliveristas Unidos, the Essential Workers of TakeoutOrganizing the delivery workers who keep much of the city fed.
  41. 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.
  42. 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.
  43. 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.
  44. power
    The Karen Next DoorA white woman calls the police on her Black neighbors. Six months later, they still share a property line.
  45. 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.
  46. 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.
  47. 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.
  48. 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.
  49. 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.
  50. 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.”
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