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  1. feuds
    Why Does Everyone Hate My Dog?In a city bubbling over with rage, pets — and their owners — are enemy No. 1.
  2. neighborhoods
    The Squatters of Beverly HillsAfter a fugitive doctor abandoned his mansion, an enterprising group of party throwers slid in, upending the lives of their wealthy neighbors.
  3. operators
    The Ugliest Divorce in Manhattan Real EstateHFZ’s luxury developers staked their futures on Bjarke Ingels’s High Line debut and lost everything.
  4. 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.
  5. first person
    My Quest to Downsize Without Throwing Anything AwayA big old house full of belongings — could I find them a new life?
  6. profile
    Park Slope Parents Is Old Enough to Order a DrinkSusan Fox wanted to build a community. She never expected to birth an archetype.
  7. street view
    Janette Sadik-Khan on Getting Congestion Pricing Right‘We don’t look ready.”
  8. the city
    The Candy SellersThe lives and livelihoods of some of the city’s newest migrant children.
  9. the rent is too damn high
    Are the Landlords Bluffing?They say thousands of rent stabilized apartments are too cheap and too far gone to rent. You’ll just have to take their word for it.
  10. the dream-life calculator
    Can I Afford to Live Like This?We asked young New Yorkers about their dream futures. Then we calculated exactly how much each would cost.
  11. getting around
    The Off-Peak Rider Is the Future of the SubwayThe pandemic changed how we commute. Time to invest accordingly.
  12. urbanism
    Spiraling in San Francisco’s Doom LoopWhat it’s like to live in a city that no longer believes its problems can be fixed.
  13. brick & mortar
    Chaos and Betrayal on Day One of Bed Bath & Beyond’s Closeout Sale“They tricked everyone.” At the Chelsea megastore, customers raged at the lack of deals.
  14. rabbit holes
    There’s Something Off About LED BulbsHave you started to notice, too?
  15. report
    Last Stand of the Hot Dog King“This is like the Alamo.”
  16. workplaces
    Tom Sachs Promised a Fun CultThe sculptor likes to call his studio part of his art practice. Working there could often be scary.
  17. the year i ate new york
    Manhattan’s Super-Jail Is Already Swallowing Chinatown“We were open less than a year…”
  18. street fights
    There’s a War Going on in Your Local Buy Nothing GroupBehind that free Ikea bookshelf, splinter groups are breaking away from the founders’ vision of a “gifting economy.”
  19. ohio train derailment
    What Is Going On in East Palestine, Ohio?Parsing the most reliable information circulating about the catastrophic train derailment.
  20. crime
    Here’s Why Everything at Walgreens Is Suddenly Behind PlasticThe recent spike in shoplifting is both overblown and real. And almost everyone is profiting from it (including you).
  21. reasons to love new york
    39 Reasons to Love New York Right NowEvery time it’s been confronted, New York has returned, more impossibly and unpredictably itself than ever, because we wanted it to.
  22. operators
    The Mennonite Airbnb Hustler of Upper ManhattanKonrad Bicher, calling himself “the Wolf of Airbnb,” ran a sublet scheme that made him rich — for a while.
  23. mysteries
    What We Know About ‘The Watcher’ Case Four Years LaterRevisiting the investigation on the eve of the Netflix series.
  24. royals
    Queen Elizabeth Was the First Monarch We Thought We KnewCrowned at the dawn of the TV age, she was defined by her distance as much as her ubiquity.
  25. hot garbage
    I Went to Trash SchoolAn education in “juice,” how to protect your shins, and keeping 12,000 daily tons of garbage at bay.
  26. bad landlords
    ‘He’s Kicking Me Out Because My Daughter Wouldn’t Sleep With Him.’A housing lawyer on how often landlords insert “sexual clauses” in leases.
  27. big boxes
    The American Dream Is Almost in DefaultThe mall, that is.
  28. curbed glossary
    Cuck Money Is the New Key MoneyGet ready to raise your own rent.
  29. great rooms
    The Couple That Built Very Different, His and Hers Apartments, Side by SideShe collects stuff, he likes pared-down traditionalist Japanese rooms. After years of marriage, Dorothy and Stephen Globus grew apart. What to do?
  30. getting around
    Talking Alternate-Side Parking With the Queen of Securing a SpotMary Norris on strategy, optimism, and transcending to a garage.
  31. little ukraine
    ‘The World Was Ukrainian’A stubborn and surprising immigrant enclave, hiding in plain sight on the Lower East Side.