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  1. election 2022
    Vax Daddy Is Totally Serious About HousingHuge Ma is challenging a 37-year incumbent to represent Queens in the Assembly.
  2. the group portrait
    For the First Time, New York City Has a Majority-Women City Council“We’re going to do things that the city hasn’t seen before.”
  3. politics
    Tishquake: Letitia James Drops Out of Governor’s RaceThe attorney general says she’s choosing to run for another term in her current office, in a major relief to Kathy Hochul.
  4. politics
    ‘The Mayor Knew’Eric Garcetti’s top aide was a serial harasser, according to multiple accusers. The mayor, they say, ignored it.
  5. infrastructure bill
    Infrastructure Bill Spares New Yorkers From MTA Fare Hikes for NowGovernor Kathy Hochul said that billions in federal funding means that fare increases are suspended and service cuts are “off the table.”
  6. politics
    What’s in the Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill?Here’s how the $1.2 trillion package, which is expected to be signed into law soon, will fund roads, bridges, water cleanup, and broadband internet.
  7. politics
    House Passes $1.2 Trillion Infrastructure Bill, Delays Social-Spending BillThe seemingly eternal Infrastructure Week is finally almost over, but House Democrats delayed action on the Build Back Better social-spending bill.
  8. politics
    Eric Adams Romps to Victory As the Next Mayor of New YorkThe ex-cop who ran on fighting crime and reforming police at the same time is now poised to be the city’s strongest leader in generations.
  9. transit
    Farewell (for Now) to the Absurd La Guardia AirTrainAndrew Cuomo’s dream of shepherding riders the wrong way to the airport is on likely permanent hold.
  10. crime
    The Murders Down the Hall393 Powell Street was a peaceful home, until residents started dying in brutal, mysterious ways.
  11. eviction moratorium
    Supreme Court Blocks Biden’s Eviction MoratoriumThe decision voids the CDC’s two-month ban on evictions in the vast majority of the country, leaving millions of renters potentially at risk.
  12. new york tough
    Where Should Andrew Cuomo Live Now?Once his resignation takes effect, Cuomo will have no home. Here are a few suggestions for where the disgraced governor can crash.
  13. eviction moratorium
    Supreme Court Strikes Down Part of New York’s Eviction MoratoriumBy refusing New York tenants a presumption of financial distress, the Court may be signaling its intentions for the national moratorium.
  14. gavin newsom recall
    Meet the ‘Landlord Influencer’ Who Could Be the Next Governor of CaliforniaA new poll shows Newsom in big trouble in the September 14 recall election. But a little-known Democrat is leading the field of possible replacements.
  15. pandemic
    You’ll Need a Vaccine to Eat Inside NYC Restaurants SoonThe requirement for indoor dining, gyms, concerts, and more comes down this month.
  16. 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.
  17. politics
    Did Ranked Choice Voting Community Education Efforts Work?More research is needed, but exit-poll analysis indicated no racial disparities in understanding ranked-choice voting or how to complete the ballot.
  18. politics
    How Eric Adams Did ItThe likely next mayor didn’t look like it at the start of the campaign.
  19. the national interest
    The Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal Is Probably Doomed, AlasThe system actually doesn’t work.
  20. politics
    Can Eric Adams Hold On to His Lead?What the first results of the mayoral race mean for him and his opponents.
  21. politics
    Why There Could Be No Winner on Election NightNew York City’s experiment in ranked-choice voting begins.
  22. 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.
  23. 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.
  24. the city politic
    Meet Your Next MayorHousing? Policing? Pot? New York Nico interviews the candidates for New York Magazine.
  25. politics
    New York Will Lose Seat in Congress Because 89 People Didn’t Fill Out the Census2020 census reapportionment data showed seven House seats changing hands, but a net gain of just three in states carried by Trump.
  26. donald trump
    Watching Trump Go DownThe view from an implosion in Atlantic City.
  27. coronavirus vaccine
    The Fyre Festival of Vaccine RolloutsThe city of Philadelphia trusted a group run by a 22-year-old to vaccinate thousands, a venture that reportedly did not end well.
  28. capitol riot
    When an Airbnb Host Realized His Guests Were InsurrectionistsPaul thought they were tourists, until he heard: “We stormed the Capitol.”
  29. power
    The Karen Next DoorA white woman calls the police on her Black neighbors. Six months later, they still share a property line.
  30. left coast
    California Is Coming Apart Over COVIDThe first state to lock down during the pandemic is a mess now. What went wrong?
  31. housing
    The Eco-Yogi Slumlords Are Getting Sued — AgainThe city says they made $1.4 million on their illegal Airbnb rentals over four years.
  32. you know who used to live here?
    Doug Emhoff, Second-Gentleman-Elect, Grew Up in This Building in BrooklynThe Midwood roots of Kamala Harris’s husband.
  33. 1927-2020
    David Dinkins Deserved BetterHis mayoralty was not the overt failure it once seemed.
  34. housing
    The Eco-Yogi Slumlords of Brooklyn Are Getting SuedThe City of New York has filed a lawsuit against the couple at the center of an eviction scandal this summer.
  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. i voted
    ‘I Voted’ Stickers for Everyone Who Needs OneA New York Magazine collaboration with 48 artists
  37. encounter
    Theo Henderson Influences L.A. City Policy. For 7 Years, He’s Lived in the Park.His podcast, We the Unhoused, is made from wherever he can charge up his phone.