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  1. The Summertime Illusion of Lavender LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | New Yorker

    Sameness can be refreshing, particularly in a borough where change is often costliest to those who desire it least. This, however, has not been true of the Gowanus Canal, which, poorly drained for much of the past two centuries, ripened into an un-water-like hue as it received the sins of the growing, changing Brooklyn at its banks.


  2. Dia:Beacon Rebrands as Ideal Date Spot for Couples Who've Been...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 15 | New Yorker

    Beacon, N.Y.-After fifteen years as the Hudson Valley's premier destination for contemporary art, Dia:Beacon is proud to embrace its de-facto identity as the ideal spot for New York City-based couples who have been in a relationship for two years and have nothing left to say to each other. Speaking from his office in Beacon, the Dia Art Foundation's director stated: "This has always been where we were headed as an institution.


  3. Giuliani vs. the VirginRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 21 | The New Yorker

    Denounced by the former mayor, collected by the controversial hedge-funder Steven A. Cohen, Chris Ofili's sublime elephant-dung-adorned Madonna is headed for MOMA. The day before the White House announced that Rudolph Giuliani would be joining President Trump's legal team, news broke of another controversial New York figure's comeback.


  4. Twenty-four-Karat Chicken Wings and the Allure of Eating GoldRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 27 | New Yorker

    In the next frame, a mound of the metallic wings takes on even more glitter, as does the gloved hand of the cook guiding them, a dust storm of 24k. microparticles turning these hot wings into golden hot wings, which a person can order, if she so chooses, at the Ainsworth, a restaurant with locations in cities including New York, Hoboken, and Newark.


  5. Michelle Dorrance Makes Noise at the American Ballet TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 17 | New Yorker

    Michelle Dorrance, a tap innovator working with the American Ballet Theatre, is trying to bring a little sound into ballet. "I want to build an orchestra of dancers creating sounds together," she said.


  6. Kadir Nelson's "Stickball Alley"Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2018 | New Yorker

    Nelson began drawing at the age of three, and went to art school in New York; since then, his work has often tapped into the energy of street life in the city. He recently sat down to discuss the cover and his influences.


  7. Remembering David Buckel, the Pioneering Lawyer Who Championed L.G.B.T. RightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2018 | New Yorker

    David Buckel's work was based in the belief that stories of real people's lives and bodies could change minds, hearts, and policy. in the late nineteen-nineties, the lawyers Evan Wolfson and David Buckel were reading a mutual friend's obituary together.


  8. On the Street in Brooklyn the Morning After the Police Shooting of Saheed VassellRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2018 | The New Yorker

    Wednesday afternoon, according to the N.Y.P.D., three 911 calls were made to report a man brandishing a silver gun in the Crown Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn. Three plainclothes and two uniformed officers were dispatched to the corner of Utica Avenue and Montgomery Street, where they confronted the man-his name was Saheed Vassell, and he was thirty-four years old-and shot him dead.


  9. Tracy Morgan's Wistful, Meandering Comedy in "The Last O.G."Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2018 | New Yorker

    Morgan's screen presence depends on a charismatic combination of the cuddlesome and the volatile, qualities that are most potent when exhibited at the same time. His most famous role-in "30 Rock," as Tracy Jordan, a superstar comedian steadfastly enabled in his megalomania-showcased his knack for the erratic to the highest degree.


  10. What Brooklyn Sees in BuffaloRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2018 | New Yorker

    "Heaven on earth," the cook replied, spreading his arms in praise. More specifically, it is "homemade macaroni salad, homemade fries, hamburger, cheese, hot dog," he said.


  11. Art to See This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2018 | New Yorker

    Are instruments works of art? Kandinsky advised against getting hung up on distinctions between sight and sound, writing that either may take you "into a hitherto unknown world." big shebang this week is the Met Breuer's "Like Life: Sculpture, Color, and the Body," a sprawling, at times carnivalesque survey of three-dimensional approaches to the human figure over the past two thousand years.


  12. The Future Did Not Have to Be Luxury Condos: Revisiting Gordon Matta-ClarkRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2018 | New Yorker

    Gordon Matta-Clark folded urban decay into his art. Move ahead forty years and the city's debris is from new development.


  13. An Unmistakable Taste of Montreal at Chez Ma TanteRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2018 | New Yorker

    The buzzy new Brooklyn restaurant in Greenpoint doesn't bill itself as Canadian, but it is made in the image of the country's great food city. a trip to Montreal a few years ago, someone told me that when a person there says she works in "the industry" she's referring to the restaurant world.


  14. "The Memory Palace": History in Escapist VignettesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2018 | New Yorker

    The podcast "The Memory Palace," produced by Nate DiMeo, can be transporting, provoking gratitude for its humanistic historical lessons and its creator's care and attention. DiMeo's long-running independently produced podcast "The Memory Palace," part of the Radiotopia collective, is about history and, in its way, part of history itself: DiMeo started it in 2008, and a decade is a long time in podcast years.


  15. "High Maintenance": An Anthology Show That Really WorksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2018 | New Yorker

    The new season of "High Maintenance" opens with a modern moment of dread. In an episode called "Globo," a Brooklyn pot dealer-a character we know only as the Guy-wakes up with his girlfriend.


  16. Trump's Fixation on Haiti, and the Abiding Fear of Black Self-DeterminationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2018 | New Yorker

    An ensuing cholera crisis, for which the United Nations has admitted responsibility but has not given reparations, claimed tens of thousands more lives. When, on Thursday, in a bipartisan meeting with lawmakers about the status of the Dreamers, Trump referred to Haiti, El Salvador, and several African nations as "shithole countries," the timing compounded his insults.


  17. New York City's Controversial Monuments Will Remain, but Their Meaning Will Be More ComplicatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2017 | New Yorker

    A commission established by Mayor Bill de Blasio in the wake of the violence in Charlottesville has recommended moderate changes to the city's portfolio of statues and markers. fall, a few weeks after white supremacists rallied in Charlottesville, Virginia, to protest the removal of a statue of the Confederate general Robert E. Lee, New York City's mayor, Bill de Blasio, announced the creation of a panel tasked with evaluating the history of his city's own statuary, called the Mayoral Advisory Commission on City Art, Monuments and Markers.


  18. The Stowaway CrazeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2018 | New Yorker

    A lost tabloid spread for the seventeen-year-old Billy Gawronski, who dived into the Hudson River to stow away on Commander Richard Byrd's 1928 expedition to Antarctica. June of 1928, according to a breathless newspaper account, a restless Australian music teacher named Jeanne Day transformed herself into a stowaway of the "modern school."


  19. Barren Island's Treasure TroveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2018 | The New Yorker

    Barren Island has been likened to "a scrotum hanging from the bottom of Brooklyn." In the eighteen-fifties, the city began sending horse carcasses, slaughterhouse offal, and other troublesome refuse there for salvage or disposal, and in 1879 a court ruled that a Brooklyn railroad company could legally turn away passengers who worked in the rendering plants because their clothes smelled so terrible.


  20. Trump Reopens an Old Wound for HaitiansRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2017 | New Yorker

    Haitians were the only ones solely identified by nationality, in part because of twenty or so Haitian patients who'd shown up at Jackson Memorial Hospital, in Miami. "We forwarded these cases to the C.D.C.," Dr. Arthur Fournier, who treated some of those first Haitian patients, told me recently.


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