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‘Young People Saved Me’: Lucy Sante on Gen Z, the Virgin Mary, and Drugs

Sante is a legend, incisive and unsentimental, and she does not soften her renowned critical eye when turning it selfward.

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NYC’s Airbnb Law Has Thinned Out Listings. But Can It Bring Down Rents?

If all short-term rentals could be instantly converted to regular rental housing, it would nearly triple the city’s number of available units.

Hochul: Sorry I Joked About Doing to Canada What Israel Is Doing to Palestine

Listen, sometimes politicians say their blood-soaked fantasies out loud, and other links to start your short week.

Swizz Beatz and Alicia Keys Invite Brooklyn In. So Where’s the Show?

In "Giants," the couple's exhibit at the Brooklyn Museum, diverse works are suffocated by a vague narrative of Black excellence.

Bounced from Shelter to Shelter, a Family of Asylum Seekers Struggles to Stay New Yorkers

An interview with a family that never imagined themselves in New York City, and now have nowhere else to go.

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Wandering New York City’s Grief Corridor

The saddest micro-neighborhood in town keeps getting bigger.

Eric Adams Won’t Engage With What Everyone Knows: The NYPD Whitewashed Kawaski Trawick’s Killing

The mayor who ran on a promise to hold police accountable now doesn't want to "interfere."

‘I Just Want to Live’: Mauritanian Asylum Seekers in NYC Face an Uncertain Future

"People aren't coming for jobs or the American dream—it's a life or death situation."

Somebody Explain Fran Lebowitz to Me

Some in the crowd at the Kings Theatre in Brooklyn last Saturday got to talk to the woman they felt like they knew.


"Clifford" broke the BAM Film website, which is exactly what he would have wanted.

A Love Letter to Doaba Deli, a Homey Community Hub

This South Asian steam table spot—with a rare public restroom!—has been feeding students and cabbies cheaply and well since 2009.

New York’s Prison Labor System: ‘You Got the Slaves, and You Got the Masters’

Testifying to state lawmakers, former incarcerated workers for the state’s Corcraft program described a regime of exploitation.

NBA Refs Win Thrilling Buzzer-Beater Against NY Knicks in Houston

Jalen "Job" Brunson is doing everything he can but the NBA won't let him live. NBA Refs Win Thrilling Buzzer-Beater Against NY Knicks in Houston

Snow is Falling on Long Island Voters

The Knicks were ROBBED and more links to start your wintery Tuesday.

Bed-Stuy Bikes Still Wants to Build the Bike-Repair Trade School of the Future

The worker cooperative is having a tough winter, but sees brighter days ahead for both the cooperative and bike mechanics across the city.

Adams Administration to NYC Children: Snow Days Are ‘Long Gone’

What does it say that we now live in a world where our parked cars get snow days but our children don't?

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