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Adlan Jackson

Adlan has written for The New York Times Magazine, The New Yorker, Pitchfork, Study Hall and more.

The First Night at Baker Falls

Nostalgia reigns at a new East Village nightclub.

July 24, 2023

Is ‘The Book of Hov’ Really for Anyone but Jay-Z?

Brooklyn Public Library's exhibition glorifies Jay-Z and advertises his products—but we’re being told it’s for the people.

NYC Noise’s Jessica Hallock Wants You to Embrace Experimental Shows

"Nobody I know has ever seen a July like this," she said of this month's upcoming shows.

July 14, 2023

Jesse Rifkin Dreams of Skyscraper Raves in Midtown

The author of "This Must Be the Place" traces the history of New York's neighborhood-based scenes.

July 13, 2023

Here’s Why the FDNY Has to Bust Your Car Windows If You Block a Hydrant

"A bend in the hose will decrease the pressure, and if you have to go up five or six floors, you need all the pressure you can get."

Screen Slate’s Jon Dieringer Wants You to Go to the Movies

The editor-in-chief of Screen Slate recommends where to find independent and repertory film.

June 29, 2023

Hank Is Making Country Hyperpop

A former jazz guitarist channels Lucinda Williams and Justin Bieber.

June 26, 2023

Josephine Network Will Be in New York Forever

"Josephine is a showgirl, a rock and roll girl. Josephine is a diva, and she's got a lot of soul too."

June 21, 2023

New York’s Age of Design Apathy Is Here

Expensive, garish, barely concealing its contempt and ultimately not achieving much.