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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.

October 27, 2023

Get to Know the New York Liberty, So You Can Sound Cool & Knowledgable While They Crush the WNBA Finals

"Did you know backup center Stefanie Dolson's family goes back in New York State to before the Revolutionary War? Bet you didn't! I am soooo wise."

Knicks Superfan Shaun Geddes Is Spreading the ‘Postgame Prosperity’ Gospel

Turns out, the Knicks's most beloved and outspoken fan lives in Florida.

March 23, 2023

Skrillex Week With the Subway DJ

Hanging out with Naveh Halperin, aka the Subway DJ, I learned how he makes a moment happen.

March 8, 2023

‘This is a False Choice’: Kristin Richardson Jordan Isn’t Sorry She Killed the One45 Development

The Harlem councilmember spoke about her opposition to the truck depot, and what would have to happen for a new housing development to get her approval.

January 5, 2023

New York’s Last Umbrella Guy Faces a Storm of Crappy Umbrellas

As temperatures rise, umbrella shops are going extinct—and fixing your busted umbrella becomes near-impossible.

November 1, 2022

Jeremiah Moss Knows What You Think About Him

The author of the new book "Feral City" on why he felt free during pandemic lockdown, what he thinks of all of his critics, and why he never reads your tweets about him.

October 7, 2022

Inside the Algorithm: How New York Metro Weather Calculates a 10/10 Day

The objective subjectivity of NYC’s favorite weather guy

October 6, 2022

When Your Waxer is Also Your Therapist

Waxers like Tisha Gloss don't just rip off pubic hair—they often dispense life advice, too.

July 29, 2022

NYC’s New 5G Monolith Is ‘Bridging the Digital Divide’ With Free Wi-Fi For Exactly One Bronx Block

"The mayor is gonna come out here and say oh, we’re giving you Wi-Fi? You walk away half a block and it’s gone.”

July 27, 2022