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It’s also transit’s Most Improved Player

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Nostalgia drew me in. But the escapism, absurdity, and innocent stupidity of the late 2000s kept me watching.

Photos: Antonio de Moraes Barros Filho/FilmMagic/Bobby Bank/WireImage/James Devaney/Getty Images


It’s Fran’s world; why can’t we all live in it?

Fran Lebowitz and Diane von Furstenberg at a party in New York City, 2008. Photo: Billy Farrell/Patrick McMullan/Getty Images


The Way We Work Now

Kate Goldwater says she’s shuttering her vintage thrift shop because of the government’s poorly handled pandemic response

Photo illustration. Image source: Kate Goldwater


The pandemic may have accelerated migration from urban centers, but neighborhoods are keeping city life alive.

Cheering a crowd of protestors from a stoop in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. Photo by Erik McGregor/LightRocket via Getty Images.


A love letter to a stricken city from a former New Yorker in L.A.

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Life in the Time of the Coronavirus

New York City Council member Mark D. Levine wants to prepare the public for a new way of life

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The rolling hills of Appalachia have been my refuge from the coronavirus epidemic

Illustration: Michelle Kondrich


As one of the first coronavirus carriers in New York City, I’m haunted by the idea that I may have infected others

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We asked a bunch of New Yorkers, and they had some far-flung ideas

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