New Yorkers are famously belligerent when it comes to changes made to their beloved institutions. So when it came to something as timelessly iconic as Milton Glaser’s I ❤️NY logo from 1977, arguably the most recognizable and most-copied logo in...
The Floor Just Dropped and Then Started Bouncing
At around 4 p.m. on Tuesday, people at One Vanderbilt felt the midtown tower’s 93 floors shake in unison. Some employees voluntarily evacuated the building, but those fleeing their offices had little clarity about what was going on. As The...
Will Train Daddy Finally Get Us High-Speed Rail?
Train Daddy will soon be High-Speed Rail Daddy. Andy Byford — the London-based transit consultant who swooped in to save the MTA from certain doom and was driven out by Andrew Cuomo — has been named an executi... More »
Rare Akari Light Sculptures, Alexander Girard Posters, and More Finds
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When Wealthy People Collide on the Slopes
The trial between Gwyneth Paltrow and retired optometrist Terry Sanderson over a 2016 ski collision began earlier this week with a Utah jury of their peers (all Goop founders or retired optometrists... More »
Your Landlord Might Be a Baby
“I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again. Every child that you have — purchase a house for them,” Wayne Turner, a broker in New Orleans, says as a camera pans through a charmless, beige three-bedroom in Wasilla, AlaskaMore...
The Best Kids-Party Entertainers in New York
Pickleball Will Soon Swallow Central Park Whole
One of the biggest gripes among New York City pickleballers is the lack of space in which to pickleball. The sport took off during the pandemic, and local enthusiasts have found themselves tussling for real estate with tennis... More »
Los Angeless Metro Is Using Classical Music as a Weapon
“We are piping in classical music, you probably heard that, so we’re still evaluating that,” said Conan Cheung, chief operating officer of Los Angeles’s Metro, to a crowd of tech and mobility consultants at an “innovation forum” held earlier this...
The Best Cheese Shops in New York