A visit to the Astor Place Wegman’s confirms we are, now and forever, among the Etruscans
(and also stuck in the ’90s).

Notes on the Gaza solidarity encampments

On the dreams, schemes, and TV screens reshaping our homes

On the front lines of the attention liberation movement

As long as this great commuter-train parade ground remains open to the skies, the streets ringing it allow us to envision a different future.

  • Crafting Modernity: Design in Latin America, 1940–1980, organized by Ana Elena Mallet and Amanda Forment, is on view at the Museum of Modern Art through September 22.

A shockingly unfeeling and vague idea of home

Is the myth of “pure originality” still a worthy target of criticism in 2024?

In his fanaticism for capitalist optimization, H. H. Holmes was the equal or better of any industrial baron.

His supreme, tweedy confidence was softened with a vulnerability and kind of underdog spirit. 



Clinton Hill — Grinding everything to a halt daily is the point.
East Village — A purist waterscape of faraway springs, streams, and reservoirs formed in my mind.
Hudson Yards — It became hard to hear over the consultant speak and self-congratulatory backslapping.
Flatiron — “We are all writing the story of the Portal and it’s still being written.”