New York City

April 7, 2017

Last of New York’s Master Wigmakers

Nicholas Piazza keeps 600 pounds of hair in his Staten Island garage. He stores it in plastic bins and cardboard boxes, opposite the fishing supplies. “Got […]
March 31, 2017

Vows: She Loves the Met. He Loves LeBron James.

Vows By VINCENT M. MALLOZZI Sally Wang has a theory as to why she did not date many Asian men before meeting Jason Liang in February […]
March 1, 2017

Styles Q. and A.: Filmmaker Bart Freundlich on Shooting Hoops at 47

Two or three times a week, for 20 years, Bart Freundlich has played basketball with a group of guys in gymnasiums around New York City, where […]
November 17, 2016

Yoga? Weaving? Vigils? The Search for Postelection Calm

They were a cheerful, if slightly dazed, group last Thursday evening at Voz, a store on Elizabeth Street that sells ethical fashion made by indigenous people […]
November 16, 2016

Where Everybody Knows Your Name and Accepts Your Politics

The wall on the left side of Neary’s, a green-canopied Irish restaurant and bar on East 57th Street that will celebrate its 50th anniversary next year, […]
October 15, 2016

Cultural Studies: The Art of Making (and Not Making) Plans

Adult life is full of commitments: bills to pay, family to see and a job you probably have to show up for. But in a world […]
September 13, 2016

In the Studio: In the Studio With the Creative Director of Coach

In the Studio By VANESSA FRIEDMAN Welcome to Episode 1 of our fifth season of In the Studio, which goes behind the closed doors and shaded […]
August 5, 2016

August in New York: Newcomer to the Old Ball Game

It’s not Cooperstown. But the people who come upon, or seek out, the baseball cards in a dimly lighted corridor of the American Wing at the […]
June 27, 2016

Bill Cunningham Looked for Subjects. And They Looked for Him.

Bill Cunningham worked as discreetly as he could. “My whole thing is to be invisible,” he wrote in 2002. “You get more natural pictures that way, […]
June 26, 2016

What It Was Like to Be Photographed by Bill Cunningham

This article was first published in 2002. He calls grown-up women child, and his coterie of young friends muffin. Bill Cunningham has been a habitual presence […]