Last weekend, Sunday Styles’s Alex Williams explored a complaint that New Yorkers have had for as long as they have occupied the island: that the city is not what it used to be, that it’s no longer this because it’s becoming too much of that.
To acknowldge the ubiquity and timelessness of such a thesis, Mr. Williams referenced an episode of Sex and the City in which a former party girl named Lexi Featherston declares New York “Over — O-V-E-R,” when told to blow her cigarette smoke out the window at a house party. According to Mr. Williams, the statement was made more definitive as Ms. Featherstone proceeded to jump out the window.
But on Sunday, the Times issued a correction to the article:
Perhaps Mr. Williams should sit through the DVD box set before he writes about SATC again.