As the days darken and the wind whipping off the Hudson turns icy, New Yorkers may find themselves thinking of those darker, colder cities to the north: Stockholm, Reykjavik, Helsinki, Copenhagen. Every winter, a handful of New Yorkers are afflicted by something of a Scandinavian crush. The residents of distant Nordic regions seem to endure the long winters with such cool elegance, strutting through their snowy streets rather than staying housebound, hovering by the heater.
Aamanns/Copenhagen, a new Danish restaurant specializing in smørrebrød at 13 Laight Street in Tribeca, couldn’t have timed its opening any better. The first snowfall of the season dusted the city last night, and Aamanns will start dishing out its signature dish—topping-strewn slices of dark rye bread— this evening at 5:30 p.m.
As the nations of the world prepare to meet in Denmark in December, there is some well publicized noise being emitted to lower expectations for a climate treaty. The United States and China-the two largest emitters of greenhouse gasses (over 40% of the world’s pollutant load)-appear to be at the center of this effort at Read More
On Monday night, Willa Paskin sat down for a three-hour session with the man who instigated a firestorm in Europe and the Middle East with the simple commissioning of cartoons.
“Those of you who have followed this story closely might know I was sent on vacation by my bosses,” said Flemming Rose, the culture editor Read More
The monarch on a busman’s holiday in the real world who falls in love with a commoner is an old Hollywood formula that has been played out by such diverse royal highnesses as Audrey Hepburn in Roman Holiday , Ezio Pinza in Mr. Imperium and Hedy Lamarr in Her Highness and the Bellboy . But Read More