After 20 years and 30 issues, Open City is ceasing publication, co-editor Joanna Yas told The Observer.
“These things are not institutions,” said founder and co-editor Thomas Beller. “They’re always razor’s edge things.”
Ms. Yas and Mr. Beller decided to shut down the journal after multiple sources of funding pulled out. They hadn’t expected issue Read More
Last week New York Times executive editor Bill Keller
“Where are we gonna find those pieces—those neighborhood pieces?” Mr. Hajdu wondered. “I’m not inclined to over-romanticize or glorify the mundane, but what you’d find there in unexpected quarters of the City were wonderful surprises.”
Mr. Lopate, who has written profiles of architecture critic Read More
The Migraine Excuse
With the advent of sophisticated new drugs (Maxalt, Zomig and the soon-to-emerge Amerge) and highly specific advice (like avoiding freshly baked bread), migraine sufferers may rejoice. But the miraculous medical technology brings with it a cloud: the slow, inexorable death of the migraine as social excuse.
Really, there is-was-no single ailment Read More