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Yo: The Early Days of Hip Hop, by Sophie Bramly

Strictly a One-Eyed Jack

Food Fight!

One day after The New York Times gives it a rave review, a Brooklyn restaurant shuts its doors and accusations fly

The Backcountry Hut Company


Amsterdam + eBike


Mavros Cigars


Street Cars Named Desire

Citroëns, Corvettes, and a bright-blue Fiat 500 get their due in a new book collecting the coolest classic cars

The Mile Cry Club

East Hampton is up in arms over the future of its airport, which services New York’s noisy 1 percent. Will the helipads be replaced with a solar farm?

Kombucha Kit


Stoop Slide

Brush up on your boogying with these numbers from Brett Dennen, Mathien, Haim, Mayer Hawthorne, and more

Gazelle Medeo T9


Je T’Aime … I Love You


Sonic Cinema

When you can’t make it to the movies (or just don’t want to), satisfy your filmic desires with these songs from Lou Reed, Lyle Lovett, Ellen Foley, and more

Wampler Guitar Pedal


Living in Mono

Phil Spector, the thorny mastermind behind the Wall of Sound, died last week. Herewith, a collection of songs—from the Ronettes, the Ramones, and more—that demonstrate the power of his hidden hand


Tracks to change form to, from John Fahey, Volta Jazz, Alice Coltrane, Wayne Shorter, and more

Mean Streets

Fran Lebowitz’s name is synonymous with two things: caustic wit and New York City. Martin Scorsese’s rollicking new documentary series captures both

Just When You Thought He Was Out…

Francis Ford Coppola is pulling us back in with a new edit of The Godfather Part III, timed to the film’s 30th anniversary

Don’t Murder Me

Songs are like people: some shine and some don’t. Here’s a collection of songs that definitely shine, from Benny Goodman, the Gipsy Kings, Bobby “Boris” Pickett, Eddie Noack, and more

Another Side of Springsteen

Call him by his name. And dive deeper into Bruce with these 20 outtakes, bootlegs, and lesser-known tracks from his albums

Hamptons Behaving Badly

In this installment: The Tale of the Sag Harbor Squatter

The Covidfefe Chronicles

You can’t spell “pandemic” without “me,” backward

The Paralane2


Dark Side of the Moon Cakes