What Charter Families Are Saying
Bio: Gillian Reagan is managing editor at Capital. She joined the team for the site's launch in May 2010. She was previously media editor at The Business Insider and a reporter for The New York Observer. Her writing has also appeared in the New York Times and Bloomberg Businessweek.
Like all of you, we're guessing, the blizzard has locked down the Capital staff in our respective apartments. So here we are, live from living rooms in Astoria to South Williamsburg, sending along end-of-year greetings after our first six months in business.
Each week, Capital's editors will offer a list of the events, activities, releases and personal obsessions that we are looking forward to during the next week. Here is a list of our anticipations.
Can we make any sense of movies like Grease without noting that its creative energy was coming from a generation of gatekeepers who came of age in the '50s?
The first entry in a month-long series about life in 2010.
Barry's new book is filled with smoking monkies who drink "all your wine and read all your tabloids," ballerinas with six eyes, and “scrap-heads” made of newspaper clippings and children’s construction paper.
Daniel Holzman and Michael Chernow, two childhood friends from the Upper East Side, opened The Meatball Shop in February on Stanton Street. It's a hit.
We asked some friends to tell us about their favorite "comfort albums." They are the albums we find ourselves revisiting over and over again, either for a dose of nostalgia or to honor a seasonal tradition. Or they are simply personal classics—records that we that have to listen to at least once a year, particularly this time of year, for whatever reason.
Parking sensors, garbage sensors, traffic sensors, health sensors: The city as an aggregate of its data.
At a discussion last night, the old argument about feminist "waves" and a new one about the digital revolution collided.
When Kanye West recently introduced his private parts to the Internet, it seemed like every gossip blog up and down the web food chain scrambled to post the story.