Our Five-Borough Freestyle video series explores New York’s diverse and ever-evolving dance scene. The newest installment, filmed inside One World Trade Center, features the style of dance known as bone breaking, which looks as extreme as it sounds.
Though we rarely see them, tens of thousands of feral and stray cats roam the streets of New York City. Meet some of the wily, wild felines, and the people who are working to save them, on video.newyorker.com.
Want to open a bakery in New York? If you want to be successful, you’d better have cupcakes on hand (or, at least, that’s what everybody says). Crumbs, Sprinkles, Butter Lane – ever since the gals of Sex and the City stepped foot in Magnolia, it was as if the cupcake had come to determine dessert shop success. So when French pastry chef Dominique Ansel – formerly of gastro-mecca Daniel – decided to open a patisserie last year, he was, naturally, advised to give cupcakes some thought. And he did…sort of. He liked the possibility they offered; their ability to chameleon into the star spot on any pastry shelf. They were adaptable: add some color, adorn with tschotskes, and – voilà! – your [insert holiday here] treat is served.
As women are increasingly marrying and having children later, oöcyte cryopreservation, or egg freezing, is on the rise. Sky Dylan-Robbins, reporting from N.Y.U. Langone Medical Center, examines a young and growing science that is, in the words of one researcher, “a hope, not a promise.”