OVERTURE: TRANSOM, SHINDIGGER & 8-DAY WEEK
Observer's opening section invites readers to explore engaging topics with a classic NY Observer sensibility. The reader’s journey begins with Transom, a surprising take on a topic du jour. Shindigger follows with a recap of the week's most influential events featuring the most influential people. 8-Day Week provides a calendar of the city's best cultural and societal events described by Jennifer Ashley Wright in a knowing, and sometimes irreverent tone.
STYLE: FASHION & LIVING WELL
Our Style section provide readers with a shop-able array of the world's best products and services curated for a highly affluent and savvy audience. Fashion & accessories, jewelry & watches, home & design and epicurean adventures are highlighted to provide a fresh perspective on the world of luxury.
ARTS: ART, CULTURE & ENTERTAINMENT
Observer has an unparalleled devotion to coverage of the world of arts & entertainment. Our experienced and authoritative voices provide informative reviews and commentary on the performing arts, fine art, music, movies and television. Whether they're a passionate supporter of the arts or a binge-watching streamer of entertainment content, Observer provides the context to be informed and inspired.
REAL ESTATE: TRENDS, NEIGHBORHOODS & TRANSACTIONS
From uptown to downtown and from borough to borough, our real estate coverage hones in on the hottest neighborhoods, new developments and latest transactions of New York’s most notable residents. Our in-depth neighborhood coverage proves no one knows how the city lives better than the Observer.
KINGDOM OF NEW YORK
Closing each issue, The Kingdom of New York is a modern-day version of King Henry’s Court. Through lively, wide-ranging conversations—far from scripted junket interviews about a celeb’s latest movie—readers meet influencers across industries and sectors.
COLUMNS & ORIGINAL VOICES
Rex Reed needs no introduction. He reviews both movies and theater, and occasionally cabaret. If he doesn't like something, it's most likely he hates it, and if he enjoys something, it's most likely he loves it. There is rarely an in-between. He doesn't hold back, and he hasn’t during his over 25 year tenure at the Observer.
Veteran advertising executive Richard Kirschenbaum’s column Isn’t That Rich chronicles the intimate lives of the super-wealthy. This monthly reader-favorite column lambasts the lavish habits of Manhattan’s uber wealthy elite.
ISN’T THAT RICH?
Continuing the tradition of Sex in the City, Jasmine Lobe, who writes The J-Spot, invites readers to peer under her covers, whether she says no to a prospective sugar daddy or yes to a $250-an-hour gigolo.