The Top Ten New York City Stories of 2020

These are the top ten stories included in The Briefly in 2020, based on the clicks of our email subscribers! Today's email also includes a brief AMA. Don't miss an edition of The Briefly by subscribing today.

  1. Oct 16, 2020 - This is, and I can't understate this enough, the greatest mystery of the year. (EV Grieve)

  2. Feb 5, 2020 - 29 things that are regular here and weird almost anywhere else. (Mary Lane for New York Cliche)

  3. Jun 15, 2020 - Photos: Let's be clear. If you were one of the people out in the street on St. Marks over the weekend, you're a complete asshole. (Jen Carlson for Gothamist)

  4. Nov 6, 2020 - Map: How your neighbors voted in the election. Go ahead, you know you want to look. (Jake Dobkin for Gothamist)

  5. Apr 16, 2020 - The New York City quarantine cannibal allegedly killed and partially ate his father. (Rose Adams for Brooklyn Paper)

  6. Sep 8, 2020 - The mass migration to the suburbs isn't happening. (Jeff Andrews for Curbed)

  7. Mar 26, 2020 - Photos: New Yorkers are not good at physical distancing. These are the people to blame. (Ben Yakas and Jen Carlson for Gothamist)

  8. Apr 23, 2020 - No cares about your "why I'm leaving New York" essay. That goes double during a pandemic. Just leave and take your guilt about leaving with you. (Claire Fallon for HuffPost)

  9. Jun 16, 2020 - What the hell is going on with all the fireworks lately? (Jake Offenhartz for Gothamist)

  10. Apr 21, 2020 - The Times looks at New Yorkers self-isolating in studio apartments, including a couple paying $2,300 for a 237 square foot studio apartment. (Penelope Green for NY Times)