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1999 Stories by William Bastone

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  • Poor Pollard?

    published December 7, 1999

    Other than Donna Hanover, does anyone have a more difficult job picking between Senate 2000 candidates than Brooklyn assemblyman Dov Hikind? ... More >>

  • The Charlatans

    published October 12, 1999

    In his new book Group, Paul Solotaroff chronicles a turbulent year in the life of six Manhattan yuppies and their compassionate,... More >>

  • Warren Beatty's Next Role

    published August 17, 1999

    Warren Beatty has already starred in Ishtar, so how big of a bomb could a lousy presidential campaign actually be? The 62-year-old... More >>

  • Colombian Coke Caper

    published August 10, 1999

    The wife of the Army commander leading the U.S. government's antidrug efforts in Colombia has been charged in connection with a cocaine smuggling... More >>

  • FBI Probes Purloined X Files

    published July 20, 1999

    The FBI has launched a criminal investigation into how a bullet-riddled diary found in Malcolm X's coat pocket following his February 1965 murder... More >>

  • Dark Side of the Hill

    published June 29, 1999

    Funny, when a Voice cover story recently branded Mayor Rudolph "Not in My Navy Yard" Giuliani a "heartless bastard," there was not much of... More >>

  • Dark Side of the Hill

    published June 29, 1999

    Funny, when a Voice cover story recently branded Mayor Rudolph "Not in My Navy Yard" Giuliani a "heartless bastard," there was not much of... More >>

  • The Hillary Clinton Cheat Sheet

    published June 15, 1999

    Every night before her latest hairdo hits the pillow, Hillary Clinton probably crams a few more facts about New York into her head. Like an... More >>

  • Don't Touch That Redial

    published June 1, 1999

    I have seen rock 'n' roll future and its name is Dave Hoch. The 39-year-old MIT graduate does not front a band or play guitar (though he is a... More >>

  • Shape Shifter

    published May 18, 1999

    When it comes to famous body parts, Tina Turner's legs, Elizabeth Taylor's eyes, and Pamela Anderson's chest all deserve special notice. But on... More >>

  • Active X

    published April 27, 1999

    In late February, Internet entrepreneur Tony Wisdom sat down at the computer in his Flushing bedroom and, with a few regrettable keystrokes,... More >>

  • NYPD's Tunnel Vision

    published April 20, 1999

    Concerned that another criminal probe of Peter Gatien's teetering operation would look like harassment, police officials were initially hesitant... More >>

  • Reversal of Fortune

    published March 30, 1999

    Any fan of pro wrestling would have immediately recognized Rudolph Giuliani's recent dramatic transformation, a role reversal forced upon the... More >>

  • Bad Blood

    published March 9, 1999

    A Brooklyn hospital mistakenly allowed hepatitis-tainted blood to be transfused to two of its patients, according to the results of a 1998 Food... More >>

  • Pirate King Music's No. 1 Bootlegger Gets Busted— Again

    published February 16, 1999

    Three weeks ago, Charles Larocco, the embattled King of Bootleggers, found himself in a Brooklyn holding cell waiting— for the third time in... More >>

  • The Wiseguy and the Nun

    published February 9, 1999

    Sometime this year, Salvatore Miciotta will walk out of a federal prison somewhere in America. The Mafia turncoat will carry with him a new... More >>

  • Three That Got Away

    published February 9, 1999

    These are three of the bullet holes pitting the walls of the Bronx vestibule in which Amadou Diallo died last Thursday. The markings BH2, BH3, and... More >>

  • Gatien's Last Dance?

    published January 12, 1999

    Peter Gatien lives in an exquisite East 63rd Street townhouse, just steps from Fifth Avenue. So it is understandable that the 46-year-old... More >>

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