It has become a safe assumption that otherwise liberal and open-minded New York politicians will make an exception for Israel. Case in point: 10 members of the New York City Council have declared that they support academic freedom, just not the freedom of public universities to host events that do n ... More >>
In case you're wondering why the U.S. Government is still pressing a case against Roger Clemens, think about it this way: years of work and millions upon millions of dollars have gone into investigations that have so far resulted in Barry Bonds being confined to his home for six months - and even th ... More >>
Salim VirjiTwo more NYC cyclists were killed in traffic this week.Two more bicyclists were killed in New York City traffic this week. Last night a 60-year-old man was killed near Rockaway Beach as he attempted to change lanes. The cyclist, whose identity hasn't yet been released, was taken to ... More >>
Bachrach StudioAlan Dershowitz wants to see the videotape.Harvard Law professor Alan Dershowitz is furious that the Manhattan D.A.'s office won't turn over a video that shows the accident in which his sister-in-law was killed.
Marilyn Dershowitz was cycling with her husband on 29th Street la ... More >>
Salim VirjiTwo bicyclists were killed in Manhattan traffic in the last week.It's been a bad week for bicyclists in New York. First came the news that Ray Deter, the owner of the popular d.b.a bars, was hospitalized Wednesday after a silver Jaguar hit his bicycle on Canal Street. Friday, Deter ... More >>
It would be very easy to root against the liberal cleavage emporium, occasionally news-breaking, mostly news-aggregating behemoth The Huffington Post, whose most popular articles currently include "PHOTOS: Jennifer Love Hewitt In A Bikini" and something called "WATCH: The Wrong Way To Install ... More >>
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August 7, 1969, Vol. XIV, No. 43
Swarming Into The WASP Nest
by Jonathan Black
Point O' Woods is one of Fire Island's quainter attractions, an anachronistic fenced-in retreat for vacationing WASPs with nary a Jew or a black to disturb ... More >>
After we noted yesterday some gay-friendly endorsements in the Manhattan D.A.'s race, the office of candidate Leslie Crocker-Snyderr (pictured) notified us that she'd just received the backing of bigtime gay activist and writer David Mixner, who says she "has by far the longest and best recor ... More >>
Actor Ron Silver has died of esophageal cancer at the age of 62. Born in New York, Silver took a Master's in Chinese History from St. John's University, taught Spanish, and even worked for the U.S. Government in Taiwan before starting to act off-Broadway. He moved on to TV (including a recurring r ... More >>
Hand-addressed envelopes return-addressed from different locations in Tennessee arrived at the Wall Street Journal's New York offices and were revealed today to contain an unidentified white powder. They were addressed to "several executives." The intention is presumed to be either to scare or to se ... More >>