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Alexander Hamilton

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2013

    The Best (and Cheapest) NYC Alt and Indie Comedy Shows This Week

    It's an all-nerd pick this week, as the city prepares to welcome New York Comic Con. We have all manner of geeked-out funny people for you, from rapping improv dorks and Merrie Melody fans, to Texan history enthusiasts and men who name stand-up albums after Founding Fathers of American Commerce. Gra ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2013

    Cuomo's Women's Equality Act Brings The A-Word To New York State Politics

    In the video below, Governor Cuomo lays out his intentions for the Women's Equality Act - a plan that would focus on erasing specific gender biases in New York State law. Akin to the gun control bill passed in December, it's a landmark piece of legislation for the Cuomo administration and, per usual ... More >>

  • News

    December 12, 2012

    Lead Us Not Astray, Reverend James Cooper

    In August 2011, Trinity Church's rector was asked to leave. He stayed with a vengeance.

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2012

    NDAA Suit Argued In Federal Court Yesterday

    The question being argued in federal court in Lower Manhattan yesterday boiled down to this: Is a law authorizing the indefinite military detention of American citizens with only the barest recourse to civil courts constitutional? The lawsuit against the Obama administration was filed in January by ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2011

    A Duel Will Take Place in Washington Square Park Sunday

    Not this kind.​This Sunday, from from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., Holley Plaza in Washington Square Park will be the site of an actual duel, hosted by the Martinez Academy of Arms. Along with a demonstration of the older methods of swordsmanship, observers will get facts, stories and anecdotes about th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 26, 2011

    Dennis Pogue Gives Us a History Lesson That Involves Making George Washington's Whiskey

    (This is not Dennis Pogue.)​Whiskey is as American as apple pie. At least that's what Dennis Pogue, chief archaeologist at Mount Vernon, would have you believe. Over the last several years, he's spent much of his time making George Washington's whiskey (our first president was a distiller, in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2011

    Nikki Finke Fighting The Daily Over Photo

    ​Nikki Finke, the fearsome Hollywood blogger behind the rich Deadline sites, is important enough to have an HBO show created in her image. She's also been called the most "despised and uncompromising journalist in Hollywood," breaking a lot of industry news, but just as often making enemies, y ... More >>

  • News

    November 24, 2010

    Winter Guide: A Guide to 2010 Holiday Gifts

    For the Less Neiman Marcus-inclined. P.S. Get your damn hands off the ostrich!

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2010

    New York City's Top 5 Places That *Might* Be Haunted

    ​Yesterday, I had the brilliant idea to break an entry and take a look for myself inside one of the city's notoriously "haunted" places: Greenpoint Hospital. Opened in 1914, the 5-building hospital unit operated throughout the 1980's and was last utilized as a men's shelter. One building, in parti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2010

    Key to the City: A Little Bit Lame

    ​Key to the City, a project by artist Paul Ramirez Jonas, kicked off last Thursday at their kiosk in Times Square. The venture has had a huge turnout so far -- with lines closing early on account of all the wannabe key-bearers. We tried to attain one of the hot-commodity keys twice before maki ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2010

    Things to do this weekend for (mostly) free

    ​No Pants Subway Ride Pretty much exactly what it sounds like. Meet up in six locations on Sunday at 3, get on the subway, and, when your team leader tells you to, take your pants off. Organizers are requesting underwear.

  • Columns

    October 6, 2009

    The Acorn Tapes

    Jerry Nadler, the nine-term congressman from Manhattan's West Side, stands up for the Constitution

  • Columns

    August 11, 2009

    President Rejects Gay Hustler!

    Plus Abe Lincoln's logs and more than 15 minutes at Warhol's birthday party.

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2009

    Rightwing, Tea'd Out, Returns to Galt-Going

    Now that the tea parties are settled, we can return to traditional conservative concerns -- sloppy dressers, and Going Galt. George Will today decries the common herd's taste for denim (did you know that even "Silicon Valley billionaires" wear it?), TV programming that "frequently features childli ... More >>

  • Art

    May 29, 2007

    Numbers by Painting

    Recommendations

  • News

    October 4, 2005

    The Broken Constitution

    More eyewitnesses to U.S. torture of detainees pierce the Bush administration's cover-up

  • Books

    December 21, 2004

    Abridge This!

    Audioshave: What sort of book could be cut in half without losing a certain something?

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2004
  • Film

    November 16, 2004
  • Specials

    October 19, 2004
  • News

    September 14, 2004

    Bob Barr vs. the FBI

    A conservative libertarian targets Ashcroft and Mueller for violating First Amendment

  • NYC Life

    July 27, 2004
  • Art

    December 30, 2003

    Non-Art Museums

    Butterflies and Bombers

  • NYC Life

    December 30, 2003

    Cemeteries

    The Dead Zone

  • News

    July 22, 2003

    Unimpeachable Sources

    Congress: Low Friends in High Places

  • NYC Life

    July 22, 2003
  • News

    July 1, 2003

    Redefining the Center

    Liberal Decisions From a Conservative Court

  • NYC Life

    April 29, 2003
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    April 22, 2003
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    April 15, 2003
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    April 8, 2003
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    April 1, 2003
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    March 25, 2003
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    March 18, 2003
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    March 11, 2003
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    March 4, 2003
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    February 25, 2003
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    February 18, 2003
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    February 11, 2003
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    February 4, 2003
  • Theater

    December 3, 2002
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