Miriam Friedlander, the spirited former councilwoman from
the Lower East Side, died last week at 95, and we would count
ourselves enormously lucky should her type come this way again.
She was a tiny spitfire, a true product of the American
Left who once faced down then-Attorney General Ro ... More >>
Bartender Leo Cook of Bloomington, Indiana has won T.G.I. Friday's Utimate Beverage competition with his "Vanilla Lemon Ice," which will be served at Friday's restaurants starting today. The drink comprises Smirnoff Vanilla Vodka, triple sec, lemonade and Sprite. Bring the kids!
A young Harlem moth ... More >>
Antonio Pagan, a contentious figure in East Village politics, has died at the age of 50. Cause of death was not revealed, though he was said to have been battling an illness.
Pagan first came to public attention in the early 1990s as an advocate for clearing Tompkins Square Park of the homeless who ... More >>