Subject:

Carmine DeSapio

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2013

    Ed Koch Died This Morning

    Former mayor Ed Koch died of congestive heart failure this morning. He was 88 years old. After a stay in the hospital last week, he returned to intensive care yesterday for treatment of his lungs, which were filling with fluid, as well as an iron deficiency. Unfortunately, it did not save his life. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2010

    Jimmy Breslin on Norman Mailer for Mayor: 'That bum is serious!'

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. April 24, 1969, Vol. XIV, No. 28 The Mailer-Breslin Ticket: Vote the Rascals In by Joe Flaherty I approached the making of the Mailer, 1969, with dubious thoughts. Like many others I was invited to Mailer's home about three weeks ago t ... More >>

  • Columns

    April 13, 2010

    R.I.P. St. Vincent's Hospital

    A murder in the Village when downtown's guardian goes under

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2009

    Art D'Lugoff, Village Royalty, Gone Too Soon at 85

    ​Here's to Art D'Lugoff, the great Village music impresario, the round and bearded political and artistic enthusiast, whose eclectic tastes educated more than one generation, and who died yesterday at 85. Much too young. A friend, Thomas Vitullo-Martin, said D'Lugoff had been in good health, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2009

    Vintage Voice: Read Our Old Stories at Google!

    ​Google has finally uploaded our back issues, which stretch all the way back to our debut on October 26, 1955, online. (It cost five cents then; it costs you nothing now. Vive le Internet!) Interestingly, Google's news blog announcement links to Lester Bangs' classic Iggy story, "Blowtorch in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2009

    Clip Job: Tammany Finally Tamed in the Village

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archivesSeptember 12, 1963, Vol. VIII, No. 47Last Hurrah for Tamawa! Village is Reform Country!By Susan GoodmanA margin of 41 votes marked finis to any dreams of renewed glory Carmine G. DeSapio might have been nurturing. The victor was Edward I. Koch, w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2009

    Clip Job: A Victory for Washington Square, Koch, and the Voice

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archivesSeptember 5, 1963, Vol. VIII, No. 4611-Year Fight Ends: No More Buses in Washington SquareMayor Robert F. Wagner entered the local political fray Monday when he hailed Edward I. Koch and Carol Greitzer, Village Independent Democratic Candidates f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2009

    YAF Goes Wild for Barry Goldwater

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. March 15, 1962, Vol. VII, No. 21 Garden Packed for Goldwater By Mary Perot Nichols "I would like to see a liberal journalist come to the Garden tonight and say that we don't exist," said the young Yale man with crew-cut and horn-rim glasses ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2008

    Eleanor Roosevelt Supports the Fight Against Carmine DeSapio

    The Democratic voters of Greenwich Village were told last Thursday night that "millions of people throughout the nation" were watching them.

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2008

    Jack Kerouac Live at the Vanguard

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. December 25, 1957, Vol. III, No. 9 Jack Kerouac: Off the Road, Into the Vanguard By Howard Smith Out front the J.J. Johnson Quartet heats up the buzzing, jammed-in, packed house to a supercharged, pregnant pitch. In a back alcove, near t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2008

    The Rape of Washington Square

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. May 1, 1957, Vol. II, No. 27 Road Through 'Square' Likely The long-threatened plan to push a roadway through Washington Square seemed closer to becoming a reality last week. A large number of Villagers were disturbed to read in last Thursd ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2008

    Village Independent Democrats Stage a Coup

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. April 24, 1957, Vol. II, No. 26 Independent Democrats May Challenge DeSapio Leadership in Village Well-founded rumors that the Village Independent Democrats would try to unseat -- and in his own bailiwick -- the number-one leader in New Yo ... More >>

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