Chris Ward

  • Columns

    September 7, 2011

    Ground Zero Tolerance

    With no politician willing to take charge, the 9/11 recovery has dragged on far too long

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2011

    New York City on Terrorism Watch After Osama Bin Laden Killing

    ​CIA Director Leon Panetta says that al Qaida will "almost certainly" attempt to get revenge for the killing of Osama bin Laden, and thus, nowhere are security officials on higher alert than in New York City today. The New York Post reports that the NYPD "will pay special attention to subways, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 8, 2011

    Windows on the World Will Not Be Resurrected in the Freedom Tower

    ​Although the Freedom Tower is now home to the world's highest-altitude Subway, it will not get a brand-new version of Windows on the World.

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2010

    The Heavyweight Albany Lobbyist They Call 'Feathers'

    James FeatherstonhaughMy cover story this week about Albany lobbyists featured "Feathers," otherwise known as James Featherstonhaugh, who is the final toll on the thruway to the state capitol. Everyone, apparently, pays. Over the course of a four-decade career as unofficial state gatekeeper, Feathe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2008

    Weekend Voice Readers Update

    Photo by David Caplan Why's this kid in the Voice box? He's there to make a point. Some folks we read, and some we never heard of, have been rummaging through the Voice of late. Local musicblogger Brooklyn Vegan, for example, likes Sound of the City's Fucked Up (the band) coverage and amplifies wit ... More >>

  • News

    March 13, 2007

    All Wet

    Bloomberg's man Dan Doctoroff has an answer for rising seas: more coastal condos!