The parents sat along the long green benches at Betsy Head Park in Brownsville, watching their sons' Pop Warner football practice. Some discussed the kids' game on Sunday--that fumble at the end of the second half changed everything! Some flipped through newspapers. Some munched on sour candy. The ... More >>
If the dysfunction of this election cycle hasn't totally pulverized you yet, here's another epic bungle to behold: David Paterson endorsed Scott Stringer for comptroller months ago, long before Eliot Spitzer, a friend of Paterson's and the man whose sex scandal made him governor, declared his candi ... More >>
A reader took a picture of a man standing in Union Square last night holding a sign reading "Anthony Weiner AKA Carlos Danger is #1." #1 in relation to what, you might ask? Oh, I get it. It's a metaphor.
American banks are on a massive crime spree. Obama and Romney hope you won't notice.
Today is just brimming with news about gone, but not forgotten New York politicians. First, the people of the city learned that they will no longer be able to watchEliot Spitzer's cable television show, and now it's been brought to our attention that Spitzer's replacement in office, David Pat ... More >>
Home is, as they say, where the heart is. So who's the guy selling you your Lipitor and what the hell are all these rats doing everywhere? In this week's Village Voice cover story, join staff writer Elizabeth Dwoskin for a rousing, fun, morbid round of the game New Yorkers everywhere can rela ... More >>
Election Day! It's the opportunity for We, The People to have our voices heard, as we vote for people who likely have nothing but contempt for us and self-interest at heart, who aren't even the best people for the job, because anyone with a functioning brain knows the Good Money and the Good ... More >>
Groucho Marx once said that he'd never want to be in any club that'd have him as a member. But what of those that don't? Just ask Eliot Spitzer, who the New York Times gets dishy on, revealing that the former governor of New York was rejected from The Harvard Club, his alma mater's cushy -- a ... More >>
The evening of reckoning IS FINALLY HERE! Yes: Parker/Spitzer -- Eliot Spitzer's CNN debut -- is coming on to CNN tonight. DON'T FORGET: You can watch with us, as myself and some of my Runnin' Scared co-bloggers will be liveblogging the shenanigans and the "That's what she said" count straigh ... More >>
Ashley Dupre, Eliot Spitzer's favorite call girl, has managed to stick around -- you have to give her that. But even after posing for Playboy, she went back to school, demonstrating a commendable instinct to avoid putting all her eggs in the boob basket. There's something savvy about her, so ... More >>
Via Steve Krakauer at Mediaite, former New York governor Eliot Spitzer's long-awaited (by people like me) CNN show with Kathleen Parker has a name -- Parker-Spitzer -- and an opening date (8PM on Monday, October 4th). Here is video of him with a woman who is not his wife:
Casual Bloomberg and his lady loveYou date and/or live long enough in New York City, and sooner or later you run into the complaint, usually expressed after numerous beverages, that there are "no good men in the city" -- you know, they're all taken, or married to their careers, or taken and m ... More >>
Kathy HochulAndrew Cuomo missed an opportunity to name a minority running mate at the recent Democratic convention. He was so conscious of the state's first all-white Democratic ticket in 20 years that he asked Bill Thompson, the black former city comptroller, to nominate him and Vivian Viloria-Fish ... More >>
Saturday at the Tibeca Film Festival, one of the event's most buzzed about features made its debut. After all, there's nothing New Yorkers love more than art about other New Yorkers. And sex. Plus, Rupert Murdoch -- but not together. The as-of-yet untitled and unfinished Eliot Spitzer documen ... More >>
The reward for sitting through two hours of the first hearing of the new city Charter Review Commission last night was the late arrival of Carl Paladino. The gray-haired real estate mogul from Buffalo with a voice like gravel and dark pouches of worry below his eyes is a Tea Party dream come ... More >>
By Fatimah Surjani Ortega Yes, Tiger, this could be your yearSunday ushers in the Year of Metal Tiger, which sounds like a golf club. That's actually appropriate, because things look auspicious for Tiger Woods -- as long as he can keep his dick in his pants. Just in time for Chinese New Yea ... More >>
A group of die-hard New York stargazers met this morning in Inwood, in the northernmost tip of Manhattan near Spuyten Duyvil Creek, to watch the LCROSS lunar probe crash into the surface of the moon. The mission's objective is to see if there is water on the moon. Jason Kendall, the founder ... More >>
Maybe the problem is they're polling him too damn much. but Governor Paterson just set a new record, with New Yorkers who think he's doing a good or excellent job at just 19 percent in a new Marist poll. His approval among Democrats is 22 percent. 66 percent "say he does not have what it takes to le ... More >>
Local drama: the farmers, the merchants, the politicians, and the hooker
In a $30 million home health-care scam, some well-connected names
Is it cheating if it's with a sex worker? Is it preferable to a full-blown affair?
No more governor, so it's full speed ahead with Valerie Bertinelli and Kerry Butler
John Catsimatidis wants to be the next billionaire mayor
Anti-gun Bloomberg buys ammo for pro-NRA Bruno
Another payola settlement promises us better, braver radio. Let's not get too excited just yet.
Biz bites the kids that feed it as radio battles everybody
Bush's grand plan to keep control of the oil may have gone to Shiite
State Pols Ride a Troubling Crime Agenda Toward Re-Election
Garden Vote Could Settle Perennial Problem
Patakis Wannabe Cop Gets Nailed
Lender that preys on poor fights the state with help from leading democrats
The Mayor's Flip-Flop on Aiding Vacco Recharges His GOP Enemies