The New York State Republican Party put out its post-election memo over the weekend and -- after blaming President Obama for the ills of the world (and the NYS GOP) -- Chairman Ed Cox echoed what political experts have been saying since Tuesday (and we've been saying for the last five years): Republ ... More >>
Local chain Joy Burger turns out a modern-day burger, possibly one of 7,000 places in the city that currently do.
As the name suggests, the hamburger originated in Hamburg, Germany, perhaps late in the Middle Ages, when mincing techniques usually used to make pork sausage were applied to beef, whi ... More >>
Pity the prisoner. The one place seemingly protected from the 24-7 marketing blitz that is life in 2011, with all of its product-placement surround-sound digital marketed glory -- that is, jail -- has fallen prey to the great beast of advertising. Inmates at the Erie County Holding Center in ... More >>
Gratuitous photo of non-marinated adorable cat. Perhaps you recall the cat from Buffalo that this summer was put in a trunk after being basted in a tasty vinaigrette of "oil, crushed pepper, salt, and other ingredients." When cops pulled over the cat's owner, Gary Korkuc, for running a stop s ... More >>
Morgan SchweitzerThe Conservative Party will meet tomorrow in Albany to make Buffalo Carl Paladino its new nominee and we can only hope this time around no one gets hit in the head with a brick.
We are talking real bricks here.
Yes, hard as it may be to accept for True Tea Party Believers, t ... More >>
Morgan SchweitzerOne of the problems about running for office is that your back pages suddenly become a must-read. Carl Paladino is getting a taste of that from all-sides back home in Buffalo where people are shuffling up to the mic to tell stories on the Republican candidate for governor.
On ... More >>
A morning poll has Buffalo Carl Paladino running just six points shy of Andrew Cuomo and there is much hope in Media Land that it's true. "IT'S ON!" crows the News' Daily Politics blog. "Quinnipiac: Cuomo 49%, Paladino 43%."
This proves, as pointed out succinctly in the Voice this week, that ... More >>
RiceIt sounds like an exotic Sandra Lee recipe: pigeon and rice.
Lee is the Andrew Cuomo gal pal who took time off from her Food Network on-camera cooking duties to appear with him at his gubernatorial announcement and was famously asked by Roseanna Scotto recently on Fox Five when Andrew wo ... 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 >>
Today was Day Two of the state Republican Party convention and the hot and heavy action on the delegate floor came early and often. These were rock-solid Republicans filling the big ballroom at the Sheraton Towers in midtown, but for all their rhetoric, they could just as easily have been an ... More >>
We like to look in on members of our New York political comedy troupe from whom we haven't been heard in a while. You may have wondered, for example, what was up with Tom Golisano, the eccentric billionaire and erstwhile independent gubernatorial candidate who was giving away millions last year to d ... More >>