Gail Brewer

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2014

    Kashkaval Is Closing While Kashkaval Garden Expands

    Kashkaval Cheese Market and Wine Bar (856 Ninth Avenue, 212-581-8282) has held down its slot of Hell's Kitchen for 16 years, becoming a neighborhood gathering spot for its dairy emporium, small bites, and vino in the process. But its landlord has opted not to renew its lease, and so at the end of th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2012

    Helen Rosenthal Fundraises for City Council Bid in a Competitive Upper West Side Race

    It's the most wonderful time of the year -- when aspiring politicians across the city start to discuss their bids for public office and the large amounts of money they've already raised. Runnin' Scared is hoping to catch up with eager pols across the city in upcoming weeks and we thought we would st ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2011

    Upper West Side: The 'Luckiest' Place to Fall From Tall Buildings in NYC?

    ​The New York Post notes a strange feature of the Upper West Side today, a previously undisclosed real estate feature that may entice you to move there, if, perhaps, you're prone to falling from buildings. Apparently between last August and now, there have been three instances in which animals ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2010

    Not So Great News About Air Conditioners On a Hot Day

    ​In case every other New York headline hasn't already warned you, it's fucking hot today. And with hot weather comes even more heated news: Air conditioners are bad for you, the environment, and politics; air conditioners may be violating the law; and, after all that, you might not have power ... More >>

  • News

    January 17, 2006

    Council Priorities

    The new City Council Speaker doles out some surprising assignments

  • News

    January 3, 2006

    The Outsider Comes In

    The party bosses choose a former activist as Council Speaker