I Like Your Glasses: Literary Speed Dating
Housing Works Bookstore
Tonight, 7pm, $10
Your skepticism is justified. People with the rock-solid attention spans and copious alone time required to really bunker down to some hardcore reading tend to be the very same who run for the stacks when faced with ... More >>
Longtime Manhattan Congressman Charlie Rangel can breathe a sigh of relief -- the 82-year-old Democrat has survived what was expected to be the fight of his political life.Rangel, who fought in the Korean War before getting elected to Congress (42 years ago), came out on top in yesterday's five-pers ... More >>
Between the weirdly unseasonable timing and the minimal press attention, you might not know it, but today is primary day in New York's congressional and senate races.
Given the city's one-party monoculture, the primary races are generally where he action is. Here's a quick guide to the races being ... More >>
The Village Independent Democrats just announced their endorsements for the primaries. It's not the biggest Democratic club, but it's influential around these parts. The VID made mostly expected choices, among them Bill Thompson for Mayor, John Liu for Comptroller, and Richard Aborn for Manhattan D. ... More >>