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Julie Bolcer

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2012

    For Gay Pride, The Voice Takes Over SiriusXM's OutQ Channel 108 Today

    The Voice's annual Pride Issue comes out later today, and to mark the occasion, we're taking over SiriusXM Satellite Radio's OutQ Channel 108 to celebrate. Your truly will be guest hosting The Michelangelo Signorile Show from 2-6 PM Eastern. I'll be joined in the 2 PM hour by the Voice's Graham Ray ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2011

    BREAKING: City Vows to Marry Every Couple on Sunday Who Entered Wedding Lottery

    823 couples just won a different kind of New York Lottery​Well, 59 extra couples are going to be very happy this Sunday! When New York City recently received a whopping 2,600 marriage license requests, with over half of those indicating they wanted to wed this Sunday (the first day of legal s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2010

    Rachel Maddow Commencement Speech Announced, Smith Ladies React: Video

    Julie Bolcer tells us that Rachel Maddow has been named this year's commencement speaker for Smith College, the Seven Sisters college to which Lisa Simpson was once encouraged in a dream to come and "experiment." The Smith senior class' reaction to the news, recorded in this video, is delightful. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2010

    Board of Elections Picks New Voting Machines; Scanners Go In This September

    ​The Board of Elections has finally picked a supplier for new, state-of-the-art voting machines for New York City: Elections Systems and Software of Omaha. Our own Julie Bolcer reviewed their machine and those of competitors last Februrary. ES&S makes paper ballot optical scan (PBOS) machi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2009

    Who Will Win? Voting Machines Battle in Brooklyn for City Contract

    One of them resembles a municipal recycling container. The other looks like a commercial paper shredder. Both are campaigning to be New York City's new voting system, but only one can prevail. 
 Meet the candidates: the all-inclusive ImageCast... ...and the DS-200 scanner with AutoMark ballot ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2009

    Gillibrand Hires Hispanic Outreach Firm -- And The Firm's Pal Eases Up

    The Daily News reports that newly-minted Senator Kirsten Gillibrand has hired the Mirram Group to mend fences with the Hispanic community. Too bad Mirram's friends probably played a role in breaking those fences to begin with. The consulting firm is co-operated by Roberto Ramirez, the former chairm ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2008
  • NYC Life

    June 17, 2008

    Triumph of the Lipstick Lesbians

    The glamorous power lesbian conquers Manhattan

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2007

    Brooklynites Rail Against Proposed MTA Fare Hike

    Brooklynites came out to voice the anger at a proposed fare hike. The MTA will host similar hearings in the other boroughs, Long Island and Westchester. By Julie Bolcer “Fughetaboutit,” at least, for now. That’s what nearly 200 people told the Metropolitan Transportation Authority last nig ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2007

    Mo' Pitkins Closes.

    Laura Cantrell at Mo' Pitkins Sunday night From our next-door neighbor Runnin' Scared: Mo' Pitkins October 22 The distinctive Cuban Reuben sandwiches already a memory, patrons and performers packed Mo Pitkin’s House of Satisfaction Sunday night to bid farewell to the venue that was officially ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2007

    No Money Mo' Problems: Pitkins Closes Down

    Laura Cantrell takes to the stage of Mo' Pitkins Sunday night for a few final numbers. By Julie Bolcer The distinctive Cuban Reuben sandwiches already a memory, patrons and performers packed Mo Pitkin’s House of Satisfaction Sunday night to bid farewell to the venue that was officially shuttered ... More >>

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