Milton Tingling

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2013

    Wait, So What Happened With Bloomberg's Soda Ban? Welp...

    Yesterday afternoon, we were seriously busy writing up a post entitled "The Basics To Today's Soda Ban" a la the one we wrote for the recent MetroCard hike. It was meant to be a symbolic post, an end to the drama revolving around this damn ban and a settlement on its intended enactment this fateful ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2012

    Park Artist Decision Faces Additional Delays

    Looks like it's going to a long, long time before the legal disagreement between New York's artists and the Department of Parks and Recreation gets settled. The Voice was furnished with info that one of the lawsuits artists had filed against the City -- the "Dua" case -- will be adjourned until Oc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2012

    Parks and Recreation Hits Back At Artists (UPDATE)

    New court docs suggest that the City wants to prevent a key artist advocate from getting involved in a case that might decide the fate of New York's creatives. So what's going on?

  • Blogs

    July 24, 2012

    Legal Controversy Over New York's Park Artists Continues With Complications (UPDATE)

    As the years-long legal battle over New York's park artists crawls closer toward a conclusion, their main representative has submitted yet another court filing accusing the city of treating them differently from performers, violating the U.S. Constitution, and misconstruing facts. In a request to i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2012

    Why Are Artists Still Barred From City Parks?

    Last week the Voice brought you news that the City had reversed a decision prohibiting virtually all entertainers from performing in New York's parks. That mandate, which stemmed from "expressive matter vending rule," was used against performers starting in 2010, after the city carried out a contr ... More >>

  • Columns

    December 10, 2008

    Prosecutors Target a Brand-New Judge

    Another Manhattan bench press