Remember taking out books at the library as a kid? Remember the ensuing library fines when you couldn't get it together to return the books in time, and how you're pretty sure there are still never-returned library copies of Nancy Drew books from 15 years ago in your parents' house? In a nobl ... More >>
Freddy's Bar/facebookFreddy's II team.Freddy's Bar, which closed last year to make room for the multibillion-dollar Atlantic Yards project, is reopening in its new location February 4. The new Freddy's, at 627 Fifth Avenue in Brooklyn, is already lining up acts, including Les Sans Culottes, B ... More >>
Say what you will about identity politics, it plays well with crowds. The Sotomayor announcement began with prolonged, joyful applause. "Well, I'm excited too," said Obama.
Then he tried to ground things a bit: "Of the many responsibilities granted to the President by the Constitution," he said, ... More >>