A star-studded celebration of literature
Today Portuguese President Anibal Cavaco Silva said that he would ratify a law making Portugal the sixth European country to legalize same-sex marriage. They join other nice places like Norway, Sweden, the Netherlands, Belgium, and Spain.
Mark your calendars! Intelligence sources, including CIA Director Leon Panetta, say "Al Qaeda is almost 'certain' to try a major attack on the U.S. in the next three to six months," reports the Daily News. Panetta and others appeared before the Senate with the grim news. If it sounds familiar, tha ... More >>
No, it's not me who's saying that, mind you. But two friends separately swung into the city recently and noticed a distinct change of tone in the air. Thanks to the economic crisis, my pals found way less of a privileged, uptight, stick-up-the-ass edge to everyone's demeanor.
Volcanic, huh? The site's proprietor, Garren James, promises a "rigorous male companion screening process" so you can be "assured that you will be getting the best in the industry." Appointments start at $300. You may think the popularity of Cowboys 4 Angels is a statement on public moral ... More >>
The septic tank days of Willets Point -- that ramshackle industrial triangle near Citi Field that awaits a Bloomberg-style makeover -- may be coming to an end. At least that's what the city's Economic Development Corporation announced last Thursday, when the agency said it would put $100 million d ... More >>
Yinka Shonibare brings his headless dandies to Brooklyn
Tokyo's Yayoi Kusama is still making magic
myopenbar.com I'm sure all you professional alkies know this already, but myopenbar.com is an immensely popular website that alerts you like a fire alarm to whatever complimentary cocktails are available out there for your enjoyment and self-destruction. It's an invaluable guide to the dives where ... More >>
While Thomas Keller isn't doing anything crazy like three course, $35 recession tasting menus at his restaurants, the famed chef is feeling the pinch. Corporate reservations for the private dining room at Per Se have reportedly all but dried up, and it's getting easier to snag a table at the French ... More >>
City Hall gift-wraps another present for baseball's richest team
The never-ending battle for change
Three nights of Irish rowdiness with the Pogues
New York's ambassador lives high, large, and loose
The Longest Line
U.S. Hassles Syria
Conservative Movement's Future Rides on Outcome of Bush's War
Does the Voice Whispering in Mark Greens Ear Have His Own Agenda?
African Film Comes of Age