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  • Blogs

    November 11, 2013

    Police Caught the Long Island Jamba Juice Robbery Suspect

    Fear not, Jamba Juice patrons of Long Island. Police have arrested the man suspected in last week's Jamba Juice robbery as well as eight other robberies at gas stations and convenience stores across the island.

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2012

    LIPA: Hurricane Followed By PR Shitstorm As Military Could Soon Take The Reigns

    For the Long Island Power Authority, if the rains, wind, and flooding of Hurricane Sandy didn't get you, the public relations shitstorm it left in its wake will. And it has, as outraged customers -- and even elected officials -- are fuming about how long it's taken the utility company to restore pow ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2011

    Farewell, MTK Music Festival, We Hardly Knew Ye

    Sorry guys.​What is it about Long Island and its inability to let multi-day music festivals blossom? Today organizers of the MTK Music Festival—the fashion-forward, Vampire Weekend-headlined event scheduled for next weekend at the East Hampton Airport—announced that they'd pulled t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2010

    Press Clips, Early Lunch Edition, Day 4: The Mediaite Street Fight

    ​Smell that? Media beefs, cooking everywhere this week. Also, blogging on drugs, suing the small guy, shady lobbyists, good hiring sprees, bad hiring sprees, and someone taking issue with Gawker's ethical standpoints. Happy Friday, Part 1, folks:

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2010

    The James L. Dolan Honorary Scholarship for Media Reporting: A Kickstarter Project

    ​Prolific blogger, re-blogger, and columnist Anthony "SoupSoup" DeRosa is trying to harness the awesome power of KickStarter - a website that helps facilitate people who are looking to source out funding for their own projects - for the power of "good."

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2010

    Steve Levy Goes Comic on Cuomo -- Has the AG Got a Comeback Line?

    ​Today finally brings the first good gag of the gubernatorial race, and it comes from none other than Steve Levy, that Long Island Iced Tea-bagger with the bandito moustache. Levy's shot is a well-aimed barb at would-be rival Andrew Cuomo who is still an unannounced gubernatorial candidate ("W ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2009

    Crime Beat: Roundup -- Thug Who Slugged 101-Year-Old Woman Gets 75 Years; Cat-Roaster Cops Plea. And On and On.

    Rose Morat• Thug robber who slugged 101-year-old Rose Morat, terrorized other old women gets 75 years in the slammer. Judge: "A man doesn't throw a left hook and a right hook into the face of a 101-year-old woman." (Post) • Teen cat-roaster in the Bronx nonchalantly pleads to it, faces tw ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 28, 2009

    Westbury Wal-Mart evacuated for christmas tree fire

    Happily, we avoided post-Thanksgiving Wal-Mart deaths on Long Island this year, but we did get a fire. According to Newsday, 2,000 shoppers and employees were evacuated from the WalMart on Old Country Road in Westbury today after a worker discovered christmas wrapping and ornaments stored in the g ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2009

    Equal Opportunity Raiders Hit All NYC Dailies

    ​Fear not New York Times. You are not alone! Actually, as we type, raiders from the office of the Manhattan District Attorney's office are busy hauling records from the distribution offices at all of the city's major dailies, not just the old gray lady. Investigators this morning hit the Times ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2009

    All Local Dailies Except WSJ Lose Circulation; National Drop 10.6%; York, PA Record Soars!

    ​New U.S. Audit Bureau of Circulations numbers have been released, and about the only happy news was for the Wall Street Journal, whose circ rose six-tenths of a percent while USA Today's dropped 17.5 percent. Thus, WSJ supplants USA Today as the national circulation leader. The New York Times ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2009

    Short subjects

    The Times and News endorse Bloomberg. The Times takes the occasion to undiplomatically point out that they never liked term limits to begin with. The Times also credits the Mayor's multi-jillion dollar campaign with saving the local economy by spending a lot of money on pizza. Two firetrucks collid ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2009

    The EU Rejects Health Claims by Food Corps; PepsiCo Gears Up for 'Massive Gatorade Transformation'

    ​Seven people were arrested in a food stamp sting in Nassau County. Employees at five stores were involved in accepting food stamps as payment for prohibited items like cigarettes and alcohol, as well as giving cash kickbacks. [Newsday] The Vegemite saga continues. Kraft has now released the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 7, 2009

    2nd and 3rd Suspects Held in Brinkmann Murder/Robbery

    When Angela Murray went into Holocaust survivor Guido Felix Brinkmann's apartment to bash his head in, she was said to have a male companion, whom police sought after catching her. But now police have arrested two more suspects in the case: the brothers Aljulah Cutts, 27, and Hasid Cutts, 30. It is ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2009

    Statue of Liberty is Booked Up for the 4th; Enjoy Heartwarming Stories About It Instead

    After announced previously, this 4th of July weekend America will reopen the crown of the Statue of Liberty to visitors. If you haven't reserved tickets already via the official website already (warning: there are others peddling tickets, either as scalpers or as scammers), forget it -- at this wri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2009

    Small Fancy Foods & Big Spoiled Food

    Spoiled food alert: The latest in food safety scares is JBS Swift Beef's expanded recall of 380,000 pounds of meat products potentially contaminated with E. coli. Some 24 illnesses in multiple states prompted the investigation in the products. [Newsday] Oh, no they didn't! The Nestle plant at the c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2009

    Healthier Ice Cream; Greener Coffee & A Dog Fight

    Mark Bittman points to an article in the SF Chronicle by his friend Marion Nestle about the benefits--or lack thereof--of organic food. Nestle answers such questions as "Aren't organics elitist?" [NY Times] "In the dog-eat-dog restaurant business..." Iconic Chicago hot dog stand SuperDawg is taking ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 3, 2009

    Darryl Strawberry Joins Mets, Says "Hell Yeah" to Steroids

    Darryl Strawberry, beloved member of the 1986 World Champion Mets and rehabilitated drug addict, is rejoining the team today -- albeit only for a week -- as a hitting instructor. And he promises to loosen up more than their swing. Strawberry, who recently released a book containing stories of his se ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2009

    Grim, Downscale Fashion Week Starts Today

    The early reports on Fashion Week, which today begins its final stand at Bryant Park (they move to Lincoln Center next year), are less festive than usual. "FASHION WEAK: WHERE HAS ALL THE GLAMOUR GONE?" says the Post. "The current crop of beer and fast-food labels look like they belong at Talladega, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2008

    Sodomy Cop to Be Indicted; Lawyer Says Baton, Not Radio, Used

    The lawyer representing Michael Mineo, the Brooklyn man who said cops sodomized him with the antenna of a radio in October, tells Newsday that a grand jury has voted to indict Officer Richard Kern for aggravated assault in the case. The lawyer said Kern's colleagues are expected to come up on lesser ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2008

    Victory, Death, Celebrities at the NYC Marathon

    Paula Radcliffe of Great Britain and Marilson Gomes dos Santos of Brazil won yesterday's New York City Marathon. Gomes dos Santos' challenger, Moroccan Abderrahim Goumri, blamed some missed sugar drinks in Harlem for his inability to close. Radcliffe, who also won last year, hoisted her daughter Is ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2008

    Report: Cops Fired 588 Shots in 2007, Hit 29 "Subjects"

    The NYPD has released its Annual Firearms Discharge Report for 2007. NYPD's tracking began in 1971; that year, 2,113 NYPD shots in 810 incidents struck 314 people, 93 of them fatally; for 2007, NYPD recorded 588 shots fired by cops in 111 incidents, striking 29 people, 10 of them fatally. The great ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 29, 2008

    Midmorning Mashup: Yank/Rent/Bling/Bike/Shots

    Via the LoHud Yankees Blog, we learn of No More A-Rod -- The Movement Begins, a blog devoted to insulting and defenestrating the currently luckless Yankees third baseman. Posts compare Rodriguez to a defective copying machine ("'Well sir, when you are getting the best, you must pay for the best. Thi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2008

    Night Trip: Train Yards to Marcus Garvey Park to Urban Gravestones

    Danielle Bremner of Woodside, Queens, is an international criminal of sorts. Newsday's account of her recent arrest (and that of her boyfriend, Chicagoan Jim Clay Harper) for decorating New York transit facilities with graffiti -- causing an alleged $100,000 worth of damage -- reveals that Bremner h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2008

    Voice Subject and Reputed Mob Boss D'Amico Gets 2 Years

    John "Jackie Nose" D'Amico, covered most recently at the Voice by Tom Robbins last May, has pled out to extortion and today received a sentence of two years, reports Newsday. The reputed head of the Gambino crime family had been charged in February with racketeering conspiracy by the Eastern Distri ... More >>

  • NYC Life

    August 8, 2006

    How Has Pokémon Not Died Yet?

    Hanging with Hulk Hogan, unabashed Pokémon lover

  • News

    December 13, 2005

    Thousands Still Searching for Kin in New Orleans

    Has anyone seen Alphonse? Julia Mae?

  • News

    September 13, 2005

    Bush to Rebuild New Orleans, Somehow

    President throws expensive bag of gimmicks at Katrina disaster

  • News

    September 13, 2005

    Blowback From Katrina

    Bush tries a P.R. approach. Basic problems of health care, jobs, housing remain

  • News

    July 5, 2005

    New York Subways and Terror: What, Us Worry?

    London bombings raise questions about Gotham's transit system

  • Specials

    June 28, 2005
  • Music

    May 31, 2005

    Be Stiff

    German robo-pop legends stand still like mean machines

  • News

    March 29, 2005

    Tab War

    The Post and the News duke it out, but circ probe is the main event

  • News

    January 11, 2005

    No News Here

    How the CBS memos helped re-elect george W. Bush; cataclysm foretold in the Atlantic

  • News

    December 28, 2004

    The War Scores

    Surprise: career soldiers back the war, athletes dislike the press, and the media don't matter

  • News

    December 14, 2004

    Lost and Found

    Soldier, jailer, hero, myth: the rise and fall of Bernard Kerik

  • News

    November 30, 2004

    Saint Bernard

    Not so fast on canonizing Kerik—Bush's pick has big critics in New York

  • News

    September 14, 2004

    Network Problems. Please Stand By.

    Kerry gets poked in the eye during the thrashing of CBS

  • News

    August 31, 2004

    Passionate Conservatism

    Karl Rove's Republicans swerve right on the way to the middle

  • NYC Life

    November 25, 2003
  • Columns

    November 11, 2003
  • News

    February 25, 2003
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    January 21, 2003
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    November 12, 2002

    It's a Gas, Gas, Gas

    Fentanyl Story Quietly Absorbed By Media

  • News

    November 6, 2001

    Are We Dead Yet?

    Media Industry Hit by Rolling Layoffs

  • Specials

    July 10, 2001
  • News

    December 21, 1999
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    February 23, 1999
  • News

    November 24, 1998

    The War Against Gays and Lesbians

    'The Attacks Were the Most Brutal I Encountered'

  • News

    May 19, 1998
  • News

    December 2, 1997

    Serial Mom

    Lucky Seven Pays Off Big When You're Corn-Fed and White

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