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Reverend Billy

  • News

    March 30, 2011
  • Blogs

    February 18, 2010

    Will Ray's Become a Noodle Shop?

    Egg creams, not egg noodles.​Well, this is unsettling: According to Ray Alvarez, the embattled proprietor of Ray's Candy Store, his landlord wants to turn his decades-old establishment into a noodle shop. Alvarez, whose struggle to pay his rent for the last few months has been well-documented, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2009

    Cheek, in Review: 7 Days of Runnin' Scared

    Twitpic by StWiltshire. The last full week of the election campaign was sorta fun -- as it should have been with Mayor Bloomberg spending $37,000 an hour on it. And it worked: the big papers endorsed him, as did another Democrat, and polls showed him way out of Bill Thompson's reach. We still su ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2009

    Poll: Bloomberg Leads By 16 Points Among Likely Voters, 9 Among All Voters; "Other" Gaining

    Mayor Bloomberg says that when he praised opponent Bill Thompson's record as comptroller, he was just being "polite." And, like Senator Seabright Cooley in Advise and Consent, he can afford to be charitable. The latest Marist Poll shows him up 16 points on Thompson among likely voters. The new numb ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2009

    Cheek, in Review: 7 Days of Runnin' Scared

    ​ Twitpic via DanaBoscorelli. Up, Up and Awry! The Balloon Boy and his wacky father helped keep our minds off the real world, which sucked even more than usual. In national news, the Nobel Peace Prize continued its deadly rampage across America. But don't despair, rightbloggers: President O ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2009

    Primary Culler: Incumbents Stay Strong in Council Districts 2 and 3

    ​In City Council Districts 2 and 3, incumbents have much more of a lock than Alan Gerson does in District 1. In the former, first-termer Rosie Mendez built the right connections as a district leader, makes meetings, and has all the big endorsements. Her challenger Juan Pagan (pictured) is ass ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2009

    Everyone Wants to Fire Joel Klein Except Bloomberg

    Fresh off his audit of the department of education's graduation rate figures, which he found unconvincing, mayoral candidate Bill Thompson says school chancellor Joel Klein "should be fired; it's as simple as that." Hey, that's what mayoral candidate Tony Avella said, albeit more eloquently ("It wo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2009

    Bloomberg, Avella and Thompson at WFP Mayoral Forum: Some Highlights

    Last night three candidates for Mayor of New York -- Michael Bloomberg, councilmember Tony Avella, and comptroller Bill Thompson -- attended the Working Families Party Mayoral Forum at the Hotel Trades Council on West 44th Street. (We should mention that Green Party candidate Reverend Billy wanted ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2009

    Bronx Anarchy Fair Has Free Food and Clothing, But Few Takers

    Though the high winds made keeping leaflets on the tables a little more difficult than they may have liked, the attendees at the first-ever Bronx Anarchist Fair yesterday were in good spirits, having just completed erecting their tipi after several false starts. "We needed indoor space," said Ell ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2009

    Noobs Flood the City; We Propose a Screening Process

    For years we had this place all to ourselves, it seemed; feebs and hayseeds hated New York and, as the old saying went, wouldn't want to live here. Now the Times finds that between July 2007 and July 2008, our population grew by nearly 54,000 -- a "stunning" reversal, say demographers. 76,000 citize ... More >>

  • News

    August 5, 2008

    Michael Rosen Fights Back Over East Village Rezoning

    Rosen defends himself against 'Yuppie Scum' charge while activists claim conflicts of interest.

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2008

    Mermaids of the World, Unite! Tomorrow's the Time on Coney Island

    Behold the great mermaid tail Coney Island's annual Mermaid Parade isn't usually a place for broad political messages, except when reclaiming pasties as a symbol of women's empowerment can be considered political. These aren't normal times, however. Last year, as the battle over Thor Equities' plan ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2008

    "Save Coney" Protestors Rain on City's Beach-Opening Parade

    Another sign that the weather gods hate Coney Island this year: Rainclouds and bitter winds met this morning's official ceremonies marking the reopening of the beach for the summer season. "It's a beautiful sunny day!" Parks Commissioner Adrian Benape taunted a crowd of schoolchildren shivering unde ... More >>

  • Music

    August 24, 2004
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    August 24, 2004
  • Music

    September 17, 2002
  • Theater

    December 18, 2001

    The Feral Children's Crusade

    A Downtown Reply to Michael Feingold's 'Your Future, My Past'

  • News

    December 18, 2001

    Standoff on East 9th Street

    CHARAS Takes to the Streets, One Mo’ Time

  • News

    October 17, 2000

    'Pecked to Death by a Duck'

    Hacktivists Chat up the World Bank

  • Theater

    May 16, 2000

    Waves of Faves

    Thirty-Three New York Theater Types Offer Up Their Favorite Productions From the 1999–2000 Season

  • Theater

    August 24, 1999

    Welcome to Show World

    Fringe '99— It's my penis and I'll cry if I want to

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