Ric Burns

  • Blogs

    September 5, 2008

    Au Revoir, Coney Island

    Barring an after-the-last-minute reversal, it looks like Coney Island's Astroland amusement park is going to close. Co-owner Carol Albert has announced that, after long negotiations with the developers who bought the property, she has reached an impasse and told her employees that Sunday, September ... More >>

  • NYC Life

    July 24, 2007

    Watered Down

    The truth behind Hairspray

  • Film

    April 17, 2007

    Unknown White Male

    Searching for a lost relative in Warhol's Factory

  • Film

    August 22, 2006

    240 Minutes of Fame

    Epic doc traces an intellectual history of Warhol

  • Art

    August 5, 2003

    Big Plan on Campus

    As Its 250th Birthday Approaches, Columbia University Hits Its Stride

  • News

    December 18, 2001

    From Cesareans to Sweatshops

    The 'Times' Does Reality TV

  • Books

    May 2, 2000