Many of the Kennedy family and their spouses have long been walking car crashes, as doomed as cast members from Saturday Night Live.
All those good looks and great connections obviously come with a price.
Just yesterday, Mary Richardson Kennedy--RFK Jr.'s troubled estranged wife--was found dead at ... More >>
Bottled water in less than 1 gallon bottles will have a refundable 5 cent deposit per bottle like beer and soda after October 31. A judge lifted an injunction against the deposits, part of the expanded state recycling bill, on Friday.
An odd coalition of bottled water companies, including Ne ... More >>
In the past week, the Manhattan D.A. candidates really worked the pockets of big contributors, Board of Elections 24-hour reports reveal. Leslie Crocker Snyder reports $139,950 in donations since last Tuesday, much of it from lawyers like Bernie Goetz defender Barry Slotnick and Lawrence S. Goldman. ... More >>
Mark Green was the first New York City public advocate -- a sort of Mayoral VP and public busybody -- and, after a two-term interregnum by Betsy Gotbaum, he looks good to become the third. But it's not such a sure thing as it once looked.
When Green announced for the race he actually scared ... More >>
Damn, August already -- and we haven't paid our rent or looked at the local candidates much besides the mayoral prospects. Here's a fast look at what contenders for three big spots have been up to lately:
Manhattan D.A.: Richard Aborn appeared with former NYPD Commissioner and current LAPD C ... More >>
The latest documentary exposing the seedy underbelly of industrialized meat farming is Pig Business, a film by environmental activist Tracy Worcester about the true price of Big Pork (a.k.a. Smithfield Foods) flooding the market with cheap factory-produced pork.
Apparently, the film was supposed ... More >>