Robert F. Kennedy Jr.

  • Voice Choices

    June 4, 2014


    Neil DeGrasse Tyson tells a good cosmic joke

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2012

    The Kennedy Curse Strikes Again With New Death

    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 >>

  • Film

    June 1, 2011
  • Blogs

    October 25, 2009

    Deposits on bottled water hit 10/31

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2009

    D.A. Candidates Grabbed Big Bucks in Last Days of Campaign

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2009

    Primary Culler: Green Leads in Public Advocate Race, But Can He Dodge a Runoff?

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2009

    On the Stump: Citywide Candidates' Latest Doings

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2009

    Pig Business, The Trailer

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2008

    Paterson's Possible Picks: The Short List

    In the state chief executive business, this is as good as it gets: Governor-by-default David Paterson will now get to pick not only a United States Senator to replace the now-official Secretary of State nominee, Hillary Clinton, but the state's top judge as well. No governor in recent history has ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2008

    More Clintonites in Obama White House?

    First Obama got John Podesta for the transition team and Rahm Emanuel for Chief of Staff. Then rumors surfaced that Jamie Gorelick is being considered for Attorney General. Now we hear that Patti Solis Doyle, who did such a great job on Hillary Clinton's Presidential campaign that she was encouraged ... More >>

  • Art

    August 24, 2004
  • News

    March 23, 2004

    The Other Black Sea

    Seeping into the harbor, the city's oldest oil spill nears court action

  • News

    January 8, 2002

    Bloomberg’s Taxing Debut

    Beyond Feel-Good Aura, a Brutal Budget Plan

  • News

    July 3, 2001

    Jesse Jackson: The Desperate Hours

    Inside the Civil Rights Power Struggle

  • News

    May 8, 2001

    One-Stop Bombing

    The U.S. Navy’s Assault on the Puerto Rican Island of Vieques

  • News

    September 12, 2000

    Looking For Lefty

    Progressives Could Choose the Next President—For Better or Worse

  • News

    May 2, 2000
  • News

    January 4, 2000

    Millennial Matchup

    Zany and Historical Factors That Will Make Rudy or Hill a Winner 

  • News

    December 14, 1999

    Saving Captain Gatto

    Bobby Kennedy Jr. Swears by Him, but Is the City’s Top Watershed Cop Washed Up?

  • News

    November 23, 1999

    Green With Envy

    Pataki Wrestles Spitzer for Eco-Laurels

  • News

    October 5, 1999

    Watershed Fallout

    Could the Probe of a Top Eco Cop Affect New York's Senate Race?

  • News

    May 18, 1999

    Train Runs Over Rudy

    Mayor Stands Up For City, Gets Clobbered By Runaway Commuter Tax Cut

  • News

    March 23, 1999

    Watershed Waffle

    Rudy Takes a Dive on City Wetlands for Upstate GOP