Ron Silver

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2011

    Bubby's Offends the Nostrils of Its Tribeca Neighbors

    Bubby's Pie Company​Ah, to live in Tribeca, where the smell of a restaurant becomes a community's rallying cry.

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2009

    Make The Dying Stop!

    2009 will surely go down as the dyingest year in celebrity history, when the only gossip about stars was that they'd suddenly stopped breathing. It's only July, and so far we've already lost the lustrous likes of:

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2009

    Ron Silver, 1946-2009

    Actor Ron Silver has died of esophageal cancer at the age of 62. Born in New York, Silver took a Master's in Chinese History from St. John's University, taught Spanish, and even worked for the U.S. Government in Taiwan before starting to act off-Broadway. He moved on to TV (including a recurring r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2009

    Monday's Headlines: Times plays catch-up on our Rikers Fight Club story

    [HARKAVY is now blogging at The Smart Asset]Your Monday New York headlines...Times catching up on the Rikers Fight Club story that the Voice's Graham Rayman has been reporting for nearly two years.More AIG drama: Bailout money went to foreign firms and other big banks that AIG owed in derivative gam ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 5, 2009

    Just Say No To The Reader 2

    The holocaust has been an even bigger trophy grabber than ever this past year, so you just know Hollywood will find a way to do yet more crazily inspiring stories about Nazis with disabilities. How long before we're treated to The Reader 2: This Time She's Blind? The heart-tugging sequel can have Ka ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2008

    E. Harlem Tenants Take Down Limey Gentrifiers

    We thank NYC the Blog for turning us on to the feel-good story of the year. It has everything: greedy landlords, plucky barrio tenants and a billion-dollar Brit firm that tried to fuck with them and lost their ass. The Indypendent reports that last year slumlord Steven Kessner, whose predations hav ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2008
  • Film

    April 24, 2007

    Mazursky, In and Out of Love

    Searching for unmisery with Brooklyn's closet romantic

  • Film

    March 7, 2006
  • News

    October 5, 2004


    Going mad inside the debate bubble

  • Art

    October 14, 2003

    Virgin Suicide

    Skin Dives, Las Vegas Gambles, and Chef Jamie Oliver Gets Naked, Emotionally

  • Film

    March 5, 2002
  • News

    January 22, 2002

    Slinging Rehash

    'Ali': Imitation of a Life

  • News

    December 28, 1999


    What's the Real Agenda Behind the City's Official Millennium Committee?

  • News

    June 1, 1999

    Look Who Crossed a Picket Line

    Why Paul Newman Nixed PEN's Gala