Russ Buettner

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2010

    Good Time Charlie Rangel Celebrates as Times Outs Developer Pal

    ​Growing evidence yesterday that the mid-summer heat is frying everyone's brains. In the Mets clubhouse at Citifield, K-Rod head-butts his father in law. He is arrested. David Dinkins, the most dignified politician to ever walk up the City Hall steps, flips the bird to a protestor outside the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2010

    NYC's Ed Nortons Score Sewer Deal

    Finally got a raise!​"Like we say in the sewer, 'Time and tide wait for no man,'" Ed Norton, aka Art Carney, was fond of saying in The Honeymooners, and today arrives twin good news for Norton's hard-working successors in the city sewage system. The Times carries a half-page story giving vent ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2009

    Latest Bronx Schemer of the Week Entry: Larry Seabrook

    Proving that it is always too early to predict who should win the Bronx Schemer of the Week Award, the Times today produces a strong bid for City Councilman Larry Seabrook.The veteran pol, reports Ray Rivera and Russ Buettner, somehow managed to parlay a nondescript, one-story office building on Whi ... More >>

  • News

    July 4, 2006

    Kerik Cops a Sweet Plea

    The guy Giuliani and Bush picked to protect us gets a rap sheet

  • News

    December 14, 2004

    Bernie Kerik's Bad Company

    Another Giuliani aide went to bat for troubled construction firm

  • News

    December 14, 2004

    Lost and Found

    Soldier, jailer, hero, myth: the rise and fall of Bernard Kerik