We all wondered how Police Commissioner Ray Kelly would spend his time after January 1, when new mayor Bill de Blasio is sworn in, and Kelly's replacement Bill Bratton takes his spot. Golfing with Michael Bloomberg in Bermuda? Freelance stop-and-frisking? In a New York magazine profile published ear ... More >>
Forbes released its 30th annual ranking of the 400 richest Americans yesterday, and there's a 99.9 percent chance that you didn't make the list.Mayor Mike Bloomberg did, though, finishing 10th on the list with a net worth of about $25 billion.But Bloomberg isn't the only person in New York with way ... More >>
Last night, DealBook posted the story of what happens when a bunch of high powered financial types get together to party. Thursday marked the "annual black tie dinner and induction ceremony" for Kappa Beta Phi (yes, like Phi Beta Kappa, only not), an invite-only, group for master of the universe-ty ... More >>
JPMorgan Chase made a killing last quarter and, as they admitted they would do last year, used their $25 billion in bailout funds to buy other companies like Washington Mutual and move shit around rather than make Bailey Savings & Loan-type investments in little guys like you. Those little-gu ... More >>
A New Yorker writer on the origin of modern species
The pudgy papa awaiting his hug and kiss when 42-year-old Kirsten Gillibrand walked toward the podium at her senatorial debut last week was Alphonse D'Amato, still the most powerful Republican in New York, a full decade after he lost his senate seat to the bookend on the other side of the podium, Se ... More >>
People will pay to see this court battle. In fact, they're paying right now.
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