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  • Blogs

    June 26, 2014

    A Primer on the Old-Fashioned

    It didn't take much for The New York Times spirits writer Robert Simonson to fall in love with the sazerac -- all he needed was a first visit to New Orleans in 2006. It took a little bit longer for him to embrace the old-fashioned. "The old-fashioned used to show up as whiskey with some cheap ice in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2014

    Rightbloggers Go to Holy War for Hobby Lobby, Against Abortion Pills, Lady Judges

    Well, the Hobby Lobby lawsuit somehow made it all the way to the Supreme Court, where the glue and glitter chain's arguments, and those of other religious employers, that providing health care that might tempt their employees into pregnancy-free sex was against their religion, were put forward last ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2012

    Sparrows' Nest Disappears From Home In Traffic Light

    On Thursday, Dan Callister, a freelance photojournalist, took a photo of a sparrows' nest tucked inside a traffic light on 72nd Street just past Fifth Avenue in Central Park. On Friday he got a call from the New York Post, he told Runnin' Scared this morning, when he went to visit the light again, t ... More >>

  • Columns

    March 28, 2012
  • Blogs

    December 1, 2009

    Clip Job: When a Newspaper Dies

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. April 28, 1966, Vol. XI, No. 28 Mr. Hearst's Flagship Sank Like the Maine By Stan Fischler The Journal-American died with its boots on last Sunday morning at the age of 71. When the boots were removed there was a stench. "Nat Hento ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2009

    Clip Job: The Death of the Daily Newspaper

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archivesJanuary 2, 1964, Vol. IX, No. 11Postscript to '30'By Donald PanethA newspaper is a lively, amicable place of employment, and the city room with its atmospheres of excitement, legitimate urgency, and yet easygoing traditions, the center of its eff ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2009

    Mayor Gives Donors Helpful To-Do List

    None of this backroom deal stuff for Mayor Bloomberg: when he wants something from "the political donor community," he gives them a pre-printed list on a little card. He first came up with the idea for the "pocket reminder" of mayoral priorities in 2006; the New York Sun found it "nifty." Bloomberg ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2008

    "Battle of the Billionaires" is a Distraction from your Disempowerment

    Were you wondering whether people-power could defeat the Bloomberg juggernaut? Wonder no more -- now that rich upstate meddler Tom Golisano has pledged to fight the Mayor's term-limit overthrow, it's the "Battle of the Billionaires," says WCBS. Also using the term: WNBC, the New York Times, Politics ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 29, 2008

    Morning Papers: Sunset, Hip Rebbe, Bad Club, Mating Teachers, QM2 in SI

    Gawker says freelancers have been notified that today's edition of the New York Sun will be the last. If that's true, we thank the six-year-old broadsheet for some good fun, some great writers, and today's article on a topic dear to our hearts, bedbugs. The Sun says that New York bedbug control lags ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 29, 2008

    This Time for Real: Death of the Sun

    The word was that today would be the day, but the New York Sun will in fact cease publication with tomorrow's edition. AP reports that editor Seth Lipsky has informed his staff of the closing, and told reporters that despite increased ad revenues, its low circulation (14,000) had made the six-year p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2008

    Lede of the Week

    "With the campaign's first debate in doubt, the arrival here of both presidential contenders brought chaos and confusion to the capital..." -- Russell Berman, New York Sun. Kudos also to Dan Mangan of the Post, 2nd graf: "The contentious meeting ended with Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson literally ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 25, 2008

    Willets Plan Approved But Opponents Hang In

    Despite yesterday's approval of the City Planning Commission, the Mayor, and the local community board, the plan to redevelop Willets Point retains significant opposition, and both the New York Sun and the New York Daily News report an ongoing struggle to defeat it. The Willets Point Industry and R ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 22, 2008

    Sarah Palin Says "Stop Iran!"; Comes Out Against 2nd Holocaust

    Sarah Palin's invitation to address a Jewish rally against Iranian President Ahmadinejad at the U.N. this week drove Hillary Clinton off the bill, and was then rescinded by the offering group. So the New York Sun has printed the text of her undelivered address. One paragraph will suffice to give the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2008

    Good Morning: September 19, 2008

    New York Sun: Jerry Nadler pushes Congress to ensure tenants' right to have mezuzahs, crucifixes, and presumably pentagrams on their doors and doorways. New York Daily News: Prison guards accused Bronx-born inmate Angel Martinez of attacking their fists with his face and rubs; Martinez studied law ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2008

    Bronx Rebels Gun for Party Chief Rivera

    Having handily elected most of its candidates in Tuesday's primary, the Bronx Democratic "Rainbow Rebellion" is gunning for local party boss Assemblyman Jose Rivera. "The Bronx right now under the current leadership is laughable," chief Rebel and Assemblyman Ruben Diaz tells the New York Sun. "They' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2008

    Spitzer's First Post-Disgrace Statement: I Like the Sun

    As we mentioned earlier, the New York Sun has money trouble and prominent New Yorkers have been stepping up to offer the floundering daily their verbal support. Today the paper gets a plug and a scoop from Eliot Spitzer, giving "his first public comments on any topic since he resigned from office," ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2008

    In Key GOP Race, Sun's Colon Opposes Democrats

    We're sticking by our zendorsements, but Alicia Colon comes out strong in the New York Sun for Dr. Jamshad Wyne, whose case has been considered here, and who is running against Bob Straniere for the GOP Congressional nomination in the 13th CD, which encompasses Staten Island, Colon's bailiwick. Stra ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 29, 2008

    NYC RFD: Celeb Swim Class, DWI, Cab-Robber, Hair Loss

    Just a day after returning from the Olympics, mega-gold-medalist Michael Phelps came to the McBurney YMCA on 14th Street, reports amNY. Phelps presented a $20,000 check from Visa to the Greater New York Y to support its youth swimming programs, and gave swimming lessons to visibly excited kids in Mc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 28, 2008

    New York Has Higher HIV Rates, Best Drinking Water

    A Department of Health and Mental Hygiene report that says HIV spreads three times faster in New York than elsewhere in the US has been widely covered, and appears in today's New York Times. The key facts are that "4,762 New Yorkers contracted H.I.V. in 2006," and that half the reported infections w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2008

    Morning Papers: Queens to the Bronx, "Baaa" to "Booo"

    The Queens Zoo has taken receipt of two "chocolate browncolored babydoll lambs," says the Queens Gazette. Babydolls are also known as Southdown miniature sheep, and you can learn more about them, and the 1980s fight to save them from extinction, here. This acquisition, the Gazette proudly announces, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 26, 2008

    Middle of the Night: Powderly Update, Marty Unltd., Etc.

    James Powderly et alia are back from Chinese detention, and claim rough treatment in custody, including threats against themselves and their families, the third degree, sleep and water deprivation, and the theft of thousands of dollars worth of video equipment, reports the New York Sun. They had bee ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 25, 2008

    No 3rd Term! Say Mayor Foes

    Mayor Bloomberg's coyness over term limits, treated here earlier, is getting wider, unflattering attention. New York's Daily Intel has a nice roundup of reactions from Mark Green, Bill Thompson (against), and Anthony Weiner (for, if passed by referendum). And the Neighborhood Retail Alliance says, " ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2008

    NYC RFD: NYPD Bowls, Kids Fail, Gay-Bash in S.I., Rapist At Large

    The NYPD is reaching out to kids of South Asian, Guyanese, and Caribbean descent with a cricket league, reports the New York Sun. They've had so many applicants they've had to turn kids away. Normally the slow-paced British pastime makes baseball look like cage fighting, but the cops' young charges ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 14, 2008

    NYC Real Estate: The Good News and is the Bad News

    The Real Estate Board of Manhattan says that City building permits are way up: "In the first six months of 2008, there was a total of 26,851 permits issued, as compared to 16,650 in January through June 2007 -– a 61 percent increase." The number of permits issued for Manhattan in June 2008 was 5,7 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2008

    Slow News Day: Low-Impact Stories from Around Town

    New York Daily News reports that John Lennon's killer, Mark David Chapman, "has been enjoying conjugal visits with his wife for at least 16 years." Mrs. Chapman "visits once a year on average, sometimes more often, a source told The News." She was not available for comment. An 89-year-old man got ... More >>

  • News

    February 19, 2008

    President Bloomberg? Not This Bad Apple

    Mayor Mike should get more heat for teaching kids to fear the police

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2007
  • Blogs

    December 15, 2006
  • News

    November 28, 2006

    Spying on Big Brother

    Now you can find out if you're being surveilled by the FBI or the NYPD.

  • News

    April 4, 2006

    Bush: Hands Possibly as Dirty as Scooter Libby's

    Flashback: Bush Impeachment Not Out of the Question

  • Art

    February 21, 2006

    Idiot Wind

    A pair of predictable and bellicose iconophobes

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2006
  • Specials

    April 12, 2005
  • News

    April 5, 2005

    Columbia Whitewashes Itself

    A committee of insiders, some with conflicts of interest, clears the university

  • News

    March 8, 2005

    A Free-Speech War

    Columbia critic of Israel banned from a program for NYC teachers by Joel Klein

  • News

    February 22, 2005

    Columbia Implodes!

    Proceedings will not be tape-recorded, and the report will not be for the public

  • News

    December 21, 2004

    Telling it like it is

    There Is More To Be Explored In Columbia University's Middle East Studies Than Israel

  • News

    December 14, 2004

    Whose Academic Freedom?

    Do Columbia professors abuse free inquiry when they intimidate disagreeing students?

  • Theater

    June 1, 2004

    Cirque du Sashay

    Weimar cabaret meets sapphic slumber party via Wau Waus

  • News

    May 18, 2004

    U.N. Disgraces Itself

    'Never again,' said secretary general Kofi Annan after Rwanda. Corpses are back.

  • News

    April 6, 2004

    Bloomberg's Accountability?

    Eva Moskowitz's prescription: giving kids a fighting chance well before the third grade

  • News

    March 30, 2004

    High-Stakes Tests

    Left behind due to the school system's failures, third-graders learn they're dumb

  • News

    March 23, 2004

    The Puppet Chancellor

    Joel Klein claimed that the axed 'social promotion' dissenters resigned. This was a lie.

  • Theater

    February 10, 2004
  • News

    January 13, 2004

    First Amendment Treats for the Rich

    The Media Blew This One Big-Time

  • News

    April 1, 2003

    Why I Didn't March This Time

    Their Tongues Were Cut Out for Slandering Hussein

  • News

    October 29, 2002

    The High-Stakes Testing Trap

    Rising Standards, Rising Dropouts

  • News

    May 7, 2002

    Who's an Anti-Semite?

    Hating Not Just Israel, but Jews

  • News

    April 16, 2002

    'Sun' Rise, 'Sun' Set

    Conservative Paper Sings to the Masses

  • Theater

    May 15, 2001

    Device Squads

    Currently on View: Puppets, Politics, Pianologue, and Peonage

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