This Week in the Voice


Who’s really behind the scheme to make American Ballet Theatre honorary chairman Caroline Kennedy junior Senator from New York? All signs point to Bloomberg, says Wayne Barrett, who follows the chain of twisted arms from Camelot to the Mayor’s office. (See also Barrett’s blog posts on the Kennedy ascension.)

Ward Harkavy‘s gonna miss ol’ George W.

The Yankees have been stiffing the city for decades, says Tom Robbins, and they’ve got it down to a science.

What would Gibby eat? Robert Sietsema surfs Bay Ridge eateries with Gibby Haynes and legendary critic Charles M. Young.

In music we cover Animal Collective, GlobalFest, Antony Hegarty; in film, J. Hoberman watches Craig Baldwin’s Mock Up and Mu; Michael Feingold attends Becky Shaw; Dirty Blonde drinks, Musto dishes, Savage loves, etc. See it all on the front page.

This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on January 14, 2009

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