[HARKAVY is now blogging at The Smart Asset]
Your Tuesday New York headlines:
Supreme Court sides with gunmakers by not hearing NY suit that claimed makers were liable for flood of illicit firearms.
Daily News: Carrión’s house renovation done by architect who needed the borough president’s approval on a Bronx development. No comment from White House.
Why Borukhova didn’t hear the shots that killed her ex-husband — she’s lying about being there, prosecutor theorizes.
Bizarre turn in rabbi molest trial: grown daughter says it was mom who was the sex abuser.
For this, a night in jail? Queens man held for going through the kind of subway station emergency exit that people go through all day all over town.
AIG has cost us $170 billion in bailout money, but Michael Daly is more offended that one of its employees was bored at a trial about a firefighter’s death.
The horror! Socialite at charity ball forced to wear a 10-year-old dress for the second time!
More Times white panic in tough times:
New Yorkers facing disastrous life on less than $500,000/year.
How’s a guy supposed to feed himself on only $160,000?
Couple making $55,000 is literally starving to death.
Annie Leibovitz pawns her photos, others pawn high-priced art to keep wolf from the door.
Oh the Humanities! Profs squirm at making the case for practical uses of liberal arts degree.
Developers face terrifying prospect of only getting $1.1 million for a 2-bedroom condo.
Laid-off 55-year-old human resources coordinator with wealthy day-trader husband takes unspeakably menial position, working for a week as a nanny.
Someone get the smelling salts! — women at Barney’s now buying $300 face creams only three at a time instead of six.
Ultimate white nightmare: from $70K manager to $12/hour janitor.
Dumping the Rolls Royce only because it’s unfashionable.
My horrible McMansion is suddenly worth only $1 million, where’s my bailout?
The riches are panicking, stuffing $1 million cash in $4,000 safes, now selling like hotcakes.
Corzine faces difficult task to repeat as Jersey’s governor.
Study of young homeless shows most are from tough backgrounds and have little chance for employment.
Former Saks employee acquitted of stealing $1.4 million, convicted of lesser charge.
K-Rock switching to Top 40, third change since Stern left.
A-Rod’s hip surgery is successful; now 9 weeks of rehab.
Santana feeling better: first spring start will be this Thursday.
Hurricanes blow away the Rangers, 3-0.
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