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New York Notes

Thirty Hours Back In The Big Apple The Village Voice: 50 Years Old This Week. And still going through a midlife crisis. 5c in 1955. Free in 2005. Who said...
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NIMBY Update

The proposed Forest City Ratner “arena” at Atlantic Yards is No Longer In My Backyard, but that doesn’t mean I’ve stopped caring about it. To be frank, this proposed mini-city...
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A Request

This request should not be coming from the likes of my good self, BUT… All those years in NYC I always had the current Voice/Press/Onion etc. lying around to keep...
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You Can Fool Some Of The People A Lot of The Time…

According to WNYC this morning, a new poll conducted among New York voters gives Mayor Bloomberg a 66-32% lead in the November elections. At the start of last week, Bloomberg’s...
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The Mayor Who Cried Wolf (when his ratings went down)

“It was more specific as to target; it was more specific as to timing, and some of the sources had more information that would lead one to believe that it...
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New York Cares

It was reassuring that over Labor Day Weekend, we saw donation drives for Hurricane Katrina victims all across our new Catskills homeland – from ferociously left-wing Woodstock, where an eight-band...
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Happy Birthday Campbell

Our eldest son is 10 today. Congratulations. We celebrated with a combination birthday party and farewell picnic on Saturday in Brooklyn. Yes, we couldn’t stay away… We had the party...
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Leaving New York, Never Easy

Some of you may have taken the hints, some of you may have been told in person. For everyone else, here’s the news: At the end of August my family...
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