Jay Jacobs was offended by Mike McMahon’s campaign compiling a list of Jewish donors.
So was the state G.O.P.
As was the Republican Jewish Coalition
Steve Levy will not be running for governor.
Hiram Monserrate will be running for Assembly.
Again with the Read More
Several weeks ago The Times reported that the former Dateline NBC co-anchor Stone Phillips and wife, Debra, nabbed a rarely available Gramercy Park North penthouse–the two-bedroom was last on the market in the 1960s. Due to a bidding war, the sale went over the $4.75 million asking price and finally sold at Read More
Senator Kirsten Gillibrand sent an email to supporters this afternoon criticizing the nays in the House who voted against the 9/11 health care bill last night.
The subject line was “Charade.”
“It is simply outrageous that anyone – Democrat or Republican – would prevent these American heroes from receiving the health care they deserve,” wrote Read More
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Rector Square’s 230 unsold condos are going up for auction. Enter Related Cos.? (TRD)
A review of the Diller Scofidio Renfro-designed Renovation of Lincoln Center. (Capital)
The City Council has moved its voting hall to a bank. (City Room)
The renovation of Pier A has hit some snags. (Read More
Better Faster Stronger
Michael Allegretti, reached by phone as he was making a campaign swing in the Tottenville area of Staten Island, said that he was unconcerned that the McMahon campaign seemed more concerned with his G.O.P. primary opponent than with him, saying simply, “We are very confident where we are right now.”
Yesterday, The Observer published aRead More
The real estate development world, which is full of complaints about government, rarely throws around the term “efficient” when speaking of the Department of City Planning. One of the biggest complaints is that most every developer embarking on a big project must go through what can be a months-long “pre-certification” process (though it can even Read More
Bridge and Tunnel
Late Night host Jimmy Fallon has been sued by an underling who was demoted and eventually fired, he alleges, because of his gender. This discrimination charge is surprising, not just because these lawsuits tend to go the other way around, but because Fallon is by far the frattiest of the late night hosts.
Complainant Paul Read More
Take that, Manhattan!
The Department of City Planning published on its Web site today its 182-page Peripheral Travel Study—in an extensive effort to identify opportunities for short and long term strategic plans to address transportation needs in the boroughs outside of Manhattan.
What the report finds is that, while a lot of New Read More
Trying to recreate Sylvia Plath’s salad.
Chelsea’s wedding will cost $270,000 per hour.
Facebook postpones its IPO.
The W documentary won’t be shown in theaters—it’s internet-only.
Food & Wine founder Michael Batterberry, who aspired to puncture “the truffled pomposity of Read More
This evening the Newsweek staff will be having a little party. There will be drinking! Who deserves it more than they? And how better to get a lil’ loose — to tie one on, if you will — then by drinking some cleverly named cocktails, like the “Oh F–k We’re Really Up Read More