Pooches get props! Some New Yorkers we know -we’re not naming names -were eerily unmoved when the Twin Towers were attacked and thousands of people died, and only broke down when they heard reports about the rescue dogs, with their little mittens, who helped look for survivors among the rubble …. Tonight, Read More
World’s Laziest Thugs, and the Nookie Bandit!
It certainly won’t come as news that thieves can be lazy; if they weren’t, they’d be working for a buck like the rest of us instead of holding up people at gunpoint. However, a couple of crooks who robbed a pedestrian on Dec. 14 showed even less Read More
“Hey, guys, what do we want?”
The corporate lawyer, a 31-year-old associate, was addressing her seven friends, who were lying in the sun and sipping drinks on a patio at Casa del Campo, the exclusive Dominican beach resort. “What are women buying?” she asked them. The lawyer was talking to The Observer via cell phone. Read More
Amagansett, mid-August: The lilies on the roadside have closed up. They have a shriveled, bent look, like witches’ fingers pointing, meaning no good. The black-eyed Susans are not as straight, not as defiantly yellow as they were a week ago. But the neighborhood cardinals are feeling confident. They swoop in and out among the lawn Read More
Harley Baldwin started out in Aspen, Colo., in 1968 with a popcorn wagon and $1,200. He is now the largest real estate taxpayer in the county, owner of the trendy Caribou Club and the Baldwin Gallery. “Bleckner, Baechler, Fischl, Nevelson, Mapple-thorpe and so on,” said Mr. Baldwin of the artists whose works have been displayed Read More