City Council Speaker A. Gifford Miller, clad in a Yankees cap and
clutching a Miller Genuine Draft, turned to face his bodyguard, who was sitting
behind him in field-level box seats behind home plate at Yankee Stadium on
opening day, April 5.
“Do you want a beer, Carl?” Mr. Miller asked over the roar Read More
Nearly a decade has passed since Charles Millard had the good sense to visit Wise Guys during what seemed like an unlikely campaign for a City Council seat from the Upper East Side. It was unlikely because he was a Republican, he was running against an incumbent, and nobody had ever heard of him. Read More
In 1981, the artist Christo proposed an art piece for Central Park, an installation of 11,000 gold banners suspended from 15-foot stakes which they called The Gates . It was roundly rejected by Gordon Davis, the then-Parks Commissioner. In a detailed, 107-page document investigating the impact of the installation on the city’s one green lung, Read More