The Yankees won after a big ninth inning and everyone’s writing about the “quirky” Johnny Damon play in which he stole two bases on one pitch. In the Post, Kevin Kernan says it puts Damon’s whole career into perspective, and Kernan backhands a rather high compliment.
Damon doesn’t throw well, his Read More
Employees of impresario Noel Ashman‘s embattled nightspot The Plumm were permitted to return to the building at 246 West 14th Street on Thursday, April 16, “for the sole purpose of removing personal items and liquor only,” according to court papers.
A city marshal shuttered the onetime celebrity hotspot on April 9 over some Read More
Perfect I’m Not: Boomer on Beer, Brawls, Backaches, and Baseball , by David Wells with Chris Kreski. William Morrow, 415 Pages, $25.95.
In the late spring of 2002, those of us who spend our time listening to sports radio while quietly questioning what’s gone wrong with our lives heard perhaps a week’s worth of rants, Read More
On Saturday night, June 24, after 41 years in business, the Right Bank, the homey French restaurant on Madison Avenue near 68th Street, served its final meal. Owner Anton Vatavuk, a private man who had the restaurant’s listing removed from the Zagat Survey after a negative review, decided not to renew his lease.
Surrounded by Read More
Rudy’s No Artist
Oh, the critics have called Mayor Rudolph Giuliani a philistine for cracking down on street artists and seeking budget cuts for cultural institutions. They’ve portrayed him as a workaholic, a despot with a utilitarian streak. But that was before he let everyone in on his little secret: Not only does he have Read More