CROSSING THE STREETS
Getting Your Feet Wet
At the same time, the number of tickets for moving violations has remained stagnant. Read More
If there is one thing The Observer takes seriously, it is cold feet. Read More
The New York Times
Where we try to make it through the most unnecessary real estate story to ever to come out of the Grey Lady, by imagining one smug couple’s on “the hunt” to fit their new home entertainment system into a Manhattan penthouse, with Dick Wolf’d finest on the case.
Detective Benson: What are we dealing with here today, boys?
Detective Rollins: (Handing her a file) Meet Brad Chatellier, 42, world-traveler–get this, he takes wildlife photography…
Ice-T: …Like birds and shit?
The New York Times
It’s well known among the small world of people who pay attention to such things that the liberal-leaning reporters at The Wall Street Journal resent the conservative-leaning editorial page of The Wall Street Journal. What’s less well known—and about to break into the open, threatening the very fabric of the institution—is how deeply the liberal-leaning reporters at The New York Times resent the liberal-leaning editorial page of The New York Times. Read More
The Booming blog, the Times web series that covered the intricacies and interests of the baby boomer generation, from long-term relationships to quiet bar recommendations to unemployment trends, is signing off.
MaryAnne Gilmartin, president and CEO of Forest City Ratner Companies, and tech leader MakerBot CEO Bre Pettis will serve as the new co-chairs of the board of directors of the nonprofit Downtown Brooklyn Partnership.
“When the Downtown Brooklyn Partnership launched in 2006, Downtown Brooklyn looked, felt and served a very different role than today,” Downtown Brooklyn Partnership President Tucker Reed said in a statement. “Now, new firms and families are choosing to be here because of the neighborhood’s strong foundation and rich history. MaryAnne and Bre embody a new generation of Brooklyn entrepreneurs, and I am delighted that we’ll be able to tap into their experience and wisdom.”
Does “the list” punish right-wingers? Read More
Three’s a trend, they say, but when it comes to New York Times journalists referencing Wikipedia entries in their opinion pieces, two times is probably enough to make the eyebrows raise. Read More
The Times Is On It
What do you look for in a mate? Is it kindness? Empathy? Low-level psychosis paired with extreme bouts of narcissism? A sense of humor? Well, if it’s the last two entries, you might want to consider dating someone who is a professional laugh-maker, like Gilbert Gottfried.
Unfortunately, Mr. Gottfried is both married and carrying a large chip on his shoulder about women not wanting to sleep with him because he’s funny. But he’s got it all wrong.
There is a new trend emerging in Brooklyn, and despite what Alex Williams wrote in The New York Times‘ Style Section today, it’s not the “adoption of the whiskered look,” as determined by Jay Carney’s beard seeing its own shadow during a White House press conference. In fact, an increasingly mainstream subculture can be found, anywhere from the annals of Williamsburg to the red carpets of Los Angeles, which directly contradicts Mr. Williams’ claim.
That’s right: A growing number of Americans are going beardless.