Ozersky’s pick: If we mean some place where you can have a great meal for under $20, I have to say Chubby Mary’s, an instant classic producing some of the best subs in America from day one. Technically. day one came in early December 2012, but that’s new enough for me. Read More
Ozersky’s pick: The addition of Filipino food to New York, in modern, elevated form. Maharlika, Jeepney, Pig and Khao, and Lumpia Shack are just the start of what might be something special. On the other hand, we said that about ceviche too. Read More
Stein’s pick: One could pick nearly any dish at Alder as one of the best in the city, but it’s the rye pasta with pastrami (below), which fulfills the three-prong requirement of greatness. It is satisfying to the entire man: his tongue, his mind and his heart. The pastrami that accompanies it rivals Katz’s, the pasta itself is original and delicious (OMFG!), and the concept is both entirely unique and a tender-hearted tribute to the displaced Second Avenue Deli. Read More
Like an express A train moving through the city—nonstop, surrounded by diversity, covering New York from top to bottom—Hillary Rodham Clinton, the former secretary of state, U.S. senator and first lady, graced our fair metropolis last week. One evening she gave a Glamour Women of the Year Award to former congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords; on another, she was at the East Harlem School 2013 Fall Benefit to honor Susan and Alan Patricof; and she even slipped into a documentary premiere.
Our correspondent sees if she has what it takes to make an NBA dance team. Answer: She doesn’t. Read More
Bill de Blasio didn’t waste any time today launching his transition effort, announcing his new transition team leadership the morning after he won the mayor’s race.
Hours after securing one of the most decisive victories in recent history, Mr. de Blasio convened the press to the offices of the Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies in Manhattan to introduce his new team after an hour-long conversation with the current mayor.
If Joe Lhota is bummed about the expected outcome tonight, he isn’t showing in.
While most are predicting a blowout victory for Democrat Bill de Blasio, Mr. Lhota repeatedly insisted this morning he still thinks he can win, despite trailing by more than 40 points in the final public polls.
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Just a friendly reminder: New York City is full of terrifying monsters, and maybe you should keep your children away from Union Square for awhile.
Mayoral front-runner Bil de Blasio assured this evening that his family has “no delusions of grandeur” despite being plastered all over the city’s television sets and newspapers.
In an interview with NY1, Mr. de Blasio spent some time reflecting on the media hype surrounding his family.
Republican mayoral hopeful Joe Lhota dismissed a new poll out this morning that shows him being creamed by his Democratic challenger and brushed off criticism that he doesn’t have the fire in his belly to win.
The latest Quinnipiac poll shows Mr. Lhota trailing Bill de Blasio by 50 points, 71 to 21 percent. But Mr. Lhota wasn’t letting the bad news get him down during his Fox 5 interview.