On Saturday, the New York Young Republican Club will join the Astoria / Frank Kenna Republican Club in kicking off its summer voter registration drive at the corner of Ditmars Ave and 31st Street from 11am to 3pm.
Tom Suozzi opens a campaign headquarters in Huntington before heading over to campaign at the Riverhead Blues Read More
Riverhead, Long Island is looking to expand—shopping centers, businesses and esplanades—and is considering three proposals from private investors for apparently public use. Currently however, the land belongs to someone. And the town is taking careful steps to avoid using eminent domain to claim it.
Yesterday, The Real Estate pointed at a Read More
Ack! Ack! Ack! This is that time of year when the fall trends are being machine-gunned relentlessly into our psyches. Can there be a person alive on the planet who does not know that BLACK IS BACK, and that owning a pair of flat goblin boots is about to become as vital as a pancreas? Read More
My Friend Leonard, by James Frey. Riverhead Books, 357 pages, $24.95.
James Frey wants you to know he’s a real man. A manly man. Perhaps even a manimal. Two years ago, when A Million Little Pieces, the first installation of his unrelenting odyssey into sobriety, was thrust upon the world, James was already Read More
Riverhead Books’ big man from Laguna Beach edits James Frey, Wu-Tang Clan, takes up a lot of space
Big, quiet, slightly rough-hewn Sean McDonald, the senior editor and online creative director of Riverhead Books, has become the Zen master of the publishing world. He inspires utter confidence among his peers, exuding a kind of quintessential Read More
The Tesseract , by Alex Garland. Riverhead Books, 273 pages, $24.95.
O.K., so what’s a tesseract? No, it’s not expensive Italian flooring, nor is it the new Meredith Monk performance piece. It is, as we learn about 20 pages from the end of this complex and intriguing novel, a four-dimensional object-a hypercube-which, when unraveled and Read More