The Suburban Report2011
Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy wasted little time in locking in four of the five companies he promised would bring the state more jobs under his so-called “First Five” plan, an initiative launched this year with the intention of luring new companies to the Constitution State with incentives.
Queens home sales dropped 27.2 percent from the fourth quarter of 2006 to the fourth quarter of 2007, according to a new report from brokerage Prudential Douglas Elliman and research firm Radar Logic. Sales also dropped from the third quarter 28 percent, suggesting that the largely suburban borough is mimicing much of the nation rather Read More
Richard Wagner and Benjamin Britten each created his own brand of utopia. Britten and his partner, the tenor Peter Pears, established in 1948 a festival at Aldeburgh, a rude fishing village on the Suffolk coast, which served as Britten’s self-enclosed workshop and his platform to the world. Wagner, of course, had his royally financed temple Read More
About the English landscape painter John Constable (1776-1837), whose work is currently to be seen in a thrilling exhibition at the Salander-O’Reilly Galleries, it has sometimes been said that he was less an interpreter of nature than a part of it. So profound was his attachment to the Suffolk countryside-he came from a family of Read More
It has to be one of the most extraordinary exhibitions of ignorant bigotry ever published in a mainstream newspaper. It appeared in The New York Times on Sunday, Aug. 1, on the front page of the City section and to appreciate just how pathetically bigoted the people quoted in it are, consider the use of Read More