Elsewhere: At the Opera


Liz Benjamin says that presidential hopeful Russ Feingold will speak at the Empire State Pride Agenda annual fundraiser on October 5th.

The richest man in America, Bill Gates, has maxed out his contributions to Bill Frist’s political committees. He also gave $2,000 to Sen. George Allen.

That outrageous North Carolina congressional candidate, Vern Robinson, has another ad attacking his opponent in an unusual way. “Instead of spending money on cancer research, Brad Miller spent your money to study the masturbation habits of old men.”

Amanda Gordon has pictures of Rudy Giuliani, Joel Klein, Barbara Walters and others from the Met Opera’s opening night gala.

Daily Gotham says the Mayor’s newly created Sustainability Advisory Board is meeting Wednesday behind closed doors.

Phase two of the Atlantic Yards Project, the one with the apartments, has no real deadline.

Somebody created a Wikipedia-like database political opinions.

EnWhySeaWonk spots someone reading “The Truth About The Jew” on the L train.

“Unmarried women unhappy with status quo,” and other key findings of a “ground breaking” report from Greenberg, Quinlan Rosner Research is here. Eligible voters who enjoy long walks in the park, read on.

It’s official. More people have been killed serving in Iraq and Afghanistan than were killed on Sept. 11, notes Greg Sargent.

And pictured above is the very kind Mark Green campaign aide who sent me (and other reporters?) a thank you note after the campaign.

— Azi Paybarah Elsewhere: At the Opera