Posts Tagged ‘New York Press’

New York Family: Picks of the Week, April 2-8

Written by New York Family on . Posted in Family

Our Favorite Family Event For Each Day In the spirit of springtime, this week’s events reflect new beginnings and new experiences. And if you celebrate Passover or Easter, the city offers an abundance of seders and egg hunts—and we’ve got a few suggestions to get you started. Monday, April 2 Spirituality and Motherhood Conference at [&hellip
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A History of Bad Bets

Written by City and State on . Posted in Politics

By Andrew Hawkins Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the Legislature may be banking on legalized casinos to help buoy the state’s economy, but history suggests the industry attracts corruption and scandal just as much as jobs and development. “NYPIRG does not have a position on casino gambling, but we feel that the history of corruption on [&hellip
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City & State: Gold Rush

Written by Jon Lentz on . Posted in Breaking News

With billions at stake among tough competitors, the only sure winners are lobbyists To a certain kind of operator, New York is filled with rich deposits of gold. From upstate mountains to western farmlands to city streets, the state is dappled with places ideal for extracting that gold from other people’s pockets and putting it [&hellip
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The Mandate: What is the etiquette for sleeping with him on the first date?

Written by The Mandate on . Posted in NY Press Exclusive, On Topic OTDT, Our Town Downtown, Sex & Relationships

You’re asking me what the etiquette is for stripping down buck naked, with someone who is essentially a stranger to you, and doing the nasty on his Pabst stained Star Wars sheets? Um… use a condom? I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, sex on the first date IS NOT A GOOD IDEA. [&hellip
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Heard Around Town: March 30, 2012

Written by City & State on . Posted in Politics

* Queens Assemblyman Rory Lancman told the Politicker at a recent press conference that if he loses his race for Congress, he definitely won’t run for re-election to the Assembly. But two prominent colleagues in Albany who are also running for Congress, Assemblyman Hakeem Jeffries and State Sen. Adriano Espaillat, are unwilling to go that far. Due [&hellip
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Liu’s Bank Shot

Written by Chris Bragg on . Posted in Breaking News

From today’s Heard Around Town: * Just because City Comptroller John Liu‘s office voted against doing business with city banks last summer doesn’t mean they aren’t doing business with city banks. Liu’s representative on the city Banking Commission, an obscure body that oversees city bank accounts, voted against three dozen routine approvals last July to [&hellip
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