Posts Tagged ‘New York Press’

Monica Crowley vs. Sandra Fluke: No sex for lesbians?

Written by NY Press on . Posted in Sex & Relationships

By Rachel Khona When most people get engaged, it’s met with rounds of congratulatory remarks, hugs, and champagne. However when pro-birth control activist Sandra Fluke announced her engagement to longtime boyfriend Adam Mutterperl, conservative Fox News (shocker!) pundit Monica Crowley made like a 16-year-old and took to her Twitter account to react the news “To [&hellip
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City & State: This week’s political “Winners and Losers”

Written by City and State on . Posted in Breaking News

WINNERS George Amedore – Sixty-three seats, it is. New York’s highest court ruled the Senate Republicans’ redistricting map wasn’t so extreme as to be unconstitutional, affirming a fundamental element in the GOP’s strategy to hold onto their narrow majority. Other than the party as a whole, one clear winner is Assemblyman Amedore, who plans to run [&hellip
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Rodriguez Re-hires “Terrorist” Staffer, Hours After Hiring Him Back

Written by Andrew J. Hawkins on . Posted in Politics

It’s been a revolving door-kind-0f-day for Council staffer David Segal. Hours after being re-hired by Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez, Segal was handed a letter from his boss informing him that he had been fired again. Segal was canned by Rodriguez last week after the New York Post revealed that the 26-year-old was arrested seven years ago [&hellip
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I Come to Praise

Written by City Arts on . Posted in Arts & Film

Anna Liceica and The Joffrey Survive I want to give high praise to ex-American Ballet Theater soloist Anna Liceica, now a member of Ballet Verité, who danced recently month at a concert honoring Levi HaLevi. He was a rabbi and civil rights activist who was the father-in-law of Verité choreographer Seth Gertsacov. In Manhattan Movement [&hellip
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Jessica Alba Graces New York Family’s May Issue

Written by New York Family on . Posted in Family

We’re excited to bring you the digital edition of New York Family magazine’s May issue. Here are the highlights!   *Editor’s Note: The Journey Begins *New York Family Contests & Special Events: The New York Baby Show, a dream nursery giveaway, Second Annual Mamas Expo Mommybites’ night out *Honest Alba: Inspired By Her Health-Conscious Awakening As [&hellip
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Backing Quinn, Lappin Says Heckler Was “Inappropriate Distraction”

Written by City & State on . Posted in Politics

lappin A lot of people were surprised that Council Speaker Christine Quinn decided to suddenly leave the living wage press conference this afternoon after a heckler (who was a pastor supportive of the living wage bill) insulted Mayor Michael Bloomberg. But Quinn’s actions are getting support from at least one Council member, who is also seeking [&hellip
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Campaign Roundup: John Liu’s campaign treasurer pled not guilty

Written by City & State on . Posted in Politics

2013 Mayoral Race John Liu’s campaign treasurer pled not guilty. Bill Thompson suddenly now supports the living wage bill. Bill de Blasio was able to capitalize on Christine Quinn’s living wage walkout. State Senate It’s looking more and more like ex-Sen. Antoine Thompson will challenge Tim Kennedy. Sen. Neil Breslin says he’s not worried about [&hellip
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Campaign Roundup: Quinn says she wasn’t overacting by walking out of Living Wage press conference

Written by City & State on . Posted in Politics

2013 Mayoral Race Christine Quinn insists she didn’t overreact by walking out of the living wage press conference yesterday. But Bill de Blasio called Quinn out for her departure, saying that if she truly believed in the cause, she would have stayed. A rally in support of John Liu, the comptroller essentially said he would [&hellip
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Heard Around Town: Cuomo wants to shut down Indian Point

Written by City & State on . Posted in Politics

From City & State’s Heard Around Town, May 1, 2012: Andrew Cuomo wants to shutter Entergy’s Indian Point nuclear power plant, but company executives aren’t worried about it closing any time soon. One potential threat is Cuomo’s New York Energy Highway initiative, an effort to update transmission lines, install new ones and repower old power [&hellip
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