Posts Tagged ‘New York Press’

New York Family: Picks of the Week, April 23-29

Written by New York Family on . Posted in Family

New York Family’s favorite events for each day of the week By Briehn Trumbauer Princesses, Broadway stars and puppeteers, this is your time to shine! This week’s events encourage talent and imagination as kids transform into Cinderella, audition for a Broadway encore and create larger-than-life puppets. Plus, the weekend promises great family festivals for all [&hellip
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FreshDirect Fights Local Critics with New Website

Written by Jon Lentz on . Posted in Breaking News

Critics have blasted FreshDirect’s government-subsidized move from Queens to the Bronx as a waste of taxpayer dollars with little benefit to local residents, as well as a serious health issue since more delivery trucks could exacerbate the borough’s already high asthma rates. So this week the online grocer is striking back with a new web [&hellip
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Campaign Roundup: Is Christine Quinn trying to force Stringer out of the mayoral race?

Written by City & State on . Posted in Politics

2013 Mayoral Race Top city and state Republicans are setting up fundraising and paperwork for NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly to jump into the mayor’s race in 2013, without Kelly’s involvement. Council Speaker Christine Quinn is reportedly trying to force Manhattan Borough president Scott Stringer to drop out of the mayor’s race. NYC mayors have come [&hellip
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Armond White: There’s Something About N’yuk

Written by Armond White on . Posted in Arts & Film, Arts Our Town, Our Town

The Farrelly Brothers Redeem The Three Stooges “You will always be children!” Steven Spielberg encouraged last year’s Comic-Con gathering when he previewed scenes from The Adventures of Tintin. Infantilization has become contemporary Hollywood’s standard method for making or selling its product but Hollywood rarely deals with that subject as explicitly as in the Farrelly brothers’ [&hellip
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Congressional Hopeful Blasts Group Behind “Stand Your Ground” Legislation

Written by Jon Lentz on . Posted in Breaking News

Assemblyman Hakeem Jeffries today blasted the American Legislative Exchange Council, the nonprofit public policy group under increasing scrutiny following the shooting death of Trayvon Martin due to its role in writing Florida’s controversial “Stand Your Ground” law. Jeffries, who is currently running for Congress, said Martin’s death sent shock waves through the largely African American [&hellip
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In Brooklyn, Peace Between Rival Democrats Is Rejected

Written by Laura Nahmias on . Posted in Politics

In Brooklyn, peace between rival factions of the county Democratic party is hard to come by. Recently, Brooklyn district leader Lincoln Restler proposed a non-aggression pact with Councilman Steve Levin that would help both young politicians win re-election, according to an account of the conversation Levin provided to City & State. Levin alleges that Restler, [&hellip
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The Holy Trinity . . . Duo . . . Trinity? Noah Wunsch on the trifecta of celebrity deaths

Written by Noah Wunsch on . Posted in NY Press Exclusive

If you’re a famous person you better be ducking your head… unless you’re Lindsay Lohan, any of the Kardashians or a household of “Housewives,” then please, go for a walk on a friggin’ lightning rod. Ladies and gentlemen, one of the more exciting time capsules of our time is taking place right now, the trifecta [&hellip
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