Posts Tagged ‘New York’

Tax Policy or Political Gimmick?

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Breaking News, News Our Town Downtown, News West Side Spirit, Our Town Downtown, West Side Spirit

Copy of Sen Brad Hoylman 4-4-13 Sen. Brad Hoylman questions the efficacy of a state tax rebate program in helping New Yorkers By Adam Janos If you’re a New Yorker with a kid, you may have some cash that’ll be waiting for you in your mailbox, come next autumn. That’s because the state is issuing a $350 tax rebate check to [&hellip
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Edward I. Koch: ‘I Don’t Do Cinematography’

Written by Tom Allon on . Posted in News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, News West Side Spirit, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, West Side Spirit

If Martians landed on our planet and demanded I teach them what a New Yorker is, I’d go no further than show them the hours and hours of videotape of Edward I. Koch jousting at press conferences in the 1980s and defiantly marching across the Brooklyn Bridge during the 1980 transit strike and his more [&hellip
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New York Gives Val a Perfect Score

Written by NY Press on . Posted in Arts Our Town, Arts Our Town Downtown, Arts West Side Spirit, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, West Side Spirit

‘Dancing with the Stars’ heartthrob on learning English from Steve Urkel, Sheepshead Bay and hip-hop By Angela Barbuti Now that the season of Dancing with the Stars is over, New Yorkers get to have Val Chmerkovskiy all to themselves for a while. When the 26-year-old came back home to New York after placing third in [&hellip
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The Protagonist: Keara Driscoll Serves up Pork and Poetry in Brooklyn

Written by Alissa Fleck on . Posted in NY Press Exclusive

Occasionally The Protagonist briefly profiles the work and life of a local artist; this is one of those times.  Brooklynite Keara Driscoll waitresses by day and writes poetry…well, whenever she has a spare moment to jot down her thoughts on the scrap of paper she keeps in her pocket. Driscoll has been writing poetry in [&hellip
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City & State’s Power 100 List

Written by City and State on . Posted in Politics

01_powerslider-1da07d562c   Who are the 100 most powerful people in New York City politics? Of course, the answer is both subjective and controversial. Still, in an audacious attempt to arrive at a ranking that reflects who really are the movers and shakers that drive New York City’s agenda, City & State has solicited the off-the-record opinions [&hellip
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The Art of the Steal

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Breaking News, News Our Town, Our Town

UPPER EAST SIDE DEALER MAY HAVE PLACED STOLEN GOODS IN MUSEUMS AROUND THE WORLD By Laurence Dylan There’s no indication that Subhash Kapoor, the 64-year-old owner of Art of the Past gallery, made a fuss when he was arrested at the Frankfurt airport in October 2011. News reports of the event make no reference to [&hellip
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A Not-So-Typical Day for Rachael Ray

Written by NY Press on . Posted in News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, News West Side Spirit, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, West Side Spirit

THE FOODIE TALKS ABOUT CELEBRITY CHEFS SETTING HER KITCHEN ON FIRE, HER APPLE-ONION THANKSGIVING STUFFING AND MICHAEL J. FOX By Angela Barbuti Rachael Ray is an inspiration to home cooks everywhere, but the fact that she lives downtown gives New Yorkers a definite advantage. Neighbors go so far as to ask her what she’s cooking [&hellip
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