Publication: New York Observer

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Bond Holders Shockingly Expect to Be Repaid

Argentine Foreign Affairs Minister Héctor Timerman.Oh, Argentina. First you lose the World Cup. Now you’re hurtling towards a sovereign debt default. What else is left to do but to blame it all on evil hedge funds? At least you’ve got a readymade villain: ... [Published New York Observer - 6 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

A Stretch in the ‘Stritchlimo’

“Well,” a friend said to me the morning that Elaine Stritch’s death made the papers, “I guess Rob Bowman, her poor accompanist, is finally able to draw a free breath!”“Yeah,” I shot back without thinking, “he’s probably already at Disney World!”That slipped ... [Published New York Observer - 6 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Panic in Central Park?

There are many symbols of New York’s revival in the early 21st Century, but Central Park surely is among the most prominent. A generation ago, the park was equal parts Dust Bowl and Wild West. Today, thanks to the city’s innovative partnership with the ... [Published New York Observer - 14 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

A Strike Averted

If you’re running for re-election as governor of New York and you’re hoping to roll up a victory that will capture the attention of the national media, there are several scenarios you’d prefer to avoid. You wouldn’t want a nasty, prolonged budget battle. ... [Published New York Observer - 14 hours ago]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

PHOTO ESSAY: Sarah Dixon’s ReSaved Will Make You Cry in a Good Way

Mommom, ReSaved.  (Photographs by Sarah Dixon)https://nyoobserver.files.wordpress.com/2014/07/mommom-voicemail-2.mp3We sat down with Sarah Dixon a fine art photographer, who’s incredible talent hasn’t been published (until now) and asked her to explain ... [Published New York Observer - Jul 22 2014]
Entities: Memory, Powerful, Anxiety
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

You’ve Got Hate Mail: Welcome to Brandeis

Brandeis University (Photo via Creative Commons)Brandeis University, most recently known for withdrawing an invitation to human rights activist Ayaan Hirsi Ali to speak at graduation, is back in the news and not for anything of which it should be proud. ... [Published New York Observer - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

Department of Homeless Services Is Ripped Off for Just $30,000 — Nice Job, Guys!

Scott Stringer, Jonathan Tisch & New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli; Mr. Stringer can’t be all that upset about $30,000 overage on a $20 million project. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/)Clearly, New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer has never attempted ... [Published New York Observer - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Bon Voyage, Mr. Mayor

Mayor de Blasio is heading off to Italy with his family for a 10-day vacation. Ordinarily this would not qualify as news—after all, even mayors take vacations, right?Well, not lately. Rudy Giuliani, who gently chided Mr. de Blasio for flying the coop, ... [Published New York Observer - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

An Ounce of Prevention

New York may spend as much as $674 million this year to pay for lawsuits and other claims against the city. That figure may rise to $782 million over the next four years. Even in an era of $75 billion budgets, the annual cost of legal settlements is hardly ... [Published New York Observer - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Isn’t It Rich?

Wealthy foreigners have gotten the idea that New York City is a good place in which to invest. You got a problem with that?Apparently many people do, based on reaction to a recent New York magazine  piece about the extraordinary influx of capital flowing ... [Published New York Observer - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Noose Tightens On IRS

Lois Lerner, feeling the heat (Brendan Smialowski/AFP/)Last Thursday , Judge Emmet G. Sullivan gave the IRS 30 days to file a full explanation of the dubious computer crash and infamous missing emails— under oath . Perhaps more importantly, he assigned ... [Published New York Observer - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

The New Divorce Is No Divorce

Illustration by Roman MuradovAS LUCK WOULD HAVE IT, THE SILVER FOX had invited me to join him at a retreat in Malibu; a sensational summer camp for adults that’s a cross between a chic boutique hotel on the Amalfi Coast and the Betty Ford Center. Most ... [Published New York Observer - Jul 09 2014]

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"I'm sorry but the Mayor is busy meeting with Italy this week and cannot consider any NYC issues until he returns. Please leave a message at the tone." July 23, 2014 at 2:38 pm ...And I bet they were all blacks who did it
...If Joe got involved, people would have said he was overstepping his role as football coach. As Joe said at the end, "With the benefit of hindsight, I wish I had done more." July 2, 2014 at 4:51 pm

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A Stretch in the ‘Stritchlimo’ [Published New York Observer - 6 hours ago]
Bond Holders Shockingly Expect to Be Repaid [Published New York Observer - 6 hours ago]
Panic in Central Park? [Published New York Observer - 14 hours ago]
A Strike Averted [Published New York Observer - 14 hours ago]
PHOTO ESSAY: Sarah Dixon’s ReSaved Will Make Yo... [Published New York Observer - Jul 22 2014]
You’ve Got Hate Mail: Welcome to Brandeis [Published New York Observer - Jul 21 2014]
Department of Homeless Services Is Ripped Off f... [Published New York Observer - Jul 19 2014]
An Ounce of Prevention [Published New York Observer - Jul 16 2014]
Isn’t It Rich? [Published New York Observer - Jul 16 2014]
Bon Voyage, Mr. Mayor [Published New York Observer - Jul 16 2014]
Noose Tightens On IRS [Published New York Observer - Jul 15 2014]
The New Divorce Is No Divorce [Published New York Observer - Jul 09 2014]
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