Publication: New York Observer

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]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Here’s Why I’m Bringing Countdown Clocks to Bus Stops

A man waits at a bus stop in the Bronx. (Photo via )As one of the 11 City Council members who allocated funding from the city’s Fiscal Year 2015 budget for installation of bus stop countdown clocks, and as chair of the Council’s Committee on Aging, I ... [Published New York Observer - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Tenure on Trial

It was inevitable, and it is welcome: A group of public school parents in New York has brought a lawsuit in state Supreme Court seeking to overturn tenure. The parents hope that New York’s judiciary will follow the precedent established several weeks ... [Published New York Observer - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Rebbe To The City — And The World

New Yorkers of a certain age remember well the many weeks in which the city seemed gripped almost exclusively by the fervor — and drama — surrounding the Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson, as he lie in Beth Israel hospital felled by a stroke from which ... [Published New York Observer - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Summer Shootings

A long, hot summer has begun in Chicago, parts of which resembled a war zone over the long Independence Day weekend. Eighty-two people were shot—and 14 died—over a five-day span. SWAT teams, aided by a helicopter and military-style vehicles, were called ... [Published New York Observer - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

EXCLUSIVE: One-Two Punch As Two Federal Judges Pose Double Trouble for IRS This Week

Commissioner of Internal Revenue John Koskinen (Photo via )This Thursday and Friday the Internal Revenue Service will be in federal court to explain its inexplicable “loss” of thousands of emails from multiple computers at the same time—just the emails ... [Published New York Observer - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Discrimination, Start-up New York & Stuyvesant High School

Stuyvesant High School (Photo via )I don’t know whether to laugh or cry when I see the millions of dollars of ads touting “Start-upNY.” Governor Cuomo’s vaunted economic development plan creates tax-free development zones for businesses that settle on ... [Published New York Observer - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 05 2014 - Updated Jul 05 2014 - 1 reports

Let’s Not Allow the Power of Independence Day’s Message To Be Diluted

America. (Photo by Mitchell Layton/)Every Fourth of July there’s talk about patriotism and what it means to be an American. We can complain about the NSA, the IRS and a host of privacy invasions, but at the end of the day, there’s a reason America has ... [Published New York Observer - Jul 05 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

Peter Gelb Lacks Both Balls and a Moral Compass

Met Opera General manager Peter Gelb (Photo via )We have this, through a frayed copy of the New York Observer, that the late Arthur Gelb, fabled managing editor of the New York Times, used a tuning fork to test his baby son Peter’s musical talents. They ... [Published New York Observer - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

Paterno, Olbermann and Me

The site where the statue of former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno once stood (Photo via )The Penn State child abuse affair is the nightmare zombie of college football scandals and a troubling memory of my career as a sports writer.Although it ... [Published New York Observer - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

Vive Le South of France! Hamptons … Not So Much

The author at a café in CannesCANNES, FRANCE — Count this native New Yorker among those who have never quite understood the summer-time draw of the Hamptons. Bumper-to-bumper traffic going and coming, over-priced (and crowded) restaurants for sub-standard ... [Published New York Observer - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jun 28 2014 - Updated Jun 28 2014 - 1 reports

BREAKING: Meet Emmet Sullivan, IRS Judge Who Once Sicced a Special Prosecutor on DOJ

Former Internal Revenue Service official Lois Lerner takes the Fifth before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, March 5, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/)Americans are appalled over the false testimony of four consecutive ... [Published New York Observer - Jun 28 2014]

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...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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The New Divorce Is No Divorce [Published New York Observer - Jul 09 2014]
Here’s Why I’m Bringing Countdown Clocks to Bus... [Published New York Observer - Jul 08 2014]
Tenure on Trial [Published New York Observer - Jul 08 2014]
Rebbe To The City — And The World [Published New York Observer - Jul 08 2014]
Summer Shootings [Published New York Observer - Jul 08 2014]
EXCLUSIVE: One-Two Punch As Two Federal Judges ... [Published New York Observer - Jul 08 2014]
Discrimination, Start-up New York & Stuyvesant ... [Published New York Observer - Jul 07 2014]
Let’s Not Allow the Power of Independence Day’s... [Published New York Observer - Jul 05 2014]
Peter Gelb Lacks Both Balls and a Moral Compass [Published New York Observer - Jul 02 2014]
Paterno, Olbermann and Me [Published New York Observer - Jul 02 2014]
Vive Le South of France! Hamptons … Not So Much [Published New York Observer - Jul 02 2014]
BREAKING: Meet Emmet Sullivan, IRS Judge Who On... [Published New York Observer - Jun 28 2014]
WAR ON WALL STREET: Obama Appoints Anti-Busines... [Published New York Observer - Jun 25 2014]
New York’s Cup [Published New York Observer - Jun 25 2014]
Council Echo Chamber [Published New York Observer - Jun 25 2014]
The UFT Rules from the Crack of Dawn [Published New York Observer - Jun 25 2014]
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Espaillat for Congress [Published New York Observer - Jun 17 2014]
The Real Eric Cantor – Humble, Gracious and Tho... [Published New York Observer - Jun 16 2014]
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Forfeit Follies [Published New York Observer - Jun 12 2014]
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