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  • newDavis to retire as head of U.S. Golf Association so he can build courses

    Davis to retire as head of U.S. Golf Association so he can build courses

    Mike Davis spent the last decade running the USGA, where he set up golf courses to provide an extreme test for elite players and searched for solutions to increasing distance.Now he wants to build...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 8 hours ago, 22 Sep 20, 5:30pm -
  • newBrookfield Properties to cut 20% of employees in retail unit

    Brookfield Properties to cut 20% of employees in retail unit

    Brookfield Property Partners LP, a large owner of malls in the U.S., is cutting its workforce as the pandemic batters the retail industry.To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 8 hours ago, 22 Sep 20, 5:10pm -
  • newCovid-19 can teach us how to deal with environmental problems

    Covid-19 can teach us how to deal with environmental problems

    Here on the East Coast, we watch the wildfire devastation in the West from a distance, with horror and maybe more than a little bit of a guilty sense of relief. Our region—green and lush at the end...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 10 hours ago, 22 Sep 20, 3:52pm -
  • newSome New Yorkers say they won’t go to restaurants imposing surcharge

    Some New Yorkers say they won’t go to restaurants imposing surcharge

    A quarter of New Yorkers would stop going to restaurants altogether if the newly enacted Covid-19 surcharge is imposed, a survey from Finance Buzz found.Only 16% of patrons who responded to the...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 10 hours ago, 22 Sep 20, 3:32pm -
  • newVolastra leases lab space in West Harlem

    Volastra leases lab space in West Harlem

    A biotech startup will be trying to brew new cancer therapies in West Harlem’s Mink Building—once the site of several beer manufacturers—after signing on for 11,000 square feet of lab space in the...To view the full story, click the title lin…
    - 12 hours ago, 22 Sep 20, 1:56pm -
  • newCity backs emissions standards expansion to some rent-regulated buildings

    City backs emissions standards expansion to some rent-regulated buildings

    Mayor Bill de Blasio’s administration stated its support of expanding the city’s strict new emissions standards to rent-regulated buildings at a City Council hearing Tuesday, despite concerns from...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 12 hours ago, 22 Sep 20, 1:43pm -
  • newAirlines plead for mandatory virus tests to lift flagging demand

    Airlines plead for mandatory virus tests to lift flagging demand

    Universal coronavirus tests for departing passengers offer the only realistic hope of reviving demand for flights in the absence of a vaccine, the International Air Transport Association said...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 12 hours ago, 22 Sep 20, 1:04pm -
  • newRalph Lauren to cut jobs amid accelerated e-commerce push

    Ralph Lauren to cut jobs amid accelerated e-commerce push

    Ralph Lauren Corp. said it is trimming its workforce, as the preppy apparel maker changes its structure and accelerates plans to shift to more online sales.The cuts are expected to be made by the...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 13 hours ago, 22 Sep 20, 12:57pm -
  • newHousehold net worth surpasses pre-pandemic peak

    Household net worth surpasses pre-pandemic peak

    Household net worth surged in the second quarter to surpass the pre-pandemic peak after a virus-driven slump at the start of the year, as a rebound in stocks buoyed Americans’ wealth.Household net...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 13 hours ago, 22 Sep 20, 12:44pm -
  • newTakeout feathers bottom line for chicken-wing franchise

    Takeout feathers bottom line for chicken-wing franchise

    When brothers Zak and Ray Omar took a meeting with the founder of Atomic Wings in 2014, they had no idea they would be running the company one day.At the time of the meeting, the pair, Dunkin'...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 13 hours ago, 22 Sep 20, 12:27pm -

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    • Cinematic obscenity in America: A hundred years of over-baring censors
       WHEN does nudity on film become porn? It’s a blush-inducing question that has lacked a clear answer for a century now: On November 18th it will be 100 years since a naked woman first appeared on American screens, in the film "Inspiration"…
      - 18 Nov 15, 6:08am -
    • The Attica prison uprising: A bloody day in New York
      LAST week marked not only the tenth anniversary of September 11th, but also the reckoning of a lesser-known trauma on New York soil: the 40th anniversary of the Attica prison uprising. At a time when the country's prison population is bursting, w…
      - 23 Sep 11, 8:19am -
    • Campaign finance: Ignore that $800,000 behind the curtain
      THE Washington Post reports that Republican groups funded by anonymous donations are kicking the Democrats' keisters this year in independent campaign advertising. Independent groups that don't have to report their donors have spent $80m so far,…
      - 4 Oct 10, 3:20pm -
    • Itinerant workers: And WiFi for all
      A RECENT article in the New York Times explored a trend guaranteed to disconcert freelancers and professional loiterers: the practice of banning laptops in coffee shops (something our colleagues at Babbage have considered as well). "By doing away wi…
      - 2 Sep 10, 6:15pm -
    • Criminal justice: Glorious failures
      WHEN it comes to criminal justice, Winston Churchill's saying that Americans can be relied on to do the right thing after they have tried everything else has to be modified: the right thing tends to get its day only when states run out of cash. A…
      - 13 Aug 10, 1:42pm -
    • Sarah Palin and the 9/11 mosque: Refudiate Sarah Palin
      UNLIKE most of her critics, I like Sarah Palin's neologism "refudiate". In fact I happen to believe that she is a talented political communicator. It's the substance of her tweet about the mosque in Manhattan that is grotesque.She says that building…
      - 19 Jul 10, 3:21pm -
    • Food and poverty: The Big Apple is hungry
      Print section Issue:  Time to get tough Fly Title:  Food and poverty Location: …
      - 14 Jan 10, 5:45am -
    • The view from New York
      THE Dow Jones Industrial Average passed 10,000 yesterday and so far, on my visit to New York*, I have found sentiment to be on the bullish side. Ethan Harris of BoA Merrill lynch, for example, argues that we are seeing the lagged effect of the immens…
      - 15 Oct 09, 9:24am -
    • The end of the service charge?
      GOOD news for those who dislike forced tipping: the 20 restaurants established by Terence Conran in London and now owned by D&D London are to stop adding a 12.5% service charge to diners' bills. As in the old days, customers will have to deci…
      - 30 Sep 09, 11:49am -
    • Bring back Spitzer!
      ONE of the less-iconic bumper stickers of George Bush's presidency harked back to the impeachment of Bill Clinton. The sentiment was that Mr Bush was such a failure that it made one ask what Mr Clinton had done to deserve his historical asterisk.…
      - 4 May 09, 5:13pm -
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    • newDonald Trump has a grievance against New York – and it tells you a lot about his presidency
      If a city isn’t on the US president’s side, it will suffer. His latest move is to designate New York an ‘anarchist jurisdiction’, which would be hilarious if his motivations weren’t so sinisterMasked men roam the neighbourhood and everyone…
      - 17 hours ago, 22 Sep 20, 8:40am -
    • newNYPD officer charged with spying on Tibetan immigrants for China
      Baimadajie Angwang’s job was to ‘locate potential intelligence sources’ and ‘identify potential threats’, court papers sayA New York City police officer has been charged with being an intelligence asset for the Chinese government, who agree…
      - 19 hours ago, 22 Sep 20, 6:42am -
    • newThe Age of Innocence is a gang story as brutal as Goodfellas
      Some were surprised when Martin Scorsese filmed Edith Wharton’s novel, but its milieu is governed by codes of tribal loyalty as lethal as in any mobEven in 1993, it seemed surprising that Martin Scorsese should direct an adaptation of The Age of In…
      - 19 hours ago, 22 Sep 20, 6:22am -
    • DoJ labels New York, Portland and Seattle 'anarchist jurisdictions'
      Department seeks to withdraw federal funds from three citiesCuomo says Trump is ‘not a king. He cannot defund NYC’The US Department of Justice on Monday designated three cities as “anarchist jurisdictions”, where it says elected officials hav…
      - 2 days ago, 21 Sep 20, 11:50am -
    • New York will honor Ruth Bader Ginsburg with statue in Brooklyn
      Tributes come from Trump, Obama and across the political spectrum – but partisan divide and looming election are never far awayUS politics – live coverageOpinion: Ginsburg changed US before she joined supreme courtRuth Bader Ginsburg will be hono…
      - 3 days ago, 19 Sep 20, 4:53pm -
    • Two dead after mass shooting at party in Rochester, New York
      Male and female are killed and 14 are injured in shooting in upstate New YorkGunfire at a backyard party killed two people and wounded 14 early on Saturday in Rochester, New York, a city roiled by outrage over the police killing of Daniel Prude.As ma…
      - 3 days ago, 19 Sep 20, 2:45pm -
    • Why some US cities are plotting a ‘green recovery’ after the pandemic
      Cities like Los Angeles, Seattle and New Orleans are aiming to tackle another, longer-term emergency – the climate crisisThe cars that typically throng the huge highways weaving through Los Angeles are such an established part of the city’s fabri…
      - 5 days ago, 18 Sep 20, 5:30am -
    • Shoots and leaves: the shotgun scientist who hunts moving trees
      As forests evolve in the face of climate crisis, some surprising methods are being used to track how species migrate Angelica Patterson is on the lookout, shotgun in hand, as she hikes through New York state’s Black Rock Forest. She focuses on her…
      - 6 days ago, 17 Sep 20, 6:00am -
    • New York mayor Bill de Blasio furloughs himself and staff to ease $7bn budget crisis
      Week-long furloughs will reportedly affect nearly 500 staff as city grapples with plunging revenue as a result of coronavirusCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageEveryone in the New York City mayor’s office, including the m…
      - 6 days ago, 16 Sep 20, 10:12pm -
    • Smoke from west coast wildfires has drifted to New York and Washington DC
      Unprecedented fires have burned some 4.5m acres and smoke has made west coast air quality among the worst in the worldSmoke from wildfires in the western US has drifted as far east as New York and Washington DC, with residents there observing hazy sk…
      - 7 days ago, 15 Sep 20, 7:26pm -

    The New York Sun

    • Weiss Resigns From the Times, 'A Distant Galaxy' Far From America
      Following is the text of the letter sent to the publisher of the New York Times, A.G. Sulzberger, from Bari Weiss, resigning from her column and editing duties on the paper's opinion pages. Ms. Weiss had previously worked on the editorial page of the…
      - 70 days ago, 14 Jul 20, 2:16pm -
    • How a Black Swan Caught New York Flatfooted in 1914
      It looks like the next round of congressional battles over restarting the economy will involve Federal aid to cities and states. While Speaker Pelosi and the Senate Majority leader, Mitch McConnell, battle over money for the states, Mayor de Blasio i…
      - 28 Apr 20, 10:29am -
    • Legal Stars Ask New York To Protect Yeshivas
      No academic cachet is more prized by America's legal world than a Harvard Law degree. So it is hard to conceive that anyone who made it through Harvard's rigorous training could object to a governmentally imposed standard prescribing the minimum numb…
      - 3 Sep 19, 12:55pm -
    • Did JFK Make Morgenthau A Conservative?
      Robert Morgenthau may have been one of a kind, but his story is emblematic of the best of America and of New York. The Times's obituary, as that newspaper often did with Morgenthau, gets the story significantly wrong. The Times describes him as "a co…
      - 23 Jul 19, 6:59am -
    • Podcast: A Special Moment
      Pia Catton: Welcome to The New York Sun anniversary podcast. I'm Pia Catton, and I will be moderating a discussion between the founders of The New York Sun, Seth Lipsky, editor of the paper, and Ira Stoll, former managing editor. It's great to be her…
      - 25 Sep 18, 2:21pm -
    • How the Sun Foreshadowed the Trump Era
      For the world, this month marks the ten-year anniversary of the financial crisis. For me, though, the more personally significant anniversary is a related event the end of print publication of the New York Sun, a daily newspaper of which I was a foun…
      - 25 Sep 18, 7:41am -
    • 'Cuomo Doctrine' May Get Test in Court
      Governor Andrew Cuomo's lawyers will be in federal court in Albany next month, when they'll try to get a judge to dismiss the lawsuit against him by America's largest civil-rights organization. The group is the National Rifle Association, which is as…
      - 8 Aug 18, 8:34pm -
    • Democrats On the Spot Over Ocasio
      What will Chuck Schumer do if he has to choose between the Democrats and Israel? The question begs for an answer with the rise of the party's new "it" politician, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. She's the Democratic Socialist who toppled Joe Crowley in the…
      - 18 Jul 18, 9:03pm -
    • Super Sesquicentennial Shapes Up at Belmont For Justify and Bravazo
      What a super sesquicentennial is shaping up for Saturday. That's the 150th running of the Belmont Stakes, where all eyes will be on Justify, the contender for the Triple Crown. Just don't fall in love, I say. It's true that Justify slopped through th…
      - 6 Jun 18, 10:38pm -
    • Cuomo Threatens Suit Against the Feds On Immigration Battle
      Governor Cuomo of New York is threatening to sue the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency to stop its ongoing raids to detain illegal immigrants wanted for serious crimes like assault and rape. A staggering 80% of those apprehended in r…
      - 1 May 18, 10:00pm -

    The New Yorker: Out Loud (Audio)

    • Beyond “Citizen Kane”

      Beyond “Citizen Kane”

      Alex Ross and Richard Brody join Amelia Lester and David Haglund to discuss the particular genius of Orson Welles, and his evolving legacy.
      - 12 Oct 15, 4:40pm -
    • What it Means to Be a Sports Fan

      What it Means to Be a Sports Fan

      Nicholas Dawidoff and Adam Gopnik join Amelia Lester and David Haglund to discuss why we sports fans love the teams we love.
      - 5 Oct 15, 12:03am -
    • What is R. & B. Now?

      What is R. & B. Now?

      Carrie Battan and Kelefa Sanneh join Amelia Lester and David Haglund to discuss R. & B. artists from the Weeknd to Aretha Franklin.
      - 28 Sep 15, 12:00am -
    • The Pleasures of Disgust

      The Pleasures of Disgust

      Nicola Twilley and Joshua Rothman join Amelia Lester and David Haglund to discuss our complicated relationship with all things icky.
      - 21 Sep 15, 12:01am -
    • Joan Didion: Writer and Icon

      Joan Didion: Writer and Icon

      On the occasion of a new biography, Louis Menand and Thessaly La Force join Amelia Lester and David Haglund to discuss the influence of Joan Didion.
      - 14 Sep 15, 12:01am -
    • This Podcast Will Change Your Life

      This Podcast Will Change Your Life

      Sarah Larson and Andrew Marantz join Amelia Lester and David Haglund to discuss self-help, podcasting, and how the two have converged.
      - 7 Sep 15, 12:01am -
    • Serena and the Big Four

      Serena and the Big Four

      Serena Williams is positioned to complete a Grand Slam. Nick Paumgarten and Reeves Wiedeman join Amelia Lester and David Haglund to discuss the U.S. Open.
      - 31 Aug 15, 12:01am -
    • Tasting Notes

      Tasting Notes

      Bianca Bosker and Rachel Arons join Amelia Lester and David Haglund to discuss the language of wine.
      - 24 Aug 15, 12:01am -
    • Re-Reading Children’s Books

      Re-Reading Children’s Books

      Adam Gopnik, Sarah Larson, Amelia Lester, and David Haglund talk about how children’s books have evolved and why they’re worth revisiting as adults.
      - 17 Aug 15, 12:01am -
    • Talking About “White People”

      Talking About “White People”

      Hua Hsu, Karan Mahajan, Amelia Lester and David Haglund talk about the MTV documentary “White People” and contemporary conversations about whiteness.
      - 10 Aug 15, 8:17am -

    The Village Voice

    • Taking Aim at the Sex Pistols

      Taking Aim at the Sex Pistols

      Vicious and His Circle: Taking Aim at the Sex Pistols From the Voice Literary Supplement On the level of gossip, where most rock hagiographies tend...
      - 1 day ago, 21 Sep 20, 2:15pm -
    • What Did Koch Know, and When Did He Know It?

      What Did Koch Know, and When Did He Know It?

      Anatomy of a Cover-Up: What Did Koch Know, and When Did He Know It? I’m the perfect route to the downfall of this administration. —...
      - 2 days ago, 21 Sep 20, 10:37am -
    • Snapshots of Stanley’s City

      Snapshots of Stanley’s City

      Phone Log Fixes The following snapshots of the polit­ical life of the city — some sinister, some bizarre — are taken from the appointment diaries...
      - 2 days ago, 21 Sep 20, 10:29am -
    • How Ed Koch Handed Over City Hall

      How Ed Koch Handed Over City Hall

      Violation!  “After eight years of charisma and four years of the clubhouse, why not try competence.” — Koch slogan, 1977 mayoral race Ambitious people of­ten...
      - 2 days ago, 21 Sep 20, 9:53am -
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      - 3 days ago, 19 Sep 20, 7:57pm -
    • Memories of Meade and the Mob

      Memories of Meade and the Mob

      Bugging Mr. Big After 15 years of investigations that fiz­zled in dead ends, federal investigators are now confident they have enough evi­dence to prosecute former...
      - 4 days ago, 18 Sep 20, 7:50pm -
    • How To Win Contracts and Influence People

      How To Win Contracts and Influence People

      Stanley Friedman and Donald Manes, the twin towers of insider trading during the Koch years, are now the twin tar­gets of the probes that have...
      - 4 days ago, 18 Sep 20, 3:53pm -
    • Into Africa

      Into Africa

      Where the Heat Comes From Africa is one of the centerpieces of fantasy in our time. Its ambiguity and variety have always challenged the imagination,...
      - 4 days ago, 18 Sep 20, 2:06pm -
    • The Untold Story of the Tompkins Square Murder

      The Untold Story of the Tompkins Square Murder

      Blood Simple: The Untold Story of the Tompkins Square Murder  Daniel Rakowitz moved in with Sylvia and Shawn on July 7, bringing his scrawny brown...
      - 5 days ago, 18 Sep 20, 9:17am -
    • Michael Jackson: Man in the Mirror

      Michael Jackson: Man in the Mirror

      Man in the Mirror Because Afro-Americans have presented challenges to one order or another almost as long as they have been here, fear and contempt...
      - 5 days ago, 17 Sep 20, 5:36pm -

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