- October 10, 2005 | It Happened Last Week
- Hello, Dalai
Freddy Ferrer told churchgoers that “God is on my side,” an endorsement that, added to those of David Dinkins and Dennis Rivera, made for a powerful Trinity indeed.
- January 3, 2005 | It Happened Last Week
- Seasonal Migrations
Having somehow endured another Christmas, New York entered the cheerful but slightly crapulous run-up to New Year’s Eve determined not to let the hard mask of amusement slip.
- October 3, 2005 | It Happened Last Week
- Judgment Days
The city seemed to enter a judgmental mood, meting out chastisement to some while showing surprising leniency toward others.
- September 16, 2005 | It Happened Last Week
- World Weary
A confluence of major events made for a slightly hectic week, as players from three ordinarily nonintersecting domains crowded the city’s stage.
- September 8, 2005 | It Happened Last Week
- Municipal Aid
Meanwhile, keeping an empathetic eye on the Gulf Coast (and a skeptical eye on the White House), New Yorkers reacquainted themselves with the dubious pleasures of actually putting in a productive day at the office.
- September 12, 2005 | It Happened Last Week
The devastation that Hurricane Katrina wreaked upon New Orleans concentrated the minds of New Yorkers, who also weighed the possible consequences of such a storm’s hitting the five boroughs someday.
- August 5, 2005 | It Happened Last Week
- Forgive and Receive
It was a week of mercy and forgiveness, when hundreds of Hamptons houseguests were doing their best to forgive their hosts’ décor, as the precious remainder of the season drew to a close.
- August 22, 2005 | It Happened Last Week
- Robust August
It was a New York week replete with events, affairs, controversies, milestones, and even a happening or two.
- August 15, 2005 | It Happened Last Week
- Eye Wide Open
Our sweltering sidewalks were positively pulllulating with tourists, and for some out-of-towners, the city's ways took a little getting used to.
- August 8, 2005 | It Happened Last Week
- Intemperate Zone
As the city sank into estival torpor, Con Ed reported that electricity consumption had hit an all-time peak. People sought relief however they could.