- December 6, 2004 | Feature
- Anatomy Of a Foiled Plot
Two would-be bombers of the Herald Square subway station find that three is a crowd.
- November 29, 2004 | Profile
The shooting on a crowded street of a diamond dealer under indictment for money laundering brought unwelcome light into hidden city worlds—and learning who he was only deepened the mystery.
- September 20, 2004 | Profile
- Jim McGreevey and His Main Man
Golan Cipel was only a plaything. It was developer Charles Kushner who speeded his passage through the swamps of New Jersey patronage politics—till Kushner was brought down in his own spectacular sex scandal.
- June 21, 2004 | Feature
- Stadium of Dreams
Dan Doctoroff’s dreams, that is. With evangelical fervor, Bloomberg’s deputy mayor has been selling a plan to remake Manhattan’s West Side with a stadium for the Jets at its center. But when the cheerleading stops, a question remains. Does the plan make sense?
- May 17, 2004 | Feature
- How to Care for An Angry Mob
Ray Kelly and the NYPD have bigger things to worry about than, say, a few hundred thousand protesters.
- April 5, 2004 | Feature
- Underground Man
Real-estate tycoon Peter Kalikow is rewriting his legacy by presiding over the biggest expansion of New York’s transit system in 60 years. And the Second Avenue subway is only part of the MTA chairman’s plan.
- February 9, 2004 | Cityside
- Good Cop
Police Commissioner Ray Kelly could have handled the Stansbury rooftop shooting by the back-the-cops book. Instead, he headed off the city’s next racial crisis.
- February 2, 2004 | Feature
- Separate Peace
Occupation hasn’t worked, and negotiation hasn’t worked. So, led by the cheerleading of an outspoken academic, a large majority of Israelis are learning to love the wall. But what happens to the settlements that fall outside it? Tough luck.
- December 15, 2003 | Feature
- The Return of Anti-Semitism
Israel has become the flash point—and the excuse—for a global explosion of an age-old syndrome. Why has hating the Jews become politically correct in many places? And what can be done about it?
- November 3, 2003 | Feature
- The Doctor Is Out
Some fourteen years after the Libby Zion case changed the way hospitals are run—and medicine is taught—it’s clear that residents are getting more sleep. But many doctors say that patients—and even the residents—are being shortchanged.