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Robert Kolker

August 25, 2003 | Intelligencer
Summer of the Rat

Nourished by trash and rain, the rodents are living large this season. A Pied Piper tells us what to do.

August 4, 2003 | Cityside
Killer Competition

Activist and councilman James Davis played his own brand of Brooklyn-style political hardball. But Othniel Askew threw out the rule book.

July 14, 2003 | Feature
The War for Ted Ammon's Children

It’s been nearly two years since financier Ted Ammon was bludgeoned to death in his East Hampton home, in the middle of “the worst divorce in the world.” But only now is a grand jury weighing charges, as his estranged wife fights cancer, and his sister fights to keep the nanny from winning custody of their twins.

April 7, 2003 | New York Magazine's 35th Anniversary
New York or Bust

Our city has a habit of going broke. This time, at least, it's not our fault.

March 24, 2003 | Feature
Reading the Times

Please, Howell, tell us what to think!

March 24, 2003 | Feature
War of Words

The raised voices at many a dinner party in the past few weeks are testament to the fact that every New Yorker has a passionate position on the impending war in Iraq.

March 17, 2003 | Feature
Down and Out on Wall Street

For thousands of laid-off investment bankers, the tough part isn’t tightening the belt and doing without high-wire deals and weekends in Vail. It’s the reality that they’re not likely to get rehired, and even if they do, the days of million-dollar bonuses—and the lifestyle they afforded—may be gone for good.

March 10, 2003 | Feature
News of War

War: What is it good for? My career!

January 6, 2003 | Profile
Home for the Holidays

New York's commissioner for the homeless, Linda Gibbs, took office with a bold promise to end homelessness as we know it. She aims to give the homeless themselves a stark choice: Accept housing quickly, or be put back on the street. Now, with the economy sputtering, is this callousness -- or inspiration?

December 23, 2002 | Classic New York
The Agitator

Go ahead, call him a loudmouth. Al Sharpton doesn't mind-- it just proves you've been listening.

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