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The City Politic Archive

June 5, 2000
Ferry Dust

The new ferry landing at Pier 11 has a magical impact on Wall Street's waterfront; unlike South Street Seaport, it merges the land and the harbor.

May 29, 2000
Stand and Deliver

Rudy pulls out, taking his negatives with him, leaving Hillary to face a low-profile but highly focused Rick Lazio. Now's the time for her to tell voters what she's running for.

May 22, 2000
Poor Posture

Rudy Giuliani's private life unravels in a public comedy of hypocrisy Molière-like in proportion, and all Mrs. Clinton has had to do -- so far -- is wait him out.

May 1, 2000
What's My Line?

Can Al Gore afford to spurn Ray Harding to avoid sharing a ballot line with Hillary's nemesis? Sure -- the Liberal Party's no longer the only other game in town.

May 1, 2000
Pier Glint

Frank Gehry's proposal for the Guggenheim would float a titanium cloud above the East River, a blaze of light illuminating downtown's dark canyons.

April 24, 2000
On the Right Track

Anticipating the arrival of its new high-speed trains, Amtrak deftly transforms dreary Penn Station with sleek escalators and other touches.

April 24, 2000
Rudy's Rap Sheet

Giuliani and Safir insist that only dead suspects' sealed records are released by the city -- but it's been done in the cases of at least two men who are very much alive.

March 27, 2000
Clinton's County Squire

Tom DiNapoli has made the GOP stronghold of Nassau County a lot friendlier to Democrats, though whether that's friendly enough for Hillary remains to be seen.

March 13, 2000
The Sounds of Silence

Where were the leaders, especially the Democrats, who could speak with conviction and compassion in the aftermath of the Diallo verdicts? Out to lunch, mostly.

March 6, 2000
Screening Rooms

Baiting customers with myriad online listings, real-estate brokerages look to become the eBays of the city's scarce apartment supply.