- November 1, 1999
- Unchartered Territory
Though the typically immovable mayor backed off his effort to block Mark Green by changing the city charter, the revised proposal still makes for bad public policy.
- January 19, 1998
- Whose Life Is It, Anyway?
There might be something, after all, to Woody Allen's insistence that his art isnt imitating his life: Lately, in fact, it seems to be imitating Philip Roth's.
- June 12, 2000
- Not Enough Lip
At least with Rudy we knew the race would be about more than Hillary's address; but in their bland scrabble for the middle, Rick and Hill are tough to tell apart.
- May 21, 2001
- Slave Trade-Off
Don't accuse Al Sharpton of grandstanding in Sudan; the anti-slavery mission was the real thing. But back at home, he can't seem to resist hijacking the mayoral race.
- September 10, 2001
- Après Moi, le Déluge
For Giuliani, the mayoral election is all about his legacy. And who could make him look better than Peter Vallone?
- January 15, 2001
- Pay It Forward
The GOP lost the election, even if it took the White House. Instead of being bitter, every liberal member of Congress should remember the mandate is ours.
- August 21, 2000
- The Inn Crowd
Four new name-brand hotels reveal -- for better or worse -- the influence of boutique design on the mainstream; the new show at P.S. 1 is a screen gem.
- February 15, 1999
- Class Warfare
Painfully aware the Republican Party has no use for two moderate New Yorkers, Rudy and George have turned their private battle of wills into a schoolyard brawl.
- June 11, 2001
- Endorsement Tango
With the mayoral race fully under way, the Democratic hopefuls are courting partners who can deliver votes and support. Here are the ones to watch.
- February 12, 2001
- Pardon Me?
Sure, the pardons smell and the loot looks like shameless greed. But that applies as much to several other White House departures as it does to Bill Clinton's.