- February 2, 2009
- Hope Floats
As Barack Obama became the 44th president, it seemed like most of New York had traveled to Washington.
- January 19, 2009
- New and Perhaps Improved
As New Yorkers counted down the days to the inauguration, other parts of the dawning political landscape fell into place.
- January 5, 2009
- Far, Far Away
As Barack Obama flashed his six-pack on the beaches of Hawaii, others indulged their own escapist fantasies.
- December 22, 2008
New York politics looked relatively subdued and dignified last week.
- December 15, 2008
- A Mildly Cheerful Season
It was estimated that two-thirds of office holiday parties have been canceled, but some New Yorkers still found reason to celebrate.
- December 8, 2008
- Thanks for Nothing
Even as a new Keith Haring balloon floated above the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, the city was feeling anything but lighter than air.
- December 1, 2008
Citigroup’s 52,000 soon-to-be-laid-off employees weren’t the only ones looking for new jobs last week.
- November 24, 2008
- Back to the Grind
As the euphoria of last week’s victory parties faded, the city settled in to ride out its economic hangover.
- November 17, 2008
- The End of the Beginning
As President-elect Obama addressed the nation from the shores of Lake Michigan, New York erupted in celebration.
- November 10, 2008
- Almost There …
As the presidential campaign ticked its final minutes last week, all signs pointed toward a blue surge propelling a black man into a White House.