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It Happened Last Week Archive

April 14, 2008
Hanging Tough

Madonna pushed her relationship with the city close to the breaking point last week.

March 31, 2008

For another week, almost all politics was both local and sleazy.

March 24, 2008

The scary mini terror bombing on Times Square was forgotten amid the detonation of Eliot Spitzer’s political career.

March 10, 2008
Differences of Opinion

While political watchers spent last week looking ahead to primaries in Ohio and Texas, the candidates engaged in a serious debate.

March 3, 2008
Far From Heaven

While some looked to the stars last week—awaiting a lunar eclipse or the arrival of J.Lo’s twins—the real action was taking place in the streets.

February 25, 2008
Pulling Apart

The year’s first blanket of snow dropped two days before Valentine’s Day, but it soon washed away—and on the ground, heartbreak abounded.

February 18, 2008
The Sweet Science

When the smoke (and, along Broadway, confetti) cleared last week, the great Democratic heavyweight bout had ended in a draw.

February 11, 2008
Getting Ready for Action

As Giants fans scrambled to order last-minute Super Bowl subs, the city was already bracing itself for the February 5 Super-Duper Tuesday winner-take-all demolition derby of doom.

April 7, 2008
Striking Back

Hillary Clinton’s embattled presidential campaign used the force.

April 28, 2008
European’s Vacation

The news that hordes of European tourists were propping up New York City’s economy came as no surprise to those who caught a glimpse of the German fellow cruising the streets last week in a late-model Popemobile.