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It Happened Last Week Archive

December 1, 2008
Headhunting

Citigroup’s 52,000 soon-to-be-laid-off employees weren’t the only ones looking for new jobs last week.

December 22, 2008
Bugged

New York politics looked relatively subdued and dignified last week.

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.

February 4, 2008
Brokenhearted

New Yorkers enjoyed a three-day weekend thanks to Martin Luther King Jr., but the first day back at work was even worse than usual.

January 21, 2008
Getting Emotional

A resurgent Hillary Clinton wasn’t the only one who felt like having a good cry last week.

January 14, 2008
Blown Away

As the first arctic blast of January weather whipped through town last week, the city was chilled by news that Iowans had frozen out New York’s candidates for the White House.

January 7, 2008
Cloudy Future

As thousands of European budget travelers swarmed the rainy city and prepared to gaze at the big crystal ball in Times Square, many New Yorkers had already moved on to 2008.

December 10, 2007
Winter Vegetation

The lighting of the solar-powered Rockefeller Center spruce put the city in a verdant mood last week.

December 3, 2007
Greeting the Season

As a judge allowed the Grinch into his theater, it was beginning to look a lot like Christmas in the city last week.

November 26, 2007
A Wing and a Prayer

Facing unholy approval ratings last week, Governor Spitzer stopped pontificating about his driver’s-license plan and dumped it.