Politicians talk of bridging divides—but EighthAvenue? To allow conventiongoers a quick (and NewYorkless) route between the old Farley Post Office andMadison Square Garden, the city has built a temporaryenclosed bridge, paid for by the RNC. How does thisnew span stack up against its famous forebears?
Republican Walking Tour
The official off-site entertainment schedule for GOP delegates includes Wicked, The Lion King, and private visits to Saks—but those who wish to venture even farther afield might take this stroll. (July 19, 2004)
You ready to rock? cries the not-in-charge person. Twinkle, twinkle, the crowd roars.
To the anarcho-bureaucratic protest movement, the Republican convention is the opportunity of a lifetime. The only question is, to do what? (May 17, 2004)
It’s Their Party
And they’ll write checks if they want to. Young Republicans in New York – a besieged bunch – are feeling feisty. Emboldened by Bush, and undeterred by Bush-bashers, they’re even talking about turning the Upper West Side into (gasp) GOP country. (January 12, 2004)
The Republican National Convention comes to town in just nine months. Meet Bill Harris, the Alabama conservative, Civil War buff, and dove hunter in charge. (December 8, 2003)