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  • The Eliot Spitzer-Kathleen Parker show!

     
    Not much surprises me. This did: CNN announced Wednesday that Eliot Spitzer, New York's disgraced former governor who resigned over a prostitute scandal, and Kathleen Parker, a Pulitzer-Prize winning columnist formerly of the Orlando Sentinel...
  • Winging your way through scandal on Pegasus' back

     
    Though they sometimes pull apart, politics and mythology have always been yoked -- especially in New York, which serves as the latest example of the Law of Pegasus. For those unlucky enough to have missed a classical education (or not......
  • NYC's Gay Pride Parade

    NYC's Gay Pride Parade
    Rainbow flags flew over Manhattan Sunday as thousands turned out to attend the annual NYC Gay Pride Parade. Humidity and 90 degree temperatures were not enough to stop the revelers who joined the crowd that worked its way down Fifth Ave. The colorful...
  • NY Legislature To Pass Its Budget Amid Power Struggle

    NY Legislature To Pass Its Budget Amid Power Struggle
    Gov. David Paterson tried to deliver his budget bill to the Legislature on Monday morning, but the Assembly and Senate majorities refused to accept them amid escalating tensions over a state budget nearly three months overdue. Instead, the Democratic...
  • NY Leaders Likely To Soon Reinstate 4% Tax On Everyday Items

    NY Leaders Likely To Soon Reinstate 4% Tax On Everyday Items
    Purchases of items you rely on, like clothes, shoes, even diapers, you're likely to have to pay more for soon, as an effort by Albany to put New York State on sounder financial footing. Under a proposal being strongly considered by Governor David...
  • NY Plans $1.60 Per Pack Cigarette Tax Increase

    NY Plans $1.60 Per Pack Cigarette Tax Increase
    New York plans a $1.60 increase per pack in the cigarette tax, making it the nation's highest, as well a long-delayed plan to crack down on the sale of cigarettes by tribes to non-Indians, according to a bill Gov. David Paterson's administration announced...
  • The Bard opens Friday

    The La Cañada Flintridge Shakespeare Festival will kick off its inaugural season Friday with a production of "A Midsummer Night's Dream" at the Byrnes Amphitheatre at Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy. The four-week series is the brain-child of actor...
  • NY Legislature Avoids Government Shutdown

    NY Legislature Avoids Government Shutdown
    It's business as usual in New York on Tuesday. All state offices are open and services are being provided thanks to a last-minute reprieve by the legislature. Just hours before the midnight deadline for a shutdown of state government, the Senate, by a...
  • NYC Celebrates Puerto Rican Pride

    NYC Celebrates Puerto Rican Pride
    With smiles and cheers, music and dancing, a seaof revelers decked out in the red, white and blue of Puerto Rico'sflag stood along Fifth Avenue on Sunday to celebrate the PuertoRican Day Parade. "I like to see the people with all the energy they have,"...
  • Albany Awaits Paterson's Emergency Spending Bill; Optimism That A Gov't Shutdown Can Be Averted

    Albany Awaits Paterson's Emergency Spending Bill; Optimism That A Gov't Shutdown Can Be Averted
    There is a glimmer of hope that New York's government will not shut down tomorrow as the state's budget crisis reaches a new level. It all hinges on a vote scheduled to be taken Monday afternoon by the state legislature. Already 75 days late in approving...
  • Rangel Running Again For Congress

    Rangel Running Again For Congress
    It's been 40 years since Rep. Charles Rangel first won his Congressional seat. And he's not done with it yet. Rangel formally announced his re-election campaign on Sunday. He made the announcement surrounded by a host of elected officials, including Gov....
  • Gov. Paterson Proposes Major Change for Rent Stabilized Apartments

    Gov. Paterson Proposes Major Change for Rent Stabilized Apartments
    On Tuesday Gov. David Paterson unveiled a new proposal for rent stabilized apartments that would delay de-stabilization. Under current rules, tenants are charged incremental increases set by a board for 1 and 2 year lease renewals. Once a threshold is $2,...