Bill de Blasio, public advocate-elect, is warning Michael Bloomberg to give parents "a greater say" in the running of the city's public schools.
Former New York Observer editor John Vorwald writes a "Dear John" letter to the Lower East Side.
In the New York Times, Andy Webster says of "Red Noir," the new play at the Living Theater and its creator, the legendary Judith Malina:
The production’s most compelling element is the chorus members, who
eventually pull the audience to its feet in a celebratory chant-dance
infused with the idealism of the show’s creators. The energy these
performers bring to this abstract, scattershot, elaborately
choreographed ramble of a play is impressive. And their youthful hunger
for guidance from a formidable visionary like Ms. Malina is palpable.
Who will remain in this shifting neighborhood to inspire them when she
Not so long ago, if you asked a foodie where to eat dim sum in Manhattan's Chinatown the answer would be, "nowhere." But Robert Sietsema of the Voice says times have changed — Dun Huang Seafood Restaurant on Mott Street rivals the dim sum hot spots in Sunset Park and Flushing, he says — and it might just be the "best in New York."
Matt Levine, owner of The Eldridge tells the Post, in spite of Page 6 rumor-mongering, the cast of the "Jersey Shore" has never been to the LES club and never will: "I am sure the cast members are great people, and they obviously enjoy
their fist pumping, but they have never had the chance to fist pump, or
ever will, at The Eldridge. I wish them enjoyable nights out, and good
times in 2010, just not at The Eldridge. The Lower East Side is a long
way from the Jersey Shore."