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  • Benefits of being advanced and strong

    Re: “Exploring the irony of Columbus Day,” Liana Aghajanian’s Intersections column, Oct. 9: I do not know what professor Roger Bowerman finds puzzling and offensive about Columbus Day. We live on a beautiful continent, and Columbus...
  • Savage Love: The Wedding Party

    Savage Love: The Wedding Party
    I'm a 31-year-old genderqueer in Brooklyn with a large family on Long Island. My only sister got engaged 48 hours ago, and she's moving fast on planning the wedding. I have two questions. Number one question: I texted my sister the only date I wasn't...
  • East Haven Changed — No One Told The Mayor

    East Haven Changed — No One Told The Mayor
    It's a slow Sunday, and we're sitting at an Italian restaurant in East Haven — yes, 'Staven, that storied village by the sea — chatting with the bartender. We've asked about the town's history —- we're relative newcomers —- and...
  • Shopping: Fendi opens boutique at Beverly Center

    Shopping: Fendi opens boutique at Beverly Center
    Who says luxury is dead? Fendi, the Italian designer label famous for its lavish furs and Lilliputian baguette handbags, has opened a new boutique at the Beverly Center — the first in the U.S. to feature a designated men's accessories section....
  • 1974 was a deadly year in Chicago

    1974 was a deadly year in Chicago
    The alarming spike in Chicago homicides this year raises the specter of the city's murder epidemic that began about 1970 and didn't abate until the late 1990s. While 1994 saw the highest per-capita homicide rate in city history, 1974 saw the largest...
  • Two-fer: Columbus Day and Coming Out Day

     
    We propose that October 11, 2010 is henceforth known as Somewhat Controversial Holiday Day. Columbus Day, honoring Christopher Columbus’s trek and “discovery” of the Americas, is typically celebrated by approaching a post office, tugging o...
  • Barack Obama eats a sausage burger in Miami, asks reporters not to tell his wife

     
    A new Gallup poll suggests that most Americans really don't like their representatives. And once President Obama flies home from his quick trip to Miami, he may have some 'splainin to do to the first lady, who won't like the......
  • Fed reinforces expectations for more credit-easing moves

     
    The minutes of the Federal Reserve’s September meeting suggest that policymakers were leaning toward pumping more money into the financial system if the economy failed to pick up speed soon. The minutes, released on Tuesday, are likely to reinforce...
  • Wizarding World of Harry Potter gets holiday crowds

     
    I hope guests have a little more breathing room in the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal's Islands of Adventures park today, now that the holiday weekend has passed. Holiday, you say? Yes, I had overlooked the Columbus Day weekend when I...
  • Carl Paladino's women problem -- there weren't any women

     
    Whoa, whoa, whoa. The press is justifiably full of stories reporting New York Republican gubernatorial candidate Carl Paladino's remarks about gay lifestyles -– but it's left to the New York Post to tell me that female reporters and photographers were.....
  • Bonus rhubarb! Zorn and Byrne on the Rorschach video

     
    I know, Dennis Byrne and I already bickered this week. But I can't help responding to his take on what I'm calling the Rorschach video now going around. It shows lightweight conservative pest William J. Kelly tying to get up......