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  • 'Koch': The mayor's great love was New York City ★★★

    'Koch': The mayor's great love was New York City ★★★
    What an entertaining rapscallion Ed Koch was during his run as mayor of New York in the late '70s and '80s. Popular, polarizing, loved, hated, even 20-plus years after he left office, he never failed to attract a crowd as he walked the streets of the city. Which he did virtually every day until he died at 88, on Feb. 1, the day Neil Barsky's documentary chronicling his life and his legacy hit New York City theaters.
  • Goldberg: The folly of recall elections

    Goldberg: The folly of recall elections
    It should surprise no one that I'm opposed to the recall of Scott Walker, the Wisconsin governor whose fate will be decided Tuesday. But that's only in part because I support what he's been trying to do in the Badger State. I'm also against recalls as a...

    'The Central Park Five' review: Upsetting doc recalls another inconvenient truth

    'The Central Park Five' review: Upsetting doc recalls another inconvenient truth
    *** (out of four) Hindsight can be awfully depressing and frequently chilling. You may already know the story of the five people in “The Central Park Five.” On April 19, 1989, a woman jogging in New York’s Central Park was beaten and...

    AXA Equitable Donates Epic Mural Showing 1920s Scenes To Metropolitan Museum of Art

    AXA Equitable Life Insurance Co. has donated an epic, 10-panel mural of life in the 1920s to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, the company announced this week. The mural, "America Today" by Thomas Hart Benton, is a panorama most recently...

    Former NYC Mayor Ed Koch's obituary didn't do the man justice

    Former NYC Mayor Ed Koch's obituary didn't do the man justice
    As a transplanted New Yorker living in Maryland, I was offended by your one-sided obituary of former Mayor Ed Koch ("Ed Koch, New York's colorful longtime former mayor, dies," Feb. 1. You say he was a "shtick-artist" who appeared "relentlessly" in the...