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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...
Tags: Koch (movie), Movies, Times Square, Entertainment, Ed Koch
NEW YORK -- To his family, Ed Koch was "Uncle Eddie." To New Yorkers, he was "hizzoner," the omnipresent three-term mayor who was remembered Monday as the man who lifted a grim city to glory but who always had time for his nieces, nephews, and a...
NEW YORK (AP) — Ed Koch's favorite moment as mayor of New York City, fittingly, involved yelling. Suddenly inspired to do something brash about the rare transit strike that crippled the city in 1980, he strode down to the Brooklyn Bridge to...
pix11.com | @wpix“PIX11 NEWS CLOSEUP” will mark its 20th year on the air with its 970th broadcast on Sunday, October 28th. The recipient of numerous awards, including three Emmy Awards, “PIX11 NEWS CLOSEUP” has a loyal following of viewers who...
pix11.com | @mariopix11City Hall is the first to tout that murders are down in the city, but no one wants to admit that crimes in the five boroughs are back on the rise. Blood stains on city sidewalks, a woman's purse on the ground after a rape in a city park, an arrogant...
pix11.com | @murphypixWe’ve been calling it the “Summer of Guns”—17 people shot in a single, New York City day, on the 4th of July holiday. A 4 year old boy killed, playing near a Bronx basketball court. A cop shot in both legs in Queens. Is NYC...
pix11.com | @markspixFuneral services were held Wednesday for legendary Harlem restaurateur Sylvia Woods in Mount Vernon, New York. Family, friends, religious and community leaders, and politicians, including former New York City Mayor David Dinkins and former New York...
VarietyThe American justice system -- and American society -- are indicted for institutionalized racism in gripping investigative docu "The Central Park Five," from co-directors Ken Burns, his daughter Sarah Burns and her husband, David McMahon. Mixing a...
Tags: Movies, Prosecution, PBS (tv network), Entertainment, Ken Burns
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...
Ken Burns: Cannes the 'Grand Canyon' of cinema: Docu filmmaker screens 'Central Park Five' out of competitionVarietyProlific documentary filmmaker Ken Burns is not in Cannes to wheel and deal -- even though his latest feature "The Central Park Five" is screening out of competition. "We're just here to enjoy introducing the film," he told Variety. "We've got a lot of...
Staff ReporterToday, New Yorkers celebrated the homecoming of newly-minted Cardinal, Timothy Dolan. And the man known for his down-to-earth delivery, didn't disappoint, delivering a morning prayer service, an afternoon service, and a couple of warm laughs to a packed...
— The call by some members of the black media for African-Americans to support President Barack Obama in racial solidarity is a terrible idea. Just as terrible as women supporting women only because of their sex, or any other group viewing the world...
Tags: Al Sharpton, Television, Barack Obama, Radio, Entertainment
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