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  • Is it Lucky timing?

    Before Tony Soprano or Don Corleone or Tony Montana there was Lucky Luciano -- the real-life patriarch of modern organized crime. Luciano was the Sicilian immigrant who rose to power in the Mafia in the U.S. in the 1920s and transformed it into a...
  • "Lush Life" by Richard Price

    Lush Life By Richard Price Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 455 pages, $26 Richard Price takes cliched moves by police officers and gives them a postmodern twist. In one of the pivotal scenes of his new novel, "Lush Life," two detectives monitor a large...
  • Immigration roils small-town America

     
    by Jim Tankersley and Christi Parsons Fourth in an occasional series, United States of Anxiety MANASSAS, Va.--It's patrol day for Maureen Wood and Allison Kipp. Armed with a notebook and cell phone, the two friends set off in a minivan......
  • Silver: Did he say this with a straight face? (Updated)

     
    Malcolm Smith's Senate, proving that it's not going to be a rubber stamp and will open up government, announced yesterday that it will have a hearing today on Paterson's nomination of Jonathan Lippman to the Court of Appeals, followed......
  • Speaker Shelly survivor: Others licked, he still ticks

     
    Just call him Assembly Speaker Sheldon Survivor. He could turn out to be the last pol standing in all New York State. As governor, Eliot Spitzer tried to threaten him but, of course, Spitzer is now gone. As Senate......
  • Obama vacation reading list: (fore!) Four

     
    by Mark Silva Everyone takes books to the beach in the summer. And President Barack Obama, who has started a weeklong vacation on Martha's Vineyard -- working out this morning, playing tennis with First Lady Michelle Obama and planning a......
  • A Kinder, Simpler Time Dept.: Your Movie Columnist

     
    Jan. 17, 1955: Hedda Hopper writes, “While in New York I learned why TV will not move to the West Coast. Gen. David Sarnoff has bought 10 square blocks of Lower East Side property and will build a great NBC-TV center to rival ours in California, getting...
  • Eat up: These food books are a feast for the senses

     
    There's a Calvinist streak marbling the fat of any good American eater: One hand giveth and the other taketh away. I should. I shouldn't. Pleasure and pain. I want it but I shouldn't have it. This is a good time......
  • Radically cutting a path from the past

    Is it possible to lead a dedicated literary life in the billionaire-filled, media-crazed New York of today? To be heedless of the material world as you burrow into novels and ideas the way the old Partisan Review gang did in the '40s and '50s, to come...
  • Where to dine on your nyc family vacation

    Where to dine on your nyc family vacation
    Where to eat in NYC Eating out can get awfully expensive in New York City, but there are plenty of smaller eateries that won't cost you an arm or a leg. Keep a lookout for neighborhood delis, cafes and pizzerias. And don't turn your nose up at all those...
  • Dining Deal - Lauderhill: The Original Pastrami Club

    Address: 5240 N. University Drive (Boulevard Shoppes II) Phone/Web: 954-748-0001/ pastramiclub.com Dining deal: A small early bird menu offered 3 to 4:30 p.m. includes entree, side dish, vegetable, dessert and beverage for $9.99. A menu of more than...