A PSYCHIC TOLD LARRY TALBOT TO BEWARE OF THE MOON. NANCY REAGAN CONSULTED THEM IN THE WHITE HOUSE. YOKO SENT JOHN ON TRIPS WITH NO MISSION BECAUSE HER PSYCHIC TOLD HER TO. ARE THESE SOOTHSAYERS FOR REAL OR JUST IN IT FOR THE CASH?
Well for one recently fired police sergeant in the Southampton Village Police Department it gets boiled down to dirty politics, incestuous relationships and incompetent leadership. For others its overtime pay on movie sets, $60,000.00 interest free loans from the mayor’s boss and fatherin- law, security side work at Bridgehampton POLO while on duty in Southampton Village and stock options in PVNX.PK Pure Vanilla Exchange. Great for some, not so great for others.
Like a generously lubricated turkey thermometer, spring has finally sprung–and not a moment too soon.While winter is as good a season as any for getting sociably snookered, the Winter drunk comes with a heavy price for all. I’m speaking, of course, of the cruel ennui brought upon us by daylight savings time and the glut of C list holidays.
Lower Manhattan’s political scene is heating up in anticipation of filling spots for term limited (along with other limitations) City Council members. In 2009, along with Mayor, Public Advocate, and Comptroller, there will be openings for our local City Council seats (now held by Christine Quinn and Alan J. Gerson).
It’s a SoHo battle royale. The controversy over the new Trump Building that “The Donald” and co-developers The Bayrock Group and Sapir Organization intend on erecting has ignited an uproar heard across West Broadway. The hubbub in many ways is the same as it has been for years. “There goes the neighborhood, again!” But the trouble this time runs deeper; with more at stake than just ugly architecture, this could rupture the identity of SoHo for good.