April 21, 2006 RSS feed / Columnists

From The Artists Studio

Rockaway Artists Alliance Brooklyn - It ain't Just The Cyclones

But first: 2 Rockaway reminders : On view through April 30 is More...

Erin On The Rox

Congratulations to Margaret and John Laffler on the birth of their daughter Delaney Margaret on March 9, 2006, weighing 8lbs 12 oz. More...

MovieScope

'Inside Man' - Spike Breaks Out

Filmmaker Spike Lee is finally breaking into the commercial mainstream. And he does it with a whopper: An intelligent action thriller, "Inside Man." More...

It's My Turn

Grace-Marie Turner is president of the Galen Institute, a non-profit research organization that focuses on free-market ideas for health reform. She can be reached at turner@galen.org. More...

Simon says...

From the Desk of Lew M. Simon, Democratic District Leader, 23 More...

Broad Channel Bits

Recent days have been filled with sunshine. Some strong gusts of wind have been blowing hairdos around, whipping telephone wires and bounding through the budding tree branches. More...

More Parking Spaces Added To The Center Parking On The Beach Side

This is all that was done in the early 1930's on Beach 116 Street to improve the parking problem. Lines were painted in the center of the street to allow two rows of parked cars, parked as the driver saw fit. More...

From the Editor's Desk

The word 'extort" is defined in The American Heritage Dictionary as "to obtain from another by coercion or intimidation. It is the "illegal use of one's official position or powers to obtain property, funds or patronage." More...

The Inner Voice by Marilyn Gelfand

Spring is in the air. What a wonderful feeling to watch nature in action. The trees are blooming, and animals are beginning to mate and nest. The cycle of life continues. More...

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said

20 Years Ago... One of the busiest summers in many a year is approaching for the Rockaways this year. More...

On The Beach

With Beverly Baxter People Are Talking About Eric Ulrich

If you saw him on the street, you might just pass him by. Chalk him up as being just another back-pack carrying college-aged student who is immersed in the daunting task of finding his way in the world. More...

The Progressive

Service Economy

A decade or two ago, it was considered common knowledge that the United States was in a post-industrial age. Heavy industry was moving to foreign shores to take advantage of cheap labor costs. More...


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