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Swan’s signs of the vernacular: ya’ll don’t have to read ‘em but life is a lot funnier if you do. For now, let’s just say that somewhere in Kings County— it could be Vanderbilt Avenue, it could be Van Brunt Street, it could be Varkens Hook— the Brooklyn Department of Transportation (BDOT) has begun talking […]

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WWIB Transportation Editor, Swan, explains: Ya’ll can check the record, we went for Barry early— who the hell wouldn’t have? Not the Mighty Sparrow! All three Clintons are venal, John Edwards was a stiff, Dennis Kucinich had a hot wife & no traction: please, let’s not relive the nightmare again so soon; gracias. Today, however, […]

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Among the common misconceptions about New York is that it’s a very ‘liberal’ city. It’s not. New York is divided in almost every way, and the city’s characteristic vigor—its fluid mix of worldliness and provincialism at all levels of society—shouldn’t be mistaken for much besides the constant play of uncountable opposing forces. Among them is […]

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Drunk in Arverne. Drunk in Bayside. Drunk in Corona. Drunk on Ditmas Ave. Drunk in Elmhurst. Drunk as fuck in Forest Hills. Goddamn did we get drunk in Glendale. Drunk in Hollis. Drunk again with the Indians in Jackson Heights. Drunk at the Kew Motor Inn. I’ve been getting drunk a lot in Lindenwood lately. […]

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By the time Mayor Michael Bloomberg stepped onto a stage crowded with supporters on election night in November 2005, the only question remaining about that day’s vote was the size of his victory. The communications tycoon had spent a staggering $80 million at that point, a casual splurge for a multibillionaire but one that crushed […]

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