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cityroom.blogs.nytimes.com — In 2004, I spoke with Adrian Benepe, who was then the parks commissioner, about the desire of hundreds of thousands of Americans to protest the Iraq War and the Bush administration by marching through the streets of our city for a rally at Central Park's Great Lawn. Mr. Benepe and Mayor Michael R.
preview.reuters.com — CANNES, France - A man was arrested at the Cannes film festival on Friday after firing a starting pistol during a live TV broadcast on the palm-lined waterfront, sending actors Christoph Waltz and Daniel Auteuil running for cover.
washingtoncitypaper.com — Apparently there is a limit to how much people will pay for a cocktail, and it is somewhere south of $40. Chef Frederik de Pue's new seafood spot Azur opened with a $40 cognac-based cocktail as well as several $20-plus drinks on it initial menu.
newyork.grubstreet.com — Gawker reports that the embattled alt-weekly continued its ongoing series of brutal layoffs this morning by firing three of its most influential writers, New York legend Michael Musto, venerated theater critic Michael Feingold, and restaurant critic Robert Sietsema.
gawker.com — Last week, top editors at the Village Voice resigned in protest when they learned that management wanted them to lay off several members of their already-decimated staff. This morning, those layoffs came down. They're not pretty. We hear that executives from the Voice's parent company flew in for today's massacre.
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