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Summer Jobs on the Waterfront and in a Tabloid Newsroom

Robert Whitcomb | Posted 06.02.2016 | Business
Robert Whitcomb

Ah, those gritty summer jobs. From the time I was 13 to when I was 16 I had a series of the usual lightly paid chores -- mowing lawns, cutting shrubs, delivering papers vis bicycle, briefly busboying.

Creating 1854

Jack Schimmelman | Posted 10.26.2014 | Arts
Jack Schimmelman

As I write this article, President Obama is a neighbor, just some miles down the road. Meanwhile, in my old age, intimate with infirmities, I have decided to create an original opera specifically for Martha's Vineyard, nature's poem.

Is Obama Today's Carter? Searching for a Democratic Challenger

Howard Steven Friedman | Posted 10.15.2011 | Politics
Howard Steven Friedman

So far no one is discussing the possibility of a Democrat challenging the president for the 2012 nomination. Is Obama today's Carter, a president considered by most to be weak yet still nominated simply because of his incumbent status?

A Sad Anniversary: John Lennon's Assassination

Margie Goldsmith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Margie Goldsmith

I was recently in Montreal at Fairmont the Queen Elizabeth Hotel, where John and Yoko bedded down.

When the Clintons Moved to Chappaqua: A Personal Memory

Lea Lane | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lea Lane

Word is out that the Clintons will soon be movin' on up to a 10-million dollar, 20-acre farm in Bedford Hills, 10 minutes up the Saw Mill Parkway fro...

Weeping for the Kennedys

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Reese Schonfeld

The Kennedys knew how to strive for noble causes, step by step. They would make deals, but only to benefit the best causes.

National Review Changes Stance on Death Jokes

Barrett Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Barrett Brown

With Kennedy's death and the subsequent multiplayer biography that is always composed in these situations conservatives continue to outshine their opponents in hypocrisy.

A Hold on Hope

Carolynn Carreño | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Carolynn Carreño

I was chatting with the very cool Lesley Balla about Twitter, when she logged on to Twitter to alert her followers of what she was eating and where, and we learned that Ted Kennedy had died.

The Real Appeal of Ted Kennedy and the Camelot Clan

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

The Kennedys were and are a living, breathing soap opera. But America loves a good soap opera.

Senator Ted Kennedy: The Lion In Water

Richard Laermer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard Laermer

Ted Kennedy was undoubtedly the lion of the Senate who lived a long and consistent life as a public servant. Not even political foes can argue that hi...

This Will be a Difficult Seat to Fill

Byron Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Byron Williams

For the first time since 1952, it is possible someone whose last name is other than Kennedy will hold that Senate seat from Massachusetts.

Ted Kennedy: The Last Progressive

Dennis Perrin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Dennis Perrin

Kennedy was as much of a progressive force as this rotten system allows. With his wealth, he could've easily been a Republican and pushed for perks for the rich. Instead, he championed the powerless.

Teddy Kennedy, We Hardly Knew Ye

Michael Wolff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Wolff

Few living people have been as famous for as long as Teddy Kennedy. Still, after so long, I can't say I have much of a clear sense of the man.

RIP Teddy

Carolita Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Carolita Johnson

Ted Kennedy Collapsed At Obama Inaugural Luncheon

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

UPDATE 1/21: Ted Kennedy has been released from the hospital after suffering from a seizure a day earlier. Kennedy's office confirmed that on Wedn...

HBO Documentary Shows Ted Kennedy's Controversial Career in Soft Focus

Liza Weisberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Liza Weisberg

A tender, nostalgic profile of the Camelot clan through the eyes of its youngest member, the documentary plays eerily like a premature eulogy.