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Between The Lines: Oil’s Well With Drivers, But Not Consumer Prices

BETWEEN THE LINES: The law of gravity dictates that whatever goes up must come down. But, when it comes to consumer prices that rule...

Amending Archaic Law Won’t Turn City Into The Big Reefer

“…Legalize it, yeah yeah, that's the best thing you can do" – Peter Tosh, “Legalize It,” 1975 BETWEEN THE LINES: Start spreading the news — the...

Streets Paved With Good Intentions Won’t Solve The Pothole Predicament

BETWEEN THE LINES: Since the snow and ice evaporated, most drivers probably assumed maneuvering along city streets would be trouble-free. But now they have...

Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Daylight Saving Time

BETWEEN THE LINES: It’s time to change — the time. Daylight Saving Time (DST), the seasonal hourly change, commenced at 2:00 a.m. this past Sunday....

Weary Weather Has Us Singin’ Those Winter Blues

BETWEEN THE LINES: New Yorkers warmly embraced a balmy weekend that likely thawed their chilled bodies and spirits. However, the forecast isn’t pleasant and...

Sixth Winter Storm Leaves Mayor In A Snow Daze

BETWEEN THE LINES: With possibly the worst storm of the season, packed with heavy snow, sleet and rain racing up the East Coast, flights were grounded...

And In The End, I Loved ‘Em, Too, Yeah, Yeah Yeah

BETWEEN THE LINES: This past Sunday night, February 9, marked the 50th anniversary of The Beatles’ debut on “The Ed Sullivan Show.” A record...

Jaywalkers Are Not Road Scholars

BETWEEN THE LINES: Jaywalking, for those only familiar with the term from occasional segments on “The Tonight Show,” can have dire consequences. Jay Leno...

“Knockout” Attacks Are Anything But A Game

BETWEEN THE LINES: There has been a succession of media reports over the last few weeks about pedestrians being sucker-punched by a single attacker...

JFK Assassination Remains A Defining Moment For Baby Boomers

BETWEEN THE LINES: The following is an excerpt from one of several speeches that Senator John F. Kennedy made in Brooklyn, on October 20,...