Losing Ground

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Wednesday, December 31, 2008

Astroland, Yankee Stadium, and Café La Fortuna are among the many New York City landmarks that closed down this year. Steve Zeitlin executive director of City Lore and Brooks of Sheffield, the author of the Lost City blog, offer a post-mortem of the local landmarks and institutions lost in 2008. Plus, was the $700 billion TARP bailout a bust?


Brooks of Sheffield and Steve Zeitlin

Lost City

Steve Zeitlin executive director of City Lore and co-author of Hidden New York: A Guide to Places That Matter, and Brooks of Sheffield, the pseudonym of the author of the Lost City blog, offer a postmortem of the local establishments lost in 2008.

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Is the Bailout a Bust?

Nomi Prins senior fellow at Demos, former investment banker and author of piece on the Trouble Assets Relief Program in this week's The Nation Magazine, and Dan Gross senior editor at Newsweek, who has covered TARP's implementation, assess whether the Wall Street bailout is ...

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2008 News Quiz: Another Chance

Here's another chance to test your wits. More quiz questions on the news of 2008.

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Violence in Gaza

David Makovsky, a senior fellow and director of the Project on the Middle East Peace Process at The Washington Institute, and Rami Khouri, director of the Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs at the American University of Beirut and editor-at-large of The

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Tying the Ribbon on 2008

We continue to look back at 2008 with a few more news quiz questions, and a call-in, year-end, question of the day: If 2008 was a fable, what's the moral of the story? Comment below!

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