The emptiness of Ground Zero didn't really bring the emotional release we expected.
There were remarkably few tears at the closing ceremony, as the caissons brought out first the empty stretcher, then the flag-draped 58-ton steel girder.
Luis, the suave maitre d' at Barbetta, looks around the al fresco garden of his 96-year-old Piemontese restaurant and tries not to let the emptiness of the place affect his jovial manner.
"Coed roommates" sounds like an Internet sex site, but it's actually the official housing policy at places like Antioch College, the University of Massachusetts, Tufts University, Swarthmore, and other colleges in the Northeast.
Did you ever notice that the books in the airport reading rack--the books that everyone actually reads--are never the books that are reviewed in the big Sunday book sections?
There can never be enough newspapers in the world, which is why I was stunned, excited, and, hell, grateful to hear that a bunch of crazy millionaires were launching a New York daily in spite of all predictions of their utter doom.
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