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BREAKING: Embattled councilwoman arrested on bribery charges

BREAKING: Embattled councilwoman arrested on bribery charges

**BREAKING NEWS…. MUST CREDIT THE CITY DESK (HTTP://THECITYDESK.NET)*** An 18-month investigation came to a head when City Councilwoman Elaine Brudnoy was arrested this morning for accepting eight bribes worth $9,250. Brudnoy, who has been on the city council for 19 years, allegedly accepted cash payoffs that ranged from $50 to $1200 during the investigation period.…

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Smorgasbord: Like Comfortable, Expensive Sweat Pants

Smorgasbord: Like Comfortable, Expensive Sweat Pants

The Deluxe Diner High-end comfort food may be a trend that’s two years past its sell-by date, but don’t tell chef/owner Alexa Dupree that as her place still offers the best late-night finer-dining in the city. Their summer menu features the best fried green tomatoes ($14) this side of the Mason-Dixon line, cornmeal-crusted and perfectly…

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Smorgasbord: The First Forkful

Smorgasbord: The First Forkful

Tableaux The wait to get into star chef Marlon Picard’s latest venture has become legend in the city’s food circles, with the opening night having been booked a full nine months in advance of the room’s opening. Sadly, The City Desk’s staff has yet to actually dine there, but the gorgeous bar offered what could…

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Pirate Radio Station Busted

Pirate Radio Station Busted

Earlier this week, the FCC, working with local law enforcement, shut down local “pirate” radio station CTY-Radio, broadcasting on 89.7 FM. Operator Rian Hayes, 29, was taken into custody and will be arraigned this Friday on federal charges including unlicensed operation, inadvertent interference and possession of illegal transmission equipment. “The capture of Mr Hayes is…

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Friday Facts: “The Flaming Rings,” Golf

Friday Facts: “The Flaming Rings,” Golf

:: Number of injuries resulting from the “Magic of Sturly Davis” mishap at the Gloria Theatre Tuesday: 7 (6 serious burns, one broken ankle) :: City champion in the Men’s 70-and-Over spring softball league: Needleman’s Kosher Meats, with a record of 3-0 (including one victory by forfeit). :: Twenty-one deaths of city residents in the…

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Friday Facts: It Isn’t Surprising, the Temperature’s Rising

Friday Facts: It Isn’t Surprising, the Temperature’s Rising

:: Five of the seven warmest temperatures ever recorded in the city occurred in the current millennium. The other two were in 1988 and 1889. :: If there is a dearth of hot-weather favorite Fla-Vor-Ice at your local Northside market this weekend, blame erstwhile machine operator Kevin Sturgiss. A Jel-Sert delivery truck carrying over 2300…

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Friday Facts: Alda, Chinnelle, Fake Moustaches

Friday Facts: Alda, Chinnelle, Fake Moustaches

:: Celebrities that have spent more than 24 hours in the custody of the city’s police force: Paris Hilton, Cam’ron, Willie Nelson, Stephen Baldwin, Alan Alda :: Planning a visit to the city and looking forward to doing a little shopping in the “Antiquities District” around the 108th Street and Calendar Avenue area? You might…

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Friday Facts: Spaghetti, Mad Beats, Otto-Mans

Friday Facts: Spaghetti, Mad Beats, Otto-Mans

:: The Knights of Pythias annual spaghetti dinner in support of Special Olympics has been canceled this year due to a decline in membership from three to one. Group spokesman, 101 year-old Charlie Cassidy, apologized for the cancellation, citing his difficulty distinguishing the numbers on the stove dials, and his inability to lift a full…

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Friday Facts: Leftover Cod, Pauline, Selleck-san

Friday Facts: Leftover Cod, Pauline, Selleck-san

:: The Mid-Town Lions Club has decided to carry over their popular Friday Fish Fries, normally only held on Fridays during Lent, throughout the rest of April. “Well, we’ve got all these fish still lying around, so why not?” said president Mark Pembroke. :: Thirty-five percent of the steel used in municipal construction since January…

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Friday Facts: Eggs, Monodirevr, Stripper Parkas

Friday Facts: Eggs, Monodirevr, Stripper Parkas

:: This Saturday is the 34th annual Last Year’s Easter Egg Hunt at Whittinger’s Park. The Greek Gardening Consortium insists that they hid more than 12 eggs and that if the rest aren’t found there will be no 35th annual Easter Egg Hunt at Whittinger’s Park. :: Acts of violence committed against actors dressed as…

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