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  1. Slow Fade of the Pennsylvania IrishRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 14 | The American Conservative

    ... forgoing sobriety to numb the pain. Alcohol is inescapably a part of this DNA, as the Irish-American journalist Pete Hamill wrote in his memoir. "The culture of drink endures because it offers so many rewards: confidence for the shy, clarity for the ...


  2. Brooklyn chamber celebrates its centennial with an all-star galaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 12 | The Brooklyn Daily Eagle

    ... leading economic development organization. The evening's celebration began with a video presentation featuring Pete Hamill, who called the BCC "an act created by men of amazing optimism who anticipated the future, to lead as a city, as a country and ...


  3. Dreams in an African American churchRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2018 |

    ... the hair salon" gives the readers a small peak at this hidden and consequential dimension of New York City life. Pete Hamill wrote a wonderful essay of advice to Hilary Clinton when she started her campaign for the job of U.S. Senator from New York. ...


  4. Column: A good man's failingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2018 | Shelter Island Reporter

    ... who parlayed an Irish/Writer exacta into winning tickets at bars and other pleasure domes. Which leads me to Pete Hamill, one of the most celebrated journalists of my generation and Irish to the core. Back in the 1990s, Hamill wrote a compelling ...


  5. The Long Rise and Fast Fall of New York's Black MafiaRead the original story

    Dec 28, 2017 |

    ... to the next wave of aspiring ethnics, just as the Jews and Irish did before them." Legendary New York journalist Pete Hamill blurbed the book, calling it "nothing less than a major ethnic succession to power, as Italian-Americans and the remaining ...


  6. How the GOP Can Hang on to the Working ClassRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2017 | The American Conservative

    ... lie outside the typical conservative canon. An alternative starting point is an essay by legendary journalist Pete Hamill in magazine. In 1969, Hamill composed one of the most prescient pieces about working-class alienation ever written. He ...


  7. Pete Hamill: The '50s.Read the original story

    Nov 6, 2017 | What About Clients?

    The Eisenhower era bragged of the good life for all, a time of abundance and prosperity, but it didn't touch the Neighborhood The prosperous were gone to the suburbs; among those who stayed, money was still short. Everywhere in the city, factories were closing.


  8. Exploring full biographies of the heartRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2017 | Trinidad Guardian

    ... New York, where Philip raised his children. Tonight is a heart-stopping poem, subtitled: On a theme from Pete Hamill. Philip reiterates a discussion by the renowned NYC journalist thusly: "The youth who will die tonight woke like anyone else this ...


  9. Books of The Times: A Graphic Novelist's Passionate Anatomy of New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2017 | The New York Times

    ... of food carts and street sweepers. On one page she pays homage to the heavy, embossed "hotel keys of yore." Pete Hamill called nostalgia "the most powerful of all New York emotions." It's reached a particular pitch in recent years with rising income ...


  10. Biopsy BluesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2017 | Arkansas Times

    ... ded myth. And heroes. And moral tales. And information about the world beyond the nearest mountains or oceans. - Pete Hamill


  11. LUPICA: Trump's schoolyard beefs starting to alienate pro sportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2017 | New York Daily News

    ... didn't sit down during an anthem. He was the champ who refused to step forward for military service. The great Pete Hamill has always said it is a mistake to use irony in an underdeveloped country, and the current political discourse so often makes ...


  12. Jake LaMotta turned me on to boxing. Then I met his rivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2017 |

    ... myself at The Flame, a hangout for boxing writers, sitting at the bar with sportswriters who wrote like poets. Pete Hamill explained why he stopped drinking, and then, as if on cue, George Kimball, who had definitely not stopped drinking, dropped ...


  13. Brooklyn Today September 13: Trial in Brooklyn Begins for Houston al-Qaeda MemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2017 | The Brooklyn Daily Eagle

    ... Eagle (founded 1841) and his wife Nancy . Sending his regrets to the Eagle publisher (due to prior commitment), Pete Hamill recalled something revealed in a New York Times piece last year: that Hamill had reserved a final resting place in Green-Wood ...


  14. Brooklyn Book Festival: Your hour-by-hour guide to the main literary eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2017 | Newsday

    ... present: current honoree, the Pulitzer Prize-winner Colson Whitehead ("The Underground Railroad"), as well as Pete Hamill ("A Drinking Life"), Jacqueline Woodson ("Another Brooklyn") and Jonathan Lethem ("A Gambler's Anatomy"). Moderated by Gregory ...


  15. Grudge match: Inside the rift between Jimmy Breslin and the New York PostRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2017 | Columbia Journalism Review

    ... of Queens Boulevard, a cigar in one hand and a drink in the other," said best-selling author and journalist Pete Hamill, a colleague and contemporary, who shared an office with Breslin in the 1970s at the old News building on 42nd Street between ...


  16. Looking Back at Long Island City's Slow SizzleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2017 | New York Magazine

    New York Magazine all but invented the new-hot-neighborhood feature. In 1969, a cover story by Pete Hamill declared Brooklyn - especially Park Slope - "the sane alternative" to Manhattan living, laying out the template for hundreds of features, columns, and web posts to come.


  17. Tronc buys New York Daily News in push into No. 1 media marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2017 | Reuters

    ... the working class in the nation's biggest city. It once was home to some of New York's top columnists, such as Pete Hamill and Jimmy Breslin. But, as with the newspaper industry as a whole, its fortunes have declined. It has also had to compete for ...


  18. L.A. Times parent buying The New York Daily NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2017 | Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

    ... locally and nationally. The News once claimed A-list columnists including Liz Smith, Jimmy Breslin and Pete Hamill, but it has been worn down by a grinding tabloid war with the Rupert Murdoch-controlled New York Post. And like the rest of the ...


  19. The New York Daily News Is Said to Be Nearing SaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2017 | The New York Times

    ... gossip, sports and city coverage. The News once boasted A-list columnists including Liz Smith, Jimmy Breslin and Pete Hamill, but it has been worn down by a grinding tabloid war with the Rupert Murdoch-controlled New York Post. And like the rest of ...


  20. This 85-year-old writer invented New York's first singles barRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2017 | New York Post

    ... guys who came there had the covers of their books on the wall.' I used to go to the Lion's Head in the Village. Pete Hamill hung out there, and Jimmy Breslin came in once in a while. Mario Cuomo said that I said that the Jews went to the Lion's Head ...