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Less 3 New York Post, Sunday, July 17, 2022 nypost.com paRky They wore nothing but a smile. panky Artist Andy Golub returned to his years- long passion of publicly painting naked New Yorkers — and slathered paint on two models in front of dozens of gawkers in Un- ion Square Park on Friday. It was a nude prelude to a body-painting bonanza set for July 24. That event, staged Public-sex tix plunge by Golub’s nonprofit, Human Connection Arts, will involve 30 artists and 50 models and take place in the same park. The 55-year-old dad from Nyack has been using naked men and women as his canvas By JOAQUIN CONTRERAS the rising tide of street crimes occurring in New since 2008. The thrill apparently is York City,” he said. “There’s gone for people who like to just a climate of unsafety . . . “Art is a great way to bring people to- knock boots in the city’s Even for the most sexually public parks. daring!” gether and show how we are much more The NYPD issued just A study by Rutgers Uni- similar than different, and the human body two public-lewdness sum- versity in 2021 found that monses in parks in 2020, the millennials and Gen Z’ers is the greatest example of how we are really most recent stats show. have less casual sex on av- erage than previous genera- all the same,” Golub told The Post. “There’s The number is a far cry tions and instead choose to from the 432 tickets police play video games and scroll something really extremely human about wrote to people caught hav- on their phones. ing sex in parks in 2007, and painting naked people in public.” a steep drop even from the Experts identified several 115 citations issued for al- reasons for the precipitous One of the artist’s canvases Friday was sex fresco lovers seven years drop, and those who have later, stats show. done the dirty deed in pub- educator and nudist Niki Davis Fainbloom lic told The Post that it’s And fear of COVID ap- simply better to avoid parks, (pictured with Golub). pears to have little to do and get it on instead in with the decline in getting nightclubs, bathrooms and “I have been body-painted by Andrew 10 up close and personal in even cultural institutions. public. By 2018, two years times, and it has helped me to gain confi- before the pandemic, the “My then-boyfriend and I number of folks cited for had sex in an art museum dence in my body and feel more comforta- hooking up in a park tum- exhibit because it was really bled to eight. Zero tickets dark and quiet and we ble in my skin,” she said. Jon Levine were issued in 2019. thought it would be funny,” said Victoria Sloane, 30, of The NYPD has yet to re- Brooklyn. lease numbers for 2021 or this year. “It wasn’t good sex be- cause it was rushed. But I’m Michael Alcazar, an ad- glad I did it!” she said. junct professor at John Jay College of Criminal Justice Others said they would and former NYPD detective definitely take another stab. and vice cop, speculated that the risks of encounter- “I hooked up [with] a ing police — or unsavory spontaneous random per- characters — are why al- son . . . It was appealing be- fresco lovers are thinking cause I ran away afterwards twice. and didn’t have to . . . see that person again,” one “There is a justifiable fear Manhattanite said, recalling of being caught in a com- an anonymous encounter promising position, given from three years ago. Rush-ing to sell Limbaugh’s home Rush Limbaugh’s widow is $150 million to $175 million, looking to unload his sprawl- ing longtime Palm Beach The Wall Street Journal re- home for a record-setting price. ported. The 2.7-acre waterfront The property boasts 250 compound, owned by a trust tied to the talk show host’s feet of ocean beach access widow, Kathryn Adams, is J.C. Rice being quietly shopped for and features multiple struc- tures, including a flamboyant 24,000-square-foot house. Limbaugh died last year at age 70. Jesse O’Neill
4 New York Post, Sunday, July 17, 2022 nypost.com Posh DOE junket as schools face cuts News Columns The Department of Education imbursement. the 4-star Loews Porto- according to the DOE, which Anthony Behar/Sipa USA Michael Goodwin . . . . 13 sent 55 staffers, including Chan- Conference organizers fino Bay Hotel, break- would not specify how much. News of the World . . . . 25 cellor David Banks (right), to a fast and lunch, as well Weird But True . . . . . . . 27 four-day conference on STEM ed- said New York City and “So while the plebes subsist on Gossip ucation at a swanky hotel near other school districts pur- as webinars and pro- bread and water, our DOE col- Page Six . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Universal Studios in Orlando last chased $2,750 memberships fessional development leagues enjoy the best the Loews week — even as its schools are in the Global STEM Leader- year-round. has to offer,” a school administra- PostScript p. 31-40 facing devastating budget cuts. ship Alliance. That covered That cost would total tor in New York griped. Wai Wah Chin . . . . . 36-37 participation in the summit a maximum $151,250 for Books . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38-40 The DOE said it expects to pay Sunday to Thursday, an all 55 city attendees. The jaunt came as turmoil over about $50,000 to cover “travel and “extremely dis- hundreds of millions of dollars Sunday Break p. 41-50 other expenses,” but the final counted” rate Some expenses slashed from school budgets Puzzles . . . . . . . . . . . . 41-43 price tag to taxpayers won’t be of $259-a- were cov- reached a fever pitch. Television . . . . . . . . . . 48-49 clear until the staffers file for re- night at ered by a Horoscope . . . . . . . . . . . . 50 grant, Susan Edelman and Cayla Bamberger Business p. 51 Classifieds p. 52 Sports p. 53-79 ‘Harassment, racism’ in Queens Dem race NY Post Action . . . . 56-57 By JON LEVINE “The insinuation that I am not Jarad Wilk . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58 end, now. Nobody should be at for hours. Gonzalez herself has from, and need to be welcomed to Phil Mushnick . . . . . . . . 60 These Big Apple socialists are afraid to run, speak out or cam- personally called our endorsers a community I spent time in as a Larry Brooks . . . . . . . . . . 63 seeing red. paign,” Konst tweeted Wednesday. and intimidated them into not child, in the borough I’ve spent Mike Vaccaro . . . . . . . . . 64 supporting us.” my life in, is condescending and Mark Cannizzaro . . . . . 66 A hotly contested race for a “Just this morning at the subway wrong. But we’ve seen these dog- Steve Serby’s Q&A with Queens state Senate seat has my volunteer organizer and I were For her part, the Queens-born whistles before,” Gonzalez added. Chris Mullin . . . . . . . . . . . 69 turned into blood sport between verbally harassed and physically Gonzalez has accused Konst of ra- Joel Sherman . . . . . . . . . 75 two progressive candidates. Nom- threatened by your supporter. cism for describing Gonzalez as a On July 11, a Konst campaign Jon Heyman . . . . . . . . . . . 74 iki Konst (near right), 38, a former This is bad for democracy.” carpetbagger. “She has twice sar- event at Katch Astoria was dis- Ian O’Connor . . . . . . . . . . 77 journalist for “The Young Turks” castically said to my face, ‘Wel- rupted by a crazed man shouting and one-time candidate for public Konst, 38, told The Post, “Gonz- come to Astoria,’ ” Gonzalez insults. The man eventually Weather p. 59 advocate, says she has been hit alez’s campaign physically intimi- fumed in a July 8 tweet. “stormed” the event, Konst said, with harassment and intimidation dated us at a polling site we were and the police were called. Post contact numbers tactics from Kristen Gonzalez (far right), a product manager for Gonzalez, 26, has locked up Editorial American Express who has ac- most of the establishment pro- Main Office . . . . . . . . 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5 By susan edelman and rich calder The FDNY boat that collided New York Post, Sunday, July 17, 2022 nypost.com with a charter vessel in the East River last month, causing the death Bottom Inset: Facebook deadly: Visiting Belgian firefighter Sgt. of a visiting Belgian firefighter, Johnny Beernaert (top left) was killed during a lacked the required staffing and pleasure cruise with ex-FDNY officer Stephen permission to set sail on a pleasure Lonergan (lower) aboard this Fire Department cruise, The Post has learned. boat. The vessel wasn’t properly staffed. The June 17 crash, which left the Twist in tragic E. River cruise crash FDNY’s Marine 1 Bravo boat heav- ily damaged, also might have com- tours, struck the fireboat, critically the fishing boat did not return back to the accident site. The rescue medics picked up by pounded the tragedy of last week’s injuring Beernaert, who later died messages. One retrieved victim was put on the Alpha brought equipment and deadly capsizing of a boat on the at Bellevue Hospital, according to “administered a very high level of Hudson River. the FDNY. When the civilian boat capsized the Alpha, where the medics “began pre-hospital care,” he said. in the Hudson on Tuesday — while immediate lifesaving intervention,” Marine 1 Bravo was out of com- Couples’ jaunt the damaged Marine 1 Bravo was said FDNY spokesman Jim Long. The FDNY would not explain mission and unavailable to re- unusable — another small FDNY That person died. why Beernaert and the three other spond Tuesday when the over- The veteran Belgian firefighter boat, the Marine 1 Alpha, re- civilians were taken on a scenic loaded private fishing boat flipped was visiting New York City fire- sponded to the scene. Emergency medical personnel cruise. with 14 people aboard near West fighters he had befriended on prior treated the other boaters, includ- 46th Street, killing a woman and visits. Also aboard were his wife, Unlike he Bravo, the nonmedical ing two taken to a hospital in criti- Sources say it’s not uncommon 7-year-old boy. Heidi Vermandel, retired FDNY Alpha lacks tables on which to lay cal condition. for FDNY brass to entertain family Capt. Stephen Lonergan and patients and other equipment. or friends on agency boats. The fireboat is typically docked Longeran’s wife, Elizabeth. All Department’s defense about two miles south at Pier 53 and were treated for minor injuries, as A lone firefighter on the Alpha The department has no written would have been the closest emer- was the firefighter piloting the dove into the water to search for Alpha and Bravo are stationed at guidelines on using the boats for gency vessel to the accident site. boat. victims under the capsized boat, the same Pier 53 location in Chel- pleasure or other non-emergen- but was unable to reach any. sea. Long insisted that there would cies, but officials say the rules are In the fireboat collision, a lone Beernaert’s family and Lonergan have been “no difference in re- common knowledge. firefighter took four civilians — in- declined to comment. Operators of The Alpha then returned to the sponse times” if the Bravo had cluding Belgian Sgt. Johnny Beer- shoreline and picked up members taken the call. “We will conduct a review of naert, 53 — on an evening jaunt of the Fire Department’s Rescue 1 policies and make changes as nec- aboard the 31-foot Marine 1 Bravo, unit and two medics, before going essary,” Long said. which is meant to be used for med- ical emergencies and not civilian joyrides. The boat is required to have at least two on-duty staffers aboard at all times — three if in service or re- sponding to an emergency, the FDNY confirmed. Investigators were probing whether the unidentified fire- fighter piloting the vessel was act- ing on orders from bosses. An FDNY lieutenant, captain and battalion chief have been re- moved from their duties in the Ma- rine Division pending the results of a Coast Guard-led investigation, but have not been suspended, The Post has learned. The firefighter who piloted the boat has not been reassigned, offi- cials said. “There was a breakdown in the chain of communication,” said an insider close to the probe. The decision to take out the boat should have gone as high as acting Fire Commissioner Laura Kavan- agh but never reached her, sources said. “That was not brought to her at- tention. That did not go up the chain of command,” the insider said. The crash occurred at 10:09 p.m. when the commercial fishing boat Honcho, which also offers private Vid of drive-by mom shooting in Rockaway Lauper’s son ‘in stolen car’ Police have released a Ave. with her children, ages Both were taken to Ja- Neighbors said Saturday Cyndi Lauper’s son was A computer check deter- video and photo of the vehi- 2 and 5, when someone maica Hospital with non- that the mom used to live at busted in Manhattan on a mined the car was stolen, cle involved in Friday’s opened fire from the black life-threatening injuries and that building. It was unclear stolen car charge, police said. according to the NYPD, drive-by shooting of a Acura MDX just before listed in stable condition. why she was there Friday. which charged Lauper with mother standing next to her 6:45 p.m., police said. Declyn “Dex” Lauper, 24, a felony count of unautho- two young children in Far The 2-year-old, who was Anyone with information was arrested around 1:40 rized use of a vehicle. Rockaway, Queens. The mom was hit twice in in a stroller, and the 5-year- on the shooting is asked to a.m. Thursday after cops the back and once in the right old were unhurt. call the NYPD’s Crime saw the 2014 Mercedes- He was released on a desk The 28-year-old woman arm, and a 44-year-old man Stoppers Hotline at 1-800- Benz he was in was illegally appearance ticket, accord- was in front of an apart- who was nearby was shot in The Acura fled south- 577-TIPS. Dean Balsamini double-parked at West 140th ing to the Manhattan Dis- ment house at 1502 Mott the left arm, police said. bound on Mott Avenue, ac- Street and Broadway in Ha- trict Attorney’s Office. cording to police. and Khristina Narizhnaya milton Heights, police said. Melissa Klein
6 Mr. Pelosi’s the biden files New York Post, Sunday, July 17, 2022 nypost.com lucky chip AP; AFP via Getty Images Laptop calendar reveals By JON LEVINE and JOSHUA RHETT MILLER $5M trade before vote Hunter Biden met with his father at least 30 times at the White By RICH CALDER House or the vice president’s resi- dence, often days after returning House Speaker Nancy Pe- Public Citizen, told the hot dates: Hunter from overseas business jaunts. losi’s husband purchased up Daily Caller News Founda- Biden would meet with to $5 million in stock op- tion. “This is the reason then-VP Joe Biden at The breakfasts, lunches and tions on a computer-chip why there is a stock-trading the Naval Observatory other gabfests between 2008 and company ahead of a vote on app that exclusively moni- (left) and White House 2016 raise questions about whether legislation next week that tors Paul’s trading activity (below) shortly after Hunter was relaying messages to would deliver billions of and then its followers do overseas trips. Among his father on behalf of foreign cli- dollars in subsidies to boost likewise.” Hunter’s contacts was ents, and cast new doubt on Presi- the chip-manufacturing in- ex-Colombian Presi- dent Biden’s repeated denials that dustry, new financial dis- Pelosi, an avid stock dent Andrés Pastrana he had any role in his son’s shady closures show. trader who could face jail Arango, who tweeted a overseas business dealings. time for alleged drunken photo (right) of himself Paul Pelosi (right) on June driving after getting into a with then-Sens. Biden The meetings were found in a re- 17 purchased 20,000 shares car crash in May, also sold and Jesse Helms. view of the personal calendar of Nvidia, a top semicon- 10,000 shares of Visa worth found on Hunter Biden’s aban- ductor company, worth be- between $1 million and doned laptop. tween $1 million and $5 mil- $5 million and 50 call op- lion, the Daily Caller re- tions in Apple worth be- Eric Schwerin, president of ported, citing disclosure re- tween $100,000 and Hunter Biden’s investment com- ports filed by the House $250,000, records show. pany Rosemont Seneca Partners, is speaker. named as a calendar invite recipi- Pelosi’s office did not im- ent on 21 of 30 listed meetings, with Senators are expected to mediately respond to a re- a green check frequently indicating convene as early as Tuesday quest for comment. his receipt of the invite for meet- to vote on a bipartisan com- ings with the vice president. petition bill to set aside $52 billion to boost domes- Schwerin was a longtime Hunter tic semiconductor manu- Biden business confidant and had facturing and give tax cred- access to the elder Biden’s personal its for production, Reuters financial information. reported. House Republican Conference “It certainly raises the Chair Elise Stefanik — who has specter that Paul Pelosi promised to subpoena Hunter could have access to some Biden should Republicans win insider legislative informa- back control of Congress in the tion,” Craig Holman, a gov- 2022 midterm elections — said it ernment affairs lobbyist for was more evidence of corruption. the left-wing think tank “Hardly a day goes by without Tainted $ return another revelation about how inti- mately involved Joe Biden was with Rep. Mondaire Jones said least $5,800 to Jones in 2021, his son Hunter Biden’s corrupt for- he was returning thousands Federal Election Commis- eign business dealings,” the upstate of dollars donated to his sion records show. Fluet of- New York lawmaker told The Post. campaign by a nightclub fered up a further $2,900, owner being sued for alleg- which was returned likely “The fact that Joe was in meet- edly imposing racist and sex- because it violated federal ings with senior foreign leaders on ist entry policies and alleg- election-donation limits. behalf of Hunter and his business edly ignoring illegal drug use. associates while vice president fur- Jones returned the favor, ther proves that Joe has been lying “The campaign was not holding a $350-a-head fun- to the American people.” aware of any allegations at draiser at the club on May the time these donations 20 to celebrate his 35th Father-son time were made, and although birthday. Party invitees in- not having conducted a re- cluded Senate Majority Hunter Biden often would huddle view of the allegations, the Leader Chuck Schumer with his dad in the days, or even min- donations have been re- (D-New York), Sen. Cory utes, after high-profile meetings. turned out of an abundance Booker (D-New Jersey) and of caution,” Bill Neidhardt, state Attorney General Leti- The younger Biden met Daniel a spokesman for the woke tia James, an invitation for Kablan Duncan, then prime minis- Democrat, told The Post. the event shows. ter of Ivory Coast, on April 15, 2016, in Washington, DC, his calendar Robert Fluet, a co-owner Fluet has vehemently shows. The 8:15 a.m. sit-down was of The Q , a gay Hell’s pushed back against allega- followed by a 9 a.m. confab with Kitchen nightclub, gave at tions of bias. Jon Levine Vice President Biden at the Naval Observatory. The purpose of his meeting with Kablan was unclear. Between Feb. 15 and Feb. 18 of 2012, Hunter Biden was wined and dined by oligarchs in Moscow, in- cluding one now wanted for mur- der. Four days after his return from that trip, Hunter Biden met with
the biden files 7 sit-downs with VP Joe after biz trips New York Post, Sunday, July 17, 2022 nypost.com Twitter suggest Mauricio Cárdenas Santa- Vice President Biden, again at the Crown Prince Alexander of Yugo- months, emails on the laptop show. month fee . . . in order to partici- maría, the country’s minister for Naval Observatory. slavia told The Post that he spoke For more than a year before the pate” and a 5% success fee. mines and energy, shared the meal. with Hunter Biden in 2015 hoping On Nov 14, 2015, Hunter Biden met the then-vice president’s son could meeting with Joe Biden and Pas- By July 2011, in an email to Hunter, That same day, Hunter Biden also with the Romanian ambassador to appeal to his dad about possible help trana, Hunter and his Rosemont Schwerin named a “list of projects met with Catalina Crane Arango, a the US, George Maior, before head- rehabbing Belgrade’s royal palace. Seneca business partners had been OAS is interested in in Colombia,” counselor to Colombian President ing off for meetings in that country. chasing the business of OAS, a Bra- adding that they should “discuss Juan Manuel Santos, according to He returned Nov. 17, and had break- Courting Colombia zilian construction company with and see how we can be helpful.” the calendar. fast with his father at the Naval Ob- Colombian interests that was later servatory two days later. A March 2, 2012, entry notes a busted for paying bribes and rig- Among the projects were two The courtship continued as the meeting with Joe Biden and Andrés ging public contracts. wastewater-treatment plants esti- months went on, the emails show. Months after the trip, he teamed Pastrana Arango, the former presi- mated at $380 million and $350 mil- up with former FBI Director Louis dent of Colombia, whose business In a Feb. 7, 2011, email to Hunter lion. There was also a $1.8 billion “Dear Mr. President. I look for- Freeh to help Romanian business- Hunter had been courting for Biden, his partner Mike Muldoon hydroelectric power plant, and a ward to seeing you when you are in man Gabriel Popoviciu avoid jail. said a third member of the com- $3 billion upgrade to the Bogota Washington. I was hoping we could pany would pitch OAS on a “20K/ subway system. meet for lunch or coffee depending In another meeting with royalty, upon your schedule . . . I’d like to dis- “If it works, we’ll all be rich,” cuss an opportunity that I think you Schwerin wrote to Hunter Biden in have already been initially briefed an August 2011 email. regarding OAS,” Hunter Biden wrote to Pastrana in February 2012. “I am A formal contract with OAS was checking on my dad’s schedule.” signed a month later and sent to Hunter in a Sept. 8, 2011, email from Pastrana met with Joe Biden a Fabio Tosta Gadelha Souza, an OAS month later. Schwerin was also listed project finance manager. on the invite for the “Meet with Pres. Pastrana and Dad at NavObs,” refer- The company’s retainer with ring to the Naval Observatory. Rosemont Seneca Partners was $25,000 a month, emails show. Later the same day, Hunter scheduled a lunch with Pastrana at Other emails between Hunter Cafe Milano. They were joined by and Rosemont President Eric Juan Esteban Orduz, president of Schwerin described a potential bo- Colombian Coffee Federation. nus from OAS if the Colombia deals panned out. Schwerin esti- Pastrana seemed eager to tap into mated their share of a 1% “success Hunter Biden’s network. Other cal- fee” on a potential billion-dollar endar entries show Hunter facili- project would be $5.6 million. tated meetings with Pastrana, Ni- gerian businessman Kase Lukman A few months later, Hunter Biden Lawal and Cesar Uzeda, interna- traveled to Bogota, dining with Pas- tional chairman of OAS. trana on Nov. 2, 2011. Emails con- tained on the laptop hard drive A long friendship Pastrana and Joe Biden have had a long relationship, evidenced by a photo of the two that the ex-Co- lombian leader shared in a tweet congratulating Biden on his 2020 presidential election win. The snap shows Pastrana and Joe Biden alongside Biden’s former Senate colleague, Jesse Helms (R-NC). In the tweet, Pastrana called Biden “a great friend and connoisseur of our country.” Santiago Pastrana, the ex-presi- dent’s son, told The Post, “My fa- ther has a friendship with Presi- dent Biden as they worked together for Plan Colombia when my father was president of Colombia and Biden senator and chair of the For- eign Relation Committee.” Both Pastranas met with Hunter Biden on May 21, 2012, at the Westin hotel in DC. “The conversation was around the gratitude my father had for then VP Biden and all his support towards Colombia,” Santiago Pas- trana said. It was unclear if any of the OAS- Colombia projects materialized and what Hunter Biden and his partners pocketed. Additional reporting by Isabel Vincent
New York Post, Sunday, July 17, 2022 nypost.com8 2 die, 3 hurt in gunplay J.C. Rice Two people were killed and at least three others By GRIFFIN KELLY wounded in shootings across the city late Friday, It’s a bridge too far gone. Griffin Kelly 1BR, 0 Bath, a progressive Democrat who rep- police said. An industrious vagrant has built nice views: resents the area, had a more sim- a 16-square-foot wooden home on Alerted by The Post, locals and city Cyclists pedal ple approach: Do nothing. Three more victims were the Manhattan Bridge bike path, officials were aghast at the structure past a plywood injured in stabbings in right under the noses of city au- — and said the man and his shack shack on the “We are not going to comment Queens and the Lower East thorities — a new low for the were a tragedy waiting to happen. Manhattan on this story and don’t want to Side, police said. once-great span that’s now a mag- Bridge’s bike bring more trouble to this man’s net for trash, graffiti and hobos. “A structure like that is not regu- path. The shed life. I know he has been there for In The Bronx, shortly be- The ramshackle shed was pieced lated. It’s put together on a whim and owner (left) over a year, but nobody from our fore midnight, a 31-year-old together with plywood, two-by- it’s dangerous,” said Susan Lee, 44, spends nights office has seen the structure since man was shot multiple fours and cardboard. It has no bath- who grew up in Chinatown and there and uses last winter,” Marte’s chief of staff, times in the chest in front of room, but the homeowner — who serves with the Alliance for Commu- a green bucket Caitlin Kelmar, said in an email. 907 Teller Ave., near East apparently commandeered a metal nity Preservation and Betterment. as a toilet. 162nd Street, according to guardrail to serve as his white picket “Someone could very well put the “He seems to have some mental- officials. fence — has a green pail for that. bike lock on that structure while the Staten Island Republican said. health issues based on our conver- He also has a lounge chair to take individual is inside and set it on fire. Jan Lee, 56, grew up in China- sations with him. The Department He was pronounced dead in the fabulous views. The front I hope he gets the help he needs.” of Sanitation has taken down the at Lincoln Hospital. door, which he latches shut with a town during the Dinkins adminis- structure multiple times, and I bike lock, is akin to a crawl space. City Council Minority Leader tration, another era when the know he has received outreach On Staten Island, at about “I don’t know how that guy Joe Borelli said people can’t sim- Manhattan Bridge was notorious from either DHS [Department of 10:20 p.m., cops responding sleeps in there, because it’s so ply put down stakes wherever for homeless encampments and Homeless Services] or a local non- to a 911 call of shots fired in small, but he wakes up every they like in the Big Apple. armies of squeegee men. profit, because we witnessed it.” front of 55 Bowen St. en- morning, looking happy. Then he countered a 44-year-old walks around the neighborhood, “On one hand, I appreciate the “That shack is an indication that The city Department of Transpor- man shot in the left armpit trying to get food,” said Daniel ingenuity and dedication. On the the cancer is coming back,” he said. tation, which manages the bridge, and a 28-year-old man shot Juarez, a homeless man living in other hand, we can’t allow favelas but only commented to say the site in the leg, authorities said. nearby Forsyth Plaza. to pop up around New York,” the ‘We’ll see more’ was cleaned up this morning. The older man was later The squatter is a Chinese man in Lee blames the city’s ineffective- The Post reported in the fall that pronounced dead at Staten his 50s or 60s who speaks in broken ness in securing mote health-care homeless encampments full of gar- Island University Hospital Mandarin. Approached by The Post workers to care for homeless and bage and soiled tents plagued the North, while the younger on Thursday, he rambled on about mentally disturbed people. bridge’s base and colonnade, which victim was in stable condi- Mao Zedong and executed acquaint- was built to emulate the architec- tion at Richmond Univer- ances, according to a translator. “We’ll see more shanties like ture of St. Peter’s Square in Vatican sity Medical Center, police this, because that’s where people City and Paris’ Arc de Triomphe. said. The Post visited the site four would prefer to stay instead of a times last week and never saw po- shelter where no one cares for Meanwhile, Juarez, the homeless No arrests have been lice approach the shack. you,” he said. man living nearby, advises people made in either crime. to stay alert in the area. On Saturday morning, the city Councilman Christopher Marte, Larry Celona Department of Homeless Services “You’ve got to be careful over and Dean Balsamini and other agencies conducted a there,” he said. “Those guys do a lot cleanup in the area. Workers of drugs and are pretty dangerous.” Garnering painted over graffiti near the shack, accolades but did not approach the man or address his makeshift abode. Family members and other supporters of the late Eric Garner gathered on Staten Island Saturday to honor him with renaming a street. An “Eric Garner Way” sign was unveiled during a ceremony at the corner of Bay Street and Victory Bou- levard on the island’s North Shore — the site where Garner, 43, died in 2014 after being put in an illegal chokehold by an NYPD of- ficer while being arrested on suspicion of illegally selling loose cigarettes. Garner’s mother, Gwen Carr, thanked the roughly 100 people who attended, recalling the support she experienced following her son’s death. Comptroller Brad Lander and Manhattan DA Alvin Bragg were among pols in attendance. Haley Brown and Rich Calder
9 kodak black Pals lament Ivana’s fall New York Post, Sunday, July 17, 2022 nypost.com Car stopped for window tint. By Dana KenneDy mally social friend had become “re- Kodak and GeoRGett RoBeRts clusive” in recent years. oxy bust in Fla. One of Ivana Trump’s best friends “She was deathly afraid of getting said she always worried that the so- COVID, so she hardly ever left the Kodak Black was arrested cialite might slip on the “beautiful” apartment,” Haskell said. but “treacherous” staircase at her Friday after he was alleg- opulent Upper East Side home. Ivana also refused any type of se- curity detail, she added, saying, “She edly caught with dozens of “I was always so upset about that wanted to do what she wanted.” staircase,” Nikki Haskell, who first oxycodone pills during a met Trump in 1976, told The Post. But Trump was about to rejoin the world, according to Haskell, and had Florida traffic stop. “I hated those stairs. They were so been prepping to leave for St-Tropez, treacherous. We worried about her where she had a home. The “Codeine Dreaming” falling. Her townhouse was four sto- ries high, and while there was an ele- “She finally decided, ‘OK, I’m go- rapper, 25, was driving a vator, she never used it. It’s a beauti- ing to go . . . ’ She stayed in New York ful staircase, but I wouldn’t want it. that whole time. She never left at all, Dodge Durango in Fort It’s so steep and deep. and she was by herself, and I am sure it was much more trying than I could Lauderdale when police “Friends used to say to me, ‘Why even imagine,” Haskell said. don’t you stay with Ivana when pulled him over for a sus- you’re in New York?’ But you Haskell said Ivana’s family and couldn’t pay me to hang out there friends worried about her insistence pected illegal window tint, and go up and down those stairs.” that she live alone in the home. officials said. Police report- Trump, 73, who had trouble walk- “I begged her to sell it and move to ing, was found dead at the bottom of The Pierre,” Haskell recalled. “But she edly smelled marijuana the stairs Thursday after falling or said, ‘No, I’m never leaving here.’ ” going into cardiac arrest, authorities when they approached his said. The city Medical Examiner’s Trump’s reported mobility prob- Office ruled her death an accident. lems stemmed from her past as a truck. A search turned up 31 champion skier in Czechoslovakia, Trump, the ex-wife of former Pres- as well as a fall she took a few years oxy pills and $74,960 in ident Donald Trump, often posed for ago at a restaurant, Haskell said. photos in the East 64th Street home cash, authorities said. with the staircase in the background Haskell said a funeral service was — including in 1994 with then-fiancé set for Wednesday at St. Vincent’s The license and tags on Riccardo Mazzucchelli (left). Church at 869 Lexington Ave. Black’s vehicle were also Gossip columnist Rob Shuter said A stream of well-wishers and he had visited the home — and also mourners visited outside the town- expired and the rapper was called the staircase “treacherous.” house Saturday. taken to Broward County The home “wasn’t as renovated and June, 63, who did not want her last up to speed as you’d think,” he told name used, knelt at the home with jail. He was later booked on News Nation. “Those stairs were al- her dog, Apollo, and said a prayer. ways dangerous. The carpet on those She called Ivana’s death “shocking.” charges of possession of a stairs were a little bit worn, too.” “I knew her indirectly,” she said. controlled substance with- Haskell, who dined with Ivana “Everybody followed her on the Trump two weeks ago, said her nor- news. She was a force. I saw all the out prescription and traf- newspapers and the scandal, but she was really graceful. She never duked ficking in oxycodone be- it out. She was classy.” fore being released on $75,000 bond Saturday. Black has had a litany of legal problems that include an auto-theft charge when he was in middle school. Jesse O’Neill, With Wires Ron Galella Collection via Getty Migrant flow ‘Possessed’ ma beaten dead Weiner’s happy for Huma fell in June A young woman bludg- murder, police said. which she said were self- Anthony Weiner gushed said the scandal-scarred ex- The number of migrants eoned her mother to death The victim, Silma Garcia, inflicted, sources said. over ex-wife Huma Abedin congressman during his crossing the southern bor- with a hammer in their on Saturday, insisting he WABC-AM radio show. der in June dropped, but the Bronx home because she 66, was found dead in her It was the victim’s son, wants her to be “happy” — number of cocaine seizures believed the mom was pos- apartment building at about Marcos, who said Charlene as he desperately dodged Weiner’s response came rose, according to the latest sessed by demons, police 6:45 p.m. Friday night, lying told him she struck her questions about the bomb- after being relentlessly figures from US Customs sources told The Post. facedown with two cuts on mom with a hammer be- shell revelation she’s dating goaded by WABC colleague and Border Protection. her forehead, police said. cause Garcia was possessed actor Bradley Cooper. Curtis Sliwa. Charlene Novoa, 26, was by demons, the sources More than 153,000 mi- taken into custody at 2 a.m. When detectives spoke to said. Joe Marino, Griffin “I love her dearly, and I “I need a secret hideout grants crossed from Mexico Saturday and charged with Novoa they saw scratches want her to be happy, and I with a week like this one,” in June, bringing the total on her hands and face, Kelly and Dean Balsamini am happy if she is happy,” Weiner quipped. “encounters” with Border Patrol to more than 2 mil- Rich Calder lion for the current fiscal year, the data show. The number represented a 14% decrease from May. CBP reported a 62% rise in coke seizures, but other drugs fell. Isabel Vincent
10 Drifter caught sleeping in a slew New York Post, Sunday, July 17, 2022 nypost.com Stefano Giovannini (8) HAMPTONS’ GOLDILOCKS By isaBel vincent stated residence to ask somebody about a Forum Facebook page, residents have re- restaurant to eat at,” said the police report. ported several sightings of Ofoego — on BAD NEWS, THe Hamptons has its very own the village’s back roads, on Main Street, at BEARS: Peace Goldilocks — a woman who has Two days later, on June 4, Ofoego was a gazebo where bands play in the summer- Ofoego has been been walking into houses in the spotted “staying” in the pool house of an- time and at the local marina, where one caught by posh village of Westhampton other Dune Road property that rents for resident spotted her dancing in the early homeowners and Beach, bedding down and spooking $34,999 a month, according to a recent list- morning at the end of May. police walking into and residents who pay as much as $250,000 for ing. John Mallon, owner of the home, told sleeping at several a summer rental. officers that while he wanted to document So far, Ofoego has largely refused offers homes in ritzy the incident, he did not want to press char- of help from the police, although she re- Westhampton, earning According to Westhampton Beach Police ges, according to the police report. While portedly sometimes reaches out to locals comparisons to reports, Peace Ofoego, 32, has been busted an officer was attempting to find a local when she finds herself in a bind. Goldilocks. three times for trespassing since the end of homeless shelter for Ofoego, “Peace began May, although she has entered seven prop- walking away,” the officer wrote in his re- “A few weeks ago, she approached me in cal firehouse. Carrying a colorful beach erties in the village. In some cases, home- port, adding that he warned her that if she Lidl asking for help,” wrote Marie Costelli. bag, she told a reporter that she was born owners declined to press charges, accord- kept wandering into village homes she “She needed money to pay for her grocer- in Nigeria, but has lived in the US for the ing to police reports obtained by The Post. would again be arrested for trespassing. ies. As I was handing her some cash, which last 13 years. She said she initially came to she took, a man who may have been the the US when she was 19 years old, settling She was first spotted in Westhampton “She left the area on foot,” wrote the of- store manager asked her to leave. I felt in Baton Rouge, La., where she began Beach on Memorial Day weekend, when a ficer. sorry for her. I hope she gets the help she studying medical science at Southern resident reported to police “a black fe- needs.” University. male wearing a black trench coat and san- Ofoego spends most days on her feet, dals” wandering the backyard construc- walking through the village and along the Another local was in the village court- Ofoego added that her father is a jour- tion site of his four-bedroom rental prop- beach. Sometimes she wears the black room during Ofoego’s appearance on tres- nalist in Nigeria, and that she was edu- erty about a mile away from the village’s trench coat and a black knit beanie under passing charges earlier this month. She has cated at boarding schools before coming train station. the blazing afternoon sun. And since she already had two court appearances in the to the US. She said she had left an abusive showed up in the serene village, where village, on July 6 and July 13, according to husband in Florida and made her way to Ofoego told police on May 29 that she many residents don’t bother locking their the village justice clerk. At both hearings, Washington, DC, then New York, where had no identification or credit cards be- doors, police have advised them to do so. she refused a public defender, and said she she was violently pushed down subway cause she had recently been robbed while intends to defend herself. Her trespassing stairs in May. The Post could find no living in Washington, DC. She said she had Trying to help case has been adjourned until July 27. record of the incident. She also said that traveled to New York City a few days ear- her parents in Nigeria were aware of her lier, and had boarded the Long Island Rail On the Westhampton Beach Community “She was in court the other day, the same predicament but could do nothing. Road to Westhampton Beach, a quiet sea- time I was, and she was arguing with the side village of 1,900 residents, to find a ho- LOOKING FOR PEACE: Peace Ofoego judge,” said Liam Anthony DeFronzo on “All I want is just some simple kindness tel room near the ocean, according to a po- has been spotted hanging out at the ma- the community Facebook page. “It seemed lice report. rina in Westhampton, as well as at the lo- to me she is angry with where she is in life cal firehouse and wandering around town. and with the system. Ultimately, it seems After that first “suspicious incident” re- like she’s looking for a place to sleep, but port, police helped Ofoego find a local of course you never know what she might homeless shelter, where she said she do and it’s not acceptable to break into wanted to charge her computer “and homes. Does she truly want help in finding transfer funds to an account.” some sort of shelter and is doing this as a cry for help? I don’t know, but I felt com- But the statuesque wanderer, who is of- pelled to help her the other day in the ten dressed completely in black, didn’t court room.” stay put. Days earlier, when officers tried to serve Days later, on June 2, a resident found her with a subpoena to appear in court, Ofoego on the deck of her sprawling she told them they were harassing her. “I $275,000 eight-bedroom rental on tony will sue you,” she said, according to the Dune Road, and called police. This time police report. officers charged Ofoego with criminal trespass. Although a few residents said they have approached Ofoego, many told The Post She had passed through an unlocked gate they were frustrated they couldn’t help. that leads from the beach and entered the One described her as “reticent.” house through the unlocked back deck, where she seemed content to lounge while ‘No one cares about me’ waiting for police to show up, according to the report. On Monday, The Post spotted Ofoego walking through the parking lot of the lo- “Subject stated she was staying at a house down the road and entered the
of fancy Westhampton homes 11 New York Post, Sunday, July 17, 2022 nypost.com Her Westhampton crash pads EXPENSIVE TASTE: Peace Ofoego has been caught at several homes in West- hampton, includ- ing the ones shown here, some of which rent for as much as $280,000 for July and August. Many of the houses are beachfront and on Dune Road. from strangers,” she said as she walked ister a motor vehicle” and, according to ida cop in 2017. He was sentenced to 11 Hudson was charged with “domestic away. “But no one cares about me.” Orange County court records, she had months in prison, court records show. battery to a pregnant female” but when “seven juvenile passengers” in a car. Po- Ofoego failed to show up in court to pro- On Wednesday, Ofoego told a Post pho- lice said she produced “a foreign pass- A year later, he allegedly struck a newly vide testimony, the case was thrown out, tographer that she didn’t know that access port” as identification and failed to show pregnant Ofoego. A day after Christmas in court records show. to the beaches in the Hamptons is re- up at her arraignment. In 2017, she was 2018, Ofoego called police in Pompano stricted to local residents. “I didn’t know stopped by police in Lake County, Fla., Beach and said that five days earlier, she In Westhampton Beach, Ofoego’s final there are no black people in Westhamp- and charged with driving without a li- had a fight with Hudson while they were encounter with the police took place on ton,” she added. cense. Ofoego claimed that she never had putting cleaning supplies in a storage June 24 at a “quintessential beachfront es- one, according to public records. locker. Hudson “was accusing her of try- tate” that features seven bedrooms and Ofoego told police in May that she has ing to leave the country” and the two got was listed for rent at $280,000 for July and no friends or family on Long Island, but Troubled past into an argument during which “Marquis August. Ofoego walked into a second- has at least one relative in Louisiana, an grabbed her around her throat and began story bedroom, startling the owner. Police aunt. When police called Ugoo Onye- She has lived in several places in Florida choking her.” She told police that she was were called and arrested her; while they nekwu, she told them that Ofoego was over the last few years, and worked with having trouble breathing and nearly were processing her paperwork at the “moving around looking for a location Marquis Duvuall Hudson, her husband, passed out. Westhampton Beach police department where she could regain custody of her for a company called Meticulous Cleaning later that evening, Ofoego told cops that children who are currently in California,” Services in Boca Raton, according to pub- “I asked Peace if Marquis is capable of they had been mistaken. She wasn’t tres- according to a police report. lic records. Hudson, now 40, was charged killing her or her children, [to] which she passing, she said. with resisting arrest and assaulting a Flor- stated, ‘yes,’ ” wrote Tobias Andrews, the It’s not clear how many children Ofoego police officer who recorded the incident. “I went inside to look at the rental,” she has, but on Nov. 4, 2020, police in Or- “Marquis at the time of the battery was said. “You just want to arrest me. All I did lando, Fla., stopped her for “failure to reg- aware Peace is pregnant.” was look for a rental.”
New York Post, Sunday, July 17, 2022 nypost.com12 Adrienne Eichner/eichnerstudios.com Constitution scribe home is woke,too By mary kay linge not again! Carlyle Group billionaire David Rubenstein (left) has given and jon levine $10 million for James Madison’s (right) Montpelier estate (above) to get the same woke-history overhaul (below) as Thomas Jefferson’s abode. The globalist billionaire who funded the woke transformation Getty Images of Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello paid for a similar overhaul of AP James Madison’s house — where the author of the Constitution “made Madison the philosopher, Another exhibit damns every “The left is trying to revise our exander, a documented descend- has been shoved into a support- farmer, statesman and enslaver one of the nation’s first 18 presi- history and is perpetuating a dis- ant of Madison’s slave Paul Jen- ing role while slavery and racism that he was,” the guide said as dents — even those, like John honest narrative,” the Republi- nings, told the Orange County take center stage. The Post’s group entered the Adams and Abraham Lincoln, can said. Review. home — a line she repeated at who never owned slaves — for No American flags fly at Mont- the end of her spiel. having benefited from slavery in Lefties take over “There were hundreds of thou- pelier, Madison’s plantation some way. sands of slave owners,” Alexan- home in rural Virginia, and not a Tour de farce Still, the progressive program- der said. “But not hundreds of single display focuses on the life The only in-depth material ming will likely accelerate in the thousands who wrote the Consti- and accomplishments of Amer- Outdoors and in the house’s about the Constitution itself ap- wake of a board battle at the tution.” ica’s foremost political philoso- huge basement, dozens of inter- pears in a display that pushes the Montpelier Foundation, the non- pher, who created the three- active stations seek to draw a di- claim, championed by the con- profit that runs the estate. Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin, branch federal system of govern- rect line between slavery, the troversial 1619 Project, that ra- a Republican who rose to power ment, wrote the Bill of Rights Constitution and the problems cism was the driving force be- In May, the National Trust for on parent outcry over critical and the Federalist Papers, and African Americans face today. hind the entire American politi- Historic Preservation, which race theory in public schools, re- served two terms as president. cal system. owns the home, forced the board fused to comment on Ruben- “A one-hour critical race theory to accept a slate of left-wing ac- stein’s donation, although the Instead, blindsided tourists are experience disguised as a tour,” Even the children’s section of tivist members in the name of ra- two were close allies at the Car- hammered by high-tech exhibits groused Mike Lapolla of Tulsa, the gift shop leans left, with titles cial equity. lyle Group investment firm, about Madison’s slaves and cur- Okla., after visiting last year. like “Antiracist Baby” by Ibram where both made their fortunes. rent racial conflicts, thanks to a X. Kendi and “She Persisted” by The new members aim to $10 million grant from left-lean- Hurricane Katrina flooding, Chelsea Clinton. transform Montpelier into “a “The governor believes we ing philanthropist David M. the Ferguson riots, incarceration black history and black rights or- should teach all history, includ- Rubenstein. and more all trace back to slav- Rep. Bob Good of Virginia ganization that could care less ing the good and the bad, but ery, according to a 10-minute called the historical rewrite “a about James Madison and his firmly believes that we shouldn’t “I was kind of thinking we’d be multiscreen video. deliberate attack on those found- legacy,” board member Mary Al- distort it,” said Youngkin spokes- hearing more about the Constitu- ing institutions.” person Macaulay Porter. tion,” one baffled dad said when The Post visited the president’s home last week. “But everything here is really about slavery.” “It’s been inspirational . . . I guess,” shrugged John from Wis- consin after taking the $35 guided tour. Reviewers on social media have been more harsh. “They really miss the mark,” Greg Hancock of Mesa, Ariz., posted last week. “We left disap- pointed not having learned more about . . . the creation of the Con- stitution.” “The worst part were the gross historical inaccuracies and con- stant bias exhibited by the tour guide,” complained AlexZ, who visited July 8. Visitors to Montpelier get to see just three rooms in the sprawling mansion. The estate ‘Bias’ gal can’t make bail Call him Boss Granddad A-bomb log price: $543K The fuchsia-clad fury “Ms. Barker remains in She was born in the USA She shared a black-and- The Enola Gay flight log tions started at $400,000. who allegedly pepper- jail simply because she is — and is the granddaughter white shot of the newborn’s that recorded the world’s first The winning bidder asked sprayed a group of Asian indigent,” her lawyers said of a rock legend. carriage with Sam, a Jersey atomic bombing in war sold to remain anonymous, auc- women in Chelsea last in a Manhattan Supreme City firefighter, and his fi- at auction for $543,000 Satur- tion officials said. month is on food stamps Court filing seeking her re- Bruce Springsteen re- ancée smiling behind it. day. and can’t afford her $20,000 lease. cently became a first-time The logbook had sold for bail, her lawyers say. grandfather. A second photo showed The sole in-flight docu- $350,000 at a March 2002 “At the time of her arrest, the new bundle of joy wear- mentation of the US bomb- auction in New York City. It Madeline Barker, 47, who she was unemployed and re- The Boss’ wife, Patti ing pink teddy-bear shaped ing of Hiroshima, Japan, on was from the collection of was arrested last month on ceiving food stamps. Prior to Scialfa, took to Instagram to mittens and a pink hat, still Aug. 6, 1945, was made in the late financial publisher assault and harassment that, she was a housewife fi- gush over their new “Jersey donning her hospital brace- flight in pen and pencil by Malcolm Forbes at the time. charges in the June 11 attack, nancial[ly] dependent on Girl,” posting a photo of let. Scialfa captioned the the co-pilot Capt. Robert E. is pushing to be freed from her husband.” Lily Harper Springsteen, post “walking the baby.” Lewis. Some 140,000 people Rikers Island. the daughter of their young- were killed in the bombing. Kathianne Boniello est son, Sam. Angela Barbuti Bidding at Heritage Auc- Dean Balsamini
Michael Goodwin 13 New York Post, Sunday, July 17, 2022 nypost.com [email protected] “No matter how cynical you get, Grumpy old men: STarBuckS it’s impossible to keep up.” That the 2024 sequel MeeTS GriM Lily Tomlin gem is a useful guide for analyzing politics in an era Heading toward the 1980 elec- day of the party convention. He but even a close race could dam- realiTy marked by heated polarization tion, incumbent Jimmy Carter was gave a rousing speech — perhaps age his presidential chances. and growing violence. considered a disastrous president the best of his career — while giv- Crime causes poverty, the latest — Gallup had his approval at 28%. ing Carter the cold shoulder. “As it stands now, if Trump proof being the decision by Most days it seems the whole wants the nomination, it’s his,” Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz country is on fire with demands Meanwhile Sen. Ted Kennedy Reagan, of course, went on to Rollins says. to close 16 stores because of for dramatic changes in govern- carried the hope of those Dems win 44 states in the general elec- employee concern about ment and society. who believed his name would be tion, a warning to Dems now that Although Trump has not pub- “personal safety.” magic on the campaign trail, not- primary challenges can further licly committed to running, he has Yet Democrats are led by octo- withstanding his infamous role in weaken an already-weak incum- told associates he is and his rallies Schultz made the genarians or those who, like Joe the death of Mary Jo Kopechne in bent. So while a Biden rerun won’t and fundraising pitches feel like announcement on a video to Biden, soon will be. an auto crash on Chappaquiddick inspire many Dems, a party di- the campaign already has started. employees, and added that “what Island in 1969. vided by a serious challenger When I asked him about his plans is happening in our restrooms” Top Republicans are aged, too, would spell almost certain defeat last month, the former president revealed “issues of mental illness, and the party is split into factions In November of ’79, polls had in the general election. said only that, “In my mind, I’ve homelessness and crime.” for and against Donald Trump, Kennedy leading the primary race made a decision.” who is not exactly a spring by 58-25. But a series of missteps, And for the GOP “Our stores are not built for chicken. including a disastrous interview He repeated that wording in an this,” he said before promising with Roger Mudd where he could As for Republicans, Rollins sees a interview last week and left the that “many more” would be This combination of public im- not articulate why he wanted to similar pattern. Despite signs that impression he might announce closed for the same reasons. patience and the advanced age of be president, cut into the lead and Trump’s grip is slipping, no alterna- soon, even before the fall mid- leaders of both parties would gave Carter confidence. tive has emerged with the fire- terms. He has indicated he savors The stores, all profitable, to be seem to set the stage for sweeping power to take away the nomination. a chance to get even with Biden. shuttered this month include six generational change. But what if By the end, Carter had rallied to each in Seattle and Los Angeles, cynicism is a safer bet and that, win 36 of the 48 state primaries or A recent New York Times poll, Although most polls show a re- two in Portland, Ore., and one despite the clamor for fresh faces, caucuses, carrying the popular for example, had Trump at 49%, match would be close, there are each in Philadelphia and the 2024 presidential race will be vote by nearly 3 million votes and with Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis at endless potential pitfalls for both Washington, DC. a rematch between Biden and a margin of 51% to 37.6%. 25% and others, including Sen. Ted men between here and the 2024 Trump? Cruz, Nikki Haley, Mike Pompeo nominating process. Nancy Pe- All five cities are run by Even the Iran hostage crisis and and Mike Pence, all in single digits. losi’s House is using the Jan. 6 Democrats, and Schultz, who ran Some political insiders are pre- the bungled attempt to rescue the panel to dirty up Trump and for president as a Dem in 2020, dicting just that outcome, with trapped Americans didn’t save DeSantis is a fundraising ma- maybe indict him while Biden’s blamed “mayors and governors former Trump adviser Kellyanne Kennedy. chine, but must first win reelec- performance in the Oval Office and city councils,” saying they Conway saying a “cage match re- tion this year. Defeat is unlikely has left many in his party and in- “abdicated their responsibility in match” is the most likely scenario. He was ungracious in defeat and dependents in a sour mood. fighting crime and addressing only conceded on the next-to-last mental illness.” Ed Rollins, the veteran GOP handler, is another. I was sur- On that, there can be no prised when he made the same disagreement. prediction during a phone call, but the more he talked, the more Sign of the Times sense it made. Another sign The New To be sure, it’s not as if the 2020 York Times has quit Joe face-off left the public wanting a Biden comes in a front-page do-over. Polls show most Ameri- question: “President Biden cans want new options, with said he confronted the Saudi Biden and Trump growing older crown prince over the while their popular support is get- killing of Jamal Khashoggi. ting smaller. Some wonder: How true is that?” But Rollins, the political di- rector in Ronald Reagan’s White But polls can cut both ways, as House, is clear-eyed about what it when a White House reporter takes to win a nomination. And he asked Biden about a survey find- doesn’t see anyone in either party ing that 64% of Dems want some- capable of defeating the 2020 win- one younger in ’24. Instead of an- ners in the marathon string of swering the question, the presi- contests. dent pounced on another finding in the same survey where 92% of “That’s the only way to get new Dems said they would still vote blood,” he says, “and it’s not an for him in a rematch with Trump. easy thing to do.” By comparison, about 85% of Re- publicans said they would vote for A dilemma for Dems Trump in a general. Take Biden. Although increasing Last week, in an interview in Is- numbers of Dems oppose his run- rael, Biden said of a second show- ning again, the president says he down with his predecessor, “I’m intends to seek re-election. It not predicting, but I would not be sounds ridiculous, given his terri- disappointed.” ble performance and his obvious mental decline, but the old line He and Trump at least have that that “you can’t beat somebody in common. with nobody” is relevant. Some Dems are in the testing stage, notably California Gov. Gavin Newsom. But even a potent “some- body” isn’t a guarantee of knocking off a sitting president, and Rollins points to a good example.
New York Post, Sunday, July 17, 2022 nypost.com14 Saudis jab Joe on POWs By Mary Kay Linge since Thursday for a whirlwind se- main sources of energy will lead in “We will not walk away and and Jon Levine ries of talks, had said on Friday that coming years to unprecedented leave a vacuum to be filled by Just minutes after Saudi bin Salman agreed in a closed-door inflation and an increase in energy China, Russia or Iran,” he said. Crown Prince Mohammed Saudi Crown Prince Moham- meeting to boost oil output, thereby prices, and rising unemployment “We will seek to build on this mo- bin Salman and President med bin Salman hinted on Satur- easing high US gas prices. and a worsening of serious social ment with active, principled, Biden fist-bumped for the day that his country could boost and security problems,” he said. American leadership.” cameras in Jeddah, Saudi its oil production to help increase The prince’s comments Satur- Arabia, the de facto leader worldwide petroleum supplies — day appeared to cast doubt on ‘Family photo’ But he prodded his counterparts of the kingdom scolded but not by much. Biden’s assertion. on human rights. Biden in private for Amer- Biden — who had pledged on ica’s past treatment of Iraqi The de-facto ruler of the oil-rich Saudi leaders have repeatedly the campaign trail to make Saudi “The future will be won by the prisoners, a Saudi official kingdom told President Biden and said they will not increase oil pro- Arabia a “pariah” over its role in countries that unleash the full po- said Saturday. the Gulf Cooperation Council that duction without the agreement of the 2018 murder of Washington tential of their populations, where Saudi Arabia was almost at its the nation’s partners in OPEC+, Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi women can exercise equal rights The prince rebuked Biden limit of petroleum production, which next meets Aug. 3. — stood shoulder to shoulder and contribute to building on Friday over the abuse at which he said would max out at with bin Salman on Saturday, stronger economies, resilient soci- the Abu Ghraib prison 13 million barrels per day. And while Saudi Arabian Oil Co. along with leaders from Bahrain, eties and more modern and capa- camp in 2004 in response to has announced plans to expand its Egypt, Iraq, Qatar, Kuwait, Oman, ble militaries; where citizens can the president’s mention of “After that, the kingdom will not production capacity to the 13 mil- Jordan and the United Arab Emir- question and criticize their leaders Jamal Khashoggi, the Saudi have any more capability to in- lion-barrel level, the effort will ates, for what the White House without fear of reprisal,” he said. journalist murdered by Sa- crease production,” he said. take five more years to complete, dubbed a “family photo.” udi agents at the kingdom’s according to Oilprice.com. His speech included yet another consulate in Istanbul, Tur- Saudi Arabia is already pumping “The United States is not going verbal gaffe. Biden initially cited key, in 2018, said Minister of about 10.2 million barrels of crude In his speech, bin Salman took a anywhere,” Biden told the Arab the “selfishness” of US troops who State for Foreign Affairs oil a day, according to the US En- backhanded slap at Biden’s green- leaders in a speech Saturday. served in the Middle East, before Adel al-Jubeir. ergy Information Administration. energy goals. quickly correcting himself to say “selflessness.” “His Royal Highness men- Biden, who has been in the region “Adopting unrealistic policies to tioned to the president that reduce emissions by excluding mistakes like this happen in other countries,” said al-Ju- EPA-EFE/Shutterstock over a barrel: President beir. “And we saw a mistake Biden chats with Saudi Crown like this being committed Prince Mohammed bin Salman by the United States in Abu on Saturday while lining up for Ghraib.” a photo op with other Middle Eastern leaders in Jeddah. Iraqi prisoners were tor- tured and abused by mem- bers of the US military at the prison outside Baghdad under the Bush administra- tion during the Iraq War. Horrifying pictures of na- ked and hooded Iraqis caused international outcry when they emerged in 2004. US intelligence has found that the crown prince per- sonally approved Khas- hoggi’s murder, leading candidate Biden to vow that, as president, he would make Saudi leaders “the pa- riah that they are.” The comment chilled the relationship between the US and the Middle East’s largest oil producer — a state that Biden sought to thaw with his visit. Mary Kay Linge 1/6 panel demands ‘erased’ S. Serv. data Suit: Mamaroneck ‘harass’ The House select com- (D-Miss.) said the commit- sued in any and all divisions Secret Service. A longtime Mamaroneck “agenda” to drive their tee is demanding the of the USSS pertaining or The service has said that official has made the Amer- neighbors out of Staub mittee investigating the Jan. agency hand over the relating in any way to the ican dream a nightmare for Court, according to Man- “erased” messages and a events of January 6, 2021.” “data resident on some her Hispanic neighbors, hattan federal court papers. 6, 2021, Capitol riot subpoe- slew of other documents by phones was lost” in a with an “unrelenting” six- Tuesday. The subpoena comes planned program to replace year campaign of stalking, Michael Dunaway, 55, has naed the Secret Service on hours after the panel re- staff phones beginning in spitting, cursing and film- physically accosted at least Thompson said late Fri- ceived a closed-door brief- January 2021, and that the ing them, a lawsuit charges. two residents, according to Friday night, after a govern- day that the panel “seeks ing from the Office of In- OIG did not request com- police and the complaint the relevant text messages, spector General for the De- munications data until Feb. Louise Dunaway, 75, a 30- filed by Jason and Ana De- ment watchdog told the as well as any after action partment of Homeland Se- 26, 2021. Patrick Reilly, year village court clerk; her leon and Walter Gehring reports that have been is- curity, which oversees the husband Douglas, 76; and and his Peruvian wife, panel that agents deleted With Wires son, Michael, have an Ariela. Kathianne Boniello text messages exchanged around the time of the riot. Committee Chairman Bennie Thompson
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New York Post, Sunday, July 17, 2022 nypost.com16 Art duo ‘Deux’ going solo Page ER, make that Une Femme Noir. “We ended our long-term personal relation- asked, ‘Will you marry me?’ ” Six® Mickalene Thomas and Racquel Chevre- ship but remain committed to completing our They launched Deux Femmes Noires in 2018 mont — the sizzling-hot art-world power cou- current projects as Deux Femmes Noires,” Ian ple who dub themselves Deux Femmes Noires Thomas and Chevremont told Page Six in a to give a platform to women, people of color and Mohr — have broken off their 11-year romance just joint statement. queer artists. They worked on “The Aesthetics after mounting a much-hyped show together of Matter” for that year’s Volta Art Fair and [email protected] at the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill. The pair first met in 2002 when Chevremont “Brand New Heavies” in 2021 at Pioneer Works. Artist Thomas and consultant Chevremont worked in acquisitions at the Studio Museum in Oli Coleman just curated “Set It Off,” appearing in a splashy Harlem and Thomas was an artist in residence. Thomas is a top-tier artist known for her feature in Interview magazine as a couple to work using acrylic and rhinestones. A collage [email protected] promote the exhibit. They didn’t start dating though until meet- work of Chevremont titled “Racquel Reclining But Page Six hears they’re done romantically ing up again in Paris in 2011. Wearing Purple Jumpsuit” sold for $1.8 million Mara Siegler and will be finishing up their commitments as at Christie’s last year. Chevremont, who has Deux Femmes Noirs before splitting profes- Thomas proposed on New Year’s 2020. Che- worked as an art consultant for shows like [email protected] sionally as well. vremont told the site NaturalDiamonds.com, “Empire,” recently made headlines for curat- “New Year’s Eve, we went out, and afterward ing the art collection of the character Lisa Carlos Greer we were in our living room and Mickalene Todd Wexley on “And Just Like That.” came and sat next to me, handed me a box, and [email protected] Players club Rick on a roll Tashara Jones TRAvIS Scott will perform at EIGHTIES popster Rick As- [email protected] tley has no regrets about retiring a VIP party before the MLB All- at age 27 after gaining global fame ‘Funny’ business with his hit “Never Gonna Give Star Game, sources tell Page Six, You Up.” “I kind of feel that if I BEANIE Feldstein is missing hadn’t of done it then I would this weekend’s performances of that’s being thrown on Monday have self-imploded,” the English- “Funny Girl” after being diag- born singer tells The Post’s Nicki nosed with tonsillitis. The absence by the Major League Baseball Gostin, admitting his heart was comes after some behind-the- “not in it” anymore and it was scenes controversy in which Feld- Players Association with Mich- time to move on. “The problem stein unexpectedly announced with pop music is,” he mused, she’d leave the show early on July ael Rubin and Fanatics. Baseball “when you’re in the real pop end 31, after, she claimed, producers of it like I was, it’s every single decided to “take the show in a dif- sources tell us players have been minute and hour of everyday or ferent direction.” Sources said nothing . . . And there is no in-be- Feldstein “blindsided” producers buzzing that Scott will play the tween because everyone else with her own announcement the does everything so you have to night before they could reveal that Players Association and Rubin’s do everything.” In 1987, Astley’s Lea Michele would take over her ubiquitous single hit No. 1 in 25 leading role. But others insisted “Players Party” in downtown Los countries. that it was all part of the plan. Oth- ers said Feldstine was “basically Angeles on Monday — along with Thunder thighs fired” before she quit, though sources close to the star strongly previously revealed headliner J HE was too pumped. Hunky denied it. Hollywood star Chris Hem- Balvin. The bash at a private sworth says his wife Elsa Pataky was less than impressed with his space will go down after Monday uber-jacked physique in “Thor: Love and Thunder.” The Aussie night’s T-Mobile Home Run actor has played the hot hero since 2011. But not everyone was a Derby at Dodger Stadium. Guests fan of the look. “My wife was like, ‘Bleh, it’s too much,’ ” Hemsworth expected include Yankees star told USA Today. “There are a lot of my male friends who are like, Aaron Judge, MLBPA executive ‘Yeah!’ but a lot of female friends and family are like, ‘Yuck.’ ” He director Tony Clark and a went overboard getting shredded for his latest film, he said. oFnolTlowwittuesr host of MLB All-Stars and top current and former players includ- ing Giancarlo Stan- @Page ton, Ian Happ, CC Sabathia, Mookie Six Betts and more. The All-Star Game will be played on Tuesday night. Scott has previously been a fixture at former Philadelphia 76ers partner Rubin’s starry Su- per Bowl bashes. We recently re- ported that Scott also performed at Rubin’s recent July 4th extrava- ganza at his Hamptons mansion, along with Drake, Meek Mill and others, for guests including Robert Kraft, Jay-Z, Emily Rat- ajkowski and Ryan Seacrest. Part time diva Ivana honored – at strip club ONE more time . . . with feeling. EliotPress / MEGA Cat- THE legacy of Ivana Trump ex- was “rather numb at the moment.” Britney Spears (above) sang walker Sofia tends beyond Fifth Avenue, it Something tells us the Hustler publicly for the first time “in an Richie looks lovely seems. Donald Trump’s ex-wife, Club probably wasn’t Trump’s extremely long time” Friday in a lavender bikini who died unexpectedly Thursday scene, but she clearly meant a lot when she took to social media to while funning-in-the- at 73, was on partygoers’ minds at to many New Yorkers. Meanwhile, sing a new version of her 1998 hit, sun on board a yacht Noel Ashman and “Power” star the bash brought out old-school “Baby One More Time.” “This is off of St-Tropez Joseph Sikora’s joint birthday cel- downtown nightlife fixtures such me yesterday doing laundry and over the week- ebration at Larry Flynt’s Hustler as Richard Manitoba and Richie separating clothes . . . I haven’t Club NYC. Spies overheard Bo Rich. Ice-T and wife Coco sur- shared my voice in an extremely end. Dietl remembering his friend and prised the birthday boys, and the long time . . . maybe too long,” saying, “She was a class lady all the former was just happy to be out Spears, 40, wrote. The pop diva way.” Ex-Vanity Fair scribe George after battling COVID-19. Cameron sang in a dimly lit room while Wayne, who attended the strip- Douglas, Chris Tardio, Joe Per- taking a break from her house- club bash, described Trump as his rino, Garry Pastore, Caron hold chores. “Godmama Ivana.” Wayne told us Bernstein and Angel Salazar as news broke of her death that he were also spotted at the party.
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18 Gimme Shelter New York Post, Sunday, July 17, 2022 nypost.com JENNIFER GOULD The Corcoran Group; Getty Images (2) VHT Studios; Amanda Schwab/Startraksphoto.com Home box office 21 E. 26th St. 2 Park Place © Travis Mark; Patrick Lewis/StarPix for HBO (inset) Michael Fuchs (inset), Aim for the stars Plot of land the ex-HBO chairman and FINANCIER John Silvetz and CEO, sold his East Village model Deon Bray are listing their E VEN the actors are obsessed with the real estate in “Succession,” as the homes penthouse for $4.72 million. apartment at the Whitman, 21 E. offer insight into their psyches. In season 3, princeling Kendall Roy — played by The buyer, we hear, is a tech 26th St., for $13.75 million. The Jeremy Strong — had a war room in his ex-wife’s downtown Manhattan resi- founder. Fuchs, famed for condo consists of four units, includ- dence, where he plotted against his father Logan (Brian cox) in a sort of mod- fighting three baby mamas ing one duplex. Jennifer lopez (top ern-day form of financial regicide. Family members made pilgrimages there in- who wanted him to pay child right) owns the penthouse, as Gimme cluding cousin Greg (Nicholas Braun) and brother Roman (Kieran culkin). Kend- support, has owned the pent- reported exclusively, while the fourth all’s home, in real life, was in the Woolworth Tower Residences, at 2 Park Place in house for decades. The apart- floor is owned by chelsea clinton lower Manhattan. That luxury residence, which first hit the market in 2019 and last ment, at 130 E. 12th St., is 4,869 (right) and Marc Mezvinsky. The asked $23.35 million, just closed for $19.5 million, city records show. Known as Pavilion square feet. It features a 40- second floor belongs to NASCAR A, the five-bedroom home on the 29th floor is 6,712 square feet and features 2,770 foot atrium and a private roof- champ Jeff Gordon. Silvetz and square feet of outdoor space to lounge and dine al fresco. Details include an open top terrace with panoramic Bray bought their third-floor unit for chef’s kitchen, a curving industrial staircase, arched windows and a large great room. city views. Fuchs hosted $10 million in 2013. It first listed for The building features 32 condos, developed by Alchemy Properties. The building itself many events at the loft, in- $15.95 million with a different brokerage was designed by Cass Gilbert in 1913 and was once the tallest in the world. Interiors are cluding Oscar after-parties in two years ago. The 5,000-square-foot, four-bedroom, by Thierry Despont, who worked on the Carlyle hotel here in New York. There’s also a the 1980s and 1990s with 5½-bath loft is smart-wired and comes with a private lounge, an entertainment area, a wine cellar and tasting room, a gym and a 50-foot lap elevator landing that opens to a foyer with a long hall- pool. Building amenities include a residential lobby with a coffered restored ceiling guests including way leading to an open living/dining room and a and repurposes from Frank W. Woolworth’s private office. The listing broker is So- Billy crystal, chef’s kitchen. There are also 12-foot-4-inch-tall ceil- theby’s Joshua Judge. Diana Ross ing heights, wide-plank oak floors, a media room, a and Robin home office and views of Madison Square Park. The Left to right: “Succession” cast members J. Smith-Cameron, Williams. The Whitman was built in 1924. The listing brokers are Brian Cox, Sarah Snook, Kieran Culkin, Nicholas Braun and Jared Seligman of the Corcoran Group and eleo- Jeremy Strong. 130 E. 12th St. nora Srugo of Douglas Elliman. listing broker, who also WeWork hard for the money repped the buyer, was luci- ane Serifovic of Luxian In- BILLIONAIRE investor IPO in 2019 that saw the ternational Realty. The pent- adam Neumann, co- value of the company house was originally on the founder of WeWork, and crash — has been the sub- market as a triplex asking his wife, Rebekah Pal- ject of books and stream- $7.85 million. But with no trow Neumann (both ing shows. The 6,202- hooks, Fuchs split part of the below), are selling one of square-foot home fea- apartment off and is now sell- their Westchester estates tures six bedrooms. De- ing a 1,705-square-foot apart- for $4.5 million. The tails include a white ment separately for $1.99 mil- property, at 227 Honey chef’s kitchen, a library, a lion. That two-bedroom, two- Hollow Road in Bedford den and a stone fireplace. bath unit boasts a gallery Hills, sits on 34 acres. It The property is by Lin- primed for an art collection, a was bought anonymously den Farm, the 60-acre es- woodburning fireplace and a for $2.45 million tate that the Neumanns library that could convert to a in 2017 but they bought in 2016 for $15 mil- third bedroom. The seven- are the benefi- lion in an off-market deal. story building dates to 1905. cial owners, sources tell That property Lei claim to it 6051 Halaulani Kilauea, Hawaii Keani Andrade; WireImage Gimme ex- FROM minor theft, Dumpster diving clusively. has a 13,746- and nomadic living off the grid, Sophia handcrafted koa wood doors with ebony in- WeWork is square-foot FilmMagic Amoruso (inset) morphed into the lay, koa cabinets and a vaulted cedar ceiling public now, home. The founder of Nasty Gal, an American re- with ambient lighting. The property is on and Neu- tailer that launched as an eBay site before Kauai’s North Shore, in the town of Kilauea. mann’s broker for the filing for bankruptcy and selling for $20 Beaches are nearby, along with amenities in- spectacular Honey Hol- million to British retailer Boohoo. Amor- cluding golf and tennis. The listing broker is implosion low Road uso’s 2014 autobiography “#GIRLBOSS” Neal Norman, of Hawaii Life. — resign- property, also became a Netflix series. She now runs ing as CEO Daniel h. Girlboss Media and has listed her Hawaiian before an Ginnel of getaway for $2.97 million. Built as a guest impending Ginnel Real house, the one-bedroom residence is 516 square feet. Why so pricey? The home is rela- Estate, de- tively tiny, but set on 3 acres with plenty of room clined com- to build your dream house. The property features ment.
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20 ONCE UPON A New York Post, Sunday, July 17, 2022 nypost.com By KAREN CHERNICK I T took a full day for the Israeli press to get word that Quentin Tarantino was hanging around the obstetrics ward of Tel Aviv’s Ichilov Hospital in early July. He and his wife, Daniella Pick, were expecting their second child, a girl to join their 2-year-old son, Leo — Inside director Quentin but as has become their style in Israel, the Tarantinos were hiding in plain sight. So much so that the other expectant mothers on the floor had no idea they were keeping company with an Oscar Tarantino’s surprising winner. “I heard he was there from our midwife but never saw Tarantino,” said Carnie, an actress who delivered her daughter at the same time at Ichilov. The darkly humorous director of such movies as “Pulp Fiction” and “Kill Bill” new life in Israel has been living a low-key life in the sunny Mediterranean metropolis for three years. Tel Aviv might seem an un- expected landing for Tarantino — but it may just be his happily ever after. Tarantino, 59, and Pick, 38, met back in 2009 when he premiered his film “Inglo- rious Basterds” in Israel, dating on and and grandfather is Svika Pick,” marveled has become a regular Tel Aviv dad — the maker, hoped to meet the longtime idol off before marrying in an intimate re- viral tweets in Hebrew following Leo’s type locals regularly encounter walking now living within spitting distance of his form Jewish ceremony at their Beverly birth. (A follow-up tweet earlier this down the street or attending a toddler’s childhood home — but it never hap- Hills home nine years later. month noted that there are now two birthday party with his kid at a local pened. Pick is practically royalty in Israel, where such little ones in Israel.) playground (where he joyfully hummed she’s been as famous as Tarantino since Shortly after marrying, the couple to “Happy Birthday” in Hebrew). ‘I love the country’ birth. Her father is Svika Pick, an iconic bought a six-bedroom, 2,900-square-foot Within his first few years in Israel, 1970s Israeli pop musician with long locks villa on Elkakhi Street in Ramat Aviv Tarantino experienced an armed conflict But then the pandemic happened, and an eccentric sense of style, and she’s a Gimmel, a quiet neighborhood in north- between Israel and Hamas in May 2019. and something seemed to shift. In musician herself — in the early 2000s she ern Tel Aviv and within spying distance “My Israeli friends tell me, ‘After the early 2020 the Tarantino family and her sibling Sharona were in a band of the Mediterranean. (The director still rockets, now you can officially call your- rented a 5,000-square-foot villa in called The Pick Sisters. owns an apartment in New York City self an Israeli,” Tarantino shared with Tel Aviv’s Shikun Tzameret neigh- along with a Los Angeles home he the country’s Yediot Aharonot newspa- borhood for a reputed 80,000 NIS ‘Officially’ an Israeli bought in 1989 where he and Pick were per in a 2021 interview. (roughly $23,000) a month. It’s a married.) His first neighbors knew he was there — fancy, if somewhat sleepy, address When the couple’s son Leo — named Tarantino settled in after wrapping up the family’s moving boxes had “Tarantino” in north Tel Aviv, and close to Is- for his maternal great-grandfather, not production on 2019’s “Once Upon a written all over them, according to Orit Bez- rael’s swankiest shopping address, dad’s frequent star DiCaprio — was born Time in Hollywood,” planning to split alel, who lived two houses away — but the Kikar HaMedina (State Square). in February 2020, for Israelis it was a time between Tel Aviv and LA. Then the director was, at first, like a ghost. In a city where most people live merging of two cultural icons. “A person pandemic hit — and he never left. “I never saw him or heard from him,” in boxy apartment buildings, Shi- exists whose father is Quentin Tarantino Since then, the Oscar-winning director said Bezalel. Her son, an aspiring film- kun Tzameret is a rarity: a pocket TARANTINO’S NEW WORLD IN TEL AVIV LocaL boy: Quentin Tarantino has been living in Israel full-time since the onset of the pandemic. His life there is a far cry from Hollywood, and features daily joys like (l-r) shopping for toys at the local mall, biking around town and sipping wine at his favorite restaurants. Tarantino was also honored by the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (far right) for his cinematic achievements.
21New York Post, Sunday, July 17, 2022 nypost.com TIME IN TEL AVIV of architecturally impressive private vil- ted at an Andrea Boccelli concert last BACKGRID; Moti Lebton; las tucked between luxury residential month in Tel Aviv, sitting just a few Amir Meiri; Hebrew University skyscrapers, but with a small-town feel. seats away from former Prime Minis- Built in the early 1950s, it’s always been ter Benjamin Netanyahu. The two where old-money types and successful were apparently introduced, but Tar- creatives flocked to live tasteful, but not antino isn’t playing politics — or fa- necessarily flashy lives. vorites: Tarantino is often seen jogging, walk- He also recently met former Israeli ing or biking in Park Hayarkon, a sprawl- Prime Minister Benny Gantz, the man ing urban park alongside the Hayarkon who ousted Netanyahu from power in River. While most Tel Avivis tend to May 2020. leave Tarantino alone he’s become catnip Another place Israelis know to look for local paparazzi, who have caught him for Tarantino is at the movies. filling up his water bottle at the park’s There’s the Cinema City Glilot thea- water fountains and buying toddler bikes ter complex just north of Tel Aviv, at the mall. where Tarantino has been spotted “I love the country, and the people are standing in the concession line waiting really nice, very nice to me, and they for popcorn — and scrutinizing his seem excited that I’m own work. One eagle- here,” Tarantino said My Israeli eyed film-goer spotted in a 2020 interview Tarantino in the back with Yediot Aha- friends tell row at a “Once Upon a ronot. Time in Hollywood” me, ‘After the screening (and, of course, promptly posted rockets, you it on Twitter). New haunts Tarantino has partici- can officiallyHe told Bill Ma- pated more formally with the local film her in a 2021 inter- call yourselfview that Tel Aviv is scene, too. This past February, the Tel Aviv like a smaller ver- sion of LA with “mag- Cinematheque hosted a nificent restaurants, Israeli.’ retrospective that fea- cool bars, cool clubs.” tured all of his movies. In June, Tarantino — Quentin Tarantino He was scheduled to ap- and Pick were seen at pear at two of the Nilus, a hip bar on seedy Allenby Street. screenings, but made it to just one He’s also a fan of the restaurant at the after catching COVID. (The event con- Hotel Montefiore, Tel Aviv’s first tinued as planned and the Cinema- “boutique” hotel which is popular theque asked viewers to send videos of with the city’s stylish crowd (and themselves wishing the director well, the likes of Mick Jagger when he’s which it then compiled into a “Get in town). Co-owner Mati Broudo Well, Quentin” montage for him.) can confirm “that this wasn’t Taran- The director also received an honor- tino’s first time” at the hotel’s res- ary doctorate from Jerusalem’s pres- taurant — he also visited during the tigious Hebrew University this June to same 2009 Israel trip where he met honor his career and new life in the his wife. Jewish nation. “Following his marriage And he is a regular at Café Zorik, a to actress and musician Daniella Pick, neighborhood coffee shop on fam- Tarantino considers the state of Israel ily friendly Yehudah HaMaccabi his home and publicly supports it Street that’s walkable from the worldwide,” noted the university an- family’s villa. According to a nouncement of the event. waiter there, when the director Tarantino has famously said he’ll POWER COUPLE: is in town he’ll claim his usual make 10 films before retiring at the top Tarantino and wife Daniella Pick, daughter perch at the bar two to four of his game. His latest, 2019’s “Once of Israeli rock legend Svika Pick, live in a times a week. Upon a Time in Hollywood,” was quiet Tel Aviv neighborhood with their English is often heard at No. 9. The director’s first, “Reservoir young son and newborn daughter. Zorik, which probably suits Dogs,” was — perhaps prophetically — the director’s limited He- about a heist of diamonds originally brew. He’s admitted to from Israel. having a toddler’s grasp So will Israel once again cameo in of the language during his 10th — and possibly final — fea- an interview with ture? Perhaps. Jimmy Kimmel in 2021, “If you make a movie in Jerusalem, knowing, for instance, there’s nowhere you can point the the names of farm ani- camera where you’re not capturing mals. His son calls something fantastic,” he told Maher. him Abba, the He- But any potential film would steer brew word for dad. clear of politics. “I wouldn’t make a Most recently, Tar- movie about the political climate [in antino was also spot- Israel].”
22 Hammer got axed nypost.com by family New York Post, Sunday, July 17, 2022 disgrace: Alex Murdaugh weeps during a court hearing last year Armie Hammer is selling AP (2); Family Photo on fraud charges. He’s also accused of killing his wife and son. timeshare on the Cayman Is- lands because he has been Grim offer for ‘killer’lawyer Murdaugh “cut off” by his rich and sto- ried family, a report says. By DANA KENNEDY family — was indicted Thursday from Satterfield’s two sons. He’s rested in September 2021 for alleg- on two counts of murder and two since been hit with at least 85 edly shooting Murdaugh on a rural “His dad won’t help him The lawyer for the family of counts of weapons possession in charges involving $8.4 million for Hampton Road in a botched and anymore, and he’s been cut Gloria Satterfield — the dead the brutal, execution-style shoot- fraudulent insurance settlements, convoluted insurance fraud/suicide- off, so he got to work,” a housekeeper in South Carolina ing deaths of Maggie Murdaugh, including money allegedly stolen for-hire scam and who was arrested source told People. whose heirs successfully sued her 52, and Paul Murdaugh, 22. from a young paraplegic man. He a second time last month on drug boss, accused murderer Alex Mur- already faced a possible 500 years and money laundering charges, has The 35-year-old actor, who daugh — said Murdaugh is in so His wife and son were gunned given police the names of people has faced claims of sexual as- much trouble that he might be bet- down near a dog kennel on in prison. Alex Murdaugh sold drugs to. sault and cannibalism fetish- ter off dead. the family’s 1,700-acre Bland said that, short of ism, is the son of mogul hunting estate in Islandton, Bland said Smith allegedly pro- Michael Hammer and is part “I would never advocate anyone SC, with at least two sepa- suicide, the only honorable cured drugs for Murdaugh, some of a dynasty that began with committing suicide but in Alex’s rate guns — a rifle and a option for Murdaugh now or all of which he sold to others. his great-grandfather, Ar- case he has ruined so many peo- shotgun — on June 7, 2021. would be to come clean on When the orders got bigger, Bland mand Hammer, the founder ple’s lives already and there’s so everything he knows about said, Smith asked Murdaugh why of Occidental Petroleum. much more coming,” Eric Bland, The disgraced attorney both the murders of Mag- and Murdaugh named names — of the Columbia, SC, attorney repre- was tied to the killings via gie and Paul as well as the people close to him. According to 1996’s “Dos- senting the Satterfield (top inset) blood spatter on his cloth- slew of financial charges sier: The Secret History of family, told The Post on Friday. ing along with a video that against him. Murdaugh’s attorneys, Dick Har- Armand Hammer” by Jay Ep- put him at the murder pootlian and Jim Griffin, issued a stein, Armand, who ran Occi- “This guy has left so many vic- scene, according to re- “The only currency he statement last week that read in dental from 1957 until his tims in his wake, family members ports. has is information,” Bland part: death in 1990, was involved in whose lives he’s either destroyed said. “There’s no way he a number of scandals himself, and family members he may have The elder Murdaugh did this all alone. He could “Alex wants his family, friends ranging from money laun- killed, that that’s hard to overesti- called 911 and frantically decide, ‘I’m going to broker and everyone to know that he did dering to Soviet espionage. mate the damage. This could all told a dispatcher he had re- the information I have to not have anything to do with the drag on another seven years. Alex turned home to find the bullet-rid- get all this in the open and finally murders of Maggie and Paul. He Bypassing his own son, Ju- is potentially a guy who will go dled bodies of his wife and son. do some good.’ But he’s such a loved them more than anything in lian, Armand handed the down in history making the name narcissist — is he going to think of the world. It was very clear from business to Michael, who still ‘Murdaugh’ synonymous with He’s been in jail, held on a what this is going to do to his son day one that law enforcement and runs the Hammer Interna- Madoff, Manson and Ted Bundy.” $7 million bond, since October in and brothers and cousins?” the Attorney General prematurely tional Foundation, the Ar- Richland County on exponentially concluded that Alex was responsi- mand Hammer Foundation Murdaugh, 54 — a fourth-gener- increasing charges of financial Bland told The Post that Curtis ble for the murder of his wife and and other organizations un- ation lawyer from a powerful legal fraud, beginning with allegations “Cousin Eddie” Smith (bottom in- son.” der the family name. that he stole insurance money set), the Walterboro, SC, man ar- Photos have surfaced of Ar- mie at a Grand Cayman re- sort, with reports saying he was selling timeshares there. The “Call Me by Your Name” star’s lawyer, Andrew Brettler, told Page Six on Fri- day that he could not “confirm or deny the report, because Armie hasn’t addressed it.” “I just think it’s s--tty that, if he is selling timeshares, the media is shaming him for having a ‘normal job,’ ” the lawyer added. Meanwhile, a source close to Armie told Vanity Fair that Robert Downey Jr. quietly paid for Hammer’s six-month stay at Florida rehab and has allowed him and his family to stay at his house. Hammer has denied wrongdoing. Jessica Bennett Cops fatally shoot suspect in NASCAR star’s slay The man wanted in Wednesday Trent William Millsap, 27, “No officers were injured; Police had said he was con- the stabbing death of while pumping who they described as a “tran- however, a police K-9 sus- sidered “armed and danger- NASCAR star Bobby gas at a station sient and known to frequent tained a single gunshot ous.” East in California last in Westminster, Westminster, Garden Grove wound that was not life week was gunned outside Ana- and Anaheim motels.” threatening.” East had raced in NASCAR’s down by a SWAT heim. truck series and its B-League, team in Anaheim, po- Millsap (inset) was killed Photos of Millsap showed now called the XFinity Series. lice said Saturday. Westminster Friday when a SWAT team him covered with tattoos on East (left), 37, was stabbed police previously identified was serving a search warrant his head, face, neck, chest, David Meyer the suspect in East’s killing as and shots rang out, police said. arms and hands. and Rich Calder With Wires
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24 invasion New York Post, Sunday, July 17, 2022 nypost.com 34 dead in 3 days as missiles rain By jon levine Russia’s killer Vlad Buryak and mary kay linge escalation 16-year-old is a lucky survivor. Russia’s military is ramping up Captive teen operations in Ukraine after saw Russian months of grinding conflict torture hell which has already left tens of thousands dead or displaced. A Ukrainian teenager captured The operations were necessary by Russians claims he had to to protect territory in eastern Ukraine now currently under clean up rooms where fellow Russian control, Defense Minis- ter Sergei Shoigu said. prisoners were tortured and held Shoigu “gave the necessary in- a man who attempted suicide by structions to further increase the actions of groups in all opera- slitting his wrists. tional areas in order to exclude the possibility of the Kyiv regime Vlad Buryak, 16, was captured launching massive rocket and ar- tillery strikes on civilian infra- by Russians as he tried to flee his structure and residents of settle- ments in Donbas and other re- hometown of Melitopol. He gions,” read a statement posted to the ministry website Saturday. ended up in solitary confinement The ominous posting came somewhere in Russian occupied amid days of relentless missile attacks by Russia. At least 34 Ukraine, where he said he saw in- people have been killed over the last three days, with air raid si- describable scenes of cruelty. rens blaring nonstop across the country, The Wall Street Journal “I was extremely scared. I was reported. shocked. Like everything inside The latest casualties took place in the central Ukrainian city of me was burned down,” he told Dnipro, where Russian missiles hit a rocket plant and street, kill- The Washington Post. ing three and injuring 15 more, the BBC reported. Two people Buryak recalled one cellmate were killed in the city of Niko- pol, just south of Dnipro, while who was beaten and electrocuted three were killed in the northern city of Kharkiv after Russian for hours each day. The man slit rockets hit a house. his wrists with sharpened tin can “There are no such words in normal human language that can lids and lay dying in the teenager’s describe the state to which the Russian state has degraded,” arms, before being moved to a new Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said in a speech late Fri- location by guards, Buryak said. day. “We will definitely restore everything they destroyed . . . But It’s unclear whether he survived. Russian society with so many murderers and executioners will Buryak, who was released this remain crippled for generations, and through its own fault.” month, said he was forced to $3B in new sanctions clean the rooms where other Zelensky in his remarks also prisoners were tortured and of- announced a seventh package of sanctions against Russia from ten disposed of blood-soaked the European Union, and thanked the United States and dire: Ukrainian soldiers medical supplies. “I showed no President Biden for the ongoing stand over a smoking crater financial assistance. Saturday in Dnipro, where aggression, so they won’t do the shelling has intensified. “In the last two weeks, $3 bil- same thing with me,” he said. lion were transferred to the Ukrainian budget from the Reuters The Washington Post said it United States of America, and this enables us to ensure the cur- couldn’t independently verify rent social needs of Ukrainians today. America is truly a leader Buryak’s story. Jon Levine in the global defense of free- dom,” Zelensky said. to buy weapons-capable drones Ukr. Olympian prove$ his medal from Iran, CNN reported. Meanwhile, Russia is looking Ukrainian Olympic gymnast the sale, which normally goes at the games, including three A delegation from Russia vi- Ruslan Mezentsev is auctioning to the auction house, will also golds, in men’s skeet shooting, sited an Iranian airfield twice re- off his silver medal from the be donated to war funds, ac- and two in swimming — the cently where Iran has been 2000 Sydney Games and donat- cording to TMZ. women’s 200- and 400-meter showing off its Shahed-191 and ing the money to his country’s individual medley. Shahed-129 drones. The drones war effort against Russia. Mezentsev competed in the are able to carry precision- floor exercise, pommel horse, Mezentsev, 41, also competed guided missiles. The medal is currently being and still rings in the men’s all- at the 2004 Olympics in offered by Boston-based RR around competition, helping Athens, where his best finish in “We have information that the Auction, where the bidding Ukraine to a score of 230.306, an event was seventh in the Iranian government is preparing stood at $3,000 Saturday. to finish second behind China. team all-around competition. to provide Russia with several hundred UAVs, including weap- The buyer’s premium from The country won 23 medals Ethan Sears ons-capable UAVs,” National Se- curity Adviser Jake Sullivan told the news network in a statement. With Wires
News 25 WorldOF THE ® Rebuffed New York Post, Sunday, July 17, 2022 nypost.com palace The United Nations has helped push to a group of 100 Kenyan farmers meet dad transition from tobacco to beans and other food crops. The farmers were part of a pilot project that allowed them to move away from tobacco farming, which is hazardous to the farmers, ex- posing them to health risks such as cardiovascular and respiratory diseases. A Dutch art detective known as ZUMAPRESS.com royAlS’ mEg-A fAil Getty Images the “Indiana Jones” of the art world found a priceless coffer that he said Blue: Ex-royal Meghan Markle (right) refused to patch over a thorny dispute with her father, Thomas (left), angering the Palace, according to a book. contains the blood of Jesus Christ outside his front door last week. By IsaBel VIncent Andy fears release of BBC photo “Meghan was angry that Palace officials refused to The relic had been stolen last Queen Elizabeth and A BBC photographer claims he has a few people, but it would be a big protect her image,” he month from the Fecamp Abbey Prince Charles urged Me- an “embarrassing” picture of Prince writes. “She refused to ac- Church in Normandy, France, said ghan Markle to fly to the Andrew that would be a “big deal for deal for the royal family,” Harrison cept that staff were not Arthur Brand. US to mend an increas- the royal family” if it went public. employed to promote her ingly messy dispute with said, adding that it could be featured as an individual, but in- The thieves contacted him her father, says a new book Mark Harrison, who worked for the stead placed her within through an intermediary and said that also describes the BBC on the night of Andrew’s disas- as part of an upcoming documentary the grid of the entire royal they would be willing to return buildup to Megxit. trous 2019 interview about his friend family. In particular, Me- the blue and gold copper vessel. Jeffrey Epstein, hasn’t said what the — “Scoops” — about the interview. ghan fumed about the re- “Revenge: Meghan, Harry photo shows, but Andrew is report- fusal officially to criticize When Adam Harry told his par- And The War Between The edly pushing to keep it private. A source told the Daily Mail the Thomas Markle.” ents he wanted to be a pilot, they Windsors,” by British jour- took out a loan to send him to nalist Tom Bower, relates “[The photo] has been seen by only photo “would cause Andrew much Harry and Meghan’s plan flight school in South Africa. But how Charles and the queen to leave their royal roles they stopped bankrolling his held a conference call embarrassment — and imagine how was hatched after the re- training when he came out as weeks after Harry and Me- lease of the September transgender. ghan’s May 2018 nuptials to high the bar has to be to cause him 2019 issue of British Vogue, try to mend the dispute which Meghan guest-ed- “They were not ready to accept with Thomas Markle — but embarrassment after everything that ited. The cover, which fea- me as who I am,” said Harry, now Meghan refused to comply. tured 15 women who “re- 23. Although Harry was able to has happened.” Patrick Reilly shape society,” did not in- obtain a private pilot’s license, he Thomas, now 77, had clude the queen, and fell was not able to complete the said he did not attend the royal family in interviews, ritated with Meghan. Mexico, where her father like a bombshell on the course to become a commercial wedding because he was claiming he had no way of “He had never really un- was living, “and somehow royals. pilot. After a news report about embarrassed about staging contacting his daughter hope to speak privately to his situation, the country’s avia- paparazzi photos, accord- and feared he would die derstood her or what she my father without causing a “Meghan’s ‘virtue-signal- tion authority has asked him to ing to Bower. The retired without speaking to her wanted,” writes Bower. frenzy of media attention ling Vogue’ was called ‘an reapply to enter the commercial- Hollywood lighting di- again. and intrusion that could epic misjudgment,’ ” pilot training course. rector also criticized the “ ‘Can’t she just go and bring more embarrassment Bower writes. His claims contradicted see him and make this to the royal family.” Cambodia is trying to recover Meghan’s explanation that stop?’ ” Charles said to thousands of treasures stolen he was too ill to fly to the Harry, according to Bower. Meghan also felt increas- from its temples in Angkor. wedding, Bower writes. ingly sidelined by her sis- During the conference ter-in-law, the Kate Middle- The country’s lawyers have By July 2018, Charles call, Meghan said it was ton, Bower wrote. written to the British government, had grown increasingly ir- “completely unrealistic” to the Victoria & Albert Museum think that she could fly to and the British Museum, among others, to claim the stolen works. Chase Bank stab bust 2 die in UES plunges Astrologists and psychics in Rus- An Upper East Side man has sault and criminal possession of a An Upper East Sider washing ently jumped from the roof of a 10- R sia are doing brisk business as Rus- been arrested on an attempted weapon in the third degree, the his windows fell to his death from story Upper East Side apartment sians seek answers to how long murder charge in the vicious stab- sources said. x a high-rise apartment building building, cops said. The 55-year- their country’s invasion of Ukraine bing of a Chase Bank security Saturday, police said. old was found in the rear court- will last, and what will happen with guard in Manhattan, police sour- He is accused of plunging a yard of 330 E. 79th St. at around 1:15 US-Russian relations. ces said. blade into the neck of a guard at The 61-year-old victim fell from p.m., according to the NYPD. Chase’s East 86th Street branch a rear window on the sixth floor Russians are consulting “geopoli- Jorge Santiago, 34, was collared Friday after being enraged upon of the 21-story luxe complex at His injuries were consistent with tical astrologers” for answers to by the NYPD Warrant Squad on being told services he needed 920 Park Ave. and East 80th Street having fallen from the building, their questions. “It’s a battle be- Einstein Loop in The Bronx early could only be done by phone. shortly before 7 a.m., the NYPD cops said. tween an old world and a new Saturday, the sources said. said. The unidentified man was world,” said astrologer Svetlana The guard remained hospital- pronounced dead at the scene, po- He was transported to Cornell Dragan. “It’s the whole cosmic pyra- Santiago, who lives on East 96th ized Saturday in stable condition, lice said. Hospital where he was pro- mid changing.” Isabel Vincent, Wires Street, was charged with at- police said. nounced dead. Dean Balsamini tempted murder, first-degree as- Hours later, another man appar- Joe Marino and Dean Balsamini and Patrick Reilly
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A former WWE ring girl wants to choke-slam longtime Connecticut Themis was a finalist in last year’s and a couple of men that were just Klarides declined to comment to “We have no idea who the Sen. Richard Blumenthal at the Miss Fitness USA and has plans to sort of showcased on ‘Raw.’ It was a The Post, but spoke about her expe- ghost is — someone who polls. compete in other fitness contests self-promotion. They would try out rience during a 2018 appearance on doesn’t like beer,” Magnan this summer.” and if they were selected they the podcast “In The Arena,” saying told The Mirror. Themis Klarides, 57, an attorney, would appear on ‘Raw’ for an epi- it was often bizarre balancing the has served as a representative in the “Raw,” one of the genre’s most sode as the ring girl or ring guy,” wrestling job with her professional It’s the squirrel days of state Legislature for 20 years and was popular programs, debuted in 1993 Pettengill told The Post. aspirations. summer. the first female leader of the state’s and Klarides was one of several ring Republican lawmakers. But before girls hired to hold signs promoting Reps for Klarides said it was a ‘Odd man out’ A man walking a squirrel that, she was on a very different ca- the show and ginning up the audi- part-time gig to help pay law school on a leash has become the reer path. ence. She was romantically linked bills and she could not recall how “I thought it was kind of fun and I chatter of a town in West talked to some of my friends and I Sussex, England. “Themis Klarides . . . she’s a real did it, and it went so well that they talented girl. She’s 27 years old and decided they wanted to hire other A witness posted video of she hails from Seymour, Connecti- girls to do it and I would kind of be in the scene to Facebook, ex- cut. She stands 5 foot 7 inches tall, charge of the new girls,” she said. “I plaining the critter’s name weighs 130 pounds, and isn’t she would be in the back with all the is Alvin — not to be con- lovely,” said Todd Pettengill, who wrestlers and the other girls in our fused with the popular car- worked as a backstage interviewer swimsuits and all their wrestling toon chipmunk. for World Wrestling Entertainment gear and I would have all my bar re- (then known as the World Wrestling view books out studying for the bar. Alvin was rescued by a Federation), in a grainy 1993 video So I was the odd man out there.” good Samaritan named uploaded to YouTube last year. Mehment, who features Al- Klarides, a moderate, is considered vin’s antics on his TikTok “She’s a graduate of the Bridge- a favorite to win the state’s GOP pri- channel, Mehmentandalvin. port school of law — this girl’s an mary on Aug. 9. Pinning Blumenthal attorney!” Pettengill continued as a will be another matter in deep blue A Colorado Springs man bikini-clad Klarides strutted around Connecticut, where the incumbent broke the record for push- holding promotional signs. “She’s Democrat won his last race with 63% ing a peanut to the summit working now at an insurance com- of the vote. of Pikes Peak using just his pany. She’s in the process of com- nose. ‘No hate’ in street beating Black soprano bows out Bob Salem, 53, arrived at the top of the mountain Fri- Soprano Angel Blue says in “offensive” blackface. day, accomplishing the she won’t perform in an op- nutty task in seven days, The beating of an Ortho- claiming that he hit their they fled in a white car, po- era in Italy this month be- Angel Blue, however, was cracking the previous eight- dox Jewish man in Brooklyn car and demanding money, lice said. cause blackface was used in day record. is not being investigated as according to the NYPD. a different work on the still listed Saturday on the a hate crime, sources told “As you may have heard I same stage. An Indian jewelry com- The Post, as the suspects He asked how much they was attacked yesterday in Arena’s website as singing pany proved it’s a cut above. remain on the loose. wanted and when they my neighborhood of Crown The US singer posted a didn’t answer, Hershkop Heights in front of my 5 yr note on her Instagram say- the role of Violetta in “La SWA Diamonds earned a Yosef Hershkop, 31, was said he would call 911, po- old son. I really appreciate ing she will be bowing out Guinness World Record attacked as he was driving lice said. One of them the outpouring of support of “La Traviata” at Verona’s Traviata” on July 22 and 30. when it set 24,679 diamonds on Montgomery Street in started punching Hershkop, and care. I am thank G-d Arena because the theater into a single ring. Crown Heights on Wednes- causing cuts to his lip and back home,” Hershkop recently mounted another The theater said it hopes day afternoon with his bruises on his face, police tweeted Thursday. Giuseppe Verdi opera, The massive sparkler is young son in the car. said. “Aida,” that had performers that Blue, who is black, called Ami, which means Larry Celona immortality in Sanskrit, and Four men approached him He gave them $100 and and Melissa Klein would accept an invitation was designed to resemble a pink oyster mushroom. to meet with Arena officials She really pushed her in a “dialogue” over the is- luck, and it paid off. sue. She called blackface A Maryland lottery player hit the jackpot twice in two “offensive, humiliating and months. outright racist.” AP The Hyattsville resident, 51, played the lottery’s Ra- cetrax computer-animated horse racing game and took home her second $30,946 prize Tuesday, placing the same bet on the same horses she won with in May. Angela Barbuti, With Wires
nypost.com28 Redbird’s FIGHTING next stop New York Post, Sunday, July 17, 2022 Theatre 80 in Getty Images E. Village could close without $$ By KEITH KELLY Otway believes the mobsters who helped finance his father’s acquisition catching a train: The city’s last Redbird subway TO hear Lorcan Otway tell it, he’s of the former speakeasy had more car, which was retired in 2003, sold at auction for $235,700. in a fight for his life. compassion for the neighborhood than If he finds someone willing to today’s “real estate vultures.” Subway car bought refinance his debt, Theatre 80 — His dad, Howard, used a $64,000 the iconic East Village venue where Ot- loan from a Lower East Side mobster way has lived and worked since he was to buy the two adjoined buildings at 78 9 years old — will be saved. and 80 St. Marks Place in 1964. If he doesn’t, the off-Broadway thea- “The difference between organized ter where “You’re a Good Man, Charlie crime then and real estate predators By MELISSA KLEIN in Flushing Meadows Co- Brown” was born will likely be sold at today is organized crime charged rona Park. It was part of a The Big Apple’s last Red- fleet that dated to between bankruptcy auction. lower interest rates,” Otway said. bird subway car has sold at 1959 and 1963. auction for nearly a quarter Otway is facing nearly $10.5 million in “They wanted you to succeed to stabi- of a million dollars. The MTA began to phase out the cars, known for debts after COVID shutdowns left him lize the neighborhood. The real estate The winning bidder, who their distinctive red paint, went by House32, snatched in 2001, and many were sent unable to pay a loan. predators today are parasites. They are up the 40-ton, 50-foot-long to the bottom of the Atlan- relic for $235,700 when the tic to form artificial reefs. “[The creditors] are literally trying to killing New York’s cultural entities. We city-hosted auction closed Friday afternoon. The Department of City- take away everything I don’t need more banks wide Administrative Servi- Bidding started at $6,500 ces, which held the auction, have ever done and ev- The real and Starbucks. We on June 21, and the car gar- said the winning bidder has erything I ever will be,” need more theaters.” nered a total of 47 bids. five days to pay up and hadn’t done so as of Friday said Otway, 67, of the estate Starry memory Stephen Yang (4) The train car was retired night. It would not disclose theater, pub and mu- predators . . . in 2003 and sits outside the bidder’s identity. seum that are his life’s The spot had been a Queens Borough Hall, work as well as his where it has been used as a The agency sold a decom- tourist information center. missioned Staten Island home. (He and his wife are killing speakeasy where Al Ferry at auction in January Genie, who is in her 60s, Capone drank. It was The auction winner is re- for $280,000 to Staten Island- sponsible for picking it up bred “Saturday Night Life” live in a an adjacent New York’s one of the first places within 10 business days. stars Pete Davidson and Co- townhouse that is also Frank Sinatra per- lin Jost. They plan to turn it The Redbird was used to into an entertainment venue. part of the bankruptcy.) cultural formed, in 1939. Harry transport visitors to and On July 21, a judge will Belafonte was a regular from the 1964 World’s Fair institutions.decide whether to con- in the 1950s, when it on the ground level of every job and was the Jazz Gallery. work my way up to management at vert Otway’s Chapter 11 each,” he said. bankruptcy, filed in De- Otway has lived The walls of the theater are lined cember 2020, into Chap- — Lorcan Otway, there since his father with Otway’s memories: posters from past shows, as well as photos of the ter 7 — which will most owner of Theatre 80 bought the place and stars who were in them or were pals likely end in an auction. moved the family into with his family — Katharine Hepburn, Robert De Niro, Jimmy Stewart, Clau- Neither the court-ap- the attached town- dette Colbert, Bette Davis. One pic- ture shows Howard holding up a tipsy pointed trustee nor her attorney re- house. He recalled his dad uncovering Maureen Stapleton leaving her hand- print in cement for the Walk of Fame. Jill’s crises excuse turned calls seeking comment. two safes in the basement during reno- As Otway recalled, the actress was too inebriated to sign her name. As Otway scrambles to find financial vation. Others whose handprints and signa- help, politicians and celebrities are ral- Walter Scheib, the mob underling tures made it onto the sidewalk in- clude Joan Rivers, Joan Crawford, Glo- lying to his cause. who had sold the former Jazz Gallery ria Swanson and Alan Cumming. Among them is Malachy McCourt, to Howard, claimed the safes belonged One of Otway’s favorite stories is from 1969, when “You’re a Good Man, First lady Jill Biden told Well, maybe we saw it com- the Irish actor and bestselling author of to him and that he had forgotten the Charlie Brown” was drawing an A-list donors her husband’s politi- crowd to the way off-Broadway venue. cal agenda has been side- ing, but still we didn’t be- “A Monk Swimming” who is a longtime combinations. A safe cracker was tracked by unexpected cri- A young Billy Crystal was working ses at home and overseas. lieve it. The gun violence in friend of the Otway family. Last month, brought in and discovered one was as an usher and spotted legendary newscaster Walter Cronkite sitting in Biden, 71, made the re- this country is absolutely the 90-year-old became the latest star empty — while the second contained marks during a private Democratic National Com- appalling. We didn’t see the to add his handprint and signature for $2 million in gold certificates, mittee fundraiser in Nan- tucket, Mass., as President war in Ukraine coming.” the Walk of Fame outside Theatre 80. wrapped in newspapers from 1945. Biden wrapped up his four- day trip to the Middle East, Setbacks at home and “I wish we could cut the hands off the The Otway family did not get a cut of according to CNN. abroad had also curtailed money grubbers who are trying to steal the loot, but they learned that the “Who would have ever thought about what hap- her own agenda, Biden said. the place,” McCourt told The Post. “It’s money belonged to Scheib’s boss, pened [with] Roe v. Wade? It was the second fun- terrible what is happening to Lorcan.” Frank Hoffman, who made a fortune as draiser the first lady at- After falling into default during the a bootlegger during Prohibition. tended during a three-day pandemic, the debt on Otway’s build- Growing up, Otway worked as an trip to the Bay State. On ings was sold to Maverick Real Estate usher, concessionaire, projectionist Thursday, she spoke to do- Partners and the interest rate soared. and handyman. “My dad had me start nors at a private event in Andover. Jesse O’Neill
29New York Post, Sunday, July 17, 2022 nypost.com A CURTAIN CALL LAST ACT: George and Genie Otway could be evicted from their home — and lose his family’s legacy at Theatre 80, unless a lender steps in to rescue the East Village cultural institution. Author Malachy McCourt (inset, putting his handprints into the theater’s Walk of Fame) is among those who want to see it saved. STAR-STRUCK: Among the signed photos on the walls of Theatre 80 are ones of Katharine Hepburn (top row, second from right), Bette Davis (second row, far left) and Jimmy Stewart (second row, center). the front row. Crystal raced up to movie “Late Night” at the theater. the William Barnacle Tavern and “Bankruptcy laws are supposed to help save it. Cronkite, shining a flashlight in his Howard died in 1994 at the age of the Museum of the American to help businesses to get time to re- “It sparked a love for the per- eyes. “Mr. Cronkite, if there is any- Gangster, which Otway runs, were organize. Instead they are being thing I can do for you, anything at 72. Otway’s mother, Florence, was forced to close. Some commercial used to ruin me,” said Otway. “It forming arts that I have to this day,” all, just let me know,” he said en- 94 when she passed away in 2014. rental units stopped paying rent. was illegal for me to evict any of Rivera said. “I’ve worked to con- thusiastically. With no real income for Otway, the my tenants during the COVID nect [Otway] with resources at the “They died at home and we took loan went into default and the orig- shutdown. For the public good, I City, State and Federal level, and “One thing you can do for me is care of them through their final ill- inal lender, Hirschmark Capital, was not allowed to do any busi- my office has worked to support get that f--king flashlight out of my nesses,” said Otway, referring to sold the bank debt to Maverick. ness. But Maverick was allowed to them with guidance around mis- face,” Cronkite retorted. himself and Genie, a lawyer. (They Neither the firm’s principal, David continue to do business by buying sion-driven financing options. I have no children.) The buildings Aviram, nor his attorney returned the debt, and now they want to hope that we can continue to call Years later, after Crystal had be- went to him and his brother, calls seeking comment. evict us.” Theatre 80 our neighbors.” come a star himself, he ran into Thomas, who later passed away. Cronkite on a talk show. The news- But Otway said that, with the Sen. Brad Hoylman urged Gov. Otway said that unless he can man reportedly remembered the After attending law school at loan in default, his interest rate was Hochul to guarantee a low-interest find a new backer in short order, encounter and said he always re- night, Otway worked for a decade jacked up from 10% to 24% in early loan for the business, to no avail. “It the theater, pub and museum could gretted speaking so rudely to a as an attorney, mainly focusing on 2021 — and the original $6.1 million was the same week she had okayed be forced to close their doors — young usher. human rights — which he said was bridge loan ballooned to more than $840 million for a billionaire to and he and his wife will be evicted rewarding, just not financially. The $9.2 million with penalties rapidly build a new football stadium in from their home if the July 21 court Final act? theater has always been his passion accumulating. Buffalo,” Otway said. session sets a date for a forced sale. and he returned full time in 2006. More recently, Otway was there In December 2020, Otway filed Carlina Rivera, the city council- He added that he has recently when Patrick Stewart made a sur- In 2019, Otway took out a for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, which woman from the Lower East Side had interest from someone, but re- prise appearance seven years ago $6.1 million bridge loan to pay off he hoped would buy time to find a who is running for Congress, told alizes time is not on his side. with the Improvisational Shake- his late brother’s estate and invest lender for a new long-term mort- The Post she came to know Thea- speare Company. He also recalled more funds into the establishment. gage and enable him to pay off his tre 80 as a high-school student “This is a New York cultural in- John Lithgow and Emma Thomp- He said he was meeting his pay- debt, including a six-figure prop- when she saw a production of “Ro- stitution,” Otway said as he looked son filming scenes for the 2019 ments to the lender on time — un- erty tax bill. meo and Juliet.” She’s now hoping over the bar that was carved from til the pandemic hit. the one in Scheib’s speakeasy. “I hope it survives.” The 200-seat theater, as well as
New York Post, Sunday, July 17, 2022 nypost.com30 ‘Typo’ judge’s Butt shots spur vandalism, critique tirade By MADDIE PANZER and MELISSA KLEIN New Yorkers are not crack- Brooklyn Civil Court ing up over these cheeky new ads. Judge Jill Epstein is not Swedish clothing brand Acne only spell-check-chal- Studios’ new campaign for its Musubi handbags — which lenged, she’s allegedly cost up to $1,600 — have even prompted some to commit guilty of road rage, too, vandalism to cover up the “re- pulsive” bums. sources told The Post. In ads plastered throughout Epstein, 63, whom The the city, the purses are dis- played on the bare behinds of Post exclusively reported two models who are seen bent over at the waist. submitted an application The campaign — which fea- for a higher-salaried judge- tures male dancers as the mod- els and was shot by New York ship filled with grammar City photographer Talia Che- trit — also shows two men em- and spelling errors, boasted bracing with one holding a handbag to cover the other’s in a June 24 letter to Demo- exposed derriere. Another model displays full frontal nu- cratic district leaders that dity, his knees bent and legs spread, with the purse shield- she once served as the ing his privates. court’s supervising judge, The ads have residents de- bating whether they are artsy but neglected to mention or awful. that she was demoted from Some have spoken with spray paint, defacing one in the that post over claims she East Village with the words, “These ads are disgusting.” called a teacher a “bitch” Others have taken to social media to express their outrage, and flaunted her judicial with users of the Next Door app calling them “repulsive” powers outside a Brooklyn and “gross.” Helayne Seidman public school. But one commenter noted, “In our neighborhood my kid controversy: Locals are butting heads over ads Multiple sources said Ep- has seen people shoot up & plastered around the city for Acne Studios’ Musubi bags, smelly men on the street featuring the nude derrieres of various male models and stein in March flipped out wanking off — this poster is sparking outrage among many — and vandalism, too. just standard objectification — at staffers over a double- I can at least explain that.” parked car in front of PS Some took particular offense that the ads were plastered on 261 in Boerum Hill that was a construction fence near Nord Anglia, a private school on East preventing her from pass- Second Street near Second Av- enue that serves children ages Bummed ing. 2 to 14. out by bag ads Epstein allegedly stormed “I find that extremely inap- propriate to be put next to a ing by the school Friday. into the school, identified school. Children don’t need to Another area resident said, “I be seeing this when walking herself as a judge and de- into somewhere they are sup- have passed by this multiple posed to be learning,” said Ni- times and it’s frustrating be- manded that the illegally cole Karlin, 23, who was walk- cause that’s not something people need to be looking at parked car be moved imme- when walking by. Just put a poster up about your bags or diately. whatever you are trying to do. It doesn’t need to be a whole When a teacher came out thing.” to move the vehicle, Ep- Reps for Acne Studios did not respond to requests for stein allegedly called her a comment about the ads. “bitch” in front of stunned One East Village resident, a 30-year-old social worker who parents, according to only gave her name as Miche- lle, said she was behind the ef- school staffers. fort. Larry Celona, “I love it, honestly. It’s some- thing unique,” she said. “I’m Rich Calder, Irie Sentner sure there’s things to say about it, but I think it’s honestly 14-yr.-old’s smart to grab attention like face slashed this. Whoever took the photos knew what they were doing.” A 14-year-old boy was [email protected] slashed in the face by a stranger in Brooklyn on Sat- urday evening, police said. The teen was walking near 1113 Rutland Road with his brother at around 5:40 Swastikas on UES sidewalk Cheeky bugger sought p.m., when a man ap- proached, police said. Unprovoked, the man, dressed in a black hoodie A creep stuck his face into fully placed his face in her and mask, flashed a “sharp a woman’s backside as she buttocks,” police said. A sicko scrawled three photos of a suspect, a man vertical stripes, authorities climbed subway steps in object,” at the boy before he swastikas on a Manhattan approximately 50 years old, said. Brooklyn, cops said. But rather than turn the sidewalk, the NYPD said. 5-foot-9 and weighing 160 other cheek, the ticked-off slashed him on the left pounds, with a medium The NYPD Hate Crimes The victim, 40, was exit- victim wheeled around and The hate symbols ap- complexion, medium build Task Force is investigating. ing the Jay Street-Metro- clocked the perv with her cheek and fled, according to peared in the rear of 420 E. and a salt and pepper beard. Tech station at Jay and Wil- purse, cops said. The cow- 61st St. on the Upper East Anyone with information loughby streets at about ard retreated and fled out police. Side at about 10:15 a.m. June He wore a baseball cap in regard to this incident is 10:15 p.m. when the suspect the subway station, police 23, cops said. with the words “New York” asked to call the NYPD’s approached her from be- said. The woman was not The teen was taken to written on the front, and a Crime Stoppers Hotline at hind last month and “force- injured. Dean Balsamini Police on Saturday re- dark long-sleeve shirt with 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). Maimonides Hospital in leased several surveillance Dean Balsamini stable condition. No arrests have been made. Larry Celona and Patrick Reilly
Netflix Parents should allow children to live like the kids on ‘Stranger Things’ 31 opinions The “Stranger Things” gang — New York Post, Sunday, July 17, 2022 nypost.com & ideas Will, Lucas, Dustin, Max and the rest — embody the ’80s ethos of letting kids do things on their own, while today’s culture of constant supervision is stunting kids’ competence and fueling new anxieties. T he Netflix hit “Stranger LET THEM GO Things” stars a bizarre, oth- erworldly species. And no, I’m not talking about Dem- ogorgons or demon birds. I’m talking about kids who ride bikes, solve problems and fight monsters — all without their moms. Why aren’t El, Will, Max, missing children printed on posed to bullying prevention materi- The antidote is to fight the fear forced Dustin, Lucas and Mike ever milk cartons (without any ac- als before age 6. onto families since the milk cartons. seen in a minivan on their knowledgement that most In other words, kids are helpless ba- This summer, send the kids out to run way to soccer? What kind of missing kids are runaways or bies till they hit double digits, but also an errand, or play outside. Parents parent lets their kids battle taken in divorce custody dis- born so evil or so easily victimized that should not be arrested or investigated evil without a phone for putes). These sad portraits if they aren’t steeped in anti-bullying for neglect if they empower their kids emergencies? And, dear God, created an obsession with material before first grade, they will with some independence, as famously where are their bike helmets? lenore child abduction to the point hunt or be hunted. happened to the Meitivs of Maryland, Of course, “Stranger Things” skenazy where today’s parents don’t No wonder today’s kids are so anx- investigated twice for letting their kids, think their kids should be al- 10 and 6, walk home from the park, or is supernatural fiction, but it’s ious and depressed! The stats are very realistic in one regard: lowed to play unsupervised in stark: Between just 2013 and 2017, the Natasha Felix of Chicago, who let her Most ’80s kids, while not fac- their own front yard till age 10, percent of pediatric patients with an kids age 11, 9 and 5 play outside while she ing demons from the Upside Down, according to a 2014 Rupe-Reason survey. anxiety diagnosis more than doubled, watched them from a window and got Students faced the fear, fun and freedom that Looking back just a generation or two an AthenaHealth study found, while herself thrown onto the Illinois’ Child reveal came from a latchkey and a Schwinn. ago — the “Stranger Things” era — it the number of teens experiencing de- Abuse Registry for it. “forbidden lessons” at Fast forward to 2022. A survey this was normal for a kid of 9, 10 or 11 to get pression increased 59% from 2007 to In fact, states across the country first anti- woke college month found that just 10% of Ameri- a newspaper route. That job required 2017, according to the Pew Research should enact laws that allow kids “rea- P. 34-35 can parents with kids aged 7 to 9 ever not only walking or bicycling around the Center. You’d feel miserable, too, if sonable independence,” as Colorado, let them stay home by themselves, and neighborhood, but schlepping a bundle you were constantly being underesti- Utah, Texas and Oklahoma have done. almost one in five said they wouldn’t of papers, sometimes starting before mated. Make independence the new normal even let their teens do that. In fact, the dawn. Newspaper boys and girls were So . . . is there a way back to the kind in your neighborhood by doing things survey of 2,500 American parents even allowed to knock on strangers’ of era when adults trusted kids to be like having a party with the adults inside, commissioned by SafeHome.org re- doors and ask the adults they encoun- competent — the era when paperboys the kids outside. (Bonus: Both groups vealed that parents don’t feel comfort- tered to pay their bills. (and perhaps a Mind-Flayer) roamed will have a better time.) Let the kids go able letting their kids walk to school, In other words, America trusted kids’ the earth? shopping. Tell them to go skateboarding. ride their bike to a friend’s place, or stamina, smarts, maturity and responsi- There is. Psychologists say that When parents start giving their kids just play in a park unsupervised until they bility — which, in turn, allowed them to avoiding something out of fear gives a little independence, the anxiety loses are at least 12 years old. build those qualities. it even more power to scare us. That its power. If you, like me, walked to elementary Today’s parents believe there are a means the more parents protect their It gets muscled out by pride. school back in the day, these survey re- few things kids should be exposed to kids from everyday childhood activi- sults are stunning. But the fact is, ever at a young age. According to the sur- ties, like walking to school, or staying Lenore Skenazy is president of Let Grow, a since the ’80s, parents have been putting vey, children should be able to have home alone for a bit, the more those nonprofit promoting childhood independence and their children on an increasingly tight their own digital tablet at age 8. And activities become terrifying to both resilience, and founder of the Free-Range Kids leash, possibly sparked by the photos of 72% of parents said kids should be ex- generations. movement. She also writes for Reason.com.
32 POSTSCRIPT Culture Club New York Post, Sunday, July 17, 2022 nypost.com VICTOR California Gov. Gavin Newsom Getty Images DAVIS (below) is attacking Florida HANSON while his turf is home to half the IN a run-up to what is likely to be nation’s homeless, with a fifth a 2024 presidential bid, Califor- of the so-called Golden State nia Gov. Gavin Newsom hit living below the poverty line. upon the bizarre idea of boast- ing in commercials that California tory taxes that the state collects — the rather letting the flammable debris politicians — and illustrate how little ble schools and infrastructure, or is America’s true “free” state. highest bracket of income and gaso- serve as fodder for bugs and birds. elected officials care for the victims spiking crime. But he did virtue signal line rates in the nation, among the of their ideological agendas. about giving illegal aliens millions of Part of his campaign is to attack highest sales taxes, and property taxes The state has not built a major res- state dollars in COVID relief. Florida — run by Newsom’s possible that soar due to inflated assessments. ervoir in nearly 40 years. Newsom bragged about his tough rival, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis. California mask mandate although it Rather than develop California’s Currently, California faces brown- Amid Newsom’s anti-Florida ad did not lower COVID-19 deaths per rich gas and oil reserves, Newsom Yet, with the most burdensome reg- outs due to the long-standing, deliber- campaign, the governor was vacation- capita in any measurable degree than promised motorists that he would ulations and high tax rates, Newsom’s ate curtailment of electrical genera- ing at the upscale digs of his Montana did the policies of the red states he so send them a one-time fuel gift of $400. California is arguably the most unfree tion plants. in-laws — escorted by his ample state- often trashes. He violated his own state in the union. paid security detail. That is odd, given COVID mandates by dining at the up- House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Ca- Yosemite’s historic redwood forest Newsom’s California labels Montana scale French Laundry restaurant and lif., likewise, hectors Californians to In return for these steep costs, the is currently threatened with what are a homophobic hellhole, and will not hanging out unmasked with Magic mask and quarantine — all the better state’s public institutions, infrastruc- now customary summer infernos. even reimburse state employees who Johnson. for her to sneak around unmasked at ture and services are among the coun- dare to convention there. her hairdresser’s, or to jet to Tuscany. try’s worst. The destructive, dirty forest fires re- Newsom has done nothing to rem- flect a deliberate state policy of not Hypocrisy and elite virtue signaling, edy his state’s soaring gas prices, terri- So it is Orwellian for Newsom to California’s once-vaunted freeway cleaning the forests of dead trees, but however, are trademarks of California brag about a “free” California that system is near the bottom of all state supposedly will entice Floridians or comparisons. The state’s Highway 99, Texans. In truth, over the last decades which runs the length of the Central hundreds of thousands of Californians Valley, is one of the deadliest roads in and billions of dollars of wealth fled. America based on miles driven. Newsom resembles a pathetic More than half of the nation’s home- owner of a once successful, but now less crowd the state’s major cities. run-down, high-priced gas station One-third of America’s welfare recipi- without clients. In jealousy, he flails ents have flooded into the state. A fifth and screams at the newer, gleaming of the resident population lives below competitor across the street, with su- the poverty line. Well over a quarter perior service, lower prices and better of Golden State residents were not value — and jam-packed with his own born in the United States. former but now wiser customers. California public school test scores fall among the bottom 10 states. San Francisco has the highest per capita property crime rate in the country. The recently recalled San Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin and his soon-to-be recalled Los Angeles counterpart George Gascon have nearly ruined their cities. Both are iconic of multibillionaire George So- ros’ nationwide efforts to undermine the entire criminal justice system. State residents are not free from filthy and toxic sidewalks or danger- ous physical assault in their cities. Public school children are not free to enjoy competitive educations. San Franciscans are not free to park their cars without fearing that they will be vandalized or stolen. The destruction of these freedoms is in direct proportion to the confisca- Chatter “Horses are “More guns in our “Right now, a lot of not just here drivers, a lot of communities make us to serve Americans are going man.” less safe.” to Mexico — Councilman Robert Holden, — Manhattan DA’s Office, in response to bodega to get their on new plan to get rid of workers asking if they can carry guns for protection gasoline.” Central Park’s horse-drawn “Every morning I smell, — Mexican President Andrés carriages like, a rancid smell, like Manuel López Obrador rotten food that has been sitting there for a while.” — Justin Colon, on NYC’s strange summer stench
33 by DenniS RiChMonD Jr. NOT ALL IN CHAINS New York Post, Sunday, July 17, 2022 nypost.com My family’s history shows I’ve been lied to about slavery in America I n March 2008, I was 13 when my dad and I watched the TV Dennis Richmond Jr. Huldah’s children also illustrate the miniseries “Roots,” which fol- was inspired to learn importance of self-reliance and entre- lows the fictional story of a preneurship in my family. Her son Ed- man born in 18th century Gambia about some of his ward B. Merritt, born in 1871, worked who is sold as a slave in America, ancestors who were in real estate at a time when the major- and the many generations who ity of blacks in much of the nation la- come after him. free almost a bored as farmers or domestics. His century before the son, John Sherman Merritt, was a It inspired me to ask questions about Civil War, and free homeowner in Greenwich, Conn., my own family’s past. Suddenly I who worked four jobs to support his started searching online, interviewing man John Sherman young family. John’s daughter, Adele older relatives, and exploring libraries Matilda Merritt, enjoyed a privileged and archives. Surprisingly, more than Merritt (inset), who Greenwich childhood complete with half of Americans can’t name all four charm school, a penchant for photog- of their own grandparents, and over owned a home in raphy, and later international travel. 20% of black Americans have never And Adele’s daughter — my grand- looked into their family tree. But, as a Greenwich, Conn., in mother, Joyce Marie Watkins — was result of my research, not only can I a small business owner who settled in name all of mine, I can trace my family the early 1900s. Yonkers, NY. tree straight back to the 1790s. Black children grow up believing I also discovered something crucial that their only history is a history of that contrasts sharply with what many slavery. Nikole Hannah-Jones and The African Americans are taught about our New York Times’ 1619 Project argued history. As students, black people are that America’s entire history is repeatedly told that we all descend founded on slavery. The truth is more from slavery, and that we all were (and complicated, interesting, and nuanced only were) slaves. Most people assume than that. that every black American who lived in the US before 1870 was a slave. Researching my family’s past has given me a sense of belonging to this That is simply not true. nation. I am part of the large story of In 1860, three years before the Eman- striving and success that has built the cipation Proclamation, The United American dream. All this has empow- States Federal Census Schedule re- ered me to walk with my head held ported 488,070 free black Americans. high, and I hope it inspires others to True, many might say quasi-free, since look beyond the stock narratives of the these African Americans could not present and find their own lessons vote. But free they still were — almost from the past. half a million of them — roughly 12.5% of the entire African-American popula- For me, Huldah’s 100-year-old head- tion at that time. stone in Rye Brook, NY, will forever Huldah Peck, my great-great-great- serve as a reminder of her unique sta- great-grandmother — on my father’s tus and history — a history I am proud side — was born free in Greenwich, to call my own. Conn., in 1836. Her parents, George Peck, a stonemason, and Nancy Fel- Stefano Giovannini Dennis Richmond Jr. is a journalist and the metta were also free; as were Nancy’s author of “He Spoke at My School: An parents, York and Tamar, the latter born Educational Journey.” He is the founder of The in 1773, three years before the US Revo- New York-New Jersey HBCU Initiative. Follow lution. It’s striking to think that my fa- him on Twitter: @NewYorkStakz. ther’s ancestors were free for nearly a century before the Civil War. While most of my mother’s family were enslaved on South Carolina plan- tations at this time, learning about this other side — this free side — made me realize that slavery does not fully define my past. OUT WITH THE OLD “She was a VOTER FOCUS wonderful, Enthusiasm for reelecting “There’s too much beautiful, and More Americans are incumbent US congressional stupid violence thinking “quite a lot” representatives has cooled and crazy crime amazing about the upcoming woman, who led happening in New midterm elections York, in broad a great and — Gallup daylight.” inspirational 2014 1998 — Russ Thomas, whose 17-year- life.” 31% old daughter, Tamiyah, was — Donald Trump on the 2010 grazed by a bullet in The Bronx death of his ex-wife, Ivana 53% 34% 69% “Our amazing men and women in 2006 blue should be allowed to do their 37% jobs without having to second guess themselves all day long.” 2022 — GOP challenger Lee Zeldin, as Gov. Hochul ducks 48% the issue of qualified immunity for police 2022 — Gallup
New York Post, Sunday, July 17, 2022 nypost.com34 POSTSCRIPT Academia Three students at America’s first- ever ‘anti-woke’ university reveal the ‘forbidden lessons’ they were taught Eighty students attended the first summer sessions at the University of Austin, taught at a temporary space in Dallas, the cost covered by donors. F ed up with the workshops like “How to increasingly Be Liberal in an Illiberal woke and intol- Age,” taught by Weiss. erant political climate on Author Rob Henderson, American cam- known for coining the puses, former term “luxury beliefs” to describe woke ideology, New York Times col- taught a seminar called umnist Bari Weiss last “The Psychology of Social year announced the Status” and said he was launch of The Univer- blown away by his politi- sity of Austin, a new cally diverse students who four-year college dedi- RIKKI ranged from “proponents cated to “the fearless SCHLOTT of Marxism” to “defenders pursuit of truth.” The of monarchy as their fa- college aims to wel- vorite political system.” come its first class of But one thing clearly full-time four-year undergradu- united all his students: when he ates in 2024, and last month, its asked how many held back their first summer program, “The opinions out of fear of social reper- Forbidden Courses” series, ad- cussions, he said nine out of ten mitted 80 students from colleges raised their hands. across the US. “Whenever I spoke with students, “This is an insanely intelligent they seemed relieved to interact group of people — a genuinely with others in an environment thoughtful, bold group of kids. And where they didn’t have to fear being it bodes very, very well for the fu- ostracized,” Henderson told The ture of the institution,” University Post. “I don’t think they wanted to of Austin founding faculty member be in an environment where every- Peter Boghossian told The Post. A one agreed with them. They really former professor at Portland State wanted to be free to disagree. I’ve who came under fire for publishing never seen so much intense good- hoax papers in woke academic jour- faith discussion in any academic en- nals, Boghossian taught a course at vironment before.” the University of Austin called Since launching the school, Weiss “Street Epistemology,” about con- has enlisted a powerhouse board of versational techniques that help advisors including former New Brown University senior Sophia people think more critically about York magazine columnist Andrew Sadikman says the deeply-held beliefs. Sullivan, former ACLU president University of Austin During the two, week-long sum- Nadine Strossen and economist was a chance to finally engage with mer sessions, funded entirely by Glenn Loury as well as big-name peers, saying of Ivy life, “I found it easier donor contributions and held at a trustees like Palantir CEO Joe Lons- Erin Sha for NY Post to just not talk, temporary location in Dallas, stu- dale. The Post talked to three stu- which is really sad.” dents attended small, discussion- dents who attended the summer based seminars, such as “Critical program about their experiences Thinking and Freedom of Expres- and asked if the University of Aus- sion” taught by feminist and activist tin should set a new standard for Ayaan Hirsi Ali, alongside shorter liberal arts education in America.
35 University of New York Post, Sunday, July 17, 2022 nypost.com Austin faculty teach classes including . . . Jessica Friend for NY Post ‘I was amazed by other students’ A recent graduate of the University to put up flyers for anything that might Ayaan Hirsi Ali of Central Florida, Hanna Nour left the offend someone, and he didn’t even ‘Critical Thinking Muslim faith at 19 and started speaking see the irony of what he was saying. and Freedom of out as an ex-Muslim atheist. Immedi- I mean, it was an event for free ately, some classmates and acquaintan- speech!” Expression’ ces began blocking her on social media Bari Weiss and even slandering her as an “Islamo- When she heard about the Univer- ‘How to be phobe” for disagreeing with her former sity of Austin through Ali, Nour knew Liberal in an religion, Nour said. she had to apply for the summer Illiberal Age’ course. “The idea of a new school “As a society we aren’t allowed to founded on the pursuit of truth was criticize Islam because of political cor- just so appealing,” said Nour, who will rectness. I was labeled as an Islamo- attend medical school at the Univer- phobe, which was grossly insulting as sity of Central Florida this fall. “I want a person whose family is Muslim,” to be optimistic that our current insti- Nour, now 22, said. tutions could change, but how long is it going to take?” “I realized that ‘wokeism’ was treat- ing me in the same way that my former At the University of Austin, Nour religion of Islam had treated me — with was struck by how nonjudgmental confinement and a sense that I would and curious her fellow students were be told what to do, what to say, and even about her ex-Muslim status. “I was what to think.” amazed that other students just wanted to come up and ask me ques- When she put up flyers for a free tions. They wanted to hear my story, speech event featuring fellow former understand my perspective, and learn Muslim Ayaan Hirsi Ali, who Nour has more,” she said. “It was like night and long followed on Twitter, she said a day compared with my previous expe- University of Central Florida faculty riences. Free thought and free speech member approached her and told her were just a given there.” to stop. “He told me I wasn’t allowed ‘It genuinely changed my life’ ‘I want my voice heard’ “College, frankly, has been topics she debated in class in- Tomlin Visuals for NY Post As an incoming freshman at the University Peter Boghossian kind of disappointing for me,” cluded sacred cows that pro- of Georgia, Widener Norris hasn’t yet experi- ‘Street said Sophia Sadikman, 20, a ris- gressives accept as gospel truth, enced college life — but he’s worried about aca- ing senior at Brown University. such as “Islam is a religion of demia’s increasing intolerance of free thought, Epistemiology’ “I had high hopes that it would peace” and “America is systemi- a sentiment widely shared by current students Robert be this incredible four years of cally racist.” and faculty around the country. enrichment and personal Henderson growth, but sadly I found a lack “Despite those discussions be- “I haven’t really had negative experiences thus ‘The Psychology of real eagerness to learn and a ing controversial, everyone ap- far, since I went to a high school where people of Social Status’ lack of ideological diversity both proached those debates with re- tend to have pretty similar views to me,” the inside and outside the class- spect,” Sadikman said. “It just Athens, Ga., native said. “But I’ve toured a lot room.” created an atmosphere that was of colleges, and I now have a taste for some of exactly what I wish college had their flaws. As I go into these four years in col- Sadikman, who is studying been for me.” lege, I want to be equipped to speak my mind, cognitive science, said she’s to engage with various perspectives, and to have been ostracized on campus for Sadikman’s two weeks at the my voice heard. The Forbidden Courses pro- being a pro-Israel Jewish Ameri- University of Austin even in- gram is an excellent way to learn that.” can. “Whenever I say something spired her to bring the fight for that’s even a little countercul- free speech back to her home The 18-year-old, who plans to study biochem- tural, everyone will just turn campus by starting a new extra- istry and molecular biology this fall, said he their head and make a face,” she curricular club called the Free loved debating topics that are strictly off limits told The Post. “I found it easier Inquiry of Brown this upcoming on most campuses. to just not talk, which is really fall. “My experience at the Uni- sad.” versity of Austin really made me “We would debate very controversial issues, want to change the campus cul- like whether transgender women are women,” When she read about the Uni- ture at Brown going forward, so he said. “To even bring up such a topic would versity of Austin’s mission in I’m taking the initiative and cre- be considered cancelable, but we were able to The Wall Street Journal, she ating my own space on campus have a civil, critical discussion. I was really just knew she had to apply for their for open dialogue and political astounded by people’s thirst for actual debate.” first summer class. discussion. As he heads off to his own school this fall, he’s During her time on campus, “It was just the most incredible grateful to have spent a week in a place where Sadikman said no topic was off- learning experience of my life,” he could express himself freely. “The entire pur- limits, and she was able to freely Sadikman added. “I don’t want pose of a university is to pursue truth — not rela- discuss thorny issues like race, to sound cheesy, but it really did tive truth but absolute truth. The only way that gender, and religion. Some of the genuinely change my life.” can be done is through genuine discussions in good faith between people with different views.”
36 POSTSCRIPT Editorial New York Post, Sunday, July 17, 2022 nypost.com AMERICA’S OLDEST CONTINUOUSLY PUBLISHED DAILY NEWSPAPER Forget the new neighborhood Famine in Green JAILprisons — and Just in time for the Ukraine war to hammer that depend on the country’s meat exports will suf- global supply, the insane green crusade is fer, which the background of global inflation and just fix Rikers choosing its next target: food. the Ukraine war will only amplify. T he number of inmate deaths From Sri Lanka to the Netherlands, green extrem- Here in America, the anti-farm push is so far under the NYC Department ists are implementing, in the name of stopping cli- still on the softish side. Lefty ice-cream gurus Ben of Correction’s watch is up mate change, agricultural policies that are already and Jerry, for example, are working on dietary to 11 this year, with the ma- having disastrous effects. changes so cows emit less methane, part and par- jority from overdose or sui- cel of an effort to paint cattle as a climate culprit. cide, and five in just the last three Take Sri Lanka’s 2021 ban on the import of chemi- The same impulse drives the buzz around compa- cal fertilizers: The nation’s farming sector — on nies that make lab-grown meat and nut milk — weeks. Shootings and stabbings at which the vast majority of its citizens depend eco- to say nothing of insects-for-dinner advocates. nomically — collapsed. Yields plummeted, food pri- Rikers have also increased by ces skyrocketed and political unrest exploded. How long before “just buy an electric car” be- comes “just eat roaches instead of hamburgers”? nearly four-fold from 2020 to 2021. It just led to the ouster of President Gotabaya Ra- japaska, who foolishly instituted the ban. Why? As Yes, protecting the environment is important. And the knee-jerk response to dec- he himself put it, he did it in the name of “sustaina- Cutting emissions, too. But the same crew advo- ble food systems.” Except it proved just the opposite. cating for farm crackdowns and bug-eating are ades of egregious mismanagement and conspicuously silent on, for example, the power The Dutch government, meanwhile, is using of nuclear energy to really green the world by horrible conditions at Rikers? deeply unscientific worries over nitrogen pollution making developed countries less dependent on from livestock to crack down on the nation’s farm- fossil fuel and giving needed breathing room on Get rid of Rikers! No Rikers, no ers. It’s demanding a 50% cut in nitro pollution by carbon to developing ones. 2030 (rather like the Empire State’s own insane plan problem! on carbon). This would mean a lot fewer cows. And many of the Davos types leading the drive fly in carbon-spewing private planes while lectur- But the city’s plan to close Rikers and That’s bad news for Dutch farmers, who are pro- ing the plebes à la John Kerry. They’re not serious testing vigorously despite rough police overreac- about saving the earth. replace it with four tion. And for the world: The country is the globe’s second-largest food exporter after the United States. As with carbon craziness (and COVID policy), new borough-based And if the maniacal greens in the Dutch governing they’re out-of-touch elites mandating shortages coalition get their way, the numerous other nations they themselves will never feel the sting of. jails run by the DOC is grossly flawed. First, the space and funds earmarked for the new jails is to- tally inadequate. Secondly, the same dysfunctional man- waI wah agement that al- lowed these deaths ChIn to occur would only Monkeypox Madness lead to the same atrocious conditions in the new facilities. Nostalgic for panic, America? Welcome to rash, fever and lethargy. What’s more, simultaneously building monkeypox hysteria! Yet the panic-mongers seem to be trying as hard new borough-based jails in four separate The World Health Organization is convening a as they can to whip up a frenzy, with dire warnings second emergency meeting to debate whether this about public pools (the virus can spread from con- locations is an enormous project. The De- virus — which causes fatigue, lesions and in some tact with infected skin) and summer vacations. cases death — constitutes a global emergency. The partment of Design and Construction, CDC is issuing warnings and advisories. But no one — mercifully — appears to be paying attention. Why? We’ve been inoculated (so to charged with building the jails, has little Woke epidemiologists are claiming this outbreak speak) by our experience of COVID overreaction. could have been avoided if only more money had experience in this arena, and will no been spent on pet lefty causes. Local health depart- The past two years saw massive, unprecedented ments across the country are tallying cases and changes in America in the name of public health. doubt end up mired in delays and cost clucking about spread. We closed schools, inflicting lasting damage on kids. Businesses choked off, destroying lives and overruns. The old, low-ball $9 billion cost It all feels familiar: the machinery of elite anxiety livelihoods. Funerals, graduations, birthdays: for- spinning up into action, just like it did over COVID. bidden, missed and ignored. of building the borough-based jails was (After a brief stutter-step as public-health “ex- perts” assured us that worrying about the virus at What did these draconian efforts get us? Nothing. already projected to run over $33 billion all was deeply racist.) There are a few key differ- The virus ripped through our population, killed ences this time. The first is sheer scale. more than a million, and receded as viruses do. in a pre-pandemic, pre-inflation environ- COVID is now endemic and no real threat (except Since this outbreak began in January, it’s brought to the most vulnerable groups, like the elderly, ment. But the current faltering market, just 9,200 cases across 63 countries, with three around whom protective efforts should always deaths. That’s a .03% mortality rate so far, on the have been narrowly focused). dramatic flight of high-income taxpayers, back of overall tiny numbers. (America alone had seen millions of COVID cases by this point in Why, even Yale public-health prof and notorious and worsening city finances absolutely 2020). The bug simply isn’t that transmissible, re- COVID alarmist Gregg Gonsalves (who has called quiring prolonged close contact to spread. for the WHO to declare an emergency) demands guarantees there won’t be enough money that we allow people to manage their own risk of Also, vaccines are already available. And with monkeypox without shutting down society. to complete the new jails. And when the good health-care standards, like those in the United States and Europe (where this outbreak is concen- We’d call him a hypocrite, but it’s a waste of funds run out, it will be another big city trated), the virus is unlikely to cause more than breath. The nation should just be glad that these fanatics have lost most of their power. project started, then stalled. Even if there were enough money for the plan, the new borough-based jails lion, offering a hospital, a mental health center, a learning center, a sunlit would have insufficient beds. The new farm and more services that all provide vast improvements beyond the high- jails allow for 3,544 beds; Rikers now rise borough-based jails. In May, City Council member Robert Holden intro- holds 5,500 detainees. Without ac- duced a sensible bill urging for a com- mission to examine and report on the counting for any increase in inmates cost of renovating Rikers. from rising crime rates, where would While Rikers gets renovated, the fa- cility should go under federal receiver- the extra detainees go? To the streets, ship. This measure, supported by two former NYC Correction commission- increasing crime? To additional new ers, would improve Rikers’ manage- ment, culture and operations. Inde- jails? To homeless shelters without pendent control has been successful in other troubled prison systems, such monitoring and necessary support ser- as in Alabama, the District of Colum- vices? To the new (and now over- The New York Post is published by N.Y.P. Holdings Inc. crowded) jails that will be even worse 1211 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10036 than Rikers? No. The best way to fix the Rikers Chairman Rupert Murdoch problem is to actually fix Rikers. Publisher Sean M. Giancola Print Editor-in-Chief Stephen Lynch In 2019, architects and engineers re- Editor-in-Chief Keith Poole Editorial Page Editor Mark Cunningham leased a 63-page plan to renovate Ri- kers, at an estimated cost of $5.6 bil-
37 BROKEN New York Post, Sunday, July 17, 2022 nypost.comChatter should be met with the strong- of integrity, his flamboyant style Gregory P. Mango est possible response from our and his tone-deaf method of Dogged by bad facilities NYPD standards judicial system. They should be governing. and poor management, held under stiff bail conditions, Rikers should go under In its effort to counteract the given speedy trials and, if con- Why can’t the Republican federal oversight and be retirement of police officers, victed, given the maximum pos- Party learn from this episode the NYPD has lowered the sible sentences available under and realize that it, too, must properly renovated physical standards for new re- law. Enough is enough. leave Trump behind? instead of getting cruits (“Out-of-Shape Cops Are completely scrapped in No Answer,” Editorial, July 11). The city owes it to its law- Trump is a liability to the favor of four new abiding citizens to make exam- party. He is without remorse for problems — separate It’s been done before for newly ples out of these uncivilized de- his actions on Jan. 6, 2021, and to jails in The Bronx, hired women recruits — and generates. this day he has not conceded he Brooklyn, Manhattan done successfully. Women police lost the 2020 election. have made the NYPD a better Peter Janoff, Manhattan and Queens. and more compassionate agency. He is not democratically in- BDS bigotry clined and his puerile griev- Yes, police should pass some ances about friends and foes physical test. But they don’t “Hate at Harvard” (J.J. Kimche alike are rancid. have to be supermen or and Angélique Talmor, Post- -women to do their job. It’s up Script, July 10) exemplifies how Usha Nellore, Bel Air, Md. to them to keep up their physi- anti-Semitism continues to cal prowess for their own good. thrive in this self-aggrandizing ‘Taco’ gaffe bastion of academic excellence Moreover, it’s more important and freedom. First Lady Jill Biden kept the that new cops are trained in family tradition of fumbling and criminal law, procedural law In 1922, seeking to limit the bumbling as she insultingly ad- and the use of deadly physical number of Jews entering the uni- dressed a Latino group, calling force and imbued with the idea versity, Harvard’s president, A. them “breakfast tacos” (“Jill’s of serving the public. Lawrence Lowell, was quite ex- ‘taco’ belt,” July 13). plicit in making sure every mem- Common sense and the ability ber of the faculty understood that Does she also carry a bottle of to de-escalate violent situations Harvard had a “Jew problem.” salsa in her purse à la Hillary means more than having a buff Clinton’s hot sauce? body. I know — I served 35 The Boycott, Divest and Sanc- years in the NYPD. tion movement is but a clever Joe Alloy, Wayne, NJ attempt to deal with the “Jew Joseph Valente, Staten Island problem” by delegitimizing the Post your comments state of Israel and demeaning on stories at Fry-shop fiends the “Jew” both on college cam- www.nypost.com puses and in society at large. The disgusting behavior perpe- E-mail trated by the miscreants who S.P. Hersh, Lawrence [email protected], trashed a Lower East Side french- fry shop is an excellent illustra- Follow the Brits or write to: tion of what’s wrong with our The Editor, The New city (“French fried fury,” July 10). British Prime Minister Boris York Post, 1211 Avenue of Johnson — a populist, like Do- the Americas, NY 10036. The unprovoked violence and nald Trump — has resigned be- property destruction by these cause his party did not support Include name, address and offenders are bad enough. But his shenanigans (“Boris is daytime phone number. No for two of them to walk freely Downing & out,” July 8). unverifiable letter will be out of court and a third to be published. The Post reserves the held on just $5,000 bail makes a Though he brought them right to edit all letters. mockery of our judicial system. votes, they condemned his lack These repulsive individuals bia and Wayne County in Michigan. cility in 1932 to allow for more cen- Since 2015, the DOC has operated tralized management. Rather than scrap Rikers altogether (or threaten Rikers under a federal monitor, but public safety by doing away with failed to comply with the monitor’s prison time for most crimes, as Man- recommendations. Last month, the hattan DA Alvin Bragg proposes), we DOC welcomed a five-month re- should go back to the original plan prieve from a threatened federal and simply fix Rikers. takeover recommended by a Manhat- tan US attorney and two federal pros- Otherwise, the new neighborhood ecutors. During its reprieve, the DOC jails in Brooklyn, Queens, The Bronx has pledged to implement its action and Manhattan — if they’re ever plan for improvements. But how can completed — will mean we no longer the same DOC that has failed to im- have a Rikers problem, but four new prove Rikers in seven years improve problems under different names. it in less than five months? Wai Wah Chin is the founding president of It can’t. External control is critical. the Chinese American Citizens Alliance Greater Rikers was once a solution, consoli- New York. dating multiple local jails into one fa-
New York Post, Sunday, July 17, 2022 nypost.com38 Performer Josephine Baker was one of the world’s most famous women POSTSCRIPT Books — and an invaluable World War II spy REQUIRED by Jennifer wright French luminaries like the writer Co- band, as well as herself — grew to a READING fever pitch. lette. She bought a chateau, wore by Mackenzie In 1938, she declared that Nazis Dawson AS Josephine Baker gowns by the most exclusive design- were criminals and “criminals need moved through interna- ers, and often walked the streets with to be punished.” She claimed she The Pink Hotel tional checkpoints in her pet cheetah, Chiquita, who wore would kill them with her own hands Liska Jacobs (MCD) Spain and Morocco, the a diamond collar. if necessary. Keith and Kit Collins are newlyweds, and dancer and singer teased they’ve just been given a free honeymoon the agents who asked to And for a while she was treated That same year, she was ap- at the iconic Pink Hotel, a Beverly Hills see her papers, saying equally. Once, when a visiting Ameri- proached by the Deuxième Bureau as landmark. But there’s a catch: The general can seeing her dance at the Folies an Honorable Correspondent, a vol- manager wants to hire Keith, who is also untary position that involved retriev- in the hotel business, and Keith is inter- they just wanted her “autograph.” Bergere theater remarked, “At home ing intelligence for the bureau. It was ested in what the Pink Hotel is offering — entirely unpaid, as was typical for glamorous guests, nighttime debauchery, Her official story was that she was a n----r woman belongs in the such a role. Throughout the war, Jose- and all. As Keith and Kit are drawn into the world of the phine refused to accept money for her hotel, their new marriage suddenly seems very fragile. on a “tour of Spain.” She was really kitchen,” the room fell silent in hor- work and sometimes resorted to sell- ing off jewels and other assets to help After the Hurricane working as a spy for the resistance, ror. “You are in France,” the manager finance her excursions. Leah Franqui (William Morrow) Puerto Rico is where Elena Vega’s father with state secrets neatly hidden in curtly replied, “and here we treat all Soon after she began working as a lives — but no one has seen him since spy, Baker learned through friends at Hurricane Maria. Troubled by alcoholism her bra. races the same.” the Japanese Embassy that Japan had and bipolar disorder, he is a man given to signed a secret anti-communist pact disappearing, leaving his daughter to pick Baker took a gamble that no one with Hitler. up the pieces. Elena returns to the bat- tered island and starts searching for him, would dare to strip-search her. She B uT dark forces were rising in It was the first of many pieces of in- trying to solve the mystery of a man she smiled her famous smile — she was Europe. In 1925, when Hitler’s formation she’d convey back to the doesn’t know very well. at the time the most photographed “brown shirt” storm troopers bureau. Shortly after that, she in- woman in the world — as the docu- were still considered a fringe formed the bureau that — through Hokuloa Road friends at the Portuguese embassy — Elizabeth Hand (Mullholland Books) ments stayed “snugly in place, se- group, Baker performed in Berlin to she had learned that Germany When Grady Kendall sees a job listing for a planned to occupy neutral Portugal live-in caretaker at a Hawaii estate, he cured by a safety pin.” thunderous applause. to use their ports. She quickly became applies for it on a whim, dreaming of one of France’s most valuable assets. something besides another Maine winter. Baker’s role as one of the true he- When she returned two years later He gets the job and arrives at the estate W HEN the war came to on Hokuloa Road, ready to settle in. (But roes of World War II, fighting — after Hitler had gained France in 1940, Josephine’s first, a 14-day quarantine: This takes place glamorous country home — during the pandemic). The estate is lovely, against the Nazis at great prominence with the the Château des Milandes in and the island is stunning. But it seems Hokuloa Road the Dordogne region — became a has a reputation for ghosts, strange terrifying figures, risk to herself, is de- publication of his base of operations for the local mem- and disappearances. bers of the resistance, as well as refu- tailed in the new book “Mein gees, including a Belgian Jewish cou- The Work Wife ple whom Baker sheltered there. A ra- Alison B. Hart (Graydon House) book “Agent Jose- Kampf,” the re- dio transmitter was installed on the It’s a big day at the Stabler estate, where tower for contact with Britain, and famous director Ted Stabler and his phine: Ameri- sponse was the cellar was filled with weapons for power player wife Holly will be hosting the resistance. the Hollywood event of the season. That’s can Beauty, very differ- when Ted’s former business partner, When German soldiers stopped by Phoebe Lee, decides it might be a good French Hero, ent. German to investigate after receiving a denun- time to pay him a surprise visit — while ciation, Baker assured them that she Ted’s assistant, the ambitious Zanne Klein, must figure British Spy” and Austrian was merely a dancer. out how much her job is actually worth to her. (PublicAf- newspaper Though, she informed them point- The Birdcage edly, “I would not have the heart to Eve Chase (fiction, GP Putnam’s Sons) fairs) by headlines go on stage when there is so much Half-sisters Kat, Flora and Lauren have suffering.” been invited back to their family summer Damien Le- denounced house in Cornwall. They all have different In fact, Baker did go on stage memories of the past; different secrets wis. In 1961, her as a throughout the war — she just from a summer spent there 20 years ago. wouldn’t perform for Nazis. But when they arrive, it’s clear they aren’t she received a “black devil” alone — and that someone there is watching them closely. Legion d’Hon- and a “jeze- The Force of Such Beauty neur, France’s bel.” Barbara Bourland (fiction, Dutton) Caroline is a former marathon runner highest decora- “How dare who meets Finn, prince of a small Euro- pean kingdom. Her fate is quickly sealed: tion for military they put our beau- The perfect couple marries, and Caroline knows how to smile and wave, wear ti- service, for her tiful blonde Lea aras with ease, and produce children. But as time passes, she starts to question the Spain and Mo- Josephine Baker in 1930s Seidl with a Ne- life she just signed up for. rocco mission, Berlin, a period where she gress on stage?” and was com- became the world’s most asked one news- mended for re- paper. The mobs trieving “pre- photographed woman. were such that cious information.” Baker feared for her life. Born in St. Louis in 1906, Josephine Ten years later, Baker’s face Baker moved to France at 19. She emi- adorned the cover of a 1937 brochure grated with the hope of leaving the denouncing decadent artists issued racism that hindered her American by Joseph Goebbels, the chief propa- aspirations behind. She quickly be- gandist for the Nazi Party. That same came famous for her singing and year, Josephine married the Jewish dancing, including her beloved act industrialist Jean Lion. Her passion where she wore only a skirt made of to fight against the Nazis — and to rubber bananas. She befriended defend her adopted country and hus-
Josephine 39New York Post, Sunday, July 17, 2022 nypost.com Baker traveled As a globe-trotting the world singer and gathering dancer with a intelligence theatrical flair for the allies, on and off stage, and once even Josephine Baker’s survived daring spy exploits enemy fire in would include Algeria by smuggling secret diving near a files into Spain — buffet tent. “snugly in place, secured by a safety As a star performer, Baker had a who were too feeble to leave the pin” inside her bra. cover that allowed her to easily travel prison. Although the camp was rid- to other countries — from Portugal dled with typhus and still littered to Spain to Morocco — something with bodies, and Baker was in poor most people could not obtain visas health, she still found the strength for during the occupation. to sing a number called “In My Vil- lage” about the pleasures of home. She carried sheet music with infor- mation written in invisible ink re- E VeN after France was liberated garding the positions of the enemy from the Nazis in 1944 and the defenses in southwestern France. war ended the following year, She stuffed notes about other impor- Baker never stopped fighting tant details in her lingerie. Fellow for equality for all people. “She agents would travel with her, pre- tending to be her “tour manager.” would never forget the lesson of the Throughout the war, Baker always war years: freedom must be fought She would maintained her cool. When she per- for, every day,” writes Lewis. formed for American troops in Northwestern Algeria, she survived She died in 1975 at the age of 68. never forget enemy fire by diving near the buffet While she danced right up until the tent. A Texan soldier crawled over on all fours with a bowl of ice cream day before her death in a revue at the for her, which she happily ate. the lessons ofBobino Theatre in Paris celebrating Afterward, she joked, “Me, belly her 50 years in show business, she down, amongst soldiers from Texas, Missouri and Ohio in my 1900 Paris the war years:said that “the war years” had been dress, must have been an irresistably the highlight of her life. funny sight. Mostly because I kept on eating.” freedom must“I gave my heart to Paris, as Paris gave me hers,” she said onstage at the After the war, Josephine returned again to Germany in 1945. This time, be fought for,Revue’s opening night. she was honored at the Allied Vic- In 2021, she was given her greatest tory ceremony at Hohenzollern Cas- honor — admission to the French every day. tle. Then, she performed for the sur- vivors of Buchenwald death camp Pantheon, which recognizes only the greatest figures in French History, — Author Damien Lewis such as Voltaire, Victor Hugo and on Josephine Baker, whose work Marie Curie. as a resistance spy won her the She is one of only five women to Legion D’Honneur in 1961 earn a place there.
40 POSTSCRIPT Books New York Post, Sunday, July 17, 2022 nypost.com Are cruise Pete Thompson; Getty Images ships safe? One sanitation officer still has her doubts — and can’t stop thinking about the 2020 cruise that left four dead by EriC SPitZnagEl gentina in early March, they were still days question is, could it happen again? As of Erin Montgomery, away from the World Health Organization today, according to the CDC’s own color- who was the Erin Montgomery still gets emo- classifying COVID-19 as a pandemic. coded chart of ship outbreaks, 100% of sanitation officer of tional when she remembers her cruise ships currently traveling with pas- the MS Zaandam, last trip on the MS Zaandam Montgomery was among the first to get sengers have cases of COVID on board. will return to the cruise ship. ill. “I started feeling sick on March 9th, a seas next week for “It was horrible,” she tells The week before it spread throughout the This comes as more cruise lines have the first time since Post, bursting into tears. Montgomery, ship,” she said. “I kept telling my managers opted to make masks optional for vacci- 2020. She’s not sure then in her mid-50s, worked as the ship’s that I think we have COVID on board and nated guests. In early July, Holland Amer- she wants to go sanitation officer. “Having people die on they’re just giving people cough medicine ica became the first US-based cruise line back, but needs the you and you’re helpless to do anything and sending them back to work. They just to drop COVID test requirements on some steady paycheck. about it.” thought I was being a dramatic woman.” ships, and other major cruise lines could (Requests for comment from Carnival soon follow. COVID cases are rising just On March 27, 2020, the Zaandam, a lux- have not been returned.) as protocols to keep passengers safe are ury cruise line owned by Carni- being stripped away. val Corp., was anchored off Pan- The story soon became inter- ama City. With 1,242 passengers national news, and by the time Montgomery, now 57, is planning to re- and 586 crew members, they had the ship docked in Port Ever- turn to her first job aboard a cruise ship set sail just three weeks earlier. glades, Fla., on April 2, 2020, four after nearly two years. “I wasn’t entitled passengers were dead and hun- to any unemployment compensation from Few people realized it at first, dreds more were ill with the vi- Carnival,” she says. “It’s been a struggle to but “Covid-19 was tearing rus. Two-plus years later, the pay the bills.” So when she got an opportu- through the Zaandam,” write in- cruise industry would have us nity to work in the kitchen of another vestigative journalists Michael believe it’s all ancient history. cruiseline— shewon’t namethecompany Smith and Jonathan Franklin in — she jumped at the opportunity . . . with their new book “Cabin Fever: “Cruise ships have made tre- some apprehension. She worries that even The Harrowing Journey of a mendous changes to try and ac- with protocols, it doesn’t help if a ship is Cruise Ship at the Dawn of a Pandemic” commodate COVID,” co-author filled with guests who refuse to take (Doubleday), out now. Franklin tells The Post. “However, you COVID seriously. Just a week before she can’t change the basic facts that airborne embarks, she’s “still trying to decide if I re- The virus crept in slowly, infecting viruses love cruise ships. During our re- ally want to go back,” Montgomery said. passengers and crew who assumed they search, we spoke to CDC officials who said were safe when corporate doctors back that if one were to design the most effi- Franklin offers some hope: “Most cruise on land downplayed the risks. That cient machine for spreading COVID ships are requiring vaccination of all pas- sense of security came crashing down among 2,000 people, it would not look sengers, they are using extensive tests, and on March 27, when the captain made a much different than a cruise ship.” they have more medicines to alleviate the chilling announcement over the ship’s It’s easy to split hairs about the mistakes symptoms. So all in all, are cruise ships loudspeakers: “Unfortunately, four of made on the Zaandam and other cruise adapting to COVID? Yes. But you could our guests have passed away.” lines during COVID during the first year also argue that the virus will adapt even of the pandemic. But a more pressing better to cruise ships.” When the ship first left the port in Ar- BUZZ BOOK: A celebration of the daily commute with heartbreaking trouble at home and age- ism at the office. “All of The first rule of commuting, as any “When the pandemic hit and we fiftysomething magazine columnist my characters, I start veteran commuter will tell you, is you were all in our little boxes, I missed Iona Iverson is en route to work, the don’t talk to the other commuters. It’s [the experience of commut- from their fatal flaw. Hers a rule that author Clare Pooley ob- ing]. And I didn’t know I would man next to her begins chok- served over years as a London com- miss it,” she says. ing. He is saved by a nurse is that she is aging and muter taking trains, buses and the named Sanjay, who delivers London underground. “And I thought, ‘What might the Heimlich maneuver. The having to deal with age- Clare have happened if I hadn’t incident results in them all be- ism,” says Pooley. Pooley “You used to see the same people. I been the typical British com- coming an unlikely band of never talked to them, but I gave them muter and had the courage to buddies, getting involved in “That came from my own life. nicknames and imagined what their make conversation?’ ” each other’s lives in ways that lives were like when they weren’t on extend past the commute. I was in advertising for 20 years. their commute,” says Pooley, who That’s the premise of her once saw a man dressed in a crisp new novel, “Iona Iverson’s Protagonist Iona — whom When I was 30, I was the youngest business suit open his briefcase, vomit Rules for Commuting” (Pam- Pooley based on the Jenny Jo- into it, and carry on as if nothing had ela Dorman Books), wherein a seph poem, “When I am an old woman on the board. By the time I happened. group of strangers see each other ev- woman I shall wear purple” — is a par- ery day on the train. One day, when ticular delight, even as she grapples was 39, when I quit advertising, I was the oldest woman in the office. It pissed me off. Iona was my antidote to that. A woman in her late 50s who was going to go on and have a trium- phant second act.” — Mackenzie Dawson
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42 All Sunday puzzle answers Kakuro Chess By Andy Soltis are on Page 50 Flag sans flight New York Post, Sunday, July 17, 2022 nypost.com 17 13 13 14 19 35 26 Russia’s Olympic doping have been commonly dis- 4 violations kept Ian Nepomni- played at elite chess events for Place 1 to 9 in 15 19 14 achtchi from having his nearly a century but politics each white cell. 20 country’s white, blue and red has often intervened. For ex- To choose the flag at his table when he ample, Garry Kasparov, then a right number, you 38 6 played in the 2021 world citizen of the Soviet Union, re- need to work 6 championship match. fused to play with the red ham- from the clues in mer-and-sickle flag in 1990. around the edge. 12 29 “Nepo” will play in the 2023 The numbers 16 14 championship match – but In this week’s game, White below the Russia’s invasion of Ukraine hoped for 22…Qxb5 23. Qxf5+ diagonal lines are 22 9 may bar his flag again, the Qd7?? 24. Bxg4 and wins. But the sums of the 30 19 14 world chess federation, 22…Bc5! set up a killing threat solutions in the known as FIDE, has ruled. of …Rdh8 followed by …Rh1 white cells mate. immediately Tiny flags or flag emblems beneath. The numbers above QUEEN’S GAMBIT DECLINED the divide are the Maastricht 2022 sums of the solutions 6 13 16 Jorden Van Foreest Alexei Shirov immediately to 17 24 the right. Rows 1 d4 ..................... d5 14 Qc1 ...............Rg6 and columns do NOT have to be 2 c4...................... c6 15 Rd1 .............. Ng4 unique. 24 21 3 Nf3.................. Nf6 16 Bg3 ..................f5 19 6 4 Nc3 ................... e6 17 h3............ O-O-O! 5 Bg5 ................... h6 18 hxg4 ...........hxg4 28 12 6 Bh4 ............... dxc4 19 d5 ............... cxd5 36 7 e4...................... g5 20 exf5 .............exf5 8 Bg3 ................... b5 21 Qc2 ...............Rh6 12 23 9 Be2 .................Bb7 22 Nxb5............Bc5! Black to play and win. D. Liren-I. Nepomniachtchi 10 O-O ............ Nbd7 23 Nxa7+ ........Bxa7 Madrid 2022 11 Ne5 ................. h5 24 Bxc4 ...........Rdh8 Last week: Fastest is 1 Nh6+! Kg7 2 49 3 12 Nxd7 .......... Qxd7 25 Bxd5+...........Bc6 Qg4+ Qg7 3 Nf5+ Kf7 4 Nh4+. 13 Be5 ...............Rh6 26 Resigns © Andrew Stuart, Syndicated Puzzles #355 5 Sunday UNALTERED Word KENKEN Force From the word or phrase above, form at least 29 five-letter words, without using more than one form of the same word. For example, drink or drank, not both. Each row and Bridge each column must contain “Tell me how to value this My friend showed me the full the numbers 1 through 4 hand,” a club player said, dis- deal. (easy) or 1 through 6 playing today’s North cards. “We made four spades,” he (challenging) without “What’s the singleton king told me. “West led the queen of repeating. The numbers worth? Can I add points for both hearts, and East won and led a within the heavily the king and the singleton?” trump. My partner drew trumps outlined boxes, called “That wouldn’t make sense,” and led a diamond to dummy’s cages, must combine using I replied. “If you’re going to jack. East won and returned a the given operation (in make use of the shortness, the heart. Partner ruffed in dummy, any order) to produce the king may be worth NN-oSrthvudlenaelrearble forced out the ace of target nothing.” diamonds, ruffed numbers in the top-left “Well, when I NORTH the next heart and corners. opened one dia- ♠AQ84 threw clubs on the Freebies: Fill mond and my part- ♥K good diamonds.” in single-box ner responded one ♦ K J 10 9 6 cages with the ♣AQ8 “Glad it all turned number in the top-left spade, I raised to WEST EAST out well,” I said. corner. four spades. I val- ♠73 ♠52 North-South were ♥ Q J 10 5 2 ♥A874 ♦742 ♦AQ5 lucky. Their four ued the hand as ♣J95 ♣K632 spades -- regardless of how they got worth about 20 SOUTH there -- was a rea- ♠ K J 10 9 6 sonable contract, points. Was that ♥963 ♦83 reasonable?” ♣ 10 7 4 “Your hand was worth bidding North East South West but it would have 1♦ Pass 1 ♠ Pass failed if West had game,” I said, “but 4♠ All Pass a raise to four spa- Opening lead — ♥ Q found a club lead. des suggested bal- ©2022 Tribune Content Agency, LLC Even after West led anced pattern. You a heart, East could could have jump-shifted to prevail by leading a low club at three clubs before bidding Trick Two. four spades, painting a picture East knows he needs a club of your distribution; or you trick, and he must establish it could have jumped to four quickly, before South can use hearts as a ‘splinter’ bid, show- dummy’s diamonds for discards. ing spade support and heart So East must assume his partner shortness.” has the J-9 of clubs.
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Sunday Break 49 New York Post, Sunday, July 17, 2022 nypost.com TV 8 ThingS To WaTch ThiS Week 2 DARK WINDS Sunday, 9 p.m., AMC+ Leaphorn (Zahn McClarnon), Chee (Ki- owa Gordon) and Man- uelito (Jessica Matten) descend on the hiding place of the Buffalo So- ciety — and are con- fronted with hard deci- sions that could change their lives. Zoe Colletti joins ‘Murders’ crew on Season 2 3 THE LAST MOVIE STARS Thursday on HBO Max The six-part documentary takes a look at the enigmatic personas, talent and love story of actors Joanne Woodward and Paul Newman. Directed by Oscar nominee Ethan Hawke (”Seymour: An Introduction”). Segments are voiced by George Clooney, Karen Allen and Laura Linney, among many others. Selena Gomez, Martin Short, Steve Martin and Zoe Colletti in “Only Murders in the Building.” Below: Colletti as Lucy. 4 GROWN-ISH 5 ALCHEMY OF Wednesday, 10 p.m., SOULS Here’s Lucy Freeform Zoey (Yara Shahidi) returns Saturday on Netflix to Cal U to support Junior’s A powerful sorceress in a first day on campus but blind woman’s body en- soon realizes that she may counters a man from a be missing her college days prestigious family who more than she’s letting on. wants to help her change her destiny. By MEGHAN O’KEEFE Lucy shared some sort of deep, aged girl knows more about the 6 SECRET CELEBRITY sacred bond. He would make her case than she’s letting on. She’s RENOVATION T HE fourth episode of omelettes and she would sing keeping it a secret that she had Hulu’s “Only Murders along with his silly one hit song. snuck in the Arconia on the night Friday, 8 p.m., CBS in the Building” reveals After Charles split from Lucy’s of Bunny Folger’s (Jayne Houdy- SEASON PREMIERE. “Bob Heart Ab- a shocking truth about the mother, he fell out of touch with shell) murder in the hopes of see- ishola” star Billy Gardell returns to Arconia and introduces the girl. However by the end of ing Charles. While in the building, his hometown of Pittsburgh to ren- us to the newest member Season 1, we see him summon the she saw who could be Bunny’s ovate the home of his best friend’s of the “Murders” crew — Lucy, courage to text Lucy. killer. mother. Hosted by Nischelle Turner. played by Zoe Colletti. Now that we’ve met Lucy, we’ve Colletti, 20, sometimes goes by 7 CAUGHT IN THE ACT: She’s Charles-Haden Savage’s also learned that the now teen- Zoe Margaret Colletti. If she looks UNFAITHFUL (Steve Martin) one-time “step” familiar, it’s probably because Monday, 9 p.m., VH1 daughter and maybe life-long you’ve seen her in “Fear the Tami Roman hosts this new six- friend. Lucy adds a much-needed Walking Dead” or in “Boo, episode series as she sets out to splash of levity to the group, Bitch” on Netflix (starring Lana empower suspicious lovers to opening up opportunities for Condor). She’s also appeared in catch their cheating partners in the even more jokes about genera- tional divides, but she also “Scary Stories to Tell in the act — then offers the suspicious lover helps out with the case by re- Dark,” “City on a Hill,” a life-altering choice. vealing there are secret pas- “Wildlife” and “A Boy sages connecting every unit 8 THE DAY THE MUSIC in the Arconia — thus mov- Called Princess.” DIED: THE STORY OF DON ing the case in a whole new “Only Murders in the Build- McLEAN’S ‘AMERICAN PIE’ direction … inside the build- ing’s walls. ing,” which has already been Tuesday on Paramount+ renewed for a third season, For the first time, singer/songwriter When we first met Charles- also stars Martin Short and Don McLean will reveal and share Haden Savage he was pining for Selena Gomez. Guest stars the secrets behind his iconic 1971 the company of someone he lost. this season include Cara Dele- song, “American Pie” — telling Not an ex-girlfriend, but an ex’s vingne, Shirley MacLaine, the story by using contempo- daughter, Lucy. While the ro- Christine Ko, Michael Rapaport rary audio/visual storytelling mance was a bust, Charles and and Amy Schumer. techniques to reimagine it Meghan O’Keefe is a Deputy Edi- for a modern audience. tor at Decider.com.
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