City Politics

Boston Strong Man
The underwhelming, ineloquent, triumphant reign of Thomas Menino
May 24, 2013

How the marathon bombings revealed the genius to Tom Menino’s approach to big-city boss-hood.

The End of the Rainbow
America's Changing Urban Politics
November 01, 1993

On a trip to Israel in July, New York Mayor David Dinkins's eyes welled with tears as he recalled a close friendship with his accountant of many years, the late Abe Nowick, a Jew, in which racial differences had mattered so little that "one didn't kn