Coney Island casino would spruce up aging NYC boardwalk

Coney Island is home to one of the world’s greatest gambling, the ancient Cyclone roller coaster made of rickety wood, so a casino seems like a natural fit. With that in mind, a bidder for one of the city’s coveted few casino licenses released a vision of what it could look like on Friday. Stunning […]

Aging presidents, cognitive acuity & reelection

In recent weeks, conversations with two groups of Democrats or Democratic-leaning independents — young 20-somethings or 80-year-olds — have yielded overwhelming consensus. Joe Biden should not be running for re-election. Geeks like me know we lost the fastball a bit. The younger generation wants a generational change. Most of these voters, with a few exceptions, […]