Posts Tagged ‘Wall Street Journal’

Meet a Local Cartoonist: A Chat With Mike Shapiro

Gag cartoonist Mike Shapiro is another local artist I was unfamiliar with until he dropped me a line. He writes on his blog: "My work has been appearing in [the Wall Street Journal's] Pepper & Salt feature for over 20 years. The cartoons in the WSJ tend to have a business slant and usually no [...]

Response to Sale of Politics and Prose: Preserving a Local Literary Icon

Though there’s been some shocked response to the news that Forest Hills bookstore Politics and Prose is for sale, there hasn’t exactly been surprise. Owners Carla Cohen and Barbara Meade opened the store twenty-six years ago and are now both 74 years old. Cohen is also seriously ill, reportedly with cancer.
Neighborhood resident Terry Whitehouse’s eyes [...]