Michael Weiner, who guided Major League Baseball players through three collective bargaining agreements and in 2009 became executive director of the MLB Players Association, died after a 15-month battle with brain cancer. He was 51.
Weeks after taking over as the U.S. Attorney in Manhattan in 2009, Preet Bharara said he considered whether his office could hold individuals and banks liable for the financial crisis when there wasn’t enough evidence to bring a criminal case.
Jack Mello first came to Maxwell’s in Hoboken, New Jersey, in the early 1980s to see a then-little- known band called R.E.M. He since has attended hundreds of shows at the club, most recently to watch the Feelies perform their July 4th farewell concerts before the venue closes next week.