Alex Massie

Department of Parochialism

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Headline of the Day:

The Bronx is More Than Just Yankee Stadium

Who knew? No surprise there. Except that the newspaper running this story in its travel section is... The New York Times. Or, rather, the Manhattan and Parts of Brooklyn Times.

Not a new phenomenon, of course, as the famous New Yorker cartoon, The View from 9th Avenue established more than 30 years ago.

Written byAlex Massie

Alex Massie is Scotland Editor of The Spectator. He also writes a column for The Times and is a regular contributor to the Scottish Daily Mail, The Scotsman and other publications.

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