Notice To Readers

Dear Manhattan Contrarian readers,

Many readers have reported to me over the past couple of weeks that they have gotten security notices when accessing this website.  We have investigated, and the matter appears to relate to changes in security settings at our platform, Squarespace.  Fixing the problem requires that the website be "restarted."  I don't even know what that means, but the site will go down some time this evening, and then be "restarted" over the weekend.  Hopefully back Monday with some new content.  Apologies to all.

Francis Menton

UPDATE, April 14:  Everything is back up and running after very little down time.  Thanks to all for your patience.