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Just a couple of months ago, people were saying things like "I'm not a huge Weiner fan but I guess I'd rather vote for him than Quinn" and "The real question is, who faces Quinn in the runoff?" and "I like de Blasio but I don't wanna waste my vote on a guy who has no chance." Things have changed. H ... More >>
"What type of cellphone do you have, what carrier is it and what's your favorite app?" At 7:30pm, after media and tech folk scrambled into the Museum of the Moving Image off 35th Avenue in Astoria, the NYC Tech Forum began. Hosted by Coalition for Queens--a non-profit organization that promotes the ... More >>
James Molinaro is definitely not a Democrat. The Staten Island Borough President came to office riding the coattail of the Republican and Conservative Party ballots. He is the head of a borough that notoriously leans right in these quadrennial election seasons. But that doesn't mean a damn thing. Y ... More >>
Last week, we told you about the introduction of former Bronx Borough President Adolfo Carrion as this upcoming mayoral race's third party presence. Chosen by the Independence Party, Mr. Carrion had made it clear that he was gunning for both Republican and Democratic support. And one of the ways he ... More >>
Enter the independent candidate for Mayor. And, for the first time in a while, it is not Mr. Bloomberg. Last night in SoHo, the Post reported that the Independence Party voted unanimously to elect Mr. Carrion as their nominee of the upcoming race for the keys to City Hall. He will go against whoeve ... More >>
For a sample of the over-wrought backlash that the United Federation of Teachers will face after failing to come to an agreement with the city on a new teacher evaluation system this afternoon, go check out today's opinion section in the NY Daily News. In an impressive show of mutual-strokage, the ... More >>
As the 2013 mayoral race fast approaches, details keep emerging about potential candidates -- but the info has tended to be pretty unappealing. Today, there are two news items dealing with embattled Comptroller John Liu and Bill Thompson.
The Post reports that Adolfo Carrion, former Bronx borough prez who served as Barack Obama's urban czar, is weighing whether to run for mayor "and will make a decision by the fall." Carrion, 51, would likely bill himself as a middle-of-the-road alternative to the other Democrat contenders, who he r ... More >>
Diaz' Facebook profile pic: Only 602 saves short of Mo.With the new ballfields intended to replace those bulldozed five years ago to make way for Yankee Stadium: The Next Generation finally nearing completion — look, you can even see them now on Google Maps! — it's time to finally ... More >>
Former Bronx borough president Adolfo Carrion, who left city politics to become the first director of the White House Office of Urban Affairs, is coming home via another federal gig. Carrion will be leaving his current job to become the regional director of New York and New Jersey for HUD. W ... More >>
When Fred Dicker of the New York Post talks, Albany listens. The tabloid's hard-punching state editor has as much or more impact on state politics these days - between his newspaper blasts and his daily radio show - as any capitol powerbroker. But Dicker's prediction in his "Inside Albany" c ... More >>
No, graciasThe wrong Carrion nominated himself for lieutenant governor in this morning's Daily News. Think of Gladys Carrion, the celebrated commissioner of the New York State Office of Children & Family Services, or a host of other prominent Latinos before Adolfo Carrion, the ex-Bronx boro ... More >>
Atlantic Development Group, the politically tied builder whose Soho offfices were the target of yesterday's raid by city and state investigators, came in for some tough talk last month from residents of a Bronx building who complained about no-heat and poor maintenance in a newly constructed complex ... More >>
There's a raid going on -- still as we write -- at the Soho offices of one of the city's biggest housing developers. Since seven this morning, blue-jacketed agents of the Manhattan District Attorney's office have been hard at work, hauling boxes of records from the offices of Atlantic Development Gr ... More >>
A group of citywide elected officials -- including mayoral candidate and New York City Comptroller Bill Thompson -- clapped their hands to the blaring music, but an enormous crowd drowned them out with chants of "Ruben, Ruben!" as the winner of the Bronx Borough President special election made his ... More >>
As part of their "please don't notice that you no longer have public parks" campaign, the Yankees opened the gates of their new stadium to Bronx residents today, distributing 15,000 tickets via community boards to watch the team take batting practice, and get a sneak preview of the borough's first $ ... More >>
Where the magic happens. As Mom used to say as she filled our juice glass with Four Roses, what a week! The Go John Galt nuts threatened a "wealth producers" strike, though some of their numbers seemed not to have much wealth production to speak of. (Many other Americans scaled back their produc ... More >>
When Adolfo Carrion -- the now ex-Bronx beep whose interesting ideas of urban planning are now part of the Obama administration -- wanted to add a new deck to his attractive Victorian home on City Island, he knew just the architect for the job. The Daily News team of Greg B. Smith and Robert Gearty ... More >>
Now that Adolfo Carrion is leaving the Bronx borough presidency for the Obama Administration, local papers are telling us the bad news about him. The Daily News -- which sat on a Carrion expose last December -- tells us that "just before or after he sponsored money for projects or approved important ... More >>
It's off-season politically, but tomorrow's special elections and the recent appointment of the Bronx borough president to the Obama Administration have stirred some endorsement activity. Debi Rose (pictured), who stands for Michael McMahon's vacated Brooklyn/Staten Island city council seat in tom ... More >>
The Daily News' Bob Kappstatter reports today that Bronx borough president Adolfo Carrion has finally nailed that elusive White House slot. The 47-year-old will head a new Office on Urban Policy, allegedly reporting directly to the President. The news must be true because NY1 is reporting the same t ... More >>
Yankee Stadium gets a walkway, a politician gets a big donation, and you get a fat bill
Yanks' Replacement Park Stinks, Say Bronx Residents
City suddenly whips out plans for a new Bronx jail. Not in our wasteland, say opponents.
Produce merchants get the boot for a City Hall favorite and yet another Olympic stadium
Bronx Democratic hacks learn to love frozen food for their frail senior citizens
Sliding-Door Lawsuits Keep Organizers Out, Lawsuits In
Sidekick Ramirez and Friends Snared 2001 Bonanza
Where the Real Estate Dollars Are Going
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