Here's some bad news for 'Rat Czar' Joseph Lhota -- besides being known as the 'Rat Czar,' that is.
Lhota, the newish MTA chairman -- has a BIG rat problem.
Straphanger advocates and the MTA workers union have recently come down hard on Lhota for not doing more to eradicate rodents from subway p ... More >>
The New York State Youth Leadership Council announced yesterday that a state version of the DREAM Act was introduced in the New York Senate.
Although the group is hailing this as a positive step, it's a big step backwards from what the DREAM Act set out to be. Originally introduced over ten ... More >>
Cathie Black: hated by the same old gangHave you noticed that it's the same five or six people protesting Cathie Black's appointment as Chancellor of Schools the past couple of weeks? No? That's probably because her opposition has been hyped to seem like it's made of far more people than it i ... More >>
Before ex-elections board chief George Gonzalez became the poster child for this city's electoral dysfunction, he was the heavy favorite in Mike Bloomberg's City Hall.
Yes, sad to say, "George of the Bungle" -- in the Daily News' indelible phrase -- was once Rosemary's Baby, the spawn of a d ... More >>
Photos by Lisanne McTernan.
The locals at Freddy's Backroom -- a cozy Prospect Heights bar with a rabble-rousing clientele -- could be found getting sloshed at an especially early hour on Sunday. At high noon, and with the assistance of a group of mildly drunken onlookers, manager Donald O'Finn wa ... More >>
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By Steve Patrick Ercolani.
As a crowded elevator car ascended to the third floor of the Hilton on Sixth Avenue Tuesday night, a campaign aide informed former Democratic mayoral nominee Fernando Ferrer that WCBS wanted an interview. "It seems like just yesterday I was at the W ... More >>
Seven additional Manhattan elected officials declared themselves this morning for Richard Aborn, the anti-gun advocate whose dark-horse campaign to succeed Robert Morgenthau as District Attorney is picking up momentum.
The added backers brings Aborn's political endorsements to 14, by his count. So f ... More >>