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  • Blogs

    April 19, 2013

    The Mayor's "Carbon Challenge" Picks Up Ten Major Corporations

    Thankfully, companies are much nicer with Bloomberg when it comes to cutting greenhouse gas emissions than they are with banning soda. In 2007, the Mayor announced the "Carbon Challenge;" an initiative from PlaNYC - the city's sustainability program - that dares any organization in New York to lowe ... More >>

  • Dining

    October 10, 2012

    Badgering the Pizza at Nicoletta

    Has Michael White made amends yet?

  • Blogs

    May 11, 2012

    Another "Week of Action" Protest Movement Begins, Culminating Tuesday At Times Square

    The 99 percenters' continual assault against banks starts today with what is being dubbed another "Week of Action" (They might as well start calling it the year of action) that started yesterday with a rally at Union Square that will culminate on Tuesday with what, they say, will be a massive conver ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2012

    Locked Out Art Handlers Have 14 Million New Reasons To 'Scream' At Sotheby's

    As you may have heard, Sotheby''s had a good day yesterday, auctioning off Edward Munch's "The Scream" for a record $119.9 million dollars. Not having such a good day? The still locked-out art handlers at Sotheby's, who appeared as number 84 on the Voice's list of the "100 Most Powerless New Yorke ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 28, 2011

    Secrets of the Fed's $7.8 TRILLION Bank Bailout Revealed

    Gage SkidmoreBanks benefited even more from the public bailout than previously known.​It's been three years since the the cataclysmic financial crisis that nearly destroyed the global economy, and three years since the government offered up $700 billion in public money to prop up the banks tha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2011

    Mayor Bloomberg Exposed On the Stand

    Jane Rosenberg​ Just being there was humbling. Mayor Michael Bloomberg, the founder of Bloomberg LP and the city's wealthiest citizen, sat in criminal court answering a hot series of questions about just the sort of shady political maneuvers and corrupting influence of money that have frequen ... More >>

  • Columns

    August 3, 2011

    Bloomberg's Machine Politics

    Are city e-mail accounts used by mayor's own political operations?

  • News

    July 20, 2011

    Citizen Bloomberg

    How our mayor has given us the business

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2011

    Iconic Punk Brand CBGB to Be Auctioned to the Highest Bidder

    ​Everything is for sale, people. Everything is for sale. Including the brand of legendary punk rock club CBGB OMFUG, which, FYI, was converted to a John Varvatos store anyway years ago, so who the hell cares about memories and history and shit. No, but really, wouldn't it be super cool to own ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2011

    James Risen, New York Times Reporter, 'Commanded' to Out Source in CIA Case

    Another CIA leak, but prettier​New York Times reporter James Risen could be forced to testify in court about his CIA sources if the government has their way, thereby disregarding everything he's supposed to be protected from as a journalist. Attorney General Eric Holder approved a subpoena ser ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2011

    Kate Middleton Independent Headline Just a Nerdy Media Hoax; Adweek Debuts With Typo

    ​This morning, a bullshit story started circulating not solely because it was nonsense, but because the URL on the Independent website called it out as such, reading "utter PR fiction but people love this shit so fuck it lets just print it," or in full: ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2011

    Michael Bloomberg Was an Asshole in 2009 Testimony

    ​Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who we hung out with yesterday, has been revealed as something of a prick, at least on two particular days two years ago when he testified in a lawsuit brought against his Bloomberg L.P. media corporation. Reports about the testimony, which was released this month, tw ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2011

    Mayor Bloomberg to Axe More Than 6,000 City Teachers

    ​Mayor Mike Bloomberg is set to announce that he plans to eliminate 6,100 teaching positions from the city's schools -- that's one out of every 12 -- according to Mike Bloomberg's media company. Bloomberg's Administration will layoff 4,666 teachers and lose another 1,500 to attrition. UFT Pre ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2011

    Wayne Barrett: Time for Something New

    ​Ed Koch and I were inaugurated on the same day in 1978. He became mayor and I became his weekly tormentor. I had written a few pieces for the Voice before I took over the Runnin' Scared column that January, going back as far as 1973. But I was now inheriting a column that Mary Nichols, th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2010

    Bloomberg News Announces Editorials Reflecting Founder's Beliefs, as CityTime Scandal Blossoms

    ​ Big day yesterday in Bloomberg Land: First there's the $80 million computer ripoff right under the mayor's nose. If you thought that might have been embarrassing, you thought wrong. The mayor's soon-to-be-world's-largest-media-company also chose yesterday to announce that it will start publi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2010

    Andrew Stein, The Man Who Wanted to Be Mayor, Admits Tax Scam

    ​Former City Council President and one-time mayoral candidate Andrew Stein pled guilty yesterday to a $1 million tax fraud. This didn't rate big headlines since Stein long ago faded into the city's rearview mirror, which is where he always belonged. If he was spotted at all in recent years, it ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2010

    Google Alert: Google's Devilish Tax Deals Detailed in Bloomberg News Scoop

    ​The motto for those good Google guys out in Mountain View, CA. is "Don't be evil," but Bloomberg News today details how that pledge stops somewhere short of their tax returns. Bloomberg's Jesse Drucker explains how the world's most successful Internet search engine manages to cut its tax rate ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2010

    Mr. T, A-Team Member and Economist, Goes on Bloomberg TV to Discuss Gold Futures (Video)

    Paul Krugman, watch your ass. The above video comes to us via Bess Levin at Dealbreaker, who simply writes " This Is A Bloomberg TV Interview With Mr. T, Discussing His Investment In Gold" and tags the post "Activist Investors, David Einhorn, Gold, John Paulson, Mr. T, planting crops, reaping rewa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2010

    Mayor Bloomberg's Interns: Perfect Pictures of "Clubby" Nepotism

    ​Gotta love that Freedom of Information Act! The New York Times filed one to get the names of Mayor Bloomberg's interns, and when they got them, they wrote about who they are! And who are they?

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2010

    The Lair of Bloomberg: "Literally Awesome" and Filled With "Exotic Specimens"

    ​Bloomberg News is taking over the world! First they get this magazine with which they will inform you of the world's fanciest cans, then they get their people in the drivers' seat(s) at the White House Press Correspondents Dinner, which means something, writes Peter Osnos for The Atlantic. ... More >>

  • Columns

    February 23, 2010

    The Bloomberg Employment Agency

    Amid fiscal woes, jobs for pals (qualified or not)

  • Blogs

    November 29, 2009

    Quick hits

    The Obama administration is suggesting a voluntary ban on lobbyists serving on 915 Federal Advisory Committees which consult with federal agencies on government policy. The lobbyists, one of whom helped write the legislation which created the Committees when he was a Republican Senate staffer, are n ... More >>

  • News

    October 13, 2009
  • Blogs

    September 8, 2009

    Summer Tourism Down Less Than Expected; Hotels Still Empty

    ​Labor Day has passed and summer's unofficially over, and tourism advocates NYC & Co. tell Bloomberg News things haven't gone as badly as they'd feared: they were predicting a ten-percent drop in visitor dollars -- and pleaded for New Yorkers to make up the shortfall by staycationing -- but th ... More >>

  • News

    September 1, 2009
  • Blogs

    September 1, 2009

    This Week in the Voice

    ​Mike Bloomberg has a deal with the city that keeps his mayoralty separate from the business he founded. But Bloomberg the company has a way of benefiting on local deals even without the help of Bloomberg the Mayor. You may have noticed, for instance, that the Yankees' cable network used to be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2009

    Lawyer: Bloomberg Behaved Characteristically at Deposition

    A lawyer for plaintiffs in the discrimination case, on which Mayor Bloomberg was deposed again on Monday, describes the Mayor's attitude under questioning as "dismissive" and "disinterested." "I think that he believes that he has many more important things to do than sit here at this deposition," s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2009

    Barrett: Delaware a Tax Haven for Bloomberg? Oh, Never!

    The Times recently pointed out that while President Obama makes a lot of noise about shutting down overseas tax havens, there's an "onshore Cayman Islands" right here on the eastern seaboard: the little state of Delaware.Two thirds of the Fortune 500 use Delaware to cut down on their state taxes, th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2009

    DiNapoli: I'll Continue to Run the Pension Fund Myself, Thanks

    When Andrew Cuomo started digging up crooked deals in the pension fund, state comptroller Thomas DeNapoli was quick to endorse an end to the use of corrupting "placement agents" in handling fund investments. But there's only so far DiNapoli is willing to go. Bloomberg News says DiNapoli wants to re ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 25, 2009

    Critical Mass: Co.

    photo: Daniel S. NeunerThe debate over Jim Lahey's new pizza joint, Co., continues. Our own Sarah DiGregorio reviewed it earlier this month and found things "hit or miss." This week, the Daily News' Danyelle Freeman, Bloomberg's Ryan Sutton, and Frank Bruni (in his Times blog) all gave their thought ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2009

    Unemployment Up to 7.6 Percent, 598K Jobs Lost

    The Bureau of Labor Statistics just released released job numbers for January, and the new is not good. Non-farm employment by 598,000 jobs last month, the biggest one-month drop since 1974, increasing the official unemployment rate from 7.2 to 7.6 percent. (That rate excludes longtime discouraged w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 29, 2009

    Wall Street Bonuses: "Plummeted" or "Hefty"?

    Sometimes the New York Times leads consensus, sometimes it follows it. Rarely does it break with consensus, which is what's interesting about today's "What Red Ink? Wall Street Paid Hefty Bonuses" story. The paper reports the $18.4 billion workers in the securities industry collected as bonuses "w ... More >>

  • News

    January 28, 2009

    What Cooked the World's Economy?

    It wasn't your overdue mortgage.

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2008

    Dying GM Drops Yankee Deal, Sticks with Mets

    In response to its financial difficulties, General Motors is quietly divesting itself of some sponsorships, and one of these is its deal with the New York Yankees, which will go unrenewed at the end of a three-season contract. "We are looking at what we can do to save some costs," GM spokesperson An ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2008

    Scumbag Bank Bets Against Solvency of States

    Conde Nast Portfolio sneers at the idea that Goldman Sachs is betting against the solvency of state governments ("The Goldman Munipal Conflict Non-Story Refuses to Die"). It says of a "silly" ProPublica article, "The worst bit about the second article, however, was the headline: 'Goldman Sachs Sells ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2008

    Recession's Mostly In Your Head, Says Columnist

    The news that we're indeed in a recession, and related grim tidings like November's seven-year record for layoffs, might have you feeling nervous. But here's Bloomberg News' Amity Shlaes to cheer you up with an article called "'Recession' Might as Well Be a Reason to Rejoice." How's that? "American ... More >>

  • News

    November 19, 2008

    The Transformation of Mike Bloomberg

    How the benevolent billionaire with no political debts ended up owning us all

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2008

    WSJ Says Real-Estate Drop Will Lure Businesses, But How Low Can We Go?

    At the Wall Street Journal, Nicole Gelinas examines Bloomberg's promise that New York won't slide back into the "dark old days of the '70s" despite the financial crisis. Gelinas says that if Bloomberg continues to raise taxes, then as before businesses will leave and we will again find ourselves wit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2008

    Lehman's Fuld Out, Will Not Get Severance, Bonus

    Rat-faced Lehman Brothers boss Richard Fuld has been "terminated" by the company "without cause" (!) and without severance or a bonus, says Bloomberg News, though he will continue to chair the Lehman Board. No word about his right to use the former Lehman Gym. Last year Fuld's bonus was $34.4 millio ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2008

    Obama Endorsed by Kids, Condo Buyers' Loophole

    Obama has already won in a landslide in the Weekly Reader Student Presidential Election Poll. Kindergarten through 12th Grade students favored the Democrat 54.7 to 42.9 percent in the venerable kid-mag poll which, the editors point out, has correctly picked the winner in 12 out of 13 Presidential el ... More >>

  • Columns

    October 22, 2008

    Michael Bloomberg's Velvet Coup

    Is Mayor Mugabe an outrageous comparison?

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2008
  • Blogs

    June 13, 2008

    Now Showing: The Repossessed

    From Bush Beat: U.S. banks may be in trouble, but they're not too busy bailing red ink out of their yachts to stop foreclosing on your home — and yours and yours and yours and yours . . . Hot off the server, Bob Ivry of Bloomberg News reports: Banks repossessed twice as many homes in May an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2007

    Deputy Mayor Dan Doctoroff Steps Down

    Deputy Mayor Dan Doctoroff will step down from his dollar-a-year post as the city's economic development chief some time around the new year, but will become the new president of the mayor's media company, Bloomberg LP, Mayor Bloomberg announced Thursday. It was also suggested that Doctoroff may he ... More >>

  • News

    November 29, 2005

    A Times Quiz

    Gray Lady Scorns Mirror, Urges Battered Ferrer to Count Self-Inflicted Wounds

  • Blogs

    November 28, 2005
  • News

    October 25, 2005

    Shut Your Mouth

    Big-Bucks Bloomy buys corporate silence in six sex and race cases

  • NYC Life

    April 20, 2004

    Adieu, Bonjour

    Halcyon closes shop—for now; Jeannie Hopper and WPS1 Art radio go live

  • News

    July 23, 2002

    Bloomberg's Terminal Troubles

    The Sorry Union History of a Mexican Tech Factory

  • News

    June 20, 2000

    Black Slaves Not News in New York

    ‘Running, I Can Smell the Horses’

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