Here's the payback for pestering your demolition coworkers and bosses about illegal smoking and swigging from a bottle of Johnny Walker while on the job:
"They called him a rat and a 'fat Jew' in graffiti scrawled across the port-a-pottys...urinated in his hard hat and sealed him inside a closet wit ... More >>
A few hours after I posted yesterday's item about Bill Thompson's mysterious ties to the contractor implicated in the Deutsche Bank fire, I got an e-mail protesting the story from Ed Castell, the campaign manager for Thompson's mayoral run.
My story revealed that the $180 million museum/con ... More >>
Bovis Lend Lease, the contractor whose admitted failings contributed to the deaths of two firefighters at the Deutsche Bank fire in 2007, is building the $180 million museum and condo project on Fifth Avenue spearheaded by Elsie McCabe, the wife of mayoral candidate and Comptroller Bill Thomp ... More >>
When the city allowed Bloomberg pals Bovis Lend Lease to pick contractors to take down the Deutsche Bank building, which was contaminated by the 9/11 terrorist attacks, they got some lulus. John Galt Corp, named for the Randian superman, made a botch of the job, and its purchasing agent Robert Chiar ... More >>
By Wayne Barrett and Lucy JordanThe Voice's cover story this week, "Bloomberg's Biggest Scandal--the Deutsche Bank Fire--Should Be His Downfall" -- examined the determination of top city officials, including Bloomberg's longtime top deputy Dan Doctoroff, to ignore the risk of installing Bovis ... More >>