Now it can be told: The surprising ties between the billionaire mayor and the poor slob who ran against him
After spending 90 minutes outside the Parkchester station of the 6 train Tuesday night, Fernando Ferrer grabbed the megaphone and told the crowd, "We're closing the campaign at this stop and I'm going to prepare my victory speech!" Few in the crowd expected that was true. But even if it didn't feel ... More >>
Who's mad at Weiner's decision to drop out? Not his supporters
When the democratic mayoral campaign draws to close Tuesday morning, local grassroots coalitions will begin a day of intense campaign efforts on behalf of their candidate. Through phone banks, door-to-door canvassing, and sending workers to polling stations to distribute literature and palm cards, t ... More >>
The New York Times has softened its earlier report that Rev. Al Sharpton and influential union chief Dennis Rivera had discussed a joint endorsement of Democratic frontrunner Fernando Ferrer.
In council races around town, it's a tale of two cities
Congressman Anthony Weiner makes a habit of placing fourth out of four in polls among the Democratic field for mayor, and a recent Marist Poll found that a mere 1 percent of respondents think he'll be elected the next mayor (of course, only 2 percent thought Gifford Miller had the look of a winner, ... More >>
Council speaker doesn't have to win to "win"he just can't come in third Gifford Miller's path to City Hall runs through a runoff against Freddy Ferrer, and is paved with money and a ground game built around his long list of endorsements from unions, clubs, and elected officials. He added to t ... More >>
Nine's a crowd in the race for Manhattan beep
Freddy goes underground in latest delivery from his policy desk On the campaign, trail, former Bronx Borough President Fernando Ferrer talks slowly, and talks a lot about the neighborhood he came from. Freddy's humble origins and mild-mannered personality are important to his appeal, of course, but ... More >>
New York senator hires big lawyer, saves domain name from squatter
The speaker has cash, backersand a low rank in polls. What gives?
Test scores rising, but what of the different black and white diplomas and other lost kids?
Time short, Ferrer has one more chance to let New Yorkers discover him
Freddy Ferrer's Diallo debacle simply won't die. Wait, what did he say again? Aw, who cares? The important thing is that "Mr. Ferrer is bogged down by the kind of gaffe that has defined other candidates and foiled their campaigns," as the lead piece of the Times Metro Section told us this morning. T ... More >>
With his fancy footwork over gay marriage, Bloomberg could be stepping on too many toes
For Bloomberg, a looming showdown over civil liberties and the right to protest
We did it for you, senator: special care and handling for Velella's deadbeat pal
Blacks and Latinos Speed-Date the Candidate
In Albany, Rape, Punch-Outs, and Shutdowns Are All a Baffling Blur
With a Budget That Will Define Him, Mayor Mike Pushes Pataki, Unions
Pro-War Media Conglomerate Tries to Take Over New York
How Randy Daniels Helped Put Chain Stores and Market Prices Uptown
Harlem Development Residents Fight Major Developer
Gay Politics Will Never Be the Same
But Were They Really Saying Something?
Where the Real Estate Dollars Are Going
Mayoral Hopeful Will Receive Official Nod Before Labor Day
David Dinkins Bares His Soul About Mark Green, Al Sharpton, a Black-Latino Coalition, Crown Heights, Rudy Giuliani, and His Own Legacy
The Sexcapades and Politics Behind New Yorks Bogus Catholic Museum
Why No Woman Is Running for Mayor
McCall Crowns Ferrer, but Sharpton, Rivera, Rangel Skip the Coronation
Fashion Institute Hatches un-FIT Traffic Plan for Neighbors
The Chilly Victims of the HUD Housing Scam Listen to Some Hot Air
Does Adam Clayton Powell IV Deserve a Second Act?
The Guys Who Want Rudy Giulianis Job
Does Bradley Really Want to Lure Black Voters?
The First Lady may not have the belly for a street fight with Rudy Giuliani. Enter Al Sharpton.
'New York's Bravest' Said It Refused To Hire a Black Paramedic Because He Lied and Used Drugs. He Says Discrimination Kept Him From Moving Up the Ladder.
Embattled mayor embraces a harsh critic, but still can't find forgiveness in some African American quarters.
Is 'Stone Cold Rudy' Down for the Count?
Rudy plays race like a violin. Why won't white folks name that tune?
The City says its housing plan will renovate Harlem. Tenants fear it will remove them.
The politics of dancing: what's behind the campaign to close the Limelight
Buyer of Loisaida Community Center still a mystery
Sharpton Camp Assails Butts as Upstate Republicans Maneuver To Exploit Black Power Struggle