A nasty split as the Council finally bucks the mayor
by Johanna Barr and Tom Feeney Jr. In this week's Voice cover story, Wayne Barrett reports on the Bloomberg administration's "failure of leadership, accountability, and transparency" in its handling of the Deutsche Bank fire in 2007. Those involved reached out to the Voice in reaction to th ... 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 >>
City Hall gift-wraps another present for baseball's richest team
1. A team player: Specifically, for the Yankees. When a bunch of spoilsport members of the local community board objected a couple years ago to giving the richest team in baseball a public park and a few hundred million bucks to build a brand new stadium in his borough, Carrion quickly purged them ... More >>
By John DeSio The announcement of the resignation of Dan Doctoroff last week was a moment of reflection for Mayor Michael Bloomberg. Doctoroff’s official title in the Bloomberg administration was deputy mayor for economic development and rebuilding, though, to many New Yorkers, he represented the ... More >>
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 >>
Doctoroff's legacy: no Olympic Medal, no Ground Zero mettle
The city's complicity behind the borough's soaring eviction rate
Bloomberg's man Dan Doctoroff has an answer for rising seas: more coastal condos!
And another one bites the dust: Deputy mayor Dan Doctoroff's plan to buy development rights to the MTA's West Side rail yards—the erstwhile site of the erstwhile New York Jets stadium—died an ignominious death yesterday, when the city gave up on trying to get the MTA to accept its $300 milli ... More >>
Yanks and Mets stadiums could cost taxpayers $800 million
The decathlon-like saga of New York City's Olympic bid is over, at least for now: There's already talk about reviving the bid for 2016 (although Deputy Mayor and chief Olympic cheerleader Dan Doctoroff says "New York must move on.") If a 2016 bid does go forward, the IOC vote would again fall smack ... More >>
A billion-dollar city deal looms, and the French are leading the pack
The people who tried to sell you the world's most expensive stadium
The Mets are in and the Jets are out, but where do the taxpayers fit in?
Heroes had different motives, but they shared scorn for the Jets deal
Curbing the players
Bloomberg's deals blasted
NYC pols want a Williamsburg Gold Coast. Cool kids and neighborhood vets say no way.
With a strong push from city hall, MTA moves the ball for the Jets
Doctoroff's Developer Posse
Produce merchants get the boot for a City Hall favorite and yet another Olympic stadium
Lobbyists, start your engines
Whether a stadium is built, the Olympics may get off at another stop
A costly, developing problem for New York City that's three decades old
Many builders dislike the West Side stadium. Only one says so out loud.
West Side stories
Bloomberg and Doctoroff: Reshaping the city's skyline for the Olympics
For city and glory, Dan Doctoroff seeks Olympic gold at home and abroad
Will Bloomberg and Pataki spend billions without legislative approval?
A lawsuit to preserve a working waterfront takes aim at condo zoning variance
Details of stadium financing as an 'investment' seep into public view
New York City heads for a stadium overdose. Guess who will be paying.
Doctoroff's Developer Pal Lands a Deal in The Bronx
Wannabe 'Brooklyn Nets' Owner Ratner Already Is a Man for All Subsidies
City Leaves Key Tribeca Project Unprotected Against Speculators
Scrounging Up $3 Billion in 'New' Tax Money? Hey, No Problem.
The City's Olympian Development Plans Rest on Smoke and Mirrors
What Would it Cost the City to Host the Olympics in 2012?
New Yorks Olympic Bid Could Be Billion-Dollar Boondoggle
Why Is a Planning Commissioner Hawking the Olympics?