Ed Castell

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2009

    Barrett: Bill Thompson Responds To Our Allegations, Sort Of

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2009

    Barrett: Al Sharpton Gets an Apology

    I owe Al Sharpton an apology. He was in rare form Monday night on NY1, ranting as if he had turned the clock back to his old sweat-suit days (NY1 actually ran classic footage of him in his favorite, all-black outfit). He took several runs at me during this extended interview and did manage to get on ... More >>

  • News

    July 29, 2003

    Billy's Boondoggle

    The Comptroller's Payroll Becomes a Political Playground