On Sunday afternoon, seven mayoral hopefuls gathered for a forum co-hosted by the Arab American Association of New York (AAANY) and the Islamic Center at New York University. Community organizers hailed it as an historic moment. Nearly three weeks after the Boston bombings--and in the heat of the de ... More >>
Looks like the prospects of Weiner on the campaign trail are getting a bit more serious.
In an interview with NY1 last night, the former Congressman sat down with Inside City Hall host Errol Louis to discuss the news he spurred last week with his New York Times Magazine profile, in which he mention ... More >>
The city Board of Elections -- the last unabashed stronghold of political patronage - is poised to award the ultimate political contract. On Tuesday the board's ten political appointees - one each from each party in each borough -- will choose between two giant election machine companies that, for a ... More >>
The footprint. Image via Atlantic Yards or Atlantic Lots.
Yesterday was the long-awaited — like, six years long — first state legislative hearing on Bruce Ratner's Atlantic Yards project, with State Senator Bill Perkins convening his Corporations, Authorities, and Commissions Committee ... More >>
The governor of New York is having lunch today with a tax dodger who owes the state nearly a million dollars. The mayor is chowing down, too. Tomorrow the vice president will wrap his arms around the same celebrity cheat who stiffed the IRS for nearly $2 million.
David Paterson, Mike Bloomberg and ... More >>