The race for Brooklyn District Attorney is becoming a bit of a slugfest. First, there was word that longtime Democratic incumbent Charles Hynes' office was getting a reality show right in the middle of the race. Then, Democratic opponent Abe George filed a lawsuit to block the show from airing. Then ... More >>
You know, it used to be the case that if two New York politicians needed to settle a score, one could shoot the other in the gut. The contenders for Brooklyn district attorney aren't so quaint. Still, at least one is using the most familiar weapon in his arsenal: The lawsuit.
Abe George is a candid ... More >>
This is the last bit of news we want to hear after last week.
Then, we reported on the improving medical condition of former Mayor Ed Koch. The 88-year-old statesman was hospitalized at New York Presbyterian/Columbia for reportedly having swollen ankles and liquid inside of his lungs. With positive ... More >>
Another New York City elected official has been kicked off the ballot for apparently trivial reasons. First it was city councilmember Bill de Blasio, who was running a heady campaign for public advocate until last Thursday, when election officials found that the cover sheet on his packet of p ... More >>