We knew this moment would come, but still, it arrives with a little sting. Incredibly far-fetched "independent Republican" mayoral candidate John Catismatidis was defeated last night by Joe Lhota, his more sane, less-fun-to-write-about opponent. But he wasn't defeated by all that much: Lhota took 52 ... More >>
Just a couple of months ago, people were saying things like "I'm not a huge Weiner fan but I guess I'd rather vote for him than Quinn" and "The real question is, who faces Quinn in the runoff?" and "I like de Blasio but I don't wanna waste my vote on a guy who has no chance." Things have changed. H ... More >>
Arthur and August, the kittens spotted scurrying around under the third rail at the B/Q stop near Church Avenue last Thursday, have parlayed their mega-stardom into a luxe cardboard cat-tower six-stories high.
Day by day, the wide open upcoming race to replace Mayor Michael Bloomberg is getting more entertaining, and morphing into a new year's gift for reporters, political junkies, and maybe the public. Last week, Mayor Giuliani's former deputy mayor, Joseph Lhota, a man not known for conversational sub ... More >>
Is Mayor Mugabe an outrageous comparison?
When Mark Green wrapped up Wednesday's final debate in the attorney general race with a reference to the Voice's story about Andrew Cuomo's curious ties to accused slumlord Andrew Farkas, I was sitting in the press row gathering my umbrella and papers. The next minute I was accosted by George M ... More >>
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