Mike Bloomberg, mayor and media mogul, "is a big believer in transparency in government," he assured listeners this spring in a radio talk. This still didn't stop him from cutting the Mayor's Management Report, the city charter-mandated index of city business, in half, reducing its "indicators" --- ... More >>
Of the myths that have persisted about 9-11, perhaps the most stubborn are that firefighters are superheroes and Rudy Giuliani saved the city. This week, a pair of Voice writers approach those legends, one tenderly, one with a two-by-four. In his cover story "Blunt Trauma," Jarrett Murphy profi ... More >>
Power Plays often gets comments about the stuff we post, and these responses are usually a healthy mix of the insightful and the insane, the thoughtful and the abusive. Often people say that something we posted sucks, and they aren't always wrong. But rarely do we get the kind of equal opportunity a ... More >>
By 37 to four Tuesday night, leaders of the union that staged a three-day strike against the New York City transit system last week agreed to accept a new contract from the MTA. The workers got the same wage increases included in the MTA's "final offer" before last week's transit strike, but without ... More >>
Watergate-era hero reporter on Plamegate story? He can put it down.
Rumor has it that New Yorkers are stretched a little thin come the end of the month. With the average price of Manhattan apartments hovering over $26 bucks per square feet anyone not wanting to live in a closet, or Queens, can expect to spend over $3,000 per month for a two-bedroom. What's a renter ... More >>
'Wired' Official Neglected Sidewalk Safety Outside School Where Child Died
Long Hours, Low Pay, Rancid Conditions Are Commonplace at Senate Candidate's Building