Kevin Finnegan

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2013

    Hello Brooklyn: Eric Adams is Your New Borough President

    Brooklyn has spoken: former police officer and state senator Eric Adams will succeed Marty Markowitz as borough president. Adams has said the latter turned Brooklyn "from the ugly duckling to a beautiful swan." Election day brought fresh blood to Brooklyn: Ken Thompson beat incumbent Charles Hynes ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2007

    Follow-up: An Air Rights Hearing About The NYU "Mega-Dorm"

    BY KRISTEN LOMBARDI Except for its facade, St. Ann’s Church has already been torn Holly Northrop/ We will fight for our neighborhood—and the City of New York should, too! That pretty much sums up the consensus among the two dozen or so East Village residents ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2005

    Papa Smurf Runs for Mayor

    Campaigns send reporters lots of stuff: schedules, releases, reports, soundbites, et cetera. But Audrey Silk's quixotic campaign for mayor scored a first by sending out cigarette lighters this week labeled "End Prohibition . . . Smoke Bloomberg in '05." The Voice profiled Silk—a Libertarian and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2005

    Ballot Battles Break Backs

    Board of Elections thins the menu voters get to dine from on September 13 It's only August 5th, so the campaign for mayor, city council, and other municipal offices is far from—except perhaps for those candidates bounced from the ballot during Board of Elections hearings this week, people like ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2005

    Democrats Miss Key Endorsement

    Democratic mayoral candidates hoping for a boost from the Working Families Party won't get one, at least for now: The party announced today that while "several candidates enjoy substantial support" within the party, so far none of the candidates "been able to put together the two-thirds vote on the ... More >>

  • News

    July 28, 1998

    Act II: The Siege

    Battle Over Theater Zone Nears Final Scenes