New York at the mercy of rats
Although nobody is afraid of rats -- who shamelessly inhabit subway lines -- a group of public officials and activists fear that the situation could get out of hand this summer, the Spanish-language daily reports.
With 75 percent fewer pest-control workers an ... More >>
Big day yesterday in Bloomberg Land: First there's the $80 million computer ripoff right under the mayor's nose. If you thought that might have been embarrassing, you thought wrong. The mayor's soon-to-be-world's-largest-media-company also chose yesterday to announce that it will start publi ... More >>
Charles Ensley, who died last week at 69, was one of New York's great labor leaders, but it shouldn't shock us that the only way he made it onto the Times obit page today was via one of the paper's $52-per-line paid death notices.
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By Steve Patrick Ercolani.
As a crowded elevator car ascended to the third floor of the Hilton on Sixth Avenue Tuesday night, a campaign aide informed former Democratic mayoral nominee Fernando Ferrer that WCBS wanted an interview. "It seems like just yesterday I was at the W ... More >>
Kissing union butt in 2005Mike Bloomberg is now boldly declaring that he "will not make irresponsible promises to win an endorsement," the tough-guy-standing-up-for-taxpayers stance he's using to explain why the largest municipal union, 125,000-member District Council 37, endorsed his opponent, Dem ... More >>