Patricia Harris

  • Blogs

    September 2, 2009

    Bloomberg Flexes Muscle; Q-Tip Strikes Back

    Mayor Bloomberg's new election strategy seems to be an egregious display of his own power. His office announces that he will stage a massive outdoor rally on the West Side of Manhattan at 8 p.m. on September 15 -- just before the polls close in the Democratic Primary. He has also endowed with $1 mil ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2009

    Our New Board of Ed: Seven Members, No Kids Now in School

    It may not be around much longer, but it seems worth noting that the new seven-member city Board of Education that met last week for the first time after the mayoral control law lapsed includes not a single current public school parent as a member. The closest to having a personal vested interest ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2009

    Online City Payroll Search Site is Lazy Journalists' New BFF

    When announced it had a new feature with which one could search New York City public servant payrolls, scribes got busy with it. "Wonder how many people work at the Landmarks Preservation Commission and how much they make?" asks MSNBC. "There are 60 full-time employees making from $ ... More >>

  • News

    January 8, 2002

    Bloomy’s New Crew Sends a Message

    The New Mayor Adds—and Subtracts—at City Hall