Ridgewood Bushwick Senior Citizens Council

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2013

    The 33rd District City Council Candidates Went At It on Twitter with Claws Out Yesterday

    There isn't anything more satisfying than when the curtain gets pulled back on a campaign, and you can see just how much two candidates just hate each other. One such moment came to us last night, when candidates for the 33rd City Council District seat Steve Levin and Stephen Pierson flamed each oth ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2010

    Vito Lopez Night in Brooklyn: Re-elected Party Leader But Faces Health Fight

    ​Bad headlines and investigations have never carried much weight with Brooklyn's Democrats. Party officials stood by past bosses Clarence Norman and Meade Esposito right up until a jury said the word "Guilty" in their respective criminal cases. They carried on that grand tradition last night b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2009

    Reyna's Big Council Win a Defeat for Dem Boss Vito Lopez

    ​ By Aaron Howell. Yesterday incumbent city councilmember Diana Reyna defeated challenger Maritza Davila by 4,000 votes, 60 percent to 35 percent. It was a far cry from the last time the two women faced off, in the September Democratic primary, when Reyna beat Davila by a mere 250 votes aft ... More >>

  • Columns

    September 1, 2009

    Power Plays by Party Boss Vito Lopez

    The Lord of Brooklyn, a Democratic powerbroker who is flexing his political muscles these days like a gym rat pumping the free weights

  • News

    December 19, 2006

    A Tale From the Slush Fund

    A top Brooklyn pol uses the pork barrel against cancer

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2005

    Brooklyn's New Top Dem: Freddy Who?

    New Brooklyn Democratic party chief Vito Lopez (the tall guy without the hat) looms behind Mayor Mike at a mayoral housing press conference this month. ( The new leader of the city's largest Democratic organization had a tough time saying the name of his own party's standard bearer last ni ... More >>

  • News

    April 20, 2004

    Court of Lost Resort

    One judge sees a conspiracy where others don't