Stanley Simon

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2008

    Ramon Velez, R.I.P.

    Ramon Velez died Sunday night. He was once the most powerful Latino politician in New York, a scandal-scarred city councilman who ran the South Bronx like a monarch. When I discovered that he owned 14 condominiums in Puerto Rico while running a poverty program on a public salary of $210,000 in 198 ... More >>

  • News

    July 31, 2001

    Up From Fox Street

    Ferrer Campaigns For the ‘Other New York’