Day by day, the wide open upcoming race to replace Mayor Michael Bloomberg is getting more entertaining, and morphing into a new year's gift for reporters, political junkies, and maybe the public. Last week, Mayor Giuliani's former deputy mayor, Joseph Lhota, a man not known for conversational sub ... More >>
Perhaps MTA Chairman Joe Lhota is looking for the old "fare-hike bump." The MTA voted to accept Lhota's fare-hike proposal this morning, and Lhota announced his resignation as chairman -- generating speculation that he will run for the Republican nomination in the 2013 New York City mayoral race. ... More >>
The Associated Press surveyed some of New York's expected 2013 mayoral candidates on the topic of the NYPD's controversial surveillance of Muslim students in the city and across the Northeast. While Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer and Comptroller John C. Liu took a measured approaches to ... More >>
Aside from voter apathy and a weak field, the mayoral race is really shaping up.
The days are numbered for New York City's other alternative weekly. We hear that the New York Press will likely cease publication by the summer's end if Manhattan Media can't sell the title or at least the website. "Everything is always potentially for sale for the right price," Manhattan M ... More >>