A little rain didn’t dampen any spirits at Coney Island this Fourth of July. Despite a few clouds, people came out in droves to celebrate the day with good food, beach hangouts and a ride or two in Luna Park.
"If 'Tush' comes on the radio, I can promise you, the windows are coming down, the volume is going up, and I’ll be singing along to it at the top of my lungs no matter how stupid I might look to other drivers on the highway."
There is always much complaining about how hard it is to fire city workers when they misbehave, thanks to union rules that handcuff managers. But all other agencies are in the minor leagues compared with the city's elections board.