What’s a parade without politicians?
The 32nd Annual Brooklyn Columbus Day Parade on Saturday provided a platform for elected officials and candidates running for political office to try to romance the borough’s voters. … Full Article
Comptroller John Liu, who has less than three months left in office, summed up his career as the New York’s financial watchdog as a success, pointing out that he saved the city $5 billion by scrutinizing expenditures and bringing municipal government excesses to light. … Full Article
With the establishment of the Citi Bike program, more and more New Yorkers are riding bicycles through the streets of the city these days. One of the best ways to enjoy a safe ride is to wear a helmet, transportation experts say. … Full Article
The suddenly reinvigorated race for Brooklyn district attorney is exposing some sharp divisions in Bay Ridge, a community that current DA Charles Hynes calls home, but where the local Democratic club is aggressively pushing for the election of his rival Ken Thompson. … Full Article
Bill de Blasio and Ken Thompson weren’t in the room during the debate between Democratic Councilman Vincent Gentile and his Republican-Conservative opponent John Quaglione, but they might as well have been. … Full Article