Borough President Marty Markowitz found the perfect wedding gift to celebrate the recent nuptials of a former aide and his new wife. So what did he give the happy couple? China? Flatware? A bedroom set?
Markowitz issued a borough proclamation! … Full Article
The final debate between mayoral rivals Bill de Blasio and Joe Lhota will be postponed 24 hours in deference to the victims of superstorm Sandy. The face-off was originally scheduled to take place on Tuesday, Oct. 29. … Full Article
In Brooklyn to visit an extraordinary Prospect Heights high school on Friday, President Barack Obama entered campaign mode, swinging through Downtown Brooklyn with Democratic mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio. … Full Article
In the wake of the avalanche of news coverage of Bill de Blasio’s press conference at City Hall, during which the Democratic candidate for mayor promised to give undocumented immigrants identification cards, Republican Joe Lhota sought to draw media attention to his position on the controve … Full Article
We’ve all done it—walked down a block in our neighborhoods on which many of the street trees are dead or dying; looked both ways several times and crossed our fingers at an intersection known to be hazardous; cooled our heels at a bus stop wondering why NYC doesn’t install electronic next-b … Full Article
Tributes poured in yesterday for Major Owens, the Brooklyn Democrat who served 12 terms in the U.S. House and was credited with helping to pass the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, after it was learned that he had died at age 77. … Full Article
Saying that it makes sense for voters to elect a candidate with financial sector experience to serve as the comptroller, US Rep. Michael Grimm announced on Tuesday he is endorsing Republican John Burnett for the job of watchdog over the city’s money. … Full Article