Mayor Michael Bloomberg attacked the New York Times news and editorial pages yesterday for how it covered public safety issues.
Republican mayoral candidate Joe Lhota's campaign has sent out a fund-raising email presenting what he says is a path to victory in the general.(1)
The nine candidates running for mayor this year had very little to say on Monday night about a controversial proposal for a Major League Soccer stadium in Queens.
Anthony Weiner, who resigned his congressional seat over after admitting to sexting various women, from home and his office in Washington, today launched a new Twitter account.
NYPD stepped up security following the explosions at the Boston Marathon. [Azi Paybarah]
Is this the part where Andrew Cuomo really tackles public corruption? [Josh Benson and Jimmy Vielkind]
Gillibrand and Schumer, working on gun control, in different ways. [Reid Pillifant]
Pat Toomey and an extreme test of Bloomberg's gun theory. [Reid Pillifant]
Today, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced, via a story in the Wall Street Journal, that he had elevated interim M.T.A. executive director Thomas Prendergast to chairman and C.E.O., ending more than three months of rudderlessness at the top of the sprawling transportation authority.
McDonald, founder of the Doe Fund, spoke about "Helen, who is the dry cleaner on my block," plus a Japanese restaurant he dined at recently, and massage parlor who goes to often. "On my block there is an Asian massage therapy, and I go there. It's very very good. Very inexpensive. $60 an hour. It's just fantastic."(1)
Former M.T.A. chairman Joe Lhota, who's running as a Republican for mayor this year, explained why he thought New York City should control its subways and bridges on NY1 last night.
Here's Republican mayoral candidate john Catsimatidis reacting to the arrest of his campaign aide Vince Tabone.
Catsimatidis said the arrest "helps" his campaign because the other people arrested as part of the scheme were supporters of his rival Joe Lhota.
The details of the alleged bribery and corruption scheme that led the F.B.I. to the arrest of at least four New York City politicians and political operatives are still murky.(4)
In opposing the Inspector General bill, Lhota started talking like Bloomberg. [Dan Rubinstein]
How the Daily News wound up publishing their original Central Park Jogger story with today's timestamp. [Tom McGeveran]
Mean Girls and Biff Tannen for Quinn. [Azi Paybarah]
As Council Speaker Christine Quinn veers left in this year's Democratic mayoral primary, Joe Lhota is increasingly positioning himself as the law and order candidate.